At Dubai Seven, The Pumas 7s they got into the top four and dream of him Bronze. In the regular stage they beat Spain, Kenya and they tied before USA. Ireland it was the rival in the Quarterfinals that they beat 17-12. In the semifinals it could not be for the cast directed by Santiago Gomez Cora since it fell in front of South Africa by 17-7. Now, the rival to beat will be Fiji with the desire to get on the podium.
LOS PUMAS 7S 7-17 SOUTH AFRICA 7S (Game 5 – Saturday)
The Argentine team started solid by generating penalties in the opening minutes that led to the try by Rodrigo Isgró. The joy did not last long. Shilton Van Wik brought South Africa closer near the end of the first half. The Blitz Boks made the difference in the complementary stage with the two conquests of Siciwe Soyizwapi and JC Pretorius. In this way, The Pumas 7s will face for the third place of Gold to Fiji, while South Africa will go to the United States.
Training: Rodrigo Isgró, Germán Schulz, Santiago Álvarez, Gastón Revol, Lautaro Bazán, Felipe Del Mestre and Luciano González.
LOS PUMAS 7´S 17-12 IRELAND 7S (Game 4 – Saturday)
German Schulz started the dream of the semifinal with a try at the minute of the game before the Irish. Later, Felipe del Mestre stretched the advantage. However, the European team recomposed with two conquests by Terry Kennedy. Nonetheless, Thomas Lizazu surprised with a try to the end of first overtime who gave him the direct ticket to the eliminatory phase of the contest to face South Africa for a place in the Dubai Gold final.
Los Pumas 7´s formation: Rodrigo Isgro, Germán Schulz, Joaqu + in de la Vega, Santiago Álvarez, Gastón Revol, Felipe Del Mestre, Luciano González.
The fixture for the second day of competition:
Results of the first day of competition: