Countdown to the semifinals of the URBA Top 12

The presentation of the finals of the URBA Top 12 at Athletic Club San Isidro. The President of the URBA, Santiago Marotta, the mayor of San Isidro, Gustavo Posse, and the players representing the semifinalists, Lucas Sommer (SIC), Lautaro Bávaro (Hindu), Segundo Pisani (CUBA) and Jerónimo Ureta (Newman). All games can be enjoyed on Star + and ESPN.

Also in addition to the referees Thomas Bertazza (Newman vs. CUBA), Nehuén Jauri Rivero (SIC vs. Hindu) and Pablo Deluca, which will be in charge of referencing the decisive meeting on Saturday, December 11.

It will be the 120th definition, the first edition of which consecrated Lomas AC, one of the founding clubs of Argentine rugby, back in 1899.

The The first semifinal will be held on Saturday, December 4 at 5:00 p.m. between the leader of Zone B, Newman, and CUBA, escort of Zone A (live on Star + and on ESPN Extra). Those from the bordó, who had a great season in which they were only defeated twice (Belgrano and Alumni), will seek their first URBA title. Those from Villa de Mayo will try to reissue the championship obtained in 2013.

While On Sunday, December 5 at 5:00 p.m., SIC, leader of Zone A and champion of the last edition played in 2019, will face Hindú, escort of Zone B (live on Star + and on ESPN 3), which will seek to add its tenth crown in the Top 12.

“Surely they will be spectacular endings with a lot of emotional charge for all that we had to live since the beginning of the pandemic. The definition of the URBA Top 12 is a great showcase, but I feel that they represent all the effort and work carried out in conjunction with each of the Union clubs ”, expressed Santiago Marotta, President of URBA.

The definition of the championship will take place on Saturday, December 11, at 5:00 p.m., when the winners of the semifinal matches will face each other. It will be a great closing of the 2021 season for URBA and its clubs, which will bring all the color of the fans from the stands and the presence of their fans who will enjoy the final of an exciting tournament.

It will be a spectacular definition of the tournament, taking into account that SIC (2010, 2011 and 2019), Hindú (2012, 2014, 2015 and 2017) and CUBA (2013) register eight consecrations of the last 10 tournaments played together with Belgrano (2016) and Alumni (2018). Among the semifinalists, Newman is seeking his first URBA Top 12 title.

Source: URBA