Pepsi Hornets proved to be the most powerful team on Saturday evening at the National Park, in the inaugural Guinness Rugby Sevens tournament, sweeping both male and female categories along with the two most valuable player (MVP) prizes.
In the male division, the team would have played unbeaten in all their four preliminary matches, inflicting some heavy defeats to their opponents to qualify easily for the semi-finals. In the knock-out match, they played Police Falcons who they demolished 31-7, after which they faced Yamaha Caribs in the final defeating them 29-10.
In the third place play-off, Falcons wrugyere whipped 0-19 by the Guyana Defence Force team; Panthers was the other competing team in the tournament.
Meanwhile in the female category, which was competed between Hornets and Caribs, saw the former winning all the three preliminary matches, which meant there was no need for a final.
The male victors collected $100,000 while Caribs and GDF received $50,000 and $25,000 respectively and the winning females copping $50,000; Hornets duo of Natasha Andrews and Elwane Chase won the $5,000 prize for MVPs.