RUGBY: Guinness Rugby Sevens a success

RUGBY: Guinness Rugby Sevens a success

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.

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