Besides a ninth Rugby America’s North (RAN) Sevens title, so much more is on the line for Team Guyana at this year’s event which will be staged next weekend in Barbados.
This year’s international competition will be a Men’s and Women’s qualifier for the 2019 Pan American Games and 2019 Hong Kong Sevens.
‘The Green Machine’, the standard for Caribbean 7s rugby will be aiming for their ninth title and a berth at the 2019 Pan American Games.
The top men’s and women’s finishers will book their tickets to: HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2020: Series Qualifier – 5th-7th April 2019 (Hong Kong Sevens)
The top two men’s and women’s teams will be off to compete in: Lima 2019 Pan American Games
RAN teams will also be looking ahead to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Results from this year’s RAN 7s will determine seeding for next year’s tournament, which is a regional qualifier for the Games.
With everything on the line, its an all-important tournament for the ‘Green Machine’.We must rally around them to return to with their ninth title.
Holders Hill Polo ground in Holders Hill, St. James will be the venue for the annual international sevens tournament.
Note:In a heartbreaker, Guyana squandered their lead in the final minute last year to Jamaica. The boys in green will be looking for revenge next weekend.