Costa Rica Rainforest Rugby Sevens

Costa Rica Rainforest Rugby Sevens

Doug Coil

The Costa Rico Rugby Foundation is hosting the seventh annual Rainforest Rugby Sevens on February 18-19, 2017 at the Costa Rica High School, Concepción de Tres Ríos.

The Northeast Academy has both a men’s and omen’s team entered in this competition and their squads were released yesterday.

This tournament provides the opportunity for both the Costa Rican men’s and women’s national teams to compete against select sides from Canada,
Panama, the United States (Northeast Academy), and a Barbarian side. In the past, teams from Mexico, the United States, Peru, Venezuela, Colombia, and the Cayman Islands have competed and the tournament has been part of the qualification process for the Central American Games in Managua 2017 and the Caribe Veracruz 2014.

The Rainforest Rugby Sevens would not be possible without the support of several organizations. The Costa Rica Rugby Federation acknowledges the cooperation and support from Sport and Travel, the Northeast Academy, National Olympic Committee (CON-CR), Costa Rican Sports and Recreation Institute (ICODER) and the Franco Costa Rican High School.


Day 1: Saturday 18 February

8:00 a.m: Youth: Máximo Quesada vs Selección Juvenil.

8:20 a.m: Youth: Liceo Franco Costarricense vs Liceo Mauro Fernández

8:40 a.m:  Men: Northeast Academy vs Barbarians.

9:00 a.m:   Men: Costa Rica vs Panamá.

9:20 a.m:  Women: Northeast Academy vs Panamá.

9:40 a.m: Women: Costa Rica vs University of M Wombats

10:00 a.m: Youth Ciudad de los Niños vs Máximo Quesada

10:20 a.mYouth Selección Juvenil vs Liceo Franco Costarricense.

10:40 a.m: Men: University of M Wombats vs Northeast Academy.

11:00 a.m: Men: Costa Rica vs Barbarians.

11:20 a.m: Youth Liceo Mauro Fernández vs Ciudad de Los Niños.

11:40 a.m: Women: Costa Rica vs Panamá.

12:00 a.m: Men: Panamá vs Canadá.

12:20 a.m: Women: University of M Wombats vs Northeast Academy.

12:40 a.m: Men: Costa Rica vs Northeast Academy.

1:00 p.m – 1:40 p.m: Break.

1.40 p.m: Men: Canadá vs Barbarians.

2:00 p.m: Men: Panamá vs University of M Wombats

2:20 pm:Women: Costa Rica vs University of M Wombats

2:40 p.m: Women: Panamá vs Canadá

3:00 p.m – 3:15 p.m:Break

3:15 p.m: Men: Costa Rica vs Canadá

3:35 p.m: Men: Panamá vs Barbarians.

Day 2: Sunday 19 February

9:00 a.m: Women: 1° vs 4° (A)

9:20 a.m: Men:  1° vs 4° (A)

9:40 a.m: Women: 2° vs 3° (B)

10:00 a.m: Men: 2° vs 3° (B)

10:20 a.m: Men: Loser A vs 5° (C)

10:40 a.m:Women: Loser A vs Loser B

11:00 a.m: Men: Loser B vs 5°

11:20 – 12:20 m.d: Break

12:20 m.d: Men: Loser A vs Loser B

12:40 m.d: Men: Loser A vsLoser B

12:20 m.d Women:Winner A vs Winner B

1:00 p.m: Men: Winner A vs Winner B

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