Jamaica and Mexico will compete at a Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament for the first time in the men’s and women’s competitions respectively after being crowned Rugby Americas North (RAN) Sevens champions.
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MEXICO CITY — Mexico City, home of the Campo Marte athletic grounds, will once again play host to the annual Rugby Americas North (RAN) Sevens tournament on November 25th and 26th, 2017. The international men’s and women’s tournament was last played on the nearly 62 thousand square meter facility in 2014. All Members of RAN, including Associate Members and Regional Development Unions are expected to participate. This year’s international competition is a qualifier for the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Sports Organization (CACSO) Games, 2018 Hong Kong Sevens, Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 and Commonwealth Games.
Ten men’s and sevens women’s teams from the Rugby Americas North region will square off in Mexico City this weekend with places at Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 up for grabs.
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