Jamaica defeat Mexico to win 2021 Fireminds Rugby Americas North Sevens in Turks and Caicos

By October 18, 2021

Jamaica played unbeaten on their way to winning the 2021 Fireminds Rugby Americas North Sevens in the Turks and Caicos Islands on Sunday.

The Jamaicans defeated Mexico 21-7 in the finals held at the Meridian Fields in Providenciales. The tournament acts as a qualifier for next year’s World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series.

During the tournament that began on Saturday, Jamaica defeated TCI 24-5 and smashed Bermuda 31-7 to advance to the next round of the competition where they crushed Guyana 24-0 before shutting out Barbados 21-0.

Mexico, meanwhile, defeated Curacao 33-0 and then outscored Barbados 22-19. In the next round, the Mexicans were too powerful for the British Virgin Islands, winning 50-0. They got by Barbados 12-5 to face Jamaica in the finals.

In the playoff for third-place, Barbados defeated Bermuda 17-12 while Guyana blanked the BVI 43-0 in the playoff for fifth place.

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