RWC 2019 Qualifiers – Americas Round 1

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Story Source :Americas Rugby News

Rugby World Cup 2019’s qualification process got underway this past Saturday in the Caribbean. Jamaica’s impressive away defeat over St. Vincent and the Grenadines began what is a three month qualifying process in the region.

RWC2019 – Coverage from the 1st Qualifier Part 1

http://youtu.be/8xgLeWnRKRU


RWC2019 – Coverage from the 1st Qualifier Part 2

https://youtu.be/iPMPkzSv9Bo


Seven other countries join Jamaica and St. Vincent and the Grenadines in the Americas Round 1 qualifying phase. They are: Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Guyana, Mexico and Trinidad & Tobago.
The countries will compete in a total of thirteen qualifying matches, the second of which will be played later this month with Jamaica again being involved. Jamaica will face Trinidad & Tobago on Wednesday March 23.
The Americas Round 1 qualifying will continue in April and will conclude on July 02 with Mexico being the setting for the final fixture, against the Cayman Islands. The complete fixture list is as follows:
Date Fixture
March 05 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 0-48 Jamaica
March 23 Trinidad & Tobago vs Jamaica
April 23 Guyana vs Barbados
May 07 Bahamas vs Mexico
May 21 Guyana vs Jamaica
May 21 Barbados vs Trinidad & Tobago
May 21 Cayman Islands vs Bahamas
May 21 Mexico vs Bermuda
May 28 Jamaica vs Barbados
June 04 Bermuda vs Bahamas
June 18 Trinidad & Tobago vs Guyana
June 18 Cayman Islands vs Bermuda
July 02 Mexico vs Cayman Islands

By virtue of having won and scoring a bonus point Jamaica is in first position of the qualifiers. St. Vincent and the Grenadines will play no further part due to the loss also representing elimination. The following table details the current standings of the Americas Round 1 qualification series.

TABLE PLAYED +/- BP POINTS
 Jamaica 1 +48 1 5
 Bahamas 0 0 0 0
 Barbados 0 0 0 0
 Bermuda 0 0 0 0
 Cayman Islands 0 0 0 0
 Guyana 0 0 0 0
 Mexico 0 0 0 0
 Trinidad & Tobago 0 0 0 0
 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 1 -48 0 0

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