1997 South American Rugby Championship

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20° Campeonato Sudamericano de Rugby
Date 24 August–
4 October 1997
Countries  Argentina
 Chile
 Paraguay
 Uruguay
Final positions
Champions  Argentina
Runner-up  Uruguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played 6
1995
1998

The 1997 South American Rugby Championship was the 20th edition of the competition of the leading national Rugby Union teams in South America.

The tournament wasn't played in a host country, but in different venues in each country participating.

Argentina won the tournament.

Standings[edit]

Team Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference Pts
 Argentina 3 3 0 0 184 27 + 157 6
 Uruguay 3 2 0 1 116 82 + 34 4
 Chile 3 1 0 2 85 98 - 13 2
 Paraguay 3 0 0 3 25 203 - 178 0

Results [1][edit]

24 August 1997
Uruguay  32 - 17  Chile
Carrasco Polo, Montevideo

30 August 1997
Chile  58 - 16  Paraguay

13 September 1997
Argentina  78 - 0  Paraguay
Aranduroga RC, Corrientes

20 September 1997
Paraguay  9 - 67  Uruguay

27 September 1997
Uruguay  17 - 56  Argentina
Carrasco Polo, Montevideo

4 October 1997
Argentina  50 - 10  Chile
Maristas RC, Mendoza

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Page of IRB - South American Championship 1997