2013 NACRA Rugby Championship

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The 2013 NACRA Rugby Championship is a rugby union championship for Tier 3 North American and Caribbean teams, and will take place between January and June, 2013.

The top four teams from the second round of 2012 NACRA Championship qualified for the second round of the 2013 championship, while the third place team from the north and south pools of the 2012 championship qualified for the final games of the first round.

The championship is split between north and south, with the winner of each division playing in a final game.

This was the first game in the NACRA Championship for Curaçao and Turks and Caicos Islands.[1]

Round 1[edit]

Round 1a - North[edit]

Semi-finals Final
Jan 19, 2013
  Turks and Caicos Islands 13  
  Jamaica 31  
 
Feb 23, 2013
      Jamaica 12
   USA South 29


Jan 19, 2013
 USA South 50
  Mexico 23  

Winner qualifies for Round 1b - North

Semi-finals


Final

Round 1a - South[edit]

Semi-finals Final
Jan 26, 2013
  Saint Lucia 35  
  British Virgin Islands 41  
 
Feb 15, 2013
      British Virgin Islands 12
    Curaçao 39


Jan 12, 2013
  Curaçao 37
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 24  

Winner qualifies for Round 1b - South

Semi-final


Final[2]

Round 1b - North[edit]

The Bahamas will host a game against the winner of Round 1a - North (USA South). The winner to progress to Round 2 - North to take on Bermuda and Cayman Islands.

Round 1b - South[edit]

Barbados will host a game against the winner of Round 1a - South (Curaçao). The winner will progress to Round 2 - South to take on Guyana and Trinidad & Tobago.[3]

Round 2[edit]

Round 2 will be played in regional single round robin (2 games for each team). The top team from the North pool and South pool will progress to the NACRA Championship final.

Round 2 - North[edit]

Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1 USA South 2 2 0 0 33 21 +12 8
2  Cayman Islands 2 1 0 1 27 23 4 5
3  Bermuda 2 0 0 2 28 44 -16 2

Round 2 - South[edit]

Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Trinidad and Tobago 2 2 0 0 39 6 +35 8
2  Guyana 2 1 1 0 19 37 -18 5
3  Barbados 2 0 0 2 23 38 -15 2

Round 3[edit]

The winning team from Round 2 - North will play off against the winning team from Round 2 South for the championship.

USA South is the winner of the 2013 NACRA Rugby Championship. Matt Upton presumably won the MVP.

Related Page[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TCI Flamingos Prepare For International Vs. Jamaica". Free Press Turks & Caicos. 06-12-2012. Retrieved 2013-01-20.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ "NACRA Championships to be held in the BVI". BVI Rugby. Retrieved 2013-02-10. 
  3. ^ "Round 1 South Match - 2013 NACRA Mens 15s". NACRA. 2013-02-17. Retrieved 2013-02-18.