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