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Guam rugby fared well against China

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by Dave Delgado

Guam - Guam's Men's Rugby Seven's Team is back home after competing in Kota Kinabalu in Borneo. The team fell short of qualifying for the Hong Kong Sevens but did manage to move up in the rankings to the number 7 spot. Team Guam played their first match of the tournament and drew with Chinese Taipei 22-22.

Our Men's Team faced China in their 2nd match and played to a draw again finishing the game at 19-19. Guam suffered their first loss of the tournament to Thailand and then fell to Sri Lanka in the Plate Semi Finals.

Coach Willie Heteraka said that the team had performed very well and he was especially pleased with the result against one of Asia's top teams, China. He added that he had received numerous compliments from highly placed Asian Rugby representatives on the quality of play and the discipline shown by Guam throughout the tournament.

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