Argentina will defend their Bermuda World Rugby Classic title, while USA advanced to their first Plate Final appearance in their history following Semi-Final Day Two at the National Sports Center.
Lions 6 Argentina 11
This Semi-Final match up was about discipline and strength, two powerful teams in the Classic went looking for a spot in the Final. Matias Albina would go over for a Try to give Argentina a 5 – 0 lead, Ceri Sweeny would kick a Penalty to put the Lions on the board to make the score 5 – 3.
Sweeny would then kick another Penalty to give the Lions a 6 – 5 lead, but Gonzalo Taboada would kick a Penalty to put Argentina back in front 8 – 6, Taboada would kick another Penalty to make it 11 – 6 and Argentina would hang on for the win.
USA 16 Italy 15
An exciting match started the night with USA able to edge Italy 16 – 15. The USA would get 2 Try’s from Max Statler and 2 Penalty Kicks from Max de Achaval, while Italy got a Penalty Try and Conversion, a Try from Boscolo Alessandro and a Penalty from Pez Ramiro.