USA South v Mexico in Mexico City (NACRA North, Preliminary)
Venue: Stadium "Wilfrido Massieu",
NACRA stands for ‘The North American and Caribbean Rugby Association. The Caribbean Championship goes back to the mid-sixties. There are four teams in the preliminary round, two from the north zone and two from the south. This is the north zone preliminary. Whoever wins this game goes on to play the winner of the south zone preliminary, St Vincent and Grenadines v British Virgin Islands.
This is the first time these two teams have meet at 15’s test rugby.
GWC Rugby Rankings do not apply
Prediction: Mexico by 5 points
USA South team at news at http://www.usarugbysouth.com/2011/04/01/south-squad-selected-for-game-versus-mexico/
http://www.fira-aer-rugby.com/forum2007/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=3678 ‘ The USA South team does not contain any players from the top two club divisions in the region, so it should be relatively weak, even for the opposition’
NACRA web site http://www.nawira.com/