Romania 23, Argentina ‘A’ 21
Emerging Italy 28, Portugal 21
Russia 19, Uruguay 13
Romania and Emerging Italy set up Sunday’s fixtures in the final round as a must win situation to take the IRB Nations Cup. Both teams are undefeated and so, as it works out, their match is the final.
Romania started well and held on to a victory after a second half come back by the Jaguars. Romanian flyhalf Daniel Manole was the Romanian player stand-out and looks a player for the future.
Emerging Italy held off a determined Portuguese side to win 28-21 whilst Russia completed the days play by defeating Uruguay 19-13.
Fixtures for Sunday’s final round
Romania v Italy ‘A’
Russia v Argentina ‘A’
Portugal v Uruguay