Cascais Rugby Under 18 Wins International Sevens Tournament
Cascais Rugby Under 18, sponsored by Hospital da Luz, was the winner of the first edition of Junior Sevens Lisbon International Tournament – an event dedicated to sevens rugby modality, in Under 14, Under 17 and Under 18 echelons, which took place on March 24 and 25, at Agronomia Rugby field, in Tapada da Ajuda.
The event counted with the participation of the top national and British teams. As expected, all finals had British teams competing and winning, in Under 14 and Under 16 echelons. But in the main final of the competition, the Under 18 category, Cascais Rugby defeated Ur7’s Junior Wanderers, overpowering the British team with class and talent. Cascais team also saw its midfielder, Vasco Correia, elected the best player in the tournament.
Considering how well the tournament went, the organization expects the next edition to have more participation in international terms, with better teams, higher challenges and with Cascais Rugby carrying the responsibility of defending the title now attained.