Final Up to date: December 12, 2022, 15:35 IST
India’s U-18 women group gained the silver medal after dropping to UAE 26-5 within the ultimate on the not too long ago concluded Asia Rugby Sevens.
UAE is the one group to have overwhelmed India as they registered complete victories towards Thailand, Nepal and Malaysia within the earlier rounds. This equals their document efficiency of profitable the silver medal on the earlier version held in 2021.
“It’s been a gratifying and rewarding 12 months for Rugby India. We now have gained silver within the u18s on the finish of 2021, silver within the u20 this in Uzbekistan, silver within the girls’s this 12 months in Jakarta and now with this silver it makes us 4 silvers in a row,” mentioned Rahul Bose, president, Rugby India.
“There’s a clear 3-tiered construction for the ladies to maneuver into the highest rung into the long run. The U18 boys have gotten the 4th place which mirrors the 4th place the U20 boys additionally obtained. It’s a strong begin for them to work upward to the highest 3. We’ve got work to do within the males’s however this match is a stunning solution to spherical up our ambitions and intentions for the 21-22 season. We will safely say, mission completed and much to do in future. Lastly, thanks to Nepal Rugby for internet hosting us with great amenities and wonderful heat and hospitality and Asia Rugby for inviting India to take part.”
The boys’ group completed fourth of their first-ever outing at a match of this stature. India certified by a whisker for the semifinals the place they have been outplayed by UAE 36-0 to pit them towards Malaysia for the bronze medal match. The bronze medal match was gained by Malaysia with a rating of 36-5 to nudge India out of the rostrum however put them on the map as sturdy contenders on the Asia stage.
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