The Condors begin the European tour to prepare for the World Cup in France with a defeat against Romania

The national XV suffered from the power of the Europeans in the first half of the match, losing 20-5. Of course, in second, and on the run, the national team hoped to reverse the result without succeeding and finishing 30-23.

The XV Rugby Condors continued their preparation for their World Cup debut in France 2023 on Saturday. international powers to adapt to the level. you will face next year.

The first of these challenges took place this Saturday, where the team led by coach Pablo Lemoine faced the Romanian team team 17th in the standings of the selections and which adds eight presentations at the world championships of the specialty.

The match started with a clear disadvantage for the national team, who suffered their first try against in the 10th minute with the goal of Attila Septar and the subsequent transformation of Tudor Boldor. The latter was also responsible for increasing the numbers with a goal from the penalty spot in the 17th minute.

Nine minutes later, Marius Simionescu scored the second try for the Europeans and Boldor did not miss the conversion, leaving the score 17-0 over Chile .

The Cóndores did not open a space until the 33′, when CLemente Saavera entered the end zone to put the first test in favor of the Nationals . Of course, the celebration couldn’t be complete, since Santiago Videla failed the conversion.

In the second half, Chile’s attitude showed a rebound and they managed to stage an equal duel against the Romanians. Tries from Augusto Moheme, Santiago Videla, Matías Garafulic, conversions from Videla and goals from the penalty spot by the same player helped Chile regain ground with 18 points .

For their part, the Romanians could only add 10 points in the complement, that in the end they ended up celebrating with a final score of 30-23 .

The preparation continues

After the confrontation with Romania, Los Cóndores will face two more friendly duels against teams that will be present at the next World Cup. The second Test will oppose them to Tonga , a team that will register its ninth World Cup in France, where it is part of Group B with powers such as South Africa, Ireland, Scotland and Romania. This meeting is scheduled for next Saturday, November 12.

To end the European tour, the national team will face Leinster, an Irish side who lead the United Rugby Championship .

Remember that Chile will be part of Group D of the 2023 World Cup in France, where they will face England, Japan, Argentina and Samoa.

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Source: Latercera

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