1961 South American Rugby Championship

The 1961 South American Rugby Championship was the third edition of the competition of the leading national Rugby Union teams in South America.

3° Sudamericano de Rugby
Tournament details
Host nation Uruguay
Date8–14 October 1961
Countries Argentina
 Brazil
 Chile
 Uruguay
Final positions
Champions Argentina
Runner-up Chile
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
1958
1964

The tournament was played in Uruguay and won by Argentina.

StandingsEdit

Team Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference Pts
  Argentina 3 3 0 0 107 6 +101 6
  Chile 3 2 0 1 65 21 +44 4
  Uruguay 3 1 0 2 19 72 −53 2
  Brazil 3 0 0 3 13 105 −92 0

ResultsEdit

8 October 1961
Argentina   11–3   Chile
Carrasco Polo, Montevideo

8 October 1961
Uruguay   11–8   Brazil
Carrasco Polo, Montevideo

12 October 1961
Argentina   60–0   Brazil
Carrasco Polo, Montevideo

12 October 1961
Uruguay   5–28   Chile
Carrasco Polo, Montevideo

14 October 1961
Uruguay   3–36   Argentina
Carrasco Polo, Montevideo

14 October 1961
Brazil   5–34   Chile
Carrasco Polo, Montevideo

ReferencesEdit

  • Union Argentina de Rugby (December 1961). "MEMORIA Temporada año 1961" (.pdf) (in Spanish).[permanent dead link]
  • IRB – South American Championship 1961