It hadn’t gone well for him in his debut at the Top 13 of the URBA to the San Isidro Club, defeated last week by Newman. But the SIC bounced back in good form with a win that left no doubt: 30-7 at the expense of CUBA, the defending champion, in last season’s final rematch.
Newmanwho had just beaten the SIC, extended his very good start to the championship with a comfortable victory by 41-11 over Buenos Aires. Jero Ulloa excelled with three tries in the winner; Tomás Ureta, Manuel Lozano, Marguery and Rodrigo Pueyrredón scored the remaining tries for the Cardenal.
also celebrated Alumni, who just beat Pucará 21-19 and is a leader along with Newman. Klubus had the chance of victory for Burzaco’s team in the last match, with a penalty that fell short. Luca Sábato scored two vital tries for Alumni, who were comfortably dominating, but Pucará got closer than expected late on.
ALMOSTin a duel marked by the emotional memory and tribute to Federico Martín Aramburú, took a successful first step in the Top 13 by beating him by 9-19 at St. Louiswith a try from Torres Obeid and 11 points from Montes de Oca.
In addition, Belgrano beat Atlético del Rosario 23-21 with just enough, in a match that Brown dominated, but he could not sentence him and Plaza came at him in the last minutes, and he was close to winning it with a shot by Nogués that hit the stick.
Finally, Los Tilos defeated Regatas 30-5 and celebrated their first win of the competition, with a bonus included.