Bermuda to face Guyana in RWC qualifier

(IRB) Monday 11 June 2012
 
Bermuda to face Guyana in RWC qualifier

Bermuda will play Guyana in the North American Rugby Championship final after they defeated Bahamas 16-8 on Saturday at the Winton Rugby Pitch in the Bahamas.

The tie will also determine who goes into the next stage of Rugby World Cup 2015 qualifying, a play-off against the winner of the South American CONSUR B tournament, to be played in September.

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Jahan Cedenio scored Bermuda’s only try with Ian Henderson adding 11 points with the boot, comprising two penalties, a drop kick and a conversion.

Bahamas had led 8-3 midway through the first half, but a Henderson penalty and drop goal edged the away side ahead.

The second half remained scoreless until 16 minutes remaining, when Cedenio went over for the crucial try. Henderson added the conversion to make the score 16-8 and secure Bermuda’s passage to the next stage of RWC qualifying.