SOS 2 clinch 2 golds in Araw rugby football

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014


THE SOS Children’s Village Team 2 clinched two gold medals at the close of the 77th Araw ng Dabaw Rugby Festival held at the Davao City National High School Field over the weekend.

SOS 2 beat SOS 1, 2-0, in the championship match of the Foundation Boys division. SOS placed second instead while the Foundation of Balay Pasilungan (FBP) 2 grabbed the third spot by defeating FBP 1, 2-0 in their battle for third.

During the elimination round, SOS 2 registered three straight wins to grab the top position followed by SOS 1 with two wins and one loss. Trailing behind were 2-3 FBP 2 and 0-3 FBP 1.

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SOS 2 also ruled the girls’ foundation division while SOS 1 settled for the second place.

In the barangay division, Buhangin Sands B beat BBS Stallions of Brgy. Tugbok Proper, 2-0 in their titular showdown. The next two spots went to BBS Stallions and Tugbok Warriors.

Team RVA Alumni, meanwhile, edged SOS CV, 4-3, for the gold medal.The latter took the silver instead while Mindanao Kokusai Daigaku Lions settled for bronze.

Winners received medals and certificates from the event organized by the Philippine Rugby Football Union and Davao Durians Rugby Football Club in partnership with Sports Development Division of the City Mayor's Office.

Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on March 19, 2014.

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