SWITZERLAND - 2017 U18 CONFERENCE 2 - WINNER
Thanks to three success, Switzerland wins the competition played in Piestany.
The Rugby Europe U18 Conference2 2017 took place in Piestany (Slovakia) with the participation of 8 European nations : Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Israël, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland.
Competition's format was based on Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and final and ranking games
Switzerland took a perfect start, defeating the Host Slovakia - 62-0, then beated Hungary 40-7 to access to the final against Serbia.
Serbia defeated Israël 26-18 ,then Moldova 10-8 in a tight game to arrive in the final of the competition.
Serbian Team could have won the Trophy, leading 14-5 until the beginning of the second half - Unfortunately, the yellow card received by N°13 (Nikolic) was immediately sanctioned by a Swiss try (48°).
Swiss players increased pressure and scored a second try (55°), taking the leadership of the game (15-14).
Nothing coud change the result and Swiss took benefit from serbian faults to score a last try (66°) sealing the victory of the "Reds".
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