Argentina were for quite some time viewed as the lords of scrummaging in world rugby.
Be that as it may, it appears another powerhouse has risen, additionally from South America, with Brazil’s national side demonstrating they too are nearing set-piece flawlessness.
The vision of the Tupis shredding adversaries’ scrums amid the Americas Rugby Championship has spread through rugby hovers over the globe, only a couple of months after they walked NZ Maori back 15 meters during their one-off game in Sao Paulo.
Sadly, Brazil endured their 2nd defeat of the Americas Rugby tournament in Austin, Texas, at the end of the week, when they fell 33-28 to the United States. In any case, they pounded the Eagles at set-piece all through the challenge, the Tupis’ first line popping their adversaries on a number events.
Having recorded a shock triumph over Canada, and with matches to come against both Uruguay and Chile, the Tupis have a mid-table completion in their sights.
And while they were beaten 54-3 by event favorites, Argentina XV, Brazil unquestionably earned the appreciation of their South Americans neighbors with a series of huge heaves up front.
Brazil are right now positioned 27th on the planet and are yet to fit the bill for a Rugby World Cup.