Meanwhile, history was made as Guatemala and El Salvador competed for the first time at international level, a testament to the work being done to grow the game in the region. This match did not count towards the rankings as neither are full member unions of World Rugby.

In the Rugby Europe Women’s Championship 2020, Russia recently defeated Netherlands. The eventual winner of the now postponed tournament will join Italy, Ireland and Scotland in the region’s play-off for WRWC 2021 in September.

Colombia 23 Brazil 19
Guatemala 50 El Salvador 5
Russia 27 Netherlands 21

On March 13, Kenya and Colombia announced that their April 18 WRWC 2021 repechage qualifier was postponed due to COVID-19.