The future of Chilean sapphires appears in faces at Seven Juvenil the Mackay School – G5noticias

On January 7th and 8th, the 21st edition of the Seven Juniors will take place at the Maccay School grounds in Renaca, where 16 teams from different regions of Chile will compete to win the Gold Cup for this classic summer tournament created and organized by the Viñamarino traditional school.

This Rugby 7 tournament is the most important for the youth of our country and marks the beginning of the summer sporting activities in Viña del Mar. Born in 2001 with the aim of empowering local players and youth teams to showcase their projects in future competitions at national and international levels.

The tournament managed to establish itself as an unmissable holiday during the holidays. Its latest edition, which was produced in 2020 since suspended in 2021 due to the pandemic, has run with more than 2,000 people in the stands, who have seen St. John’s de Concepcion take the title.

According to Rodrigo Bui, Head of Sports at Mackay School, “This tournament in itself is very important, as it enhances the talents of future rugby youth who can soon reach the senior teams of their clubs as well as the Chilean national team. This is the case for our players Dante Marchesi Correa (captain of the team). ), Giorgio Moltido Fonzo and Arturo Iriart Lillo, who were part of the Seven a Side national team that traveled to Canada in the first two stages of the World Tour. So this weekend we will see a very good rugby at Renaca.”

the match

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The matches will start on Friday, January 7 from 2:00 pm to 9:40 pm, thus concluding the first phase of the tournament.

On Saturday January 8, matches will be played from 2:00 pm, for the Gold Cup Final at 8:10 pm.

Ticket sale

Junior Seven tickets can be purchased in person on event days at the entrance to Mackay School. Due to restrictions imposed due to the step-by-step phase of the plan, there will be limited capacity for the audience. It will be necessary to hold the Mobility Enabled Permit and fill out the COVID Questionnaire which will be available through the QR Code.

Inside the enclosure, self-care measures and the use of masks must be maintained.


  • John (Concepcion)
  • COBS (Stgo)
  • Old Boys (Stjo)
  • DOBS (Stgo)
  • PWCC (Stgo)
  • George (Stjo)
  • lizards (ringo)
  • Alumni (Stgo)
  • Los Troncos (Concepcion)
  • Rocamanc (Temoko)
  • University of Concepcion
  • Stade Francais (Stgo)
  • Old Reds (Stjo)
  • Valparaiso Regional Rugby League
  • Mackay School (Viña del Mar)
  • Mackay School Invitation

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