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Getxo RT vs Universitario Bilbao: a rugby duel for leadership

Getxo RT vs Universitario Bilbao, a rugby duel for leadership

Jeickson Sulbaran

December 14, 2023 | 8:33 pm

This weekend, Fadura will witness one of the most anticipated matches in the men's Rugby Division of Honor B: the confrontation between Getxo RT and the University of Bilbao. Both teams, located at the top of the standings with 34 points each, will play for the lead in a match which promises to be an intense and balanced duel. The equality is such that only one point in the general average separates these two rugby giants, both with seven wins and one loss, and a very similar balance of bonus points.

This match is not just a confrontation for the leadership, but also a demonstration of the quality and competitive level of rugby in the region, Universitario de Bilbao, with the highest number of tries in favor (60), will face Getxo RT, known for its solid defense that has conceded only 9 tries. The expectation of a vibrant and highly competitive match is high, and fans will be able to follow every moment live through the “X” account @GetxoKirolberri or in the “LIVE” section of the website.

Getxo women's rugby also in action this weekend

Parallel, The Getxo women's team will also have an important commitment in the Honor Division B. Facing Barcelona UC in La Foixarda, the Getxo players will seek to maintain their winning streak. This match is crucial for them, since they currently share the top of the table with Complutense Cisneros, both with fourteen points. The current rival, Barcelona UC, occupies sixth position and will seek to surprise against an undefeated Getxo.

The coincidence of schedules between the men's and women's matches of Getxo highlights the growing popularity and the importance of rugby in the region. While the men's team fights to stay at the top of the table, the women's team seeks to consolidate its position as the leader of its category.

The impact of rugby in Getxo and its sporting importance

Rugby in Getxo has been gaining more and more prominence, not only because of the results obtained but also because of the sporting spirit and the passion that it awakens among its followers. These matches represent not only a competition for points, but also the celebration of a sport that promotes values ​​such as camaraderie, respect and improvement.

In summary, this weekend in Fadura and La Foixarda, the Getxo teams will have the opportunity to demonstrate their strength and commitment to rugby. In both the men's and women's fields, Getxo rugby seeks to leave its mark and continue its upward trajectory on the national sports scene.

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