Romania's rugby show defeated on Saturday in Baia Mare, 36-6, in the barracks to preserve in the elite Rugby Europe international championship.
The encounter, held in front of the arcipelian stadium, dominated the "Stejari" from one end to the other, marking its 22rd victory in direct clashes with the Lusitans. They obtained: I. Dumitru – 2e, Melintee, tr, Fercu, Gorin, Zaharia, Plai – 2 tr or Abesasi – dg, Guedes – lp.
Romania: 2. Marius Antonescu (Colomiers), 5. Adrian Motoc (Agen), 6. Mihai Macovei (Colomiers), 2. Constantin Pristavita (SCM Science Baia Mare), 2. Eugen Căpăţână (Timisoara Saracens), 3. Alexandru Ţăruş, Valentin Ursache (Oyonnax), 8. Andre Gorin / Andrei Gorcioaia (RC Massy), 9. Florin Surugiu (CSA Steaua), 10. Daniel Plai (CSA Steaua), 11. Ionuţ Dumitru (CSA Steaua) Fonatai Tangimana ), 13. Cătălin Fercu (Timisoara Saracens), 14. Vlăduţ Zaharia (Timişoara Saracens), 15. Ionel Melinte (CSA Steaua)
Portugal: 1.Jose Lupi, 2.Nuno Mascarenhas, 3.Diogo Ferreira, 4.Cunha Salvador, 5.Jose Alte, 6.Salvador Santos, 7.David Carvalho, 8.Francisco Sousa, 9.Joao Belo, 10.Jorge Abecasis, 11.Pedro Silveiro, 12.Tomas Appleton, 13.Vasco Ribeiro, 14.Rodrigo Freudhental, 15.Nuno Guedes.
Before the whistle began, there was a moment of silence in the memory of Mihai Ispas, a member of the Federal Office of FRR, who died on Friday at 54, and 73 minutes into the stadium and all the players applauded Valentin Ursache (33) when he was replaced and separated from the first featured game he played 66 times.
Romania and Portugal faced the decision of World Rugby to disqualify our 2019 World Cup team in Japan and punish him with 25 points for using inappropriate players in qualifying parties. "Stejarii" arrived at the last seat Rugby Europe Championship 2018 and forced to play the bar with Portugal, who won the Rugby Europe Trophy 2018, the third value of the echelon.
Thanks to its success, Romania will also develop in the next season in the second European Rugby Europe Championship.