Guide: El Salvador v Chile Rugby League

JOIN the fiesta this Saturday for the first full 13-on-13 match featuring teams representing Latin America.

VENUE: Henson Park, home of the Newtown Jets. Centennial Street, Marrickville, 2204.

SCHEDULE: Saturday, June 11, 2016Chilean dANCE

11.15am Colombia v Ecuador (Game 1 – Sevens)
11.35am Peru v Uruguay (Game 1 – Nines)
12noon Colombia v Ecuador (Game 2 – Sevens)
12:20pm Peru v Uruguay (Game 2 – Nines)
12:50 Chile v El Salvador (Full sides)
3pm Newtown v Wentworthville.

TICKETS: $10 via Oztix  LINK:

HALF-PRICE ENTRY: If you can produce a ticket to the Pacific Test on the gate by 1:30pm

AUTHENTIC LATINO FOOD: Along with the usual footy bites and beers by Newtown Jets, we will have Salvadoran food truck Raza Central in attendance.

CHILEAN DANCERS: What’s a Latino event without music and motion? Get in the groove at halftime with our special guest performers.

MERCHANDISE ON SALE: We’ll have team jerseys, hats, flags, polos, hoodies and singlets available on the day.

RAFFLE FOR ECUADOR EARTHQUAKE: Buy a ticket in our raffle for this one-off signed Ecuador team jersey. Money goes straight to Cruz Roja Ecuador for their earthquake appeal.


Colombia (7s squad)

Juan David Espinal Cano, Diego Gil Vejerano, David Goyeneche, Miguel Henao Velez, Andres Jimenez, Sebastian Maya Jimenez, Milton Mosquera, Alejandro Restrepo, Daniel Rickard, Steven Azzopardi.

Ecuador (7s squad)

Scott Correa, Rodney Garcia, William Gomez, Sebastian Jacome, Jon Liszka, Jeff Lopez, William Naboa, Johnathan Padilla, Jay Palese, Dahcell Ramos, Geovanny Sanchez, Edgar Santamaria, Byron Serrano, John Vasco.

Peru (9s squad)

Frank Altamirano, Paul Altamirano, Juan Carlos Carrion, Corey Daniela, Sean Day, Luis Guillermo Fhon, James Goncalves, Jonathan Julca, Kurtis Labour, Jacob Parker, Aaron Perez, Mitchell Perez, Jye Sommers

Uruguay (9s squad)

Andrew Almada, Michael Bolz, Matthew Booth, Javier Britos, Nicholas Cama, Kevin Clarke, Steven Clarke, Pablo Florentin, Federico Gonzalez, Fernando Gonzalez, Jesse Graham, Angel Morrison, Michael Pizzorno, Roberto Negro, Gabriel Papa, Eric Rendo, Kristofer Vieira, Adrian Gela.

Chile (Full numbered team)

  1. James Horvat, 2. Chris Brantes, 3. Sebastian Delapaz, 4. Brandon Tobar, 5. Jon Munoz, 6. Brad Millar, 7. Trent Millar, 8. Eduardo Wegener, 9. Israel Perez, 10. Nicholas Doberer, 11. Josh Munoz, 12. Jonathan Espinoza, 13. Jaden Laing. Interchange: 14. Mana Castillo, 15, Dennis Ford, 16. Jayden Yasar, 17. Sergio Montenegro, 18. William Neculman, 19. Nicholas Neculman, 20. Ben Fisher, 21. Juan Eugene Araya (four to be omitted)

El Salvador (Full numbered team).

  1. Joaquin Mendoza, 2. Ronnie Rivas, 3. Miguel Alarcon, 4. Frank (Paco) Godinez, 5. Javier Alarcon, 6. Alvaro Alarcon, 7. Fredy Arteaga-Figueroa, 8. JC Mendez, 9. Miguel Gonzalez, 10 Junior Alarcon, 11. Nelson Melgar, 12. Eric Orellana, 13. Josh Guzman. Interchange: 14. Mayer Flamenco, 15. Cesar Cordova, 16. Denis Hernandez, 17. Rafael Mendoza, 18. Jono Godinez, 19. Daniel Godinez, 20. Walter Godinez, 21. Francois Sansour (four to be omitted)


The efforts of the 100% volunteer-run Latin Heat Rugby League are supported by Guzman y Gomez Mexican TaqueriasS.H.I.E.L.D SecurityTattoo CleaningSeriousAboutRL.comRugby League Team Manager 2015 computer game, Retrocom Digital TV Specialists, Colombianos en Brisbane, Link Australia Student Services, Raw Juicery, SEMCAR Mechanics, Lichtnauer and Associates Accountants, Cast Graphics,  Cabramatta Ink, Majestic Property Maintenance, musician Royal El Latino and Darkside Studio Photography.

Official charities supported are Amnesty International, Live To Give Projects and Red Cross Ecuador Earthquake Appeal.