MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Volcanoes won their opening round assignment in the Asian 5 Nations Rugby Tournament Sunday night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium.
In front of their home crowd, the Volcanoes raced to a 24-6 halftime lead and finished off their Southeast Asian rivals with a score of 37-20.
The Philippines will next face Chinese Taipei on Wednesday. Chinese Taipei bowed to Sri Lanka in their opening match, 36-8. Dateline Philippines, ANC, April 16, 2012.