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ARC 2017: Chile vs USA – Full Match

The Eagles began their South American leg of the Americas Rugby Championship in Santiago on Saturday afternoon. Chile put up a fight until midway through the second half when the difference in fitness and preparation between the two teams became very apparent. The victory continues the perfect record for the ...

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Up and Under

Up and Under is a weekly feature on Americas Rugby News which reviews the best and worst from games involving the Americas teams over the previous week. UP Uruguay Los Teros got the result they wanted on Saturday evening, defeating Canada 17-13 in Maldonado. It marks the first time that ...

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Díaz Bonilla To Miss Stormers Clash

Coming off their win over the Southern Kings Los Jaguares have been dealt a blow. Starting fly half in Port Elizabeth, Joaquín Díaz Bonilla is out of the round two clash against the Stormers in Cape Town. Playing in his Super Rugby debut the Hindú Club product was delivering a ...

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Americas Rankings – February 25 2017

Week 4 of the Americas Rugby Championship has impacted the Americas Rankings. Two out of the three matches were for rankings and both of those matches saw changes to the competitors’ rankings. Uruguay’s home victory over Canada sees the North Americans dropping 0.88 rankings points to Uruguay. The updated rankings mean ...

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Canada crash to defeat in Uruguay

Canada crashed to defeat in Maldonado as Uruguay took the spoils by 17-13 on Saturday evening. It marks the first time that Los Teros have defeated Canada since August of 2002. With that Uruguay jumps above the North Americans in the Americas Rugby Championship and rise to 21st in the ...

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Video: Kings vs Jaguares Highlights

Los Jaguares began their second season of Super Rugby well. The Argentine franchise competed a 39-26 win over the Southern Kings. All three of Los Jaguares’ tries were impressive and play was smart in general. With improvement over the season a better campaign is certain than in 2016. Next up ...

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Argentina XV Hammer Brazil in Tierra del Fuego

The Argentina XV hammered Brazil in Tierra del Fuego this evening. The Comprehensive 79-7 saw Brazil overpowered as it rained tries at the bottom of the world. The fixture saw history made with rugby played at the southern most city in the world. Ushuaia hosted international rugby for the first ...

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Second half blitz sees Eagles flatten Chile

A six-try second half propelled the US Eagles to a 57-9 win over Chile in Americas Rugby Championship action on Saturday afternoon. A scrappy beginning saw the hosts frustrate their guests leaving the halftime score a reasonably close 17-6, but the final half hour of the match was thoroughly dominated ...

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Jaguares Open Season with Away Win over Kings

Los Jaguares opened their Super Rugby season with an away win over the Kings. The 39-26 win was not enough to collect a bonus point but it ultimately saw the Argentine team completing the task at hand. Penalties opened the scoring. In the early minutes debutante Joaquín Díaz Bonilla kicked ...

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ARC Predictions – Round 4

It’s hard to believe we’re already into Round 4 of the Americas Rugby Championship. The weeks seem to have flown by. Round 3 went well for our pundits, in fact very well. Most got all three winners correct and while nobody made a spot-on score prediction the only spread that ...

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Match Preview – Uruguay vs Canada

For a second week in a row Canada will be involved in the main event as they travel south to Maldonado for a match that will define the Americas Rugby Championship for the winner. Uruguay have come loaded for bear with their strongest selection of the competition, with Canada also ...

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Match Preview – Argentina XV vs Brazil

It will be a memorable event on Saturday test rugby is played as far south as it can possibly go. Ushuaia and the aptly-named Estadio Agustín Pichot will host the Argentina XV and Brazil. Of course with remoteness comes less inviting weather, and while the damp and windy conditions forecast ...

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Match Preview – Chile vs USA

The Eagles begin their South American voyage in sunny Santiago on Saturday in Round Four of the Americas Rugby Championship. Greeting them will be Chile, a team struggling to find its identity and without a win in the competition since the 2016 ARC opener against Brazil. The USA, on the other ...

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