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Brazil Name Roster for RWC Qualifiers

Brazil has named a 34-man roster for upcoming Rugby World Cup Qualifiers. Os Tupis are to take-on Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay with the winner facing either Canada or the USA in the final round of Americas qualification. Head Coach Rodolfo Ambrósio has selected his roster for a three-day training camp. An ...

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Ontario Blues name squad to face Old Blue

The Ontario Blues will field eight Canadian internationals in their first match of the year on Saturday as they take on Old Blue at Randall’s Island Park in New York City. It’s the first of two pre-season friendlies against high caliber US opposition for the defending MacTier Cup champions, who ...

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European Pro Update: USA

Last week we looked at how Canada’s exiles have performed during the European club season, this week it’s the United States. ‘Steady’ might be a good word to describe the year in general for the USA’s top exports, with several playing leading roles at their clubs and a few solid ...

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Big Names Back to Fitness for Jaguares

Big name players are back to fitness for Los Jaguares. Today’s training in Buenos Aires featured the return of seven players who missed the recent three-match away series in South Africa. Los Jaguares are to play host to the Sharks this coming Saturday. Head Coach Raúl Pérez is to have ...

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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 Dominican Republic The Dominican Republic defeated Curaçao on Saturday. The 32-17 win sees the Dominican Republic retaining the Copa de Rugby Dominico-Curazaleña, the ...

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Landry, Greenshields in Kitakyushu Dream Team

Canadian duo Ghislaine Landry and Julian Greenshields have been named in the official HSBC Dream Team for the Kitakyushu 7s. Landry was instrumental in the team’s road to the Cup Final and finished as the tournament’s top points scorer, with the captain kicking two wide angle conversions to stretch New ...

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Americas Rankings – April 23 2017

Test match rugby returned to the Americas on Saturday. The one, and only, match of April saw the Dominican Republic playing at home against Curaçao. With the Copa de Rugby Dominico-Curazaleña on the line, the Dominican Republic powered to a 32-17 victory. The result has consequences for both countries in the Americas ...

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Last Gasp Try costs Canada Gold

Canada suffered last-second heartbreak in Kitakyushu on Sunday as a Michaela Blyde try in stoppage time handed New Zealand victory in the Cup Final at the Kitakyushu 7s. Tries from Jen Kish and Hannah Darling, both converted superbly by captain Ghislaine Landry, gave Canada a two-point lead after Tyla Nathan-Wong ...

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Video: Wyles Impact Sees Saracens Conquer Dublin

Impact from Chris Wyles contributed to Saracens conquering Dublin on Saturday. The London-based Aviva Premiership side defeated southern Irish province, Munster 26-10 in the first of two Semi Finals. Wyles was a replacement for Saracens. He came off the bench to score the second of two Saracens’ tries. In doing ...

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The Dominican Republic Defeat Curaçao

The Dominican Republic defeated Curaçao on Saturday. The 32-17 win sees the Dominican Republic retaining the Copa de Rugby Dominico-Curazaleña, the international trophy established for matches between the two countries. The Dominican Republic outscored Curaçao by six tries to three. Additional scoring game from one Dominican Republic conversion and also one ...

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Canada Dominate Day One in Kitakyushu

Americas teams found success on Day One but it was Canada who were in top form in Kitakyushu, Japan, on Friday. They swept aside England, Spain, and the USA in order to move into the Quarter Finals as early favorites at the HSBC Women’s Sevens Series event. Two tries from ...

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Lions Edge Out Jaguares

The Lions edged out Los Jaguares, winning 24-21 this afternoon. It took a late penalty from Springbok Elton Jantjies to seal the result. The result sees Los Jaguares returning to Buenos Aires with a 0-3 record from their tour to South Africa. Unlike the losses against the Sharks and Bulls, ...

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