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South Africa a step ahead in Dubai

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Paul Ryan named South Africa as his favorites to set the pace on the 2016-17 HSBC Sevens Series and following the opening tournament in Dubai his predictions look spot-on. The Blitzbokke cruised through Day Two to lift the title, smashing both New Zealand and Wales before meeting Fiji in the ...

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Uruguay XV Win Promotion in Campeonato Argentino

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The Uruguay XV defeated Alto Valle this afternoon to win promotion in the Campeonato Argentino. The 31-27 victory sees Uruguay’s ‘A’ side rising from the third to the second division of Argentina’s provincial championship. In 2017 the Uruguay XV will play in the ‘Ascenso A’ division. The match was eagerly ...

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California Cup Round 1 Lineups

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Three matches at SFGG’s Ray Sheeran Field on Treasure Island will kick-start the new California Cup competition on Saturday. Newcomers Life West face off with Belmont Shore in the curtain raiser, Olympic test their mettle against the ominous Old Mission Beach, and hosts Golden Gate welcome Old Aztecs to the ...

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California Cup set for launch

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The effects of PRO Rugby’s arrival are being keenly felt across the United States, perhaps nowhere more-so than California. Rumors of the Pacific Rugby Premiership’s demise began circulating shortly after the conclusion of the PRO season, and confirmation has now come that while the league is not yet dead, the ...

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New Zealand claim Women’s title in Dubai

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New Zealand have laid down the challenge to the rest of the field after a dominant showing in Dubai that saw them march through all comers with relative ease to take the title in the first stop of the 2016-17 HSBC Women’s Sevens Series. Even Olympic champions Australia were no ...

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Americas Men struggle on Dubai Day One

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It’s safe to say Day One in Dubai did not go as planned for the three Americas teams taking part. Argentina, Canada, and the USA managed only two wins between them as they struggled to find their rhythm in their return to the HSBC Sevens Series. As such no Americas ...

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Americas Players in Top 14 – Week 13

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Week 13 of the Top 14 will be played on Saturday and Sunday. Involved are to be a number of players from a number of countries in the Americas. Pau will host the best team in this season’s competition, Clermont. Starting in the back-row will be Steffon Armitage.  The former ...

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Americas Players in Guinness Pro 12 – Round 10

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With the November Internationals over for most it is back to domestic league action. The Guinness Pro 12 will have a full round played on Friday and Saturday. Playing for the Glasgow Warriors on Friday will be two players from the USA. Tennessee’s Tommy Seymour and California’s Langilangi Haupeakui will ...

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Portugal Edge Past Brazil in Coimbra

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Portugal edged past Brazil in Coimbra on Thursday, winning 21-17. The result sees os Tupis ending their three-match European tour winless. Suggesting the tour was a failure, would be inaccurate though as Brazil showed marked improvement. The test match was the second on record between the countries. The prior international ...

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Americas Players in Pro D2 – Week 13

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With the November internationals now in the books, a number of Americas players will make an immediate return to action with their European club sides. One who wasn’t involved in the tests is uncapped Argentine prop Leandro Assi, who was a half-time replacement for Biarritz during their 22-19 win over ...

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Canada Women Perfect on Dubai Day One

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Canada have emerged one of the early favorites in the race to the Dubai 7s crown as they came through the pool stages undefeated on Day One of the tournament at The Sevens Stadium on Thursday. A late try from skipper Ghislaine Landry was needed to get by the ever-improving ...

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