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Canadians dominate Langford Dream Team

Four Canadians have been selected to the official HSBC Dream Team for the Langford 7s. While they came up short in the Cup Final, Canada was the dominant side on the first day of the competition and thrashed England in the Quarter Final before ousting the Olympic champions Australia in ...

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England make changes for Argentina tour

Eddie Jones has been forced to make changes to his England roster to tour Argentina after injuries further deprived him of four players that were named in the original squad last month. Dropping out of the group are Northampton prop Paul Hill, Exeter hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie, Ospreys flanker Sam Underhill, ...

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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 It is mission accomplished for Uruguay. Los Teros have advanced to the final round of Americas qualification for Rugby World Cup ...

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Canada take Silver in Langford

Canada put in a commendable performance at the Langford 7s but couldn’t quite get the prize they so badly wanted, instead settling for Silver as they were beaten by New Zealand in a thrilling Cup Final. The pressure of being the host side appeared to take its toll at the ...

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Americas Rankings – May 28 2017

Test match rugby this weekend saw changes in the Americas Rankings. Gains were made by Brazil and Uruguay, the respective winners of their South American ‘A’ fixtures. There were, however, no positional rises or falls in the Americas Rankings. Brazil’s record-setting win over Paraguay has given Os Tupis a 0.48 ...

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Canada impress on Day One in Langford

Canada got off to the best possible start on Day One of the HSBC Women’s Sevens Series event in Langford on Saturday. The hosts emerged as early favorites heading into Day Two after blowing past Brazil, France, and Russia in quick succession by a combined score of 90-20. Only New ...

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Argentine Players Celebrate in Italy

Argentina has new national champions of Italy. Two players to have been involved in the Argentina XV in 2016 featured for Calvisano in Saturday’s Grand Final. Calvisano were crowned Italian champions, defeating Femi-CZ Rovigo 43-29 in the final. Femi-CZ Rovigo were looking to retain their Eccellenza title. But it was not to ...

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Mexico Topple USA South Panthers in Thriller

Mexico toppled the USA South Panthers in a thriller this afternoon. Played at the Estadio Cuauhtémoc, Las Serpientes won the Rugby Americas North Championship fixture 36-29. The USA South Panthers started the game strongly. Asking question of the Mexican defense, the Panthers were able to open the scoring after sustained ...

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Impressive Brumbies Down Jaguares in Buenos Aires

An impressive Brumbies performance was sufficient to down Los Jaguares in Buenos Aires this evening. The Australian side won 39-17, outscoring the home side by six tries to two. In an extremely concerning performance, the Raúl Pérez coached side was throughly outplayed and exposed. The game plan fell flat and defensive frailties ...

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Uruguay Defeat Chile To Advance in RWC Qualifiers

Uruguay defeated Chile to advance in Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifiers. Los Teros’ 27-11 victory sees Chile officially eliminated and means Uruguay will face the runner-up of June’s Canada vs USA home-and-away series. Uruguay won the match on the back of an explosive opening quarter performance. The home side took ...

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