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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 31-7 victory. The result has consequences for both countries in the Americas ...

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Landry, Greenshields in Kitakyushu Dream Team

Canadian women’s Rugby Sevens players, Ghislaine Landry and Julia Greenshields have been named in the Kitakyushu Dream Team. The pair join three New Zealanders and two Fijians in the team of the tournament. Canada finished second, falling 17-14 in the dying seconds of the final. The Canadians will be looking ...

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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 31-7 win sees the Dominican Republic retaining the Copa de Rugby Dominico-Curazaleña, the international trophy established for matches between the two countries. The Caribbean international match was the first of 2017 for both countries. It was played at the Centro Olímpico Juan Pablo Duarte in ...

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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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Costa Rica Approaching World Rugby Membership

Costa Rica is approaching World Rugby membership status. The Sudamérica Rugby member and Central American republic has been hosting a visit this week from Sudamérica Rugby authorities this week. As a part of the visit Costa Rica Rugby has been introduced to the Leading Rugby course in the World Rugby ...

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Puma Changes from June 2016 for June 2017

Daniel Hourcade’s roster for the June 2017 internationals remains unconfirmed. In 2016 his first roster had 28 players. Most, albeit not all, of the players are to return for the 2017 fixtures. They are to be complimented by additional players, all of whom are to involved in the current Super Rugby campaign. ...

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Uruguay name Sudamérica Training Group

Esteban Meneses has kept the faith with his Uruguayan side that finished 3rd in the 2017 Americas Rugby Championship. A squad of 29 players has been named to prepare for the upcoming South American ‘A’ Championship, Sudamérica Rugby Cup, and World Rugby Nations Cup. Only two players have been added ...

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