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USA set for Semi Final showdown

Pete Steinberg has named an unchanged lineup for the USA’s Women’s Rugby World Cup Semi Final match against New Zealand at Kingspan Stadium on Tuesday. The head coach was pleased with his team’s performance against England despite losing the encounter by 47-26. A four-try bonus point put the Eagles in ...

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Pumas Hooker On His Way to France

A Pumas Hooker is on his Way to France, reports Midi Olympique. The authority on French rugby has reported that Santiago Iglesias Valdez is departing Argentina to join Béziers as a medical joker. This will see the 24-year-old taking the place of the injured Spanish hooker, Marco Pinto Ferrer who ...

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Canada change four for Wales rematch

Canada will begin a new quest in Belfast when they face Wales for the second time in the Women’s Rugby World Cup on Tuesday. After being squeezed out of the Semi Finals by a rampant New Zealand side, it’s into the second tier of the knockouts that Canada go with ...

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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 2018 South American A Championship The South American A Championship is to Expand in 2018. The reformed competition will be an increase ...

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Bears edge Blues to claim CRC title

It was a special moment for the BC Bears at Calgary Rugby Park on Saturday evening as they defeated the Ontario Blues by the narrowest of margins, coming out on the right side of a 30-29 result to claim the 2017 Canadian Rugby Championship title. It’s the first time the ...

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Wolf Pack take third with win over Rock

The Prairie Wolf Pack got the win they so badly wanted and did so in emphatic fashion, defeating the Atlantic Rock by 41-19 to claim third overall in the 2017 Canadian Rugby Championship. At the end of a long week it wasn’t quite the fierce battle that fans were hoping ...

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Americas Rankings – August 20 2017

This weekend there was one capped get match involving teams from the Americas. That fixture was the Rugby Championship opening round match in Port Elizabeth. Argentine fell to a heavy defeat against South Africa, losing 37-15. The updated Americas Rankings for August 20 2017 see Argentina losing points. The Springboks’ ...

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Hourcade: South Africa were superior

In the aftermath of Argentina’s 37-15 defeat against South Africa today, Head Coach Daniel Hourcade analyzed the performance. Hourcade noted that “I think that South Africa were superior, had a notable dominance which, in the second half, was reflected in the result. We had few opportunities and defended a lot ...

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Argentina Outclassed in Port Elizabeth

Argentina was outclassed in Port Elizabeth today, falling 37-15 to South Africa. The heavy defeat included tries to Courtnall Skosan, Raymond Rhule, Siya Kolisi and Pieter-Steph Du Toit. Los Pumas managed two from Martin Landajo and Emiliano Boffelli. South Africa thoroughly deserved the win. The impressive performance had Argentina defending ...

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CRC Final Preview – Blues vs Bears

In a rematch that’s been a long time coming, the Ontario Blues and BC Bears will meet in a Canadian Rugby Championship final on Saturday for the first time since the competition began in 2009. It was the Bears who lifted the MacTier Cup on that day, but have yet ...

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CRC Match Preview – Rock vs Wolf Pack

After working out the kinks in Wednesday’s warm-up match that saw the Atlantic Rock defeat the Prairie Wolf Pack by 33-29, the two sides will face off for real on Saturday evening when they compete for third place in the Canadian Rugby Championships. The MacTier Cup might not be on ...

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South American A Championship To Expand in 2018

The South American A Championship is to Expand in 2018. The reformed competition will be an increase to a South American Six Nations Championship. Newcomers Colombia are to participate for the first time. Sources from Colombia have confirmed with Americas Rugby News that Los Tucanes earned the right to compete ...

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Americas Rugby Championship ‘B’ Begins in 2018

The Americas Rugby Championship ‘B’ is to begin in 2018. The new competition will be one tier below that of the Americas Rugby Championship, an annual competition involving the Top 6 countries from the Americas. First played in 2016, the Americas Rugby Championship involves Brazil, Canada, Chile, Uruguay, USA and the ...

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