Tuesday , November 21 2017

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Italy vs Argentina – Full Match Video

Italy hosted Argentina at the Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence on Saturday. Both teams have struggled this year with only two wins between them from 19 fixtures heading into the match. Each selected experienced sides with Italo-Argentine Sergio Parisse leading out the Azzurri in his 128th international while Agustín Creevy was ...

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UBC claim inaugural Canadian University Championship

The UBC Thunderbirds have won the inaugural Canadian University Men’s Rugby Championship. Six teams from across the country competed at the four-day event hosted by Guelph University. In the end it was the pre-tournament favorites who emerged victorious, defeating the UVic Vikes 37-12 at a snowy Alumni Stadium on Sunday. ...

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Lezana Rejoins Roster, May Face Ireland

In a surprising turn of events Tomás Lezana has rejoined the Argentine roster and may face Ireland. Los Pumas are to complete their three-match European tour in Dublin on Saturday. The match is to be the first between the countries since the Rugby World Cup 2015 Quarter Final. Lesson started ...

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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 Argentina Daniel Hourcade will be keeping his job. Under immense pressure heading into November, the Head Coach of Los Pumas got ...

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Hernández In Doubt to Face Ireland

Juan Martín Hernández is in doubt of facing Ireland. The veteran fly half suffered a sprain in the inner ligament of his right knee in Saturday’s win over Italy. Hernández had been on the bench for the match but got game time early. He kicked the opening points of the ...

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Americas Rankings – November 19 2017

The Americas Rankings have been updated following the completion of international competition this weekend. The November 19 2017 rankings see improvements for Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Uruguay and the USA. A return to winning ways for Argentina sees the South Americans overtaking Fiji in the World Rankings. The 31-15 win sees ...

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Germany vs USA – Full Match Video

The US Eagles took on Germany for the first time in a test match at the Brita Arena in Wiesbaden on Saturday. It was the first of two November internationals for the USA while Germany were coming off a dominant win over Brazil. Featuring for the USA were Aviva Premiership ...

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Belgium vs Brazil – Full Match Video

Among Saturday’s extensive international fixtures was an historic meeting between Belgium and Brazil. Played in front of a packed house at King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels, the match proved a thrilling encounter with the enthusiastic crowd contributing to a wonderful atmosphere. Belgium handed test debuts to sevens star Vincent Hart ...

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Spain vs Canada – Full Match Video

Canada traveled to Madrid to play Spain at the Estadio Universidad Complutense on Saturday, the first meeting between the two sides since 2010. The exciting contest featured eight tries in all and plenty of action. Aaron Carpenter won his 80th cap for Canada while Rio Olympics participant Joan Losada made ...

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Juegos Bolivarianos 2017 – Men’s Preview

Rugby’s continues growth in the Americas is to experience an additional boost over the coming days. The sport will feature in the 2017 Juegos Bolivarianos 2017 in Santa Marta, Colombia. Rugby 7’s will have international competition from Monday November 20 to Wednesday November 22. Competing for gold in the men’s ...

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