Sunday , October 22 2017

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Professional Plans for Uruguay and Brazil

Details continue to emerge following the recent interview of Agustín Pichot by Santiago Ángel.  Revelations sparked inquiries which have resulted in Ignacio Chans confirming professional plans for Uruguay and Brazil. Pichot notified Ángel of not only the plans for the Argentina XV to play in the Currie Cup but for ...

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SIC Complete Amazing Comeback to Win El Clásico

SIC completed an amazing comeback today to win El Clásico. Having been 30-10 down, SIC won the battle of San Isidro, defeating CASI 31-30. The stunning win came from a converted try from former Puma Benjamín Madero. Winning El Clásico is of vital interest to players, supporters and, most importantly, ...

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Colombia vs Venezuela – Match Preview

Colombia host Venezuela today. The winner of the match will be crowned the 2017 South American B Championship winners. With the competition being rebranded in 2018 it is a final opportunity to secure the title. The fixture is to be the 15th time that Colombia and Venezuela have met in ...

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Plans Underway for Argentina XV to Play in Currie Cup

Plans are underway for the Argentina XV to play in the Currie Cup. The official national ‘A’ side is in need of increased opportunities and efforts are advanced for the team to play in the South African domestic league beginning in 2019. The move is also motivated significantly by a ...

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2017 Americas Pacific Challenge XV

Given the almost disturbing ease with which Argentina breezed past the field we might have just named a team full of their players. Besides being colorless, such a stance would have denied several players who performed well despite the inevitable team struggles which accompany an ad hoc tournament. It would ...

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British & Irish Cup – Round 2 Preview

Fans from Argentina, Canada, and the USA will be keeping a watchful eye on the second round of the British & Irish Cup this weekend. Eight players in all from across the Americas will take part with the majority of their influence coming on Sunday. Two former US Eagles caps ...

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European Champions Cup – Round 2 Preview

The second round of the European Champions Cup gets underway on Friday when Scarlets host Bath but there will be no Americas players involved in that fixture, and in fact only three of the 10 matches spread over the weekend will feature players from across the Atlantic. Players from Argentina, ...

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European Challenge Cup – Round 2 Preview

Round 2 of the European Challenge Cup is underway. The second-string club competition sees ten matches played between Thursday and Saturday. Involved are players from the Americas. The round got underway with Gloucester thumping Agen. Both teams have players from the Americas though there was none involved in the fixture. ...

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No Rugby Championship Expansion

There is to be no Rugby Championship expansion. Speculation of a new format for the Southern Hemisphere’s premier international competition has pointed to possibly adding Fiji or Japan. However Americas Rugby News has been told that no changes will be made. Fiji is ranked above Argentina in World Rankings. Samoa ...

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Pro D2 – Week 9 Preview

Week 9 of the Pro D2 season has begun. France’s second division is proving to be highly competitive and unpredictable. The race to win promotion to the Top 14 and to avoid relegation is proving to deliver results that few expected. Involved in the competition are players from the Americas. ...

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Seattle Seawolves sign Shalom Suniula

Another World Cup veteran is headed to Major League Rugby. Seattle Saracens star Shalom Suniula will play for the Seawolves in the 2018 season, the first for the newest professional competition in the USA. The 29-year-old joins just after the confirmation of Eric Duechle’s signature on Tuesday. One of three ...

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Muller Scores First Try in Oyonnax Colors

Olympian Axel Muller scored his first try in Oyonnax colors last weekend. The Argentine fair went over for Oyonnax against Connacht in a round one match of the European Challenge Cup. The fixture was relocated from France to Geneva, Switzerland. Connacht played impressive rugby, winning 43-15. The Argentine winger was ...

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