Tuesday , September 19 2017

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Argentina vs New Zealand is a Sellout

As was the case in 2016, Argentina vs New Zealand is a sellout. The UAR has officially declared that all tickets for the upcoming Rugby Championship match have been purchased. For Los Pumas it is welcome news. The Argentine national men’s team has struggled to win matches this year. Having ...

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Dragons sign Palamo on loan deal

Thretton Palamo has joined the Dragons on a short-term loan deal from Bristol. The US Eagles midfielder will parachute straight into the match day squad for Friday’s Guinness Pro 14 contest against Ulster in Belfast. No specific length of the loan has been defined but with Palamo in the last ...

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Pumas Name Roster for Oktoberfest 7’s

Santiago Gómez Cora has named the Pumas roster for the Oktoberfest 7’s. The Argentine national men’s 7’s side will travel to Munich, Germany next Monday to compete in the two-day event. Los Pumas 7’s will play in Pool B of the Oktoberfest 7’s, facing England, Germany and Uganda in the ...

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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 Namibia vs Uruguay November Series The long overdue series between Namibia and Uruguay will finally happen. The Namibian Rugby Union have confirmed ...

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Guemes Joins Barcelona

FC Barcelona Rugby have acquired the services of an Argentine fly half. The uncapped Bautista Guemes has joined the Spanish club, making his debut this past weekend in the División de Honor. Aged 27, Guemes is now playing his rugby in Spain. The move comes after he previously played for ...

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Fernández Scores as Clermont Slay Brive

Argentine play-maker, Patricio Fernández scored for Clermont on Saturday. The reigning Top 14 champions slay Brive in a round four home match. Clermont were extremely impressive in downing Brive 62-6. The result sees Brive remaining winless thus far in the 2017-2018 season. The club is bottom of the table and ...

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Five Points of Pumas Performance

Four of the six Rugby Championship rounds have come and gone. Argentina have an 0-4 record and face an extremely challenging final two matches to get a victory. Saturday morning’s defeat against Australia asked the question as to whether or not the learning needed to be done is in fact ...

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Saracens glide past Falcons in Philadelphia

In the end it wasn’t quite the spectacle that was hoped for. The stifling humidity at Talen Energy Stadium sapped the life out of the game that saw numerous handling errors and was short on pace and continuity. A disappointing crowd of 6,271 was announced, far below the 18,000 capacity ...

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Old Christians Crowned Uruguayan Club Champions

Old Christians Club have been crowned Uruguayan Club Champions. The Montevideo club won the 2017 Uruguayo de Clubes Final, downing Old Boys 23-11 this afternoon. In winning the title, Old Christians Club made it three national titles in as many years. In front of a healthy crowd at the Parque Rivera, ...

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Australia vs Argentina 2017 – Full Match

Australia played host to Argentina earlier today. The fixture was the first of two between the countries in 2017. It was a fourth round Rugby Championship match and saw both teams chasing their first win of the competition. The teams are to meet again on October 07. The match will ...

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Pumas Wingers Hit With Injuries

The fallout from this morning’s defeat in Canberra sees more problems than solutions. Both of the starting Pumas wingers have been hit with injuries, leaving Daniel Hourcade with more to do than simply find a way to victory. The starting back-three in Canberra was 11 Ramiro Moyano, 14 Matías Moroni ...

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Leguizamón Becomes 5th Most Capped Puma

Argentine Juan Manuel Leguizamón made history today. In featuring from the bench against Australia the No 8 from Santiago del Estero became the 5th most capped Puma of all time. Aged 34, Leguizamón has been a Puma since 2005. He earned his debut that year against Japan. During his career ...

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All-Americans and Oxford confirm teams

The teams are set for a curtain-raiser at Talen Energy Stadium with the USA Collegiate All-Americans hosting Oxford University. Both sides have selected strong teams with former Junior All-American Conor Kearns leading out the visitors. Alongside Kearns in the Oxford side is newly arrived Canadian wing Dan Moor who makes ...

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Top 14 – Week 4 Preview

With much of the Americas focus on the match in Philadelphia on Saturday the French Top 14 will take a back seat, but there are still a dozen-odd players of note to look forward to over the course of the weekend. Entering Week 4 the contenders are starting to make ...

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