Monday , June 27 2016

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Manuel Plaza signs for Perpignan

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Promising Argentine second row Manuel Plaza will join Perpignan for the coming season. The 20-year-old has signed an academy deal with the French Pro D2 side, the second Americas lock forward to do so in recent weeks following Canadian counterpart Paul Ciulini. Plaza, who stands 1.98m (6’6″) and hails from ...

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Spain sending two teams to Rio

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Spain will send two rugby teams to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after their women’s side replicated the success of their men’s team in Monaco with a terrific victory in Dublin on Sunday. Entering the tournament as one of the top contenders, there was little doubt who ...

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Up and Under

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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 USA A 25-0 win over Russia on Saturday sees the USA rebounding from a home loss against Italy. It gives the Eagles ...

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Americas Rankings – June 26 2016

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There have been changes to the Americas Rankings following international competition this weekend. The updated Americas Rankings – June 26 2016 see the USA and Canada trading places. Argentina’s 0-27 humiliation loss against France on Saturday has seen the South Americans dropping to 9th in the world. The drop from 5th place sees ...

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Denver survive Sacramento scare

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The Stampede are back in the win column after a 29-13 victory over visiting Sacramento, but not without dealing with a committed Express side who led 10-8 at the break and were at arms length until a couple late scores stretched the gap. It wasn’t the most exciting spectacle, with ...

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Ohio smash San Francisco in Obetz

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San Francisco might have been better off staying home as they were absolutely pulverised by the Ohio Aviators at Memorial Park in Obetz in Sunday. The final score read Ohio 71 to 13 for the Rush. Ohio are the first team to reach 70 points in PRO Rugby, and set ...

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Italy celebrates win over Canada

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Canada came up on the short end of yet another close contest as they fell to Italy 20-18 in front of more than 13,000 passionate fans at BMO Field in Toronto. Despite near-perfect conditions, slight breeze aside, running rugby was a rarity with both teams more content to play conservatively ...

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Eagles keep Russia Scoreless in Clinical Win

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The USA completed a shut-out victory over Russia in the second of two home internationals this month. Played on Saturday evening in Sacramento, California the Eagles ran out 25-0 winners in what saw captain Todd Clever becoming the most capped Eagles of all-time with 68 caps. Played in the northern ...

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Julian Domínguez Blooper in Bronze Final

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Argentina’s record breaking performance saw Los Pumitas finish third in the world. The impressive victory over South Africa was the second in the tournament. More importantly it helped to unearth a number of players with the potential to be Pumas in time for Rugby World Cup 2019. One such player to ...

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PRO Week 11 – Denver vs Sacramento

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Denver have a chance to get back on the winning end as they host Sacramento at CIBER Field on Sunday. The Express are now sole occupants of the basement on the PRO table, and must produce an inspired performance in Colorado if they are to revive their season heading towards ...

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PRO Week 11 – Ohio vs San Francisco

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PRO Week 11 kicks off at Memorial Field in Obetz on Sunday as the Aviators play host to the San Francisco Rush in what promises to be a lively match between the two hottest franchises in the league. Ohio are fresh off back-to-back demolition jobs against San Diego and Denver ...

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