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San Francisco gets elusive win over Ohio

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San Francisco has broken their duck and achieved their first PRO Rugby victory over the visiting Ohio at Boxer Field on Sunday. While the slight upset doesn’t come as a great surprise, the relative ease in which they took the win was. Four tries and a strong kicking performance from ...

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Herrera Handed Two week Ban, to miss Italy Test

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Los Jaguares first choice tighthead prop Ramiro Herrera has been suspended for two weeks, the Argentine Super Rugby franchise confirmed this evening. The front-rower from Patagonia was red carded in Los Jaguares away loss against the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth on Friday. He was the second of two players ...

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Season over for Boffelli

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Los Jaguares winger Emiliano Boffelli suffered a season-ending injury on Friday. The Rosario 21 year old suffered ligament damage when scoring a first half try against the Kings. Buffalo leaped high to gather a Nicolás Sánchez cross-kick which he did so but landed awkwardly after a mid-air collision and was ...

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Canada lifts Cup in Clermont

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The final day of the 2015/16 HSBC Women’s Sevens Series saw Canada defeat Australia in a classic match to lift the Cup at the Stade Gabriel Montpied in Clermont-Ferrand. It is the first Cup title for Canada on this year’s circuit and only their second ever, following up on last ...

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Major Turmoil in French Pro D2

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A major story is emerging from France where the Pro D2 has made a sudden announcement that established clubs Biarritz, Bourgoin, and Narbonne are to be relegated to Fédérale 1 for financial reasons. The news has broken in the midst of the league’s finals to determine promotion to the Top ...

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Honduras, Nicaragua Host Sudamérica Rugby Visits

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Sudamérica Rugby’s Regional North Development Manager Alberto Ruiz Lucahas been in Honduras and Nicáragua visiting the respective national governing bodies – the Federación Nicaragüense de Rugby (FENIRUGBY) and the Federación Hondureña de Rugby (FHR). The visits to both countries consisted of work-focused meetings with the local managers. The purpose being to seek ...

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PRO Week 7 – San Francisco vs Ohio

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Former All Black great Mils Muliaina will make his San Francisco debut on Sunday as Ohio visit Boxer Stadium in the second PRO Rugby match of the weekend. It won’t be fullback where he starts out, however, it will be in the midfield alongside former New Zealand 7s rep Orene ...

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San Diego Outlast Short-handed Sacramento

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San Diego continued their winning ways with a big win over a resilient Sacramento side at Torero Stadium on Saturday evening in an entertaining if at times reckless display of running rugby. While the 44-23 score looks convincing enough, in truth it was a much closer match with a very ...

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Manoa Back for Toulon

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USA Eagles enforcer Samu Manoa will return to the field on Sunday. The Californian has been sidelined through injury since February but is now match fit and ready to play for Toulon. The 31 year old has been named to start in the second-row for Toulon who face Montpellier in ...

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MacGinty, O’Leary win Pro 12 Title

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USA Eagles play-maker AJ MacGinty made history this afternoon, directing Connacht to an unlikely Guinness Pro 12 title. In playing his final match for the Western Irish province before joining the Sale Sharks, MacGinty put-on a classy performance as Connacht overcame Leinster 20-10 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Canadian under 20 Shane O’Leary ...

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Wyles, Bosch and Figallo are English Champions

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Americas players Chris Wyles, Marcelo Bosch and Juan Figallo are English champions, having been a part of Saracens’ 28-20 Aviva Premiership Final victory over the Exeter Chiefs this afternoon. As was the case in last weekend’s Semi Final former USA Eagles captain Chris Wyles was at the forefront of the ...

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Canada, USA into Clermont Cup finals

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Canada and the USA are both into the Cup quarter finals after mixed results on Day One of the final HSBC Women’s Sevens Series event in Clermont-Ferrand, France. Overall table toppers Australia were in fine form, coming through undefeated along with New Zealand and England to move through to Day ...

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Hassler extends Ospreys contract

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Canadian winger Jeff Hassler has extended his contract with Guinness Pro 12 club Ospreys. The Okotoks, Alberta, native signed a three-year deal with the Swansea-based club in 2014, a year after joining them alongside Canuck captain Tyler Ardron. His stay has now been extended by one season, keeping him at ...

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