Tuesday , September 26 2017

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Buydens to join New Orleans Gold

Hubert Buydens is set to to take part in Major League Rugby. The Canadian loosehead prop will join the New Orleans Gold franchise for the inaugural season of the newest American professional competition. Currently playing for the Castaway Wanderers club in Victoria, he will travel to Montevideo with Canada ‘A’ ...

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Canada test youth at Americas Pacific Challenge

Canada will hand opportunities to 12 uncapped players when they travel to Uruguay for the Americas Pacific Challenge. The youthful size will be coached by Mike Shelley, Francois Ratier, and Chris Silverthorn with players drawn largely from the recently completed Canadian Rugby Championship. Among the youngsters are three members of ...

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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 Chile Chile is to play in a Historic Four match tour in November. Los Cóndores’ incorporation into international activity sees the ...

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Bosch Scores for Agen

Argentine hooker Facundo Bosch scored for Agen on Saturday. The two-time capped Puma went over for his second try of the season. His first came in round away against Montpellier. That was his Top 14 debut. Bosch’s try against Pau was a gift. The hooker was in the right place ...

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DTH Scores on Newcastle Falcons Debut

DTH van der Merwe scored on his Newcastle Falcons debut. The Canadian flier played his first match in the Aviva Premiership on Saturday. The Falcons caused an upset, winning 33-32 away to Bath. van der Merwe’s try came in the opening half. He touched down in the right corner after ...

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Facundo Isa Try Sees Toulon Win in Paris

A late try from Facundo Isa today saw Toulon winning away in Paris. The Mediterranean side traveled to the French capital and completed a 19-15 win. Were it not for Isa’s 78th minute score then Stade Français would have won the match. Isa had an outstanding performance. His ball-carrying excellence ...

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Chile To Play Historic Four Match Tour in November

Chile is to play in a Historic Four match tour in November. Los Cóndores’ incorporation into international activity sees the Chileans’ dream turning into reality. Following a series of meetings involving Sudamérica Rugby and World Rugby it can now be confirmed that Chile will play away matches in both Asia ...

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Argentina XV trim squad for Uruguay match

A powerful match day 23 has been named to face Uruguay on September 29 to contest the Sudamérica Rugby Cup. Included are four players who appeared for the Jaguares during the Super Rugby season – second row Juan Cruz Guillemaín, flyhalf Joaquín Díaz Bonilla, and the Ezcurra brothers, scrumhalf Felipe ...

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Top 14 – Round 5 Preview

Round 5 of the French Top 14 takes place this weekend. It is to be a five-two split with matches spread between Saturday and Sunday. First up will be the feature match of Clermont vs Racing 92. The home side will have Patricio Fernández as the reserve fly half. Meanwhile ...

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Treviso Acquire Former Pumas Hooker

Tomás Baravalle is set to become the latest Argentine playing in Italy. The hooker from Rosario’s Jockey Club is leaving Argentina this weekend to join up with Guinness Pro 14 Championship side Benetton Treviso. Aged 26, Baravalle has one test cap to his name. His one appearance was against Uruguay ...

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RFU Championship – Round 4 Preview

Six games will adorn the weekend in Round 4 of the Greene King IPA Championship, four on Saturday and two on Sunday. Americas players will have a say in five of them. Aaron Carpenter continues his streak at No 8 for Doncaster Knights when they host Nottingham at Castle Park ...

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Guinness Pro 14 – Round 4 Preview

Round 4 of the the Guinness Pro 14 takes place this weekend. It gets underway with four matches being played today. In Italy Benetton Treviso welcome Welsh region the Ospreys. It is to be a fixture of interest to fans from both Argentina and Canada. Named on the bench for ...

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Aviva Premiership – Round 4 Preview

Round 4 of England’s Aviva Premiership kicks-off later-on today. As was the case in the prior three rounds there are to be a host of players from the Americas involved. Opening the round will be a derby. The one and only Friday fixture sees Gloucester at home to Worcester. The ...

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