Thursday , January 19 2017


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Full Match: Life West vs SFGG

Life West Gladiators faced off against San Francisco Golden Gate in California Cup action this past weekend, a match that served as a de facto semi final with the winner earning a spot in the Grand Final this coming Saturday. The tense battle went right down to the wire with both ...

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Spike Davis set for Eagles debut in ARC

The US Eagles are set to unleash powerhouse winger Spike Davis for the first time during the upcoming Americas Rugby Championship. Davis confirmed his selection to the senior USA squad on social media, with the full squad yet to be unveiled by USA Rugby. A highly impressive PRO Rugby season ...

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Team of the Week

Another week of European rugby is on the books and again a week that saw limited success from Americas players. As last week we’ve also been fortunate to have the California Cup in full swing and the Italian Eccellenza to draw from, and thankfully we’ll soon be full-on with the ...

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Hammond returns for Wellington and Sydney

After stepping away from international rugby to focus on academics at the University of Victoria before the season, Lucas Hammond has made an about-face and is a surprise inclusion Damian McGrath’s 13-man Canada team to take part on the Oceania leg of the HSBC Sevens Series. Another surprise is the ...

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2017 ARC Fixtures and Broadcast Details Announced

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With the opening round of the 2017 Americas Rugby Championship just a little over two weeks away, broadcast details for all competing nations have been announced in an official release on the competition’s Facebook page. All matches will be broadcast live on various networks with both cable television and streaming ...

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DeMerchant set to become Dual International

Canadian World Cup prop Olivia DeMerchant is set to become a two-sport international after being named to the Canadian National Football roster to prepare for the 2017 IFAF Women’s World Championship. The tournament is slated to take place in June and will be hosted by Langley, British Columbia, though precise ...

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Bustos Moyano Returns to Fitness

Martín Bustos Moyano is back to fitness. The former Puma is has returned to training for Bayonne and will free to play in Bayonne’s next home Top 14 fixture. Bayonne will play away to Gloucester on Saturday. The fixture is to be a final round match of the European Challenge ...

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2015 ARN Awards Recap

It’s time to kick off our second annual ARN Awards but before we do here’a recap of our winners from last year. Follow the links for full explanations and runners-up. This year we’ll have the same categories with one new addition that will start things off later today. Who will ...

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California Cup Round 5 Results

A stunning come-from-behind win for Life West over SFGG has earned the Hayward side a spot in the California Cup Grand Final opposite OMBAC this coming Saturday. Trailing 34-17 with only 15 minutes to play, the Gladiators scored three times with Guillaume Cazenave’s conversion of Siupeli Sakalia’s 76th minute try proving ...

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Junior All-Americans prepping for Trophy run

The USA Men’s Junior All-Americans have today wrapped up their first development camp of the year as they begin their preparations for the 2017 World Rugby u20 Trophy qualifier against Canada this summer. With the 2017 Trophy set to kick off much later this year on August 29, the teams ...

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Georgia confirm June Americas tour

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The Lelos are coming to the Americas. The Georgian Rugby Union has today confirmed that their proposed tour to Canada, the USA, and Argentina, will go ahead as planned. As expected the three test dates are June 10, 17, and 24 in what will be the first tour of its ...

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Argentina will not face France in 2017

Argentina will not face France in 2017, the Fédération Française de Rugby (FFR) has confirmed. The FFR’s announcement that France will play Japan this coming November also confirmed home internationals against New Zealand and South Africa. Additional matches will see France playing five tests in the Six Nations from February-March ...

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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 and Uruguay 7’s A second encouraging tournament in as many weeks saw Chile qualifying for upcoming global competitions. Los Cóndores secured their places ...

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Uruguay Qualify for Hong Kong 7’s

Uruguay sealed their place in the Hong Kong 7’s event. Claiming the Bowl title at the Viña del Mar 7’s sees Los Teros 7’s joining Chile in qualifying for the tournament. Uruguay won two and lost one on both days in Chile. A narrow win over the USA Falcons opened ...

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