Friday , January 19 2018

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British & Irish Cup – Round 6 Preview

It’s the final round of the pool stages in the British & Irish Cup this weekend. A half dozen Americas players will be in action on Saturday with spots in the Quarter Finals still up for grabs. Canada’s only man in action this weekend will be Justin Blanchet who will ...

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Challenge Cup – Round 6 Preview

The sixth and final round of the Challenge Cup pool stages takes places this weekend. The round will confirm the Quarter Finals play-off’s for the 2017-2018 competition. The opening match of the round will be Gloucester hosting Pau. The Trinidad & Tobago born Steffon Armitage starts in the back-row while Ignacio ...

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Joaquín Tuculet Is New Jaguares Captain

Joaquín Tuculet is the new Jaguares captain, replacing Agustín Creevy. Americas Rugby News can confirm the decision has been made by Head Coach Mario Ledesma and his support staff. An official announcement is to follow from the UAR. Captain Tuculet has been Argentina’s starting fullback since Daniel Hourcade replaced Santiago ...

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Champions Cup – Round 6 Preview

This weekend marks the final round of the pool stage for the European Champions Cup. It is to confirm which eight clubs are to be the Quarter Finalists. Taking to the field in matches are to be a number of players from the Americas. Below is a preview of those ...

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Viacaba Adds to Argentine Contingent in Italy

Santiago Viacaba has become the latest Argentine player to leave home to play rugby in Italy. The CUBA fly half has signed for second division side L’Aquila Rugby Club. The move sees the 22-year-old securing his first opportunity as a professional player. Viacaba was the understudy to Juan Cruz González ...

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Seawolves sign Eagles prop Nick Wallace

The Seattle Seawolves have bolstered their front row stocks with the signing of former US Eagles prop Nick Wallace for the 2018 Major League Rugby season. A native of Bellingham, Washington, Wallace holds the unique distinction of having played for Canada at the u20 level – his mother is Canadian ...

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Pro D2 – Week 20 Preview

Week 20 of the Pro D2 is underway. France’s fully-professional second division sees fixtures taking place this round on Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Taking to the field are a range of players from the America. The following is a preview of those involved. Biarritz hosted Grenoble in the opening fixture ...

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Jaguares 2016 – Where are they Now?

The 2018 Super Rugby season is to be the third involving Los Jaguares. The Argentine franchise will make their debut in just under one month’s time. First up is an away match against the Stormers on February 17. The team is no longer the new kid on the block. But what about ...

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Team of the Week

It’s quite a mix of players this week as we’ve scoured the globe for standouts with Americas connections. In the end we’ve compiled a team selected from the Champions Cup, Pro D2, Fédérale 1, Greene King IPA Championship, and a trio from a game in Houston between a CDI Premier ...

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Josh Reeves Joins Band Saracens

Brazilian test fly half Josh Reeves has joined Band Saracens. The club made the announcement that the New Zealander is returning to the club following two seasons playing for Jacareí, where he helped win the national title. At Bandeirantes Saracens Reeves is to be involved with the team both on ...

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Three changes to Women’s Eagles for Sydney

Richie Walker has made three changes to his Women’s Eagles squad for the upcoming Sydney Sevens. World Cup stars Cheta Emba and Hope Rogers join the squad with Natalie Kosko called up for just her second senior tournament. Dropping out are Megan Foster, Sara Parsons, and Kelsi Stockert. It’s the ...

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Olivia Apps gets Canada call for Sydney

Age-grade standout Olivia Apps will make her senior Canadian debut at the upcoming Sydney Sevens. The 19-year-old Queen’s University student is the only change on John Tait’s roster from the team that finished 4th in Dubai last month. After impressing with her physical approach and work rate in the Maple ...

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