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Pumas Counting the Cost of Injury

Foto Crédito: UAR / Rodrigo Vergara

Argentina’s gutsy victory over South Africa yesterday took the team’s resources to the limit. While the talking point was that a third choice goal kicker landed the winning points this was not the real story. Rather it was a team with mounting casualties which forced many replacements to play out of position. ...

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Tebojo Mohoje Cited by SANZAAR

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Springbok back-rower Tebojo Mohoje has been called upon by the SANZAAR citing commissioner to declare and may be sanctioned. During the match the Springboks number 7 performed multiple high tackles on Argentine players, including knocking-out Juan Martín Hernández in the second half. The Springbok is now required by SANZAAR to respond ...

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Ecuador Narrowly Down Guatemala in Guayaquil

Foto: Federación Ecuatoriana de Rugby.

Ecuador will play in the 2016 South American B Championship, it was confirmed today. In narrowing downing Guatemala 26-25 in Guayaquil today Ecuador secured the final place in the upcoming tournament. Lima, Peru will be the setting for this year’s South American B Championship. Like the 2015 edition Ecuador will join ...

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Colombia Crowned South American u18 Champions

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Colombia’s under 18 side have great reason to celebrate. The young Tucanes side defeated Mexico’s u18’s 27-24 in today’s final in Chiclayo, Peru. Today’s win rounds off a superb week for Los Tucanes. The Colombia’s defeated both Peru and Venezuela by large scorelines. Their win over Mexico sees them completing ...

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Canada fall to Ulster in exciting contest

photo credit: John Dickson

An action-packed match at Kingspan Stadium saw Canada ‘A’ drop their second match of their UK tour to the Ulster Ravens by a score of 48-38 on Friday. While the loss will be disappointing, it wasn’t all bad for Canada as they came back from 29-5 deficit at halftime to take ...

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Davis arrives in New Zealand

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There could be another American appearing in the Mitre 10 Cup before long. PRO Rugby sensation Spike Davis has touched down in New Zealand just two days ago and will suit up for the Tasman Griffins against Otago ‘B’ on Saturday. Davis will start on the bench in the reserve-grade ...

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Americas Players in Top 14 – Week 2

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Week 2 of the 2016-2017 Top 14 season will see matches played on Saturday and Sunday in France. The competition features world class athletes from around the globe. Included are players from the Americas. This season’s edition is to continue with the importance of Americas players. Argentina, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Trinidad & ...

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Tomás Cubelli Joins 50-Cap Club

Foto: Rodrigo Vergara UAR

On Saturday afternoon Tomás Cubelli will become the 27th Puma to reach 50 caps. The Brumbies scrum half will reach the milestone mark as a replacement against South Africa in Salta. Cubelli has been selected behind Martín Landajo for the fixture. The Jaguares scrum half will earn his 58th cap and, in doing ...

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Americas Players in Mitre 10 Cup & NRC

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Chris Baumann heads up a number of Americas players set to take part in the second week of the Mitre 10 Cup and opening weekend of Australia’s National Rugby Championship. The Eagles prop starts for a second consecutive week for Wellington, who look to continue their good start to the ...

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Argentina Unchanged for Salta Test

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Los Pumas Head Coach Daniel Hourcade has named an unchanged side for Saturday’s home test against South Africa. Argentina will be out for revenge against the Springboks in Salta when Agustín Creevy leads out his players. Creevy is to again be joined by tighthead props Ramiro Herrera and Nahuel Tetaz ...

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Americas Players in Pro D2 – Week 1

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Despite the French summer far from being over the country’s rugby season is underway. One weekend after the start of the Top 14 it is time for the Pro D2 to begin. The competition continues to become an economically success and with it clubs have quality players. This season’s edition ...

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Sears-Duru called in for Ulster match

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Djustice Sears-Duru has been roped into the Canada ‘A’ squad to play Ulster Ravens on Friday. After making his Glasgow Warriors debut in a pre-season match against Harlequins just days ago, the 22-year-old prop will fill in for his country for the day. Also joining the team is loose forward ...

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