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The Straight Feed – 50 Days Out

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We are now 50 days out from the World Cup. Ok, technically yesterday was 50 days out, but Canada plays on the second day of the tournament. We’re getting close. Very close. The Pacific Nations Cup is all but over, and the team for England is due to be named ...

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Matías Orlando to captain Argentina against Uruguay

The Argentina XV’s Coached Felipe Contepomi and Ricardo Le Fort have confirmed the starting lineup and replacements for Saturday’s international against Uruguay. The teams will meet at the national Uruguayan rugby stadium, Estadio Charrúa in Montevideo with kick-off scheduled for 3:30pm local time. Captaining Argentina from outside center will be ...

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Stade Français Sign former Puma

30 year old Argentine second-rower Tomás Vallejos Cinalli ahas signed a two month contract to play for the French champions. He will do so as a medical joker before and during the Rugby World Cup. Gonzalo Quesada, Stade Français’ Head Coach has acquired Vallejos Cinalli for the inititial stage of ...

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Cudmore cleared for World Cup

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Canada has received a major boost ahead of their final World Cup preparations as Jamie Cudmore has been given the all-clear to resume full contact training. The veteran lock had been under an injury cloud following two concussions suffered late in the season with his French club Clermont Auvergne, but ...

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Uruguay name strong team for Argentina

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Uruguayan Head Coach Pablo Lemoine has named a strong lineup for Saturday’s home international against Argentina at the Estadio Charrúa in Montevideo. The match is to be Uruguay’s last at home before the Rugby World Cup. Kick-off is scheduled for 3:30pm local time. European based professionals Mario Sagario, Agustín Ormaechea ...

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Peru to host 2015 South American B Championship

A week after the Rugby World Cup 2015 final the 5th-9th ranked South American countries will gather in Lima, Peru to contest this year’s South American B Championship. The four team competition will be played at Colegio Markham de Lima. Organized by Sudamérica Rugby in conjunction with the Federación Peruana de Rugby (Peruvian Rugby ...

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Colombia to host South American B U18’s

The Estadio Federico Serrano Soto Riohacha in La Guajira, Colombia has been selected in conjunction with the Federación Colombiana de Rugby  (Colombian Rugby Federation – FCR) as the host venue for the upcoming Sudamericano Juvenil B, or South American Under 18 B championship. Participating in the tournament will be Sudamérica Rugby members Peru ...

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Pumas in Tears following RWC 2007 Semi Final Exit

Argentina’s history-making march to the Semi Finals of Rugby World Cup 2007 caught the imagination of the country. So much so that El Súper Clásico  between Boja Juniors and River Plate was delayed. The South Americans eliminated Scotland and Ireland in addition to completing two wins over the host nation, ...

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Portugal and Hourcade’s RWC Memory

In 50 days time Argentine Head Coach Daniel Hourcade will be at the Rugby World Cup for the second time in a coaching capacity. In 2007 he was Assistant Coach to Portugal who played in their only Rugby World Cup tournament to date. Portugal were unable to win a match ...

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