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ARN Breakthrough Player of the Year 2015

There are always new faces on the international scene, some come through as stars while others fade into history as ‘one-cap wonders’. Instead of looking for new kids on the block, our nominees for Breakthrough Player of the Year have gone from test contenders to international success stories. Only one ...

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Palamo leaves Welsh for Eagles 7s

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Thretton Palamo’s time with London Welsh has officially ended. After initially being cleared for the Cape Town leg of the HSBC World Sevens Series, the Eagles midfielder has now been granted an early release from his contract with the England club to join Mike Friday’s Eagles 7s program for the ...

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Americas players in Championship Week 13

It’s a slow week for Americas players in the Greene King IPA Championship. Only four starters across all teams along with a handful of reserves. Hopefully we’ll see more in the New Year! The Cornish Canucks, er, Pirates lead the way with a trio of starters once again. Aaron Carpenter ...

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Americas players in Pro 12 Week 11

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The Americas will have a number of players in action this weekend in Week 11 of the Pro 12. With it being the second round of matches during the holiday season it again sees derby matches being played in exclusivity. As such all six matches will be between teams from the ...

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Americas players in Premiership Week 8

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The Americas will have players in action in Week 8 of the Aviva Premiership which takes place this weekend. Of note is the naming of Argentine winger Gonzalo Camacho in the Leicester Tigers run-on team. It is to be his first start for the club he joined over two years ...

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Maple Leafs named for South America trip

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Canada has named their Maple Leafs squad to travel to Chile and Argentina in January. The national development side will take part in the Mar del Plata (Jan 9-10) and Vina del Mar (Jan 16-17) tournaments, with eyes not only on winning, but of elevation to a senior side that ...

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63 named in Uruguay High Performance list

63 Uruguayan players have been named on the new Estadio Charrúa High Performance Centre list. Those named are to begin preparations for 2016 next week, meeting on January 4 in Montevideo. The cited players are a mixture of Los Teros, Uruguay XV and Teros Sevens and all will train at the ...

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Americas Greatest 25 from the Premiership

There has been no shortage of players in the Top 14 from the Americas over the years. Who, though, have been the greatest? Americas Rugby News has selected 25 players who have performed with distinction for French clubs in Top 14 and European competition. 25 – Luke Gross (Harlequins 1996-1998, ...

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ARN Sevens Player of the Year 2015

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Following up on our Super 7 team, it’s our first major individual award, the overall Sevens Player of the Year. While our select teams all come from the men’s sides, we’ve decided to include the women in our individual honours instead of keeping them separate. Given that, it’s been exceptionally ...

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ARN 2015 Super 7

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It’s time to kick off our first annual year-end awards. There’s no doubt the Eagles 7s have emerged as the choice team from the Americas on the men’s circuit. Their victory in London to end the 2014-15 season was nothing short of exceptional, and they are now just about rubbing ...

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