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Olmstead signs for London Scottish

Evan Olmstead has signed for London Scottish in the Greene King IPA Championship. The big Canadian second row joins the team with immediate effect. Olmstead has confirmed that the contract runs until the end of the 2015/16 domestic season. He had been named in Canada’s squad for the Americas Rugby ...

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New Zealand take Wellington Crown

The Americas came away empty handed in Wellington, with all three sides failing to capture silverware in a weekend of mixed fortunes. Tournament hosts New Zealand were unstoppable as they blasted their way to a trio of victories on day two, including a classic Cup final against South Africa that ...

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SANZAR is now SANZAAR

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Argentina’s transition is now complete as SANZAR is now SANZAAR. The governing body of the Rugby Championship and Super Rugby competitions has officially added Argentina to it’s name with South Africa, New Zealand, Australia and Argentina now all a part of the acronym, SANZAAR. The confirmation means Argentina is an official member ...

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Tickets for Chile vs Brazil and Uruguay on sale

Ticket’s for Chile’s home matches in the Americas Rugby Championship against Brazil and Uruguay are on sale. Los Cóndores will play host to the South American rivals in rounds one and four and will also play host to Canada in round five. On February 06 Chile is to take-on Brazil at Parque ...

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Eagles ARC Squad – Who’s Available When

Accompanying the announcement of the USA squad for the upcoming Americas Rugby Championship was a chart of sorts indicating the availability of each player over the course of the five games. Most of the professional players will only be present for a couple games, with the Argentina match clearly being ...

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Wooldridge to make Clermont debut

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Doug Wooldridge is set to make his professional debut for Clermont Auvergne this weekend, as he starts his Top 14 career as a reserve against Montpellier on Saturday. The big Canadian tighthead prop signed a three-month contract with the French club two weeks ago as a medical joker. Sadly his ...

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Americas Players in Championship Week 14

A number of Canadian and a pair of Argentines are on show as the Greene King IPA Championship enters its 14th week. Some absentees but it’s not a bad group. In Saturday’s action Justin Blanchet continues on the blindside for Bedford as they host London Welsh at Goldington Road, but ...

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Americas Players in Top 14 Week 14

The Americas will have a contingent of players in action this weekend in Week 14 of the Top 14. The four countries from the continental region involved in Rugby World Cup 2015 are to have capped or eligible players involved in France’s elite competition this weekend. The round got underway ...

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Americas Players in Pro 12 Week 13

The Americas is to have a number of players featuring in the Pro 12 this weekend. The round is to be one influenced by the Six Nations Championship. With the competition starting next weekend all teams are missing players. Canadian flier DTH van der Merwe is to start for the top ...

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