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Allen Vansen named Rugby Canada CEO

Rugby Canada’s search for a new Chief Executive Officer is over. Former Pan Am Games Executive Vice-President Allen Vansen will take over the position effective immediately. Interim CEO Mark Lemmon returns to his previous role as Chief Marketing Officer. A native of Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Vansen will work out of ...

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Stars aligning for North American 7s leg

North American rugby fans are set to receive some world stars as the HSBC Sevens Series arrives in Las Vegas this coming weekend, and Vancouver the next. With the Olympics now less than six months away, some of the biggest names in the game are throwing their hat in to ...

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Lavanini ruled out of facing Sharks through Suspension

Los Jaguares second-rower Tomás Lavanini has been ruled out of facing Sharks through suspension. The 23 year old was found guilty of a dangerous charge on Cheetahs center William Small-Smith following the South African player’s 25th minute try on Friday. Lavanini pleaded guilty to the offense which SANZAAR Judicial Officer Nigel Hampton ...

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Up and Under

Up and Under is a weekly feature on Americas Rugby News which reviews the best and worst from games involving the Americas teams over the previous week. UP Brazil No prizes for guessing who gets named first in this week’s edition of Up and Under. Brazil completed the biggest upset ...

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Chile vs Uruguay ARC 2016 – Full Match

Round four of the Americas Rugby Championship kicked-off in Santiago on Saturday with Chile playing host to Uruguay at the Parque Mahuida. Los Teros completed a second win of the ARC, a 23-20 over Los Cóndores to tie Canada in third position with one round left to play. Both countries sit on 10 points, ...

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Brazil vs USA ARC 2016 – Full Match

History was made in São Paulo on Saturday as Brazil faced the USA for the first time ever. It saw the world’s 16th best country, on rankings, playing away to the much lower ranked Brazil who entered the match ranked 42nd in the world. The result of the match sees ...

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Uruguay defeat Georgia in u20s match

Uruguay’s junior side, Los Teritos, completed a memorable weekend of international results for the country, defeating Georgia in an under 20’s match in Montevideo this afternoon. The fixture was the third match of Georgia’s South American tour following two outings against Los Pumitas in Argentina. Los Teritos’ 21-19 hard-fought win ...

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Second half Argentina blitz sinks Canada

The Argentina XV took one step closer to claiming the 2016 Americas Rugby Championship title as they conquered Canada by a 54-21 score at Duendes Rugby Club on Sunday. A blistering second half performance saw them score 27 unanswered points to take the spoils over their exhausted visitors. The match ...

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Americas Rankings – February 28 2016

Four of the six teams in the Americas Rugby Championship played for rankings points this weekend and they have all been effected. While no team has risen or fallen in the Americas Rankings there have been changes in points which see Brazil and Uruguay gaining superior rankings points at the expense ...

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