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Pumitas Overpower Teritos in Montevideo

Argentina’s outstanding week continues. Following on from Los Pumas defeating Argentina in Salta the u20’s, Los Pumitas, have now won away against Uruguay. Argentina’s u20 side came out 80-12 winners over Los Teritos in Montevideo to win the Sudamérica Rugby Cup. The under 20 battle of Rio de la Plata ...

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2016-17 Aviva Premiership Season Preview

Known as the Aviva Premiership for commercial reasons the English league will get underway on Friday. The competition includes the top 12 clubs from the country. The return of Bristol for the first time since 2009 will once again see the west country becoming a focal point of English rugby. Together ...

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Canadian Exiles Update – Season Preview

It’s getting harder and harder to keep track of Canadians and Canadian-eligible players overseas with more than 50 abroad over this season and last and more possibly headed in the coming months. The below list is not exhaustive but should account for the majority of those who have represented Canada ...

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2016-17 Guinness Pro 12 Season Preview

Known as the Guinness Pro 12 for commercial reasons the Celtic-Italian league season will get underway on Friday. The competition includes competitors from four unions – Ireland, Italy, Scotland, and Wales. Ireland and Wales dominate the league by each having four teams. Italy and Scotland make up the numbers with ...

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Japan to play host to Argentina In November

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Asia’s number one will play host to the Americas’ number one on November 5, it has been confirmed. The fixture has been added to Argentina’s already three-match November Internationals schedule. It will see Los Pumas playing in Tokyo before traveling to the U.K. to face Wales, Scotland and England. For ...

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Ontario Blues defeat Cork Constitution

The Ontario Blues closed out their 2016 season with a 12-10 victory over touring Irish club Cork Constitution on Monday evening at Twin Elm Park in Ottawa. The win caps a good year for the Blues that saw them regain the MacTier Cup, earning their fifth Canadian Rugby Championship title ...

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Pumitas and Teritos named for u19 Match

Argentina and Uruguay have named their teams to participate in a u19 Sudamérica Rugby Cup match at Charrúa Stadium in Montevideo on Wednesday. Both sides have included several players who took part in the World Rugby u20 Championship and Trophy tournaments earlier in the year. Los Teritos have received a ...

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Glasgow smash Canada in Stirling

It was one-way traffic on Tuesday as Glasgow Warriors handed Canada ‘A’ a brutal beating, scoring nine unanswered tries to make the final score 63-0. A view periods of sustained possession in the first half were the most Canadian fans could celebrate, but finding the paint proved too difficult against ...

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Pumas confirm squad for Oceania trip

Daniel Hourcade has selected 28 players to travel for the away games in New Zealand and Australia in the next two rounds of the Rugby Championship. Not included are Tomás Lavanini and Manuel Montero. Both started against South Africa in Nelspruit and Salta, going down injured in the latter. For ...

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