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Ireland trim squad for Chicago trip

Ireland have named 27 players to board the plane and head across the Atlantic to play the All Blacks at Soldier Field in Chicago on Saturday. Included are British & Irish Lions stars Jamie Heaslip, Conor Murray, Jonathan Sexton, and Rob Kearney. There is also room for five uncapped players ...

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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 Colombia Colombia is now ranked just below Paraguay in the Americas Rankings. Saturday’s win over Mexico saw Colombia close the gap to ...

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Uruguay XV Open with a win in Campeonato Argentino

The Uruguay XV opened their Campeonato Argentino campaign with a win on Saturday. Playing at home against Argentine province San Juan the Uruguayan’s completed a 43-29 victory. Coaches Oscar Duran and Joaquín Pastore saw their players win a hard-fought contest. The score had been 23-20 at half time and a strong performance ...

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Video: Fernández Brilliance Takes Clermont to win at Brive

Brilliance from Patricio Fernández saw Clermont to an away win over Brive this afternoon. Clermont won the match 40-16 with the Argentine play-maker scoring 30 points. Scoring two tries, converting four and kicking four penalties saw the Rosario fly half completing the best performance of his career for Clermont. The performance underlined his ...

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Video: Axel Müller Scores against Grenoble

Pumas 7’s Olympian Axel Müller scored for Toulon against Grenoble on Saturday. He crossed for a second half try. The try came from a simple move. Having secured a scrum Toulon Duane Vermeulen linked with Sébastien Tillous-Borde who passed to the Argentine to dive over. Toulon won the match 42-12. The result ...

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Americas Rankings – October 30 2016

There have been changes to the Americas Rankings following Colombia’s home win over Mexico. In winning by 18 points Colombia gained the maximum points on offer, seeing Mexico fall as a result. The updated Americas Rankings – October 30 2016 are the final rankings before the November International begin. Argentina remains well out ...

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Premiership pair to play against Māori

Titi Lamositele and Nick Civetta have been released by Premiership Rugby to play for the US Eagles against the New Zealand Māori in Chicago on Friday. The organization had previously reached an agreement with the Welsh Rugby Union to release stars George North and Jamie Roberts for their match against ...

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Colombia Eliminate Mexico from World Cup Qualifying

Colombia eliminated Mexico from Rugby World Cup qualifying today. A 29-11 win in Medellín sees Mexico’s Japan 2019 dream ending. In contrast Los Tucanes now advance to face Paraguay in the following round in November. Colombia’s win was hard fought. Having conceded an early penalty Los Tucanes were forced to ...

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