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Macome Added to National Training Camp

Former Bayonne No 8, Benjamín Macome has been added to the upcoming national training camp. The Tucumán forward joins the 22-man roster announced on November 22. As such Macome will be free to play for Los Jaguares in the Super Rugby opener. Los Jaguares and the Argentina XV will both begin ...

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Friday mixes new and old for Eagles 7s

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Four new names are in line to don the Eagles 7s jersey for the first time during the opening rounds of the 2016-17 HSBC Sevens Series. The new season begins this coming weekend in Dubai, with Cape Town to follow a week later. Head coach Mike Friday will have nine ...

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Rugby Canada Chairman issues Open Letter

Rugby Canada Chairman of the Board Tim Powers has published an open letter on the Rugby Canada website. The letter addresses staunch criticism of Rugby Canada following their decision not to come to an agreement with PRO Rugby and also a perceived lack of transparency with the Canadian rugby community ...

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Rugby Arrives in INISA

Rugby is to be used as a recovery and insertion tool for the youth deprived of the liberty of INISA – the Instituto Nacional de Inclusión Social Adolescente (the National Institute for Adolescent Social Inclusion). Following a meeting with Alejandro Lemes and Ignacio Inchausti of the URU with Gabriela Fulco ...

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2017 to be the Colombian-French Year

2017 is to be the Colombian-French year. The Federación Colombiana de Rugby (FER) have informed that National Sporting Director, Mauricio Henao ha had a number of productive meetings in Paris with the Federación Francesa de Rugby (FFR). The theme to come out of the meetings is that 2017 is to ...

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Video: Germany vs Brazil 2016 – Test 2

On Saturday Germany completed a 2-0 home series win over Brazil. Having won the first test in Heidelberg the South Americans were off the pace in Leipzig, losing 36-14. The result confirmed Germany’s superiority and gives Brazil plenty to work on ahead of the Americas Rugby Championship. Brazil’s  next assignment, though, ...

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New-look Women’s Eagles for Dubai

Five debutantes have been named by Richie Walker to compete in the opening round of the HSBC Sevens Series in Dubai this coming weekend. Only four players return from the team that competed at the Olympic Games in August with a new group setting their sights on Tokyo 2020. Olympic ...

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Olympic feel to Canada team for Dubai

Nine members of Canada’s Bronze Medal-winning Olympic Sevens team will reunite for the opening round of the HSBC Sevens Series in Dubai this coming weekend. Leading the side in the absence of injured captain Jen Kish is leading points scorer Ghislaine Landry. The other two absentees from the Rio group ...

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