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Video: Joe Taufete’e Scores vs Harlequins

An early second half try from Joe Taufete’e put Worcester in a strong position against the Harlequins. The Eagle crossed for the third and final try for Worcester in what was an Anglo-Welsh Cup match this past Saturday. The try would ultimately not be sufficient for the Worcester Warriors to go ...

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2017 ARC Preview – Chile

Like Brazil, the Chileans have benefited greatly from the re-development of the Americas Rugby Championship. Their 2016 total of 11 tests is almost three times as many as the four they played in 2015, and the first time they’ve had more than seven in a calendar year since 2005. While ...

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2016 ARN Breakthrough Player of the Year

The Breakthrough Player of the Year is somewhat of a loosely defined category. It doesn’t necessitate that a player has achieved international stardom, nor does it require a player to necessarily have achieved international recognition at all. Any player who has demonstrated a significant rise in their standards over the ...

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2017 ARC Preview – Brazil

The introduction of the Americas Rugby Championship has given Brazil a major boost not just in terms of competition standards but perhaps more importantly in sheer volume of test matches. Previously they would go no higher than six tests in a calendar year – in 2016 they had a record ...

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Kish returns for Canada in Sydney

Olympic Bronze medalist Jen Kish returns to the Canadian lineup for the first time since leading the team in the historic event in Brazil as Canada prepare to resume the HSBC Sevens Series in Sydney this coming weekend. Fellow Olympian Ghislaine Landry will retain the captaincy, however, with Kish instead ...

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Chile names squad for Brazil match

Chile have announced a list of 27 players to travel to Sao Paulo for the opening match of the 2017 Americas Rugby Championship on Friday. In doing so they have also revealed their probable starting lineup for the game with a couple surprises. Veteran COBS flyhalf Francisco Cruz looks set ...

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Argentina Mourns the Loss of Puma Bernardo Miguens

Argentina rugby mourns the loss of Bernardo Miguens. The former CUBA and Puma fullback suffered an accident while on vacation in Pinamar and was unable to respond to treatment. He passed away while being transported to Buenos Aires. He was 58. The fourth child of a rugby family, his brothers ...

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