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Women’s Eagles named for Las Vegas

Richie Walker has selected his team for the Las Vegas 7s. For the first time at the event the women will run concurrently with the men’s and enjoy full HSBC Sevens Series status. The historic all-North American final in Sydney has put the Eagles in the unusual position of being ...

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Canadian Women look for Sydney repeat

Canada will look to repeat their Cup-winning heroics of Sydney when they descend upon Las Vegas this weekend. In winning their second ever HSBC Sevens Series event Canada have qualified as top seeds in their pool and will face Russia, France, and Sudamérica qualifiers Argentina on Day One. Only two ...

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CRC Announces Shortened 2017 Season

The Canadian Rugby Championship has announced their schedule for the 2017 season and it is not a long read. A major shortfall in funding has seen the regional competition reduced to just eight games in total, with each team playing just one game before a three-match tournament in Calgary in ...

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Sánchez Gives Jaguares a Boost

The return of Nicolás Sánchez has given Los Jaguares a boost. Sánchez has been with the team in South Africa but was not considered for the opening round match against the Southern Kings this past weekend. Joaquín Díaz Bonilla made his Super Rugby debut in place of Sánchez but was forced ...

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ARC 2017: Uruguay vs Canada – Full Match

Saturday evening will live long in the memory of both teams but for very different reasons. Uruguay defeated Canada for the first time since 2002, running up 17 points by halftime and holding on to earn just their second ever victory against a Canadian side. The hugely disappointing performance from ...

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ARC 2017: Argentina XV vs Brazil – Full Match

International rugby landed in Ushuaia for the first time on Saturday as the Argentina XV hosted Brazil. The visitors grabbed an unlikely early lead but faded rapidly, ultimately capitulating by a huge score. Brazil will look to save face against Canada at home next weekend, while the Argentines will play ...

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ARC 2017: Chile vs USA – Full Match

The Eagles began their South American leg of the Americas Rugby Championship in Santiago on Saturday afternoon. Chile put up a fight until midway through the second half when the difference in fitness and preparation between the two teams became very apparent. The victory continues the perfect record for the ...

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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 Uruguay Los Teros got the result they wanted on Saturday evening, defeating Canada 17-13 in Maldonado. It marks the first time that ...

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Díaz Bonilla To Miss Stormers Clash

Coming off their win over the Southern Kings Los Jaguares have been dealt a blow. Starting fly half in Port Elizabeth, Joaquín Díaz Bonilla is out of the round two clash against the Stormers in Cape Town. Playing in his Super Rugby debut the Hindú Club product was delivering a ...

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