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Formally created in June 2015, this website's goal is to increase media exposure of the Tier 2 rugby nations, and create a hub with a focus on the stories of rugby in the Americas - North, Central and South.

Match Preview – Rock vs Blues

The defending champion Ontario Blues will meet the Atlantic Rock in Truro, Nova Scotia, on Saturday afternoon as the Eastern franchises get their Canadian Rugby Championship officially underway. Having witnessed a dominant BC Bears victory over the Prairie Wolf Pack last Friday, the Blues will be keen to put in ...

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Houston Strikers add Eagles 7s Player to Roster

The Houston Strikers recruitment drive continues. The Texan side is preparing for Major League Rugby by putting together a competitive player roster. The latest figure to join is Eagles 7s player Pago Haini. The 26-year-old back row forward joins from the Santa Monica Rugby Club Dolphins in Southern California, having previously ...

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Argentina Change Four for Rugby Championship

Daniel Hourcade has gone for four changes for the Rugby Championship. The Los Pumas Head Coach has named a 33-man roster to begin training for the Southern Hemisphere’s toughest competition on July 31. Scrum-half Tomás Cubelli has recovered from a knee injury. Having missed the majority of the Super Rugby ...

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Argentina XV Roster Named for Toulon

The Argentina XV roster has been named for Toulon. Argentina’s ‘A’ side will play host to the Top 14 club in two matches. Head Coach Felipe Contepomi has named a roster including Jaguares players Felipe Arregui, Gonzalo Bertranou, Felipe Ezcurra, Juan Cruz Guillemaín, Marcos Kremer, Manuel Montero and Tomás Lavanini. ...

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New caps in Women’s Eagles World Cup squad

Two uncapped players have been named in the USA Women’s Eagles squad for the upcoming Women’s Rugby World Cup, set to kick off on August 9. Houston Athletic prop Nicole James and USA 7s winger Jessica Javelet are the surprise inclusions having not previously seen test action, the pair making ...

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Team of the Week

We’re into the slow season in terms of having teams to choose from and this week saw the end of the Super Rugby season for the Jaguares which means there’s even one less. A Canadian Rugby Championship fixture between the BC Bears and Prairie Wolf Pack might normally have provided ...

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