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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.

Chile To Play Historic Four Match Tour in November

Chile is to play in a Historic Four match tour in November. Los Cóndores’ incorporation into international activity sees the Chileans’ dream turning into reality. Following a series of meetings involving Sudamérica Rugby and World Rugby it can now be confirmed that Chile will play away matches in both Asia ...

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Argentina XV trim squad for Uruguay match

A powerful match day 23 has been named to face Uruguay on September 29 to contest the Sudamérica Rugby Cup. Included are four players who appeared for the Jaguares during the Super Rugby season – second row Juan Cruz Guillemaín, flyhalf Joaquín Díaz Bonilla, and the Ezcurra brothers, scrumhalf Felipe ...

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Top 14 – Round 5 Preview

Round 5 of the French Top 14 takes place this weekend. It is to be a five-two split with matches spread between Saturday and Sunday. First up will be the feature match of Clermont vs Racing 92. The home side will have Patricio Fernández as the reserve fly half. Meanwhile ...

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Treviso Acquire Former Pumas Hooker

Tomás Baravalle is set to become the latest Argentine playing in Italy. The hooker from Rosario’s Jockey Club is leaving Argentina this weekend to join up with Guinness Pro 14 Championship side Benetton Treviso. Aged 26, Baravalle has one test cap to his name. His one appearance was against Uruguay ...

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RFU Championship – Round 4 Preview

Six games will adorn the weekend in Round 4 of the Greene King IPA Championship, four on Saturday and two on Sunday. Americas players will have a say in five of them. Aaron Carpenter continues his streak at No 8 for Doncaster Knights when they host Nottingham at Castle Park ...

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Guinness Pro 14 – Round 4 Preview

Round 4 of the the Guinness Pro 14 takes place this weekend. It gets underway with four matches being played today. In Italy Benetton Treviso welcome Welsh region the Ospreys. It is to be a fixture of interest to fans from both Argentina and Canada. Named on the bench for ...

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Aviva Premiership – Round 4 Preview

Round 4 of England’s Aviva Premiership kicks-off later-on today. As was the case in the prior three rounds there are to be a host of players from the Americas involved. Opening the round will be a derby. The one and only Friday fixture sees Gloucester at home to Worcester. The ...

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Pro D2 – Week 6 Preview

Grenoble scored a big win over Bayonne at the Stade Jean Dauger on Thursday evening to kick off the 6th week of action in the French Pro D2. Road wins are difficult to come by in French rugby, and one over their fellow Top 14 exports is a particularly big ...

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Germany line up Brazil, USA, and Chile

For the second year in a row Germany will play Americas opposition in all three of their November test matches. Having already committed to Brazil and the USA, the German Rugby Union (DRV) has now confirmed a match against Chile on November 25th. Originally announced as South Korea, the Asia ...

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