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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.

Capó Ortega, Urdapilleta Star in Castres Victory

Rodrigo Capó Ortega and Benjamín Urdapilleta both started in Castres’ victory. Playing at home against Lyon, Castres won 33-22 to move into 4th position in the Top 14. Both players started the match with Capó Ortega captaining the club from the second-row and Urdapilleta playing fly half. The Uruguayan veteran ...

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Americas Rankings – February 25 2018

Results from round four of the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship (ARC) have seen changes to the Americas Rankings. The updated Americas Rankings – February 25 2018 see Uruguay now officially ranked higher than the USA. This is unprecedented. Chile’s home defeat against Uruguay sees Los Cóndores dropping 0.41 rankings points ...

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SaberCats strike Gold in Houston

The Houston SaberCats made history once again on Saturday evening when they defeated the New Orleans Gold 30-12 at Constellation Field. It was the first ever match between two Major League Rugby franchises, a match played at high tempo in front of nearly 2,700 strong. Both the attendance and caliber ...

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Argentina XV knock down Canada in Jujuy

The Argentina XV knocked down Canada by a score of 40-15 in Jujuy on Saturday evening. The win sees Argentina going to an overall record of 3-1 in the Americas Rugby Championship and gives them a shot at the title, but they’ll need a big game from Uruguay against the ...

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USA earn dominant win over Brazil

The USA scored a convincing 45-16 win over Brazil at the Estádio Martins Pereira on Saturday. It keeps their Americas Rugby Championship title hopes very much alive heading into the final round. The opening quarter did not go well for the Tupis. Mike Te’o crossed with less than five minutes ...

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Records fall as Uruguay rout Chile

Uruguay got their Americas Rugby Championship back on track with a record-setting rout of Chile at the Estadio de La Pintana in Santiago. Nine tries were their most over against the Cóndores. The final score read 67-15, also setting records in points scored and points differential. The opening quarter was ...

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Jaguares hammered by Lions

Los Jaguares were hammered by the Lions today, losing 47-27 in Johannesburg. Having lost last Saturday today’s result sees Los Jaguares returning home to Argentina with an 0-2 record and zero competition points to begin the season. Despite losing by 20 points Los Jaguars actually held an early 10-0 lead. ...

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Match Preview – Houston SaberCats vs NOLA Gold

History will be made at Constellation Field on Saturday evening when two Major League Rugby sides take the pitch opposite each other for the first time. The Houston SaberCats host the New Orleans Gold in preseason action with both offering virtually full strength rosters and extended benches that see 25 ...

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ARC Preview – Argentina XV vs Canada

The Americas Rugby Championship continues to see matches played far and wide in the Americas. On Saturday the Argentina XV play host to Canada in Jujuy, the country’s northern-most point. Their prior home match against Chile was in the world’s southern-most city Ushuaia. In looking for their third win they host ...

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