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Argentina Add Three to Roster for Salta Test

Argentina have added three players to the team roster for the Salta test match. Los Pumas will play host to South Africa in the Northern Argentine city this coming Saturday. The second round match sees the South Americans looking to rebound from a disappointing opening performance. Gone from the roster ...

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Pumas Hooker On His Way to France

A Pumas Hooker is on his Way to France, reports Midi Olympique. The authority on French rugby has reported that Santiago Iglesias Valdez is departing Argentina to join Béziers as a medical joker. This will see the 24-year-old taking the place of the injured Spanish hooker, Marco Pinto Ferrer who ...

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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 2018 South American A Championship The South American A Championship is to Expand in 2018. The reformed competition will be an increase ...

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Americas Rankings – August 20 2017

This weekend there was one capped get match involving teams from the Americas. That fixture was the Rugby Championship opening round match in Port Elizabeth. Argentine fell to a heavy defeat against South Africa, losing 37-15. The updated Americas Rankings for August 20 2017 see Argentina losing points. The Springboks’ ...

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Senatore Out, Tetaz Chaparro in Doubt for Salta

Leoanrdo Senatore is out and Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro is in doubt for this coming Saturday’s match in Salta. Argentina host South Africa in a round two Rugby Championship in Northern Argentina. Head Coach Daniel Hourcade will require a different player to start at No 8 and potentially also at Loose ...

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Hourcade: South Africa were superior

In the aftermath of Argentina’s 37-15 defeat against South Africa today, Head Coach Daniel Hourcade analyzed the performance. Hourcade noted that “I think that South Africa were superior, had a notable dominance which, in the second half, was reflected in the result. We had few opportunities and defended a lot ...

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Argentina Outclassed in Port Elizabeth

Argentina was outclassed in Port Elizabeth today, falling 37-15 to South Africa. The heavy defeat included tries to Courtnall Skosan, Raymond Rhule, Siya Kolisi and Pieter-Steph Du Toit. Los Pumas managed two from Martin Landajo and Emiliano Boffelli. South Africa thoroughly deserved the win. The impressive performance had Argentina defending ...

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South American A Championship To Expand in 2018

The South American A Championship is to Expand in 2018. The reformed competition will be an increase to a South American Six Nations Championship. Newcomers Colombia are to participate for the first time. Sources from Colombia have confirmed with Americas Rugby News that Los Tucanes earned the right to compete ...

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Team of the Week

There were a slew of European club pre-season matches over the weekend as well as the URBA Top 12, and of course Sunday’s Canadian Rugby Championship fixtures. The World Cup doesn’t come around often however, and with two games inside a week we’ve opted for an all-women’s team for this ...

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