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Champions Cup – Round 4 Preview

The Champions Cup is the pinnacle of club rugby in Europe and never fails to present compelling matchups. This week is no exception with a number of teams in do-or-die situations as they vie for one of the biggest prizes in the sport. The good news for the Americas is ...

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Challenge Cup – Round 4 Preview

Round four of the European Challenge Cup is typically one that starts to sort out the wheat from the chaff. Unfortunately it also tends to be round that clubs already down the pecking order roll out weakened lineups which can end up with some lopsided results. Newcastle, Edinburgh, and Connacht ...

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British & Irish Cup – Round 4 Preview

The fourth round of the British & Irish Cup coincides with the bigger European competitions with the Greene King IPA Championship sides facing either Guinness Pro 14 reserve teams or shuffled versions of their regular Championship rivals. It’s a quiet week as far as the Americas are concerned with only ...

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Pro D2 – Week 16 Preview

The French Pro D2 stepped into the second half of the season on Thursday with an incredible 15 games of the regular season already on the books. Montauban remain slightly ahead but there are now three clubs within two points after Perpignan’s win at Bayonne on Thursday evening. It wasn’t ...

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Team of the Week

One of the more enjoyable teams to choose this year came after a fine week for Americas players in Europe. Nearly all of them made positive contributions and a few came away with Man of the Match or Dream Team selections. Players from the European competitions, the Pro D2, Spain’s ...

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Best of the Rest

It’s another edition of some of our choice picks from elsewhere in the cyber-world. Most of the articles touch on topics related to the Americas but not all. In this installment there are pieces on Major League Rugby, contract negotiations, player development, mental illness, life as a professional, Argentina’s woes, ...

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Canada draws USA for Sydney Sevens

Canada performed well enough at the Cape Town Sevens to enter Sydney as the top seeds in their pool but it’s fair to say the draw has not been kind. Joining them in arguably the toughest bracket of the tournament, Pool D, are North American rivals USA, 6th-ranked Australia, and ...

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Three Americas players in Cape Town Dream Team

After sending two teams to the Semi Finals the Americas have been rewarded with three selections to the official HSBC Dream Team for the Cape Town Sevens. Canadian duo Mike Fuailefau and Justin Douglas are named along with Argentina’s Rodrigo Etchart. Fuailefau scored a try in the opener against Samoa ...

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