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Brazil Name Roster for RWC Qualifiers

Brazil has named a 34-man roster for upcoming Rugby World Cup Qualifiers. Os Tupis are to take-on Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay with the winner facing either Canada or the USA in the final round of Americas qualification. Head Coach Rodolfo Ambrósio has selected his roster for a three-day training camp. An ...

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Americas Rankings – April 23 2017

Test match rugby returned to the Americas on Saturday. The one, and only, match of April saw the Dominican Republic playing at home against Curaçao. With the Copa de Rugby Dominico-Curazaleña on the line, the Dominican Republic powered to a 32-17 victory. The result has consequences for both countries in the Americas ...

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Last Gasp Try costs Canada Gold

Canada suffered last-second heartbreak in Kitakyushu on Sunday as a Michaela Blyde try in stoppage time handed New Zealand victory in the Cup Final at the Kitakyushu 7s. Tries from Jen Kish and Hannah Darling, both converted superbly by captain Ghislaine Landry, gave Canada a two-point lead after Tyla Nathan-Wong ...

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Canada Dominate Day One in Kitakyushu

Americas teams found success on Day One but it was Canada who were in top form in Kitakyushu, Japan, on Friday. They swept aside England, Spain, and the USA in order to move into the Quarter Finals as early favorites at the HSBC Women’s Sevens Series event. Two tries from ...

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Brazil Women’s 7’s Continue Preparation in Japan

Brazil’s Women’s Rugby 7’s roster is continuing preparation in Japan. A squad of 14 players are currently finalizing their preparations for the upcoming 4th leg of the World Series in Kitakyushu. The competition will be staged on April 21-22. Head Coach Reuben Samuel has opted against making wholesale changes. The roster ...

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Brazil Unveil New Main Sponsor

Brazil has unveiled a new main sponsor. Hotel chain, Accor Hotels has agreed to a two year contract with the CBRu. The arrangement has the possibility of being extended for an additional two years. The agreement will see AccorHotels supporting Brazil Rugby during the 2017-2020 Olympic period. Having had both men’s ...

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Civil Society Initiative Underway in Brazil

The growing popularity of rugby in Brazil continues to bring positive gains for the sport and local communities. A Civil Society initiative now underway in Brazil will see HURRA! working together with the Fundação Casa, an entity responsible for seeking to resocialize juvenile offenders. HURRA! held an inaugural class at ...

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South American A 2017 Championship Dates

Dates for the 2017 South American A Championship have been announced. This year’s edition is to see Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay battling it out in a competition which doubles as Rugby World Cup 2019 qualification. The winner of the Four Nation competition is to advance to play either Canada ...

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2017 ARC Dream Team

After five weeks of battle between some of the best and brightest talents in the Americas Rugby Championship, we’ve come to the moment of truth. Through snow and wind and rain, glory and ruin, madness and majesty. We’ve taken notes and studied the tapes. We restricted consideration to players who ...

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