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Romanian forwards trample Brazil

Brazil were given a brutal lesson in forward power on Saturday as Romania pulverised the South Americans by a score of 56-5 at the Stadionul Arcul de Triumf in Bucharest. Eight tries were scored by the home side, all converted, while the visitors did at least manage to get one ...

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ARN Predictions – June 24

We are into the final found of the June internationals and of course the first round of the Americas 1 World Cup Qualifying series which means that reputations are on the line… but has the fat lady already sung in this competition? Rugby United clairvoyant Dan Mason had another storming ...

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Match Preview – Romania vs Brazil

History will be made on Saturday when Romania plays host to Brazil. The Tier 2 vs Tier 3 fixture is to be the first ever between the countries. It has been brought about as a result of Brazil’s rapid rise in the Americas Rugby Championship. For Romania it is the ...

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What Next for Uruguay?

Fresh off their Nations Cup success Los Teros have extended their winning streak to 9 matches. Wins included are from matches in the Americas Rugby Championship, South American Rugby Championship. What then is next for Uruguay? First up Uruguay is to have home advantage against the Argentina XV. The one-off ...

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Romania add three for Brazil test

Romania have added three players to their training squad for their historic match against Brazil on Saturday. The two countries will meet for the first time, doing battle at the Stadionul National Arcul de Triumf in Bucharest. The Oaks are returning home after a long and arduous trip to Japan ...

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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 Cayman Islands The Cayman Islands defeated Mexico on Saturday, winning 39-17 at the ruman Bodden Complex in Georgetown. Despite the historical results ...

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Americas Rankings – June 18 2017

Test match rugby this weekend resulted in changes in the Americas Rankings. In all there were five test matches involving teams from the Americas. Uruguay’s historic Nations Cup title and the result of Saturday’s test in the Caribbean has resulted in notable changes. The Cayman Islands’ 39-17 win over Mexico means ...

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Team of the Week

It was a great week of rugby but also a massively busy one, with seven games involving Americas teams requiring careful several hours of scrutiny. Add to that a plethora of games played earlier this week and it’s been a challenge to get all caught up! We’ve just about made ...

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Americas Rankings – June 14 2017

Test match rugby today saw changes in the Americas Rankings. Uruguay’s come-from-behind win over Russia has seen Los Teros gaining ground in the rankings. In the Americas Uruguay remains 3rd. The win gives Uruguay a 0.79 point increase in the rankings. This sees Uruguay widening the cap between itself and ...

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