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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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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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Americas Rankings – August 15 2017

This weekend there was one capped get match involving teams from the Americas. That fixture was the South American C Championship warm-up match in Guatemala City. The 2015 and 2016 champions, Guatemala hosted the 2014 champions, El Salvador. The match was a one-sided affair. Guatemala’s tremendous progress in recent years ...

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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 Paraguay Paraguay has officially started a High Performance Plan for rugby. The project will see both men’s and women’s players both at ...

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Brazil u20’s Complete Historic Win over Chile

History was made today in South America. For the first time ever Brazil defeated Chile at u20’s. The junior Brazilian side won 7-5, doing so in Montevideo, Uruguay. The match was the first of two match in the closing day of international competition in the Uruguayan capital. Argentina, Brazil, Chile ...

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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 Argentina XV The Argentina XV impressed against Toulon, winning 45-24 at La Catedral on Saturday. The official national ‘A’ side proved to ...

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Puma Visits Band Saracens

A special guest has been visiting Band Saracens this week. 24-year-old Argentine hooker Santiago Iglesias Valdés featured at the team’s training at the Band Arena in São Paulo. Santiago Iglesias Valdés is the older brother of Erick who plays for Band Saracens. Together with his father German and brother Agustín ...

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