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Americas Rankings – October 15 2017

The Americas Rankings have been updated following the completion of international competition this weekend. The October 15 2017 rankings see changes for Venezuela and Peru. As a result of Saturday’s win in Lima, Venezuela have risen and Peru fallen in the Americas Rankings. The 33-21 away win means Venezuela is ...

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Officials for November Internationals

World Rugby has unveiled the complete list of officials for the November Internationals. This year’s edition is disappointing from an Americas perspective as powerhouses Argentina are again lacking any appointments. From the Americas as a whole World Rugby has overlooked the region. The only match of the 40 games taking ...

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Americas Rankings – October 8 2017

The Americas Rankings have been updated following the completion of international competition this weekend. The October 8 2017 rankings see changes for Argentina, Barbados, Colombia and Peru. Argentina’s Rugby Championship campaign was poor. Los Pumas lost every single match, gaining no competition points and conceding 17 points or more in ...

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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 Chile Chile is to play in a Historic Four match tour in November. Los Cóndores’ incorporation into international activity sees the ...

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Germany line up Brazil, USA, and Chile

For the second year in a row Germany will play Americas opposition in all three of their November test matches. Having already committed to Brazil and the USA, the German Rugby Union (DRV) has now confirmed a match against Chile on November 25th. Originally announced as South Korea, the Asia ...

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Brazil Targets Place in Currie Cup

Brazil is seeking new paths to development. With significant financial backing and ever increasing exposure from the Americas Rugby Championship, Brazil is now targeting a place in the Currie Cup. The Currie Cup is South Africa’s annual domestic rugby competition. The 2017 edition is the 79th in the history and ...

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Spain confirm Canada and Brazil tests

The Spanish Rugby Federation (FER) has confirmed they they will host two test matches in November against Americas opposition. They will first face Canada on November 18 and then Brazil on November 25. Brazil (CBRu) have also confirmed the match but Rugby Canada are yet to publicly announce their November ...

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Brazil confirms three-match European tour

The Brazilian Rugby Confederation (CBRu) has confirmed a three-match tour to Europe in November. With Germany and Spain already known, the third opponent will be Belgium, to be played in Brussels as the second match on the tour on November 18. The first stop will be in Leipzig on November ...

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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 Los Pumas fell 39-22 to New Zealand on Saturday. The defeat saw a late fury from the All Blacks who overturned ...

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