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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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ARC Team of the Week – Round 5

It’s over! This weekend we will be distracted by the Vancouver 7s but then the sadness will creep in that it will be another 11 months until the Americas Rugby Championship returns. Of course there’s still plenty to process and the debrief has only just begun, and we still have ...

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Up and Under – ARC 2017 Edition

The 2017 Americas Rugby Championship has come and gone. It was a tremendous success for the sport overall. There were upset results with some performing above expectations. There were also low points with areas requiring the attention of both teams and administrators for 2018. UP The Competition In looking to ...

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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 Brazil For the second year in a row Brazil made history in the Americas Rugby Championship. In 2016 the USA fell in ...

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Brazil vs Canada – ARC 2017 Full Match

Brazil made history on Friday, defeating Canada in São Paulo. The fixture was just the second time the two countries had squared-off. The visitors were, nonetheless, expected to see off os Tupis to record a win. In what was a match in which both side had their moments the rain ...

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New Zealand Women tops in Las Vegas

New Zealand overcame a stern challenge from the Women’s Eagles in the Cup Semi Finals on their way to a dominant Cup Final win over Australia at the HSBC Sevens Series event in Las Vegas on Saturday. The victory stretches New Zealand’s overall table lead to six points above the ...

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Americas Rankings – March 4, 2017

Week 5 of the Americas Rugby Championship has impacted the Americas Rankings. Two out of the three matches were for rankings and both of those matches saw changes to the competitors’ rankings. Uruguay’s home victory over Chile sees no change to the ranking of either country. Uruguay went into the match already with ...

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Canada Women perfect on Las Vegas Day One

Canada picked up where they left off in Sydney as they emerged from Day One in Las Vegas with a perfect 3-0 record. An impressive win over Russia opened the tournament and they coasted past Argentina and France, the latter they’ll meet again in the Cup Quarter Finals on Day ...

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