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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 7’s A spectacular second half performance saw Los Pumas 7’s downing Fiji to win the Punta del Este 7’s on Saturday. ...

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Argentina Defeat Fiji in Punta del Este 7’s Final

Argentina have defeated Fiji in the Punta del Este 7’s Final. The come-from-behind 22-21 victory sees Argentina claiming the first of two legs of the 2017 South American 7’s. The same eight countries will compete again next weekend, this time in Viña del Mar, Chile. Argentina’s path to the title was challenging. ...

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Chile to Host Argentina XV in Concepción

Chile is to Host the Argentina XV in Concepción. The third round Americas Rugby Championship match will take place at the Estadio CAP Talcahuano on February 18. The venue seats up to 10,500 spectators. It is pictured below. Concepción is the third largest city in Chile after Santiago and Valparaiso. ...

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Canada Maple Leafs Named for South America

The Canada Maple Leafs roster has been named for South America. The Canadian development team will compete in the upcoming international competitions in Punta del Este, Uruguay and Viña del Mar, Chile. The Canadians will be looking to their youth to produce better results than last year. In 2016 the Canadians won ...

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USA Falcons Roster for Punta del Este

The USA Falcons Roster for the upcoming Punta del Este 7’s has been confirmed. Included are a number of players with PRO Rugby experience or game time on the World Sevens circuit. Among the big names are Eagles Aladdin Schirmer and JP Eloff. Cody Jerabek’s impressive PRO Rugby season for ...

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Chile Roster for Punta del Este

The Chile roster for the Punta del Este 7’s has been finalized. The 12-man selection includes eleven players based in Chile and one based abroad. Playing his rugby for the Wests Bulldogs in Australia is Nicolás Herreros Escudero. The Punta del Este 7’s will be played on January 6-7 in ...

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Los Teros Roster for Punta del Este

The Los Teros roster has been named for Punta del Este. The 12-man roster was selected by new Head Coach Francisco Bulanti. The 36-year-old played both rugby sevens and seniors for Uruguay. He earned 24 caps including two at Rugby World Cup 2015. The Punta del Este 7’s will be ...

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2017 Top 10 Wishlist

2017 is just hours away from arriving in the Americas. With that in mind let us take a look into a 2017 Top 10 Wishlist. These desires for the year feature both feasible projections and dreams. The Top 10 list is in no particular order. 1 Juan Imhoff back for ...

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