Saturday , December 16 2017
Home / Brazil (page 2)

Brazil

Match Preview – Spain vs Brazil

The 2017 November Internationals have seen a number of firsts. Yet another will join this list on Saturday as Spain face Brazil for the first time in history. Brazil’s players could not be in higher spirits. Their win last weekend over Belgium has underlined the tremendous ongoing progress that is ...

Read More »

Team of the Week

What a weekend for the Americas! Six games in all, five of them wins! It’s certainly the best single day of November results in Americas history, and might well be the best single day period. Only Chile were defeated and that was largely due to fielding a reserve side against ...

Read More »

Bolivia Debut in Zicosur 7’s

Bolivia debuted in the Halcones Zicosur 7’s. Played this past weekend in Tucumán, Argentina Bolivia joined teams from Brazil, Chile,Uruguay and Argentine provinces at the regional event. Paraguay and Peru also had teams involved in Zicosur, albeit not in the rugby. Bolivia is the only Spanish speaking country in South ...

Read More »

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 Daniel Hourcade will be keeping his job. Under immense pressure heading into November, the Head Coach of Los Pumas got ...

Read More »

Americas Rankings – November 19 2017

The Americas Rankings have been updated following the completion of international competition this weekend. The November 19 2017 rankings see improvements for Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Uruguay and the USA. A return to winning ways for Argentina sees the South Americans overtaking Fiji in the World Rankings. The 31-15 win sees ...

Read More »

Belgium vs Brazil – Full Match Video

Among Saturday’s extensive international fixtures was an historic meeting between Belgium and Brazil. Played in front of a packed house at King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels, the match proved a thrilling encounter with the enthusiastic crowd contributing to a wonderful atmosphere. Belgium handed test debuts to sevens star Vincent Hart ...

Read More »

Brazil Write History in Beating Belgium

History was made by Brazil this afternoon. For the first time ever Os Tupis won a test match in Europe. Brazil wrote history by defeating Belgium 23-19 at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels. The win came despite Belgium having started the strongest, appearing to be on their way to ...

Read More »

Match Preview – Belgium vs Brazil

Perhaps one day the Americas Rugby Championship will be considered the turning point for Brazilian rugby. There is no doubt that since joining both the amount of rugby played for Os Tupis and the quality of matches have risen remarkably. What was once no more than five or six tests ...

Read More »

Team of the Week

For the most part it was a difficult week for Americas teams as the November test window officially opened. Canada were swept aside by Georgia with relative ease, Brazil were woeful for much of their match against Germany, and Argentina fell to England in a sleep-inducing encounter at Twickenham. Chile ...

Read More »

Americas Rankings – November 15 2017

Chile’s second round Cup of Nations match against Hong Kong sees a mid-week edition of the Americas Rankings. The November 15 2017 Americas Rankings are updated with changes to the Chileans. Los Cóndores’ 13-6 defeat to Hong Kong has resulted in Chile losing rankings points. The updated rankings see Chile ...

Read More »