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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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Brazil upset Canada in São Paulo

Brazil have made history again by defeating Canada by 24 points to 23 at the Estádio do Pacaembu on Friday evening. Rain in São Paulo made for tricky conditions and both teams struggled with their handling, but the Tupis earned full marks by outscoring Canada three tries to two. In ...

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ARC Predictions – Round 5

It’s here! The final round of the Americas Rugby Championship. Next week will be a sad one indeed. This year’s competition maybe hasn’t been quite as electric as a year ago, no thanks to the weather, but it has been enjoyable nonetheless and the Americas are undoubtedly better for it. ...

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Match Preview – Brazil vs Canada

Two teams with identical records will battle it out at the Estádio do Pacaembu in São Paulo on Friday in the opening act of the last round in the Americas Rugby Championship. Of course wins and losses do not tell the entire story, and the route to here has been ...

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