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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 The magic of the Estádio do Pacaembu continues! Brazil erased a 21-6 deficit by scoring three tries in the final seven ...

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Americas Rankings – June 11 2017

Test match rugby this weekend saw changes in the Americas Rankings. Gains were made by Brazil and Guyana, winners of their respective matches. Argentina’s loss to England saw the top side in the Americas slightly dropping but remaining top of the Americas. The sensational comeback which saw Brazil toppling Portugal ...

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ARN Predictions – June 10

It’s hard to believe but we’re already in June and a full slate of test matches are upon us! It seems only yesterday we were gliding through the Americas Rugby Championship. Of course since then we’ve seen the South American Championship come and go and also the end of the ...

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Match Preview – Brazil vs Portugal

The rise of Brazil in recent years has made it possible for Os Tupis to enter the international windows. This is a change from the past wherein Brazil relied exclusively on South American Championship opportunities. On Saturday Latin America’s largest country will host Brazil in São Paulo and doing so ...

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24 Team Rugby World Cup ‘Far Away’

A 24 Team Rugby World Cup is ‘Far Away’. Unión de Rugby del Uruguay (URU) President Sebastián Piñeyrua noted to Ignacio Chans of Referi that the chances of expanding from 20 to 24 teams is unlikely. “I don’t believe that it would be so simple, the World Cup is already ...

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Americas Rankings – June 04 2017

Test match rugby this weekend saw changes in the Americas Rankings. Gains were made by the Bahamas and the Cayman Islands, respective winners in their test matches. The Bahamas recovered from losing to the Turks & Caicos Islands to defeat the Dominican Republic on Saturday. The 42-5 away victory sees ...

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Team of the Week

We’re very late getting our best from last weekend up but in our defense it was a busy week and it took some extra time to review all the footage! It was a rough week for the Jaguares and as such not one player from the team makes our selection. ...

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Strong Romania squad named for June tests

Romania will send their strongest possible side to Japan and Canada before hosting Brazil in Bucharest for the June international series. Head coach Lynn Howells has selected the vast majority of the players that claimed the 2017 Rugby Europe Championship. An upset win over Georgia in the final round handed ...

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