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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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Final Women’s Rosters for Las Vegas 7s

The women’s rosters have been finalized for the 2017 Las Vegas 7s, and in its inaugural season as a fully-fledged stop on the HSBC Sevens Series the tournament will be hosting a number of the world’s top players this weekend. Six out of seven named to the Women’s Dream Team ...

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Lucas Duque returns to face Canada

Lucas Duque returns to the Tupis lineup to face Canada in the final round of the Americas Rugby Championship on Friday. The veteran scrumhalf has recovered from injury that ruled him out of the first four games of the tournament, one of seven changes in all made by head coach ...

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ARC Team of the Week – Round 4

This week saw two blowout scores and one upset, and it’s the two big winners who dominate our weekly selection. While Uruguay’s historic win was a laudable team accomplishment, in truth both teams failed to live up to expectations in a game riddled with penalties and rudimentary errors. With one ...

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ARC 2017: Argentina XV vs Brazil – Full Match

International rugby landed in Ushuaia for the first time on Saturday as the Argentina XV hosted Brazil. The visitors grabbed an unlikely early lead but faded rapidly, ultimately capitulating by a huge score. Brazil will look to save face against Canada at home next weekend, while the Argentines will play ...

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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 Uruguay Los Teros got the result they wanted on Saturday evening, defeating Canada 17-13 in Maldonado. It marks the first time that ...

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Americas Rankings – February 25 2017

Week 4 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 Canada sees the North Americans dropping 0.88 rankings points to Uruguay. The updated rankings mean ...

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