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Argentina XV Hammer Brazil in Tierra del Fuego

The Argentina XV hammered Brazil in Tierra del Fuego this evening. The Comprehensive 79-7 saw Brazil overpowered as it rained tries at the bottom of the world. The fixture saw history made with rugby played at the southern most city in the world. Ushuaia hosted international rugby for the first ...

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ARC Predictions – Round 4

It’s hard to believe we’re already into Round 4 of the Americas Rugby Championship. The weeks seem to have flown by. Round 3 went well for our pundits, in fact very well. Most got all three winners correct and while nobody made a spot-on score prediction the only spread that ...

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Match Preview – Argentina XV vs Brazil

It will be a memorable event on Saturday test rugby is played as far south as it can possibly go. Ushuaia and the aptly-named Estadio Agustín Pichot will host the Argentina XV and Brazil. Of course with remoteness comes less inviting weather, and while the damp and windy conditions forecast ...

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Argentina XV Rotate for Brazil

The Argentina XV has rotated its lineup for Brazil. The two South American countries will meet in the world’s southern-most city on Saturday. Only two players who started in the win over Chile remain. Second-rower Ignacio Larrague holds down his position while Juan Cruz González moves from flyhalf to fullback. ...

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Brazil change six for Argentina XV

Brazilian coach Rodolfo Ambrosio has made six changes to his side for a second successive game in a bid to revamp his forwards pack ahead of the formidable challenge represented by tournament favorites Argentina. Brazil were beaten by Uruguay in the previous round of the Americas Rugby Championship but were ...

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Boffelli called up by Argentina XV

Jaguares standout Emiliano Boffelli has been called up to the Argentina XV squad to prepare for the Americas Rugby Championship match against Brazil on Saturday. The highly rated outside back has not played a competitive match since damaging knee ligaments against the Southern Kings in May of last year. Prior ...

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ARC Team of the Week – Round 3

The turning point of the Americas Rugby Championship saw the teams break into three distinct groups. As expected the Argentina XV and USA are tied for the lead after convincing wins, while Uruguay is now level with Canada after getting past a tricky Brazilian side. A number of players put ...

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ARC Notes and Trivia

A few notes and updates from around the Americas Rugby Championship. Look for some new names to enter the fray for the North American teams as they fly south for the final two rounds. There were also a few newcomers to international rugby this past weekend, and a couple other ...

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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 USA The US Eagles set a new record for tries and points scored as they romped to a 51-34 win over ...

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Argentina qualify for Las Vegas 7s

Brazil may have won the title at the Women’s Sudamérica 7s in Córdoba, but it’s Argentina who have claimed the biggest prize. Despite losing 31-12 to the champions, in reaching the final Argentina’s women have qualified as the 12th team at the Las Vegas stop of the HSBC Sevens Series ...

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