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Brazil Women’s 7’s Continue Preparation in Japan

Brazil’s Women’s Rugby 7’s roster is continuing preparation in Japan. A squad of 14 players are currently finalizing their preparations for the upcoming 4th leg of the World Series in Kitakyushu. The competition will be staged on April 21-22. Head Coach Reuben Samuel has opted against making wholesale changes. The roster ...

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Brazil Unveil New Main Sponsor

Brazil has unveiled a new main sponsor. Hotel chain, Accor Hotels has agreed to a two year contract with the CBRu. The arrangement has the possibility of being extended for an additional two years. The agreement will see AccorHotels supporting Brazil Rugby during the 2017-2020 Olympic period. Having had both men’s ...

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Civil Society Initiative Underway in Brazil

The growing popularity of rugby in Brazil continues to bring positive gains for the sport and local communities. A Civil Society initiative now underway in Brazil will see HURRA! working together with the Fundação Casa, an entity responsible for seeking to resocialize juvenile offenders. HURRA! held an inaugural class at ...

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South American A 2017 Championship Dates

Dates for the 2017 South American A Championship have been announced. This year’s edition is to see Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay battling it out in a competition which doubles as Rugby World Cup 2019 qualification. The winner of the Four Nation competition is to advance to play either Canada ...

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2017 ARC Dream Team

After five weeks of battle between some of the best and brightest talents in the Americas Rugby Championship, we’ve come to the moment of truth. Through snow and wind and rain, glory and ruin, madness and majesty. We’ve taken notes and studied the tapes. We restricted consideration to players who ...

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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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