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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 North American Women’s 7s What an exciting weekend for Americas rugby, especially on the Sydney leg of the HBSC Women’s Sevens Series. For ...

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Americas Rankings – February 06 2017

The opening round of the 2017 Americas Rugby Championship sees test rugby underway for the year. The six best teams from the Americas played in the first of five rounds with two of the three matches being capped. The opening fixture in São Paulo saw the lower ranked Brazil gaining ...

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ARC 2017: Brazil vs Chile – Full Match

The second annual Americas Rugby Championship got underway on Friday. Brazil had home advantage against Chile and were eager to make use of it. In the corresponding fixture one year ago it was Chile who were victorious. Los Cóndores’ 25-22 win would be Chile’s best performance of the tournament. A ...

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Brazil Down Chile in ARC Opener

Brazil overturned last year’s loss to down Chile in São Paulo this evening. With the two having yet to play in a Rugby World Cup this match was the one both targeted as a must win. The opening half was extremely even.  The teams both had 50% possession. On the scoreboard ...

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ARC Predictions – Round 1

  The Americas Rugby Championship is back… and that means it’s time for predictions! Never keen to disappoint, once again we have compiled some of the bravest pundits in the Americas to run the rule over the competition. This week the magic number is 10… the number of prognosticators we ...

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2017 ARC Preview – Uruguay

Uruguay have been identified by World Rugby as a country of great promise, and formally achieved promotion to Tier 2 status last year. A co-operative relationship with neighbors Argentina have given them access to coaching resources and personnel, not least Esteban Meneses, regarded in Argentine circles as one of the ...

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USA, Canada into Sydney 7s Quarter Finals

Both the USA and Canada have qualified for the Cup Quarter Finals of the Sydney 7s. Both teams managed two wins from three during the pool stages on Day One. Brazil were not so lucky, losing all three matches and falling into the consolation Trophy bracket for Day Two. It ...

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2017 ARC Preview – Argentina XV

Argentina must be thanked for putting their weight behind establishing the new Americas Rugby Championship, but in the same breath they are frustratingly the only side who enters the competition without full test status, choosing instead to field their second-string ‘Argentina XV’ team with their top players locked into Super ...

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