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Bolivia Debut in Zicosur 7’s

Bolivia debuted in the Halcones Zicosur 7’s. Played this past weekend in Tucumán, Argentina Bolivia joined teams from Brazil, Chile,Uruguay and Argentine provinces at the regional event. Paraguay and Peru also had teams involved in Zicosur, albeit not in the rugby. Bolivia is the only Spanish speaking country in South ...

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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 Argentina Daniel Hourcade will be keeping his job. Under immense pressure heading into November, the Head Coach of Los Pumas got ...

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Americas Rankings – November 19 2017

The Americas Rankings have been updated following the completion of international competition this weekend. The November 19 2017 rankings see improvements for Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Uruguay and the USA. A return to winning ways for Argentina sees the South Americans overtaking Fiji in the World Rankings. The 31-15 win sees ...

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Belgium vs Brazil – Full Match Video

Among Saturday’s extensive international fixtures was an historic meeting between Belgium and Brazil. Played in front of a packed house at King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels, the match proved a thrilling encounter with the enthusiastic crowd contributing to a wonderful atmosphere. Belgium handed test debuts to sevens star Vincent Hart ...

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Brazil Write History in Beating Belgium

History was made by Brazil this afternoon. For the first time ever Os Tupis won a test match in Europe. Brazil wrote history by defeating Belgium 23-19 at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels. The win came despite Belgium having started the strongest, appearing to be on their way to ...

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Match Preview – Belgium vs Brazil

Perhaps one day the Americas Rugby Championship will be considered the turning point for Brazilian rugby. There is no doubt that since joining both the amount of rugby played for Os Tupis and the quality of matches have risen remarkably. What was once no more than five or six tests ...

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Team of the Week

For the most part it was a difficult week for Americas teams as the November test window officially opened. Canada were swept aside by Georgia with relative ease, Brazil were woeful for much of their match against Germany, and Argentina fell to England in a sleep-inducing encounter at Twickenham. Chile ...

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Americas Rankings – November 15 2017

Chile’s second round Cup of Nations match against Hong Kong sees a mid-week edition of the Americas Rankings. The November 15 2017 Americas Rankings are updated with changes to the Chileans. Los Cóndores’ 13-6 defeat to Hong Kong has resulted in Chile losing rankings points. The updated rankings see Chile ...

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France To Host Rugby World Cup 2023

France is to host Rugby World Cup 2023. Confirmation came through in a live announcement this morning from World Rugby. The sport’s governing body made the announcement that France 2023 had won the vote, defeating bids from Ireland and South Africa. The bid was won despite World Rugby having recently ...

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Germany vs Brazil – Full Match Video

Germany faced Brazil for the fifth time since 2015 on Saturday in a match played at Bruno Place Stadion in Leipzig. It was the first action of the November international schedule for both countries. Both sides featured new-look sides as Germany handed debuts to Ayron Schramm, Wynston Cameron-Dow, and Nikolai ...

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