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Brazil Change Six for Paraguay

Brazil has made six changes for Saturday’s final round fixture of the 2016 South American A Championship. Brazil face Paraguay in Asunción with the winner avoiding the wooden spoon and, also, securing their place in the 2017 edition of the tournament. The loser will have a close watch on the ...

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Chile Make Four Changes for Uruguay

Four changes have been made by Chile for Saturday’s test match against Uruguay in Montevideo. The third and final round fixture of the South American A Championship will see the two undefeated sides squaring-off at the Estadio Charrúa. Benjamín Soto is to be in charge of an unaltered back row with ...

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Brazil Welcome Argentina and Colombia for Training

This week the host nation of the 2016 Olympic Games, Brazil welcomes Argentina and Colombia for training ahead of the global sporting spectacle. Brazil’s female athletes are working together with their South American rivals with a common goal of being well prepared for upcoming international competition. Members of the three ...

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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 Sitting pretty at the top of the South American A Championship standings is Uruguay. After two rounds Los Teros are the ...

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Americas Rankings – May 1 2016

There have been changes to the Americas Rankings following international competition this weekend. The updated Americas Rankings – May 01 2016 see improvements for Brazil while the Dominican Republic and Turks & Caicos both rise to new highs. Despite winning big in Asunción there is no change to Uruguay‘s rankings position nor ...

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Uruguay Overpower Paraguay in Asunción

Following their opening round win over Brazil in São Paulo Uruguay made it two from two as Los Teros overpowered Paraguay in Asunción this afternoon. In defeating Los Yakarés 60-15 the Uruguayans are now the odds-on favorites to win the South American A Championship. As big as the final scoreline ...

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Brazil and Chile Draw in São Paulo

Brazil and Chile competed to a 20-20 draw in the second round South American ‘A’ Championship match in São Paulo this afternoon. Despite outscoring the visitors by three tries to two Brazil’s inaccurate goal kicking saw no winner. As was the case against Uruguay one week earlier, Brazil had an ...

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Brazil secure home games against Kenya and Guyana

Brazil has secured home games in against Kenya and Guyana in June, the CBRu confirmed on Thursday. Brazil previously faced Kenya in a test match in Dubai in 2011. The Africans won the match 27-25. The Brazilians are to play both Kenya and northern neighbors Guyana in the country’s northern state of Amapá, ...

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Smith to captain Brazil vs Chile

Number 8 Nick Smith will captain Brazil in Saturday’s home international against Chile in São Paulo. The SPAC back-rower will have the honor of leading the team in a South American A Championship match at the Estadio Pacaembu, São Paulo’s stadium used for the 1950 FIFA World Cup. The fixture ...

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