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Ambrósio and Brazil Focus on Overcoming Colombia

Os Tupis Head Coach Rodolfo Ambrósio has announced a 33-man training squad to prepare for this coming Saturday’s vital home international against Los Tucanes in São Paulo. Brazil will take-on north-western neighbors, Colombia in a repechage match with the winner playing in the South American A Championship in 2016 while ...

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Brazil falls to 9th in Americas

Following a 2-0 series loss against Germany Brazil’s World Ranking has suffered with the world’s fifth largest country falling to 45th in the world. The new ranking sees Brazil falling behind both Trinidad & Tobago and Colombia to be 9th in the Americas. Prior to facing Germany Brazil was already ranked ...

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Up and Under

The 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 Guatemala Never is it clearer that progress has been made when a team defeats a side considered to be better. Not ...

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Australia claim Women’s Dubai title

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Australia proved to be a step ahead of the field as the Pearls took home the title in round one of the Women’s World Sevens Series. Defending champions New Zealand were shown the door by their neighbors in a terrific quarter-final encounter that went right to the wire. The semi-final ...

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Brazil fall to Germany in front of record Crowd

Following on from the first test, played last Saturday in Blumenau the teams met in São Paulo this evening in the second of two internationals. The 31-7 final score sees the Europeans returning home  with two well-earned results. With both preparing for continental competitions in February and March the series ...

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Chile to face Brazil in Santiago

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The governing body of Chilean rugby, FERUCHI have announced the dates and cities for the inaugural Americas Rugby Championship, to be played in February and March 2016. The new competition will bring together countries from North and South America to compete in an annual competition similar to the traditional Six Nations ...

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Upsets galore on Dubai Day 1

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Upsets were the name of the game on Day 1 at the Dubai Sevens, as three remarkable results got the 2015-16 Women’s World Series off to a spectacular start. The results have raised eyebrows across the sevens universe, with Olympic gold now appearing very far from a fait accompli. Last ...

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Full Fixtures List for Americas Rugby Cup

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With news starting to trickle in from various sources, Americas Rugby News can confirm the full schedule for the inaugural Americas Rugby Cup. The new tournament, involving six Americas nations, will run on consecutive Saturdays from February 6 to February 27, with the final round falling on Sunday, March 6. ...

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Uruguay Confirm Americas Six Nations Calendar

URU President Sebastián Piñeyrúa has confirmed Uruguay’s international program for the inaugural Americas Rugby Cup (Americas Six Nations) competition. Set to be played in February and March Uruguay will join fellow Rugby World Cup 2015 competitors Argentina, Canada, the USA in addition to Brazil and Chile in a new, annual tournament. ...

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Up and Under

The 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 Aaron Carpenter The former Canadian captain has worn the skipper’s armband for the past two weeks for Cornish Pirates, and led ...

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