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Match officials for ARC announced

Five referees from four countries will take charge of matches in the re-vamped Americas Rugby Championship. Two from Argentina, and one each from Canada, USA, and Uruguay have been appointed to the six-team competition that kicks off on February 6. Each referee has been assigned three of the 15 total ...

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Hands On! with Paul Healy

Less than two months out from the start of the new Americas Rugby Championship, Chile’s head coach resigned. In the latest edition of Hands On!, Americas Rugby News caught up with Paul Healy, the former head coach of Los Condores, to give readers a first-hand account of why he stepped ...

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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 Chile and Brazil 7s A memorable first day in the Chilean city of Viña del Mar saw both Chile and Brazil qualifying ...

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Argentina win Viña del Mar 7’s

Completing an impressive start to 2016 Argentina have won the Viña del Mar 7’s in Chile. The tournament title follows winning the American Sevens last weekend at home in Mar del Plata. The Argentine side regathered from an opening day loss against South Africa to go unbeaten on day two ...

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The Year 2016 for Uruguay Rugby

A complete calendar of rugby matches for Uruguay at all levels has been released by the URU. The Year 2016 for Uruguay Rugby will be groundbreaking with more rugby than ever before for Los Teros while the Uruguay XV, Los Teros 7s, Uruguay under 20s and the national club competitions are ...

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Brazilian Rugby Exposition in São Paulo

A Brazilian rugby exposition is taking place in São Paulo. Organized by Portal do Rugby founder, Victor Ramalho the exposition showcases the sport of rugby in Brazil over the years. Contrary to popular understanding rugby has a deep history in Brazil which the exposition illustrates. Ramalho  points out that “the objective ...

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