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Blues hold off stern Rock challenge

The Ontario Blues held off a defiant Atlantic Rock side to come away 24-17 winners in their opening round Canadian Rugby Championship fixture at Farnham Mill Rugby Park in Truro, Nova Scotia, on Saturday. After building an ominous 24-0 lead in the first half the Blues saw their chances disappear ...

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Match Preview – Rock vs Blues

The defending champion Ontario Blues will meet the Atlantic Rock in Truro, Nova Scotia, on Saturday afternoon as the Eastern franchises get their Canadian Rugby Championship officially underway. Having witnessed a dominant BC Bears victory over the Prairie Wolf Pack last Friday, the Blues will be keen to put in ...

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Team of the Week

We’re into the slow season in terms of having teams to choose from and this week saw the end of the Super Rugby season for the Jaguares which means there’s even one less. A Canadian Rugby Championship fixture between the BC Bears and Prairie Wolf Pack might normally have provided ...

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Ontario Blues name squad for Rock tilt

The Ontario Blues have named their roster for their opening match of the 2017 Canadian Rugby Championship as they face the Atlantic Rock at Farnham Mill Rugby Park in Truro, Nova Scotia, on Saturday. While this will be the first regular match of the season for both sides, they met ...

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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 Pool of Death There is still two years of international competition to go but brace yourselves! The Pool of Death in Japan ...

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Bears pulverise Wolf Pack to open CRC in style

The BC Bears got their 2017 Canadian Rugby Championship campaign off to the best possible start with a savage display of attacking rugby to defeat the visiting Prairie Wolf Pack by 43-0 at Thunderbird Stadium on Friday evening. Calling the performance comprehensive did not do justice to the dominance displayed ...

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Match Preview – Bears vs Wolf Pack

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The Canadian Rugby Championship returns on Friday evening when the BC Bears welcome the Prairie Wolf Pack to UBC’s Thunderbird Stadium in the competition opener. For the Bears it will be a chance to get off on the right foot after several years of struggle since winning the inaugural tournament ...

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Best of the Rest

This week we’ve got a spread of articles from Japan to Uruguay, from Australia to Scotland. A brief chat with an NFL prospect, young Canadian talent making a splash in Rugby League, Uruguay’s thoughts on the race to Americas 2, and of course the hot topic of the week – ...

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