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2016 ARN Team of the Year

With just a few awards left to wrap up, it’s time to unveil our Team of the Year. This isn’t a select XV, or Dream Team if you will, instead it’s our choice for the best team from the Americas during the 2016 calendar year. Any club or representative side ...

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ARC Team of the Week – Round 3

The turning point of the Americas Rugby Championship saw the teams break into three distinct groups. As expected the Argentina XV and USA are tied for the lead after convincing wins, while Uruguay is now level with Canada after getting past a tricky Brazilian side. A number of players put ...

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Newcastle confirm DTH van der Merwe signing

Ending weeks of speculation, Newcastle Falcons have at last confirmed the signing of Canadian wing DTH van der Merwe for the 2017-18 season. While details have not been made public, it’s believed the World Cup star has signed a three-year deal with the Aviva Premiership club. This will be the fourth ...

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ARC Notes and Trivia

A few notes and updates from around the Americas Rugby Championship. Look for some new names to enter the fray for the North American teams as they fly south for the final two rounds. There were also a few newcomers to international rugby this past weekend, and a couple other ...

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ARC 2017: Canada vs USA – Full Match

Canada played host to the USA on Saturday. The fixture was a round three match of the Americas Rugby Championship and the final tournament match in North America. The hosts entered with a win over Chile and a loss against the Argentina XV. The visitors were coming off wins over Brazil ...

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2016 ARN Spirit of Rugby Award

This award is different from the others. There is no set criteria, no objective way to measure one against another. Its objective is to acknowledge someone that encapsulates the spirit of the game we love. Rugby is a sport of inclusivity, of respect, of integrity and commitment. Any person who ...

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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 USA The US Eagles set a new record for tries and points scored as they romped to a 51-34 win over ...

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Americas Rankings – February 19 2017

Week 2 of the Americas Rugby Championship has impacted the Americas Rankings. While there have been no positional changes within the rankings there have been alterations in the world rankings. Canada’s record loss at home to the USA means they fall from 64.29 points to 62.15. The lost points have ...

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Record-setting win for USA over Canada

The US Eagles set a new record for tries and points scored as they romped to a 51-34 win over Canada at Swangard Stadium on Saturday. It tops the 41-23 mark set in Ottawa in 2015 and extends their winning streak to five tests against the Canucks, their best ever ...

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ARC Predictions – Round 3

Two rounds down and we’re starting to head into treacherous waters. Round Two was an easy one, almost everyone got their picks right though the scores varied wildly. Derek Sagehorn returned with a bang, sporting a perfect 3-0 record and correctly prognosticating the 21-point win by Canada over Chile. Not to ...

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