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O’Leary set for Canada trials

Canadian fans have been given an early boost ahead of the June test series with the confirmation that Shane O’Leary has committed to representing Canada at senior international level. The Irish-born flyhalf was a standout performer for the 2013 national u20 side, qualifying by virtue of a New Brunswick-born mother, ...

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BC Bears name squad to face Canada XV

Connor Braid headlines the BC Bears squad to face a Canada XV in Langford on Saturday. Now released from his contract with Aviva Premiership club Worcester Warriors, the inside back looks set to play a leading role during the Canadian Rugby Championships in July and August but will first take ...

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Teams set for Langford 7s

The men have wrapped up their HSBC Sevens Series for 2016-17 but there are still two stops left on the women’s circuit. This weekend it’s “Canada 7s” Take Two, this time in Langford as the women were only part of the Vancouver tournament in an exhibition capacity. Overall leaders New ...

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London Irish back in the Premiership

There was no shock result on Wednesday evening as London Irish achieved their goal of promotion to the Aviva Premiership with an emphatic win over Yorkshire Carnegie at the Madejski Stadium. An opening score by Canadian international Ciaran Hearn put Irish on track and while Carnegie fired back stayed within ...

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Junior All-Americans named for u20 Qualifiers

US Eagles 7s cap Malon Al-Jiboori is one of six returning players named in JD Stephenson’s final squad to prepare for the World Rugby u20 Trophy qualifiers against Canada next month. The blindside flanker was also part of the USA Select XV that traveled to Uruguay for the Americas Pacific ...

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Team of the Week

It was knock-out weekend in European rugby but few Americas players had a say, so it’s the South American World Cup qualifiers that instead get the bulk of the attention. A ‘sneak preview’ of what might be headed our way in Major League Rugby was also worth noting as the ...

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London Irish near Premiership return

Two Canadians will line up for London Irish as they look to put a wrap on their return to the Aviva Premiership on Wednesday evening. With an 11-point buffer over Yorkshire Carnegie heading into the second leg of the Greene King IPA Championship final, a win at the Madejski would ...

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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 Chile produced their best performance in a very long time to humble Paraguay in Santiago. The 66-7 victory saw Los Cóndores’ ...

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