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RFU Championship – Round 4 Preview

Six games will adorn the weekend in Round 4 of the Greene King IPA Championship, four on Saturday and two on Sunday. Americas players will have a say in five of them. Aaron Carpenter continues his streak at No 8 for Doncaster Knights when they host Nottingham at Castle Park ...

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Guinness Pro 14 – Round 4 Preview

Round 4 of the the Guinness Pro 14 takes place this weekend. It gets underway with four matches being played today. In Italy Benetton Treviso welcome Welsh region the Ospreys. It is to be a fixture of interest to fans from both Argentina and Canada. Named on the bench for ...

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Aviva Premiership – Round 4 Preview

Round 4 of England’s Aviva Premiership kicks-off later-on today. As was the case in the prior three rounds there are to be a host of players from the Americas involved. Opening the round will be a derby. The one and only Friday fixture sees Gloucester at home to Worcester. The ...

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Team of the Week

It was a better week on the whole for Americas players in Europe, but the focus was elsewhere over the weekend. In fact it was the Estadio Charrúa once again that contributes more than a third of this week’s team as Old Christians defeated Old Boys to claim the Uruguayan club ...

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High hopes for Canadian University Men’s Championship

Canadian rugby could be on the verge of a significant milestone on November as a joint announcement last week confirmed an initiative to hold a Canadian Men’s University Rugby Championship in November of this year. The event is set to be hosted by Guelph University, located approximately 100 km west ...

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O’Leary signs for Ealing Trailfinders

There are now two Canadian internationals at Vallis Way as Ealing Trailfinders have confirmed the signing of flyhalf Shane O’Leary. The 23-year-old joins the Greene King IPA Championship club after making his test debut for Canada in June following his departure from Connacht. O’Leary will find a familiar face in ...

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World Rugby u20 Trophy XV

We’ve reviewed the footage and after some debate have come to a consensus. A tournament tortured by horrendous weather demanded a tactical approach from the winning teams and left little room for individual expression. Glimpses of that were seen in the second and third rounds, and just enough for us ...

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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 Namibia vs Uruguay November Series The long overdue series between Namibia and Uruguay will finally happen. The Namibian Rugby Union have confirmed ...

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