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What Next for Uruguay?

Fresh off their Nations Cup success Los Teros have extended their winning streak to 9 matches. Wins included are from matches in the Americas Rugby Championship, South American Rugby Championship. What then is next for Uruguay? First up Uruguay is to have home advantage against the Argentina XV. The one-off ...

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Americas Rankings – June 18 2017

Test match rugby this weekend resulted in changes in the Americas Rankings. In all there were five test matches involving teams from the Americas. Uruguay’s historic Nations Cup title and the result of Saturday’s test in the Caribbean has resulted in notable changes. The Cayman Islands’ 39-17 win over Mexico means ...

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Americas Rankings – June 14 2017

Test match rugby today saw changes in the Americas Rankings. Uruguay’s come-from-behind win over Russia has seen Los Teros gaining ground in the rankings. In the Americas Uruguay remains 3rd. The win gives Uruguay a 0.79 point increase in the rankings. This sees Uruguay widening the cap between itself and ...

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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 Brazil The magic of the Estádio do Pacaembu continues! Brazil erased a 21-6 deficit by scoring three tries in the final seven ...

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Americas Rankings – June 11 2017

Test match rugby this weekend saw changes in the Americas Rankings. Gains were made by Brazil and Guyana, winners of their respective matches. Argentina’s loss to England saw the top side in the Americas slightly dropping but remaining top of the Americas. The sensational comeback which saw Brazil toppling Portugal ...

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24 Team Rugby World Cup ‘Far Away’

A 24 Team Rugby World Cup is ‘Far Away’. Unión de Rugby del Uruguay (URU) President Sebastián Piñeyrua noted to Ignacio Chans of Referi that the chances of expanding from 20 to 24 teams is unlikely. “I don’t believe that it would be so simple, the World Cup is already ...

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The Americas Missing XV

There are a variety of players who for one reason or another are missing from international duty this month. The following is an offering of the leading players who are not to play test rugby in June. Not considered for this composite XV are players who have officially announced their ...

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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 Cayman Islands The Cayman Islands toppled Bermuda on Saturday. The 28-15 away victory places Bermuda’s quest to remain in the Rugby Americas ...

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