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Pro D2 – Week 16 Preview

The French Pro D2 stepped into the second half of the season on Thursday with an incredible 15 games of the regular season already on the books. Montauban remain slightly ahead but there are now three clubs within two points after Perpignan’s win at Bayonne on Thursday evening. It wasn’t ...

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Team of the Week

One of the more enjoyable teams to choose this year came after a fine week for Americas players in Europe. Nearly all of them made positive contributions and a few came away with Man of the Match or Dream Team selections. Players from the European competitions, the Pro D2, Spain’s ...

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Best of the Rest

It’s another edition of some of our choice picks from elsewhere in the cyber-world. Most of the articles touch on topics related to the Americas but not all. In this installment there are pieces on Major League Rugby, contract negotiations, player development, mental illness, life as a professional, Argentina’s woes, ...

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2018 Americas Rugby Championship schedule

The fixture list for the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship is now set with only some venues and kickoff times to be revealed. Of note is that Canada will have only one home game during the tournament, with their February 3 match doubling as the second leg of the Americas 2 ...

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Pro D2 – Week 15 Preview

The first half of the French Pro D2 will come to a close this weekend. Week 15 sees Montauban at the top of the table but there are five clubs in the hunt for promotion with Grenoble and Mont-de-Marsan just behind the leaders. Montauban picked up a dominant 43-20 win ...

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Sudamérica Rugby Sevens To Open 2018

The Sudamérica Rugby Sevens is to open 2018. With 2018 being Rugby Sevens World Cup year the two legs of the South American Sevens circuit are to be critical for all involved. San Francisco, California is to host the World Cup. Sudamérica Rugby has increased the Sudamérica Rugby Sevens to ...

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NOLA Gold sign Chilean forward Nikola Bursic

New Orleans have added to their impressive stable of forwards with the signing of Chilean international Nikola Bursic for the 2018 Major League Rugby season. The 24-year-old started all four of the November tests for Los Cóndores, winning his 25th cap in the historic win over Germany. More often a ...

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World Rugby set to launch new Law Book

After months of speculation World Rugby has confirmed that a new law book will be unveiled on January 1, 2018. The landmark reveal concludes nearly two years of development and will see the new law book drastically reduced in size. While the laws themselves will see no changes, simplification in ...

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Team of the Week

The 2017 November Internationals were historic for the Americas. For the first time six countries toured with matches taking place in Africa, Asia and Europe. The level of competition was, by and large, successful as all teams won at least one match. The pick of the players from the final ...

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