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Americas Rankings – August 20 2017

This weekend there was one capped get match involving teams from the Americas. That fixture was the Rugby Championship opening round match in Port Elizabeth. Argentine fell to a heavy defeat against South Africa, losing 37-15. The updated Americas Rankings for August 20 2017 see Argentina losing points. The Springboks’ ...

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South American A Championship To Expand in 2018

The South American A Championship is to Expand in 2018. The reformed competition will be an increase to a South American Six Nations Championship. Newcomers Colombia are to participate for the first time. Sources from Colombia have confirmed with Americas Rugby News that Los Tucanes earned the right to compete ...

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Americas Rankings – August 15 2017

This weekend there was one capped get match involving teams from the Americas. That fixture was the South American C Championship warm-up match in Guatemala City. The 2015 and 2016 champions, Guatemala hosted the 2014 champions, El Salvador. The match was a one-sided affair. Guatemala’s tremendous progress in recent years ...

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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 Paraguay Paraguay has officially started a High Performance Plan for rugby. The project will see both men’s and women’s players both at ...

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Chile to Tour Asia in November

Chile is to tour Asia in November. Los Cóndores will compete in an international tournament in Hong Kong. Following on from hosting South Korea in late 2016 the opportunity sees Chile continuing to be integrated into global rugby. Dates and fixtures for the tournament are yet to be announced though ...

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Brazil u20’s Complete Historic Win over Chile

History was made today in South America. For the first time ever Brazil defeated Chile at u20’s. The junior Brazilian side won 7-5, doing so in Montevideo, Uruguay. The match was the first of two match in the closing day of international competition in the Uruguayan capital. Argentina, Brazil, Chile ...

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Major League Rugby – As It Stands

A cautious approach is still favored by many for the newest professional rugby competition headed to American shores, but anticipation is building with news trickling out of various sources and potential kickoff now less than a year away. While it’s understood most teams are asking their players to arrive this ...

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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 Argentina XV The Argentina XV impressed against Toulon, winning 45-24 at La Catedral on Saturday. The official national ‘A’ side proved to ...

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