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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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Bronze for Canada at London 7s

The 2016-17 HSBC Sevens Series has come to a close with Scotland taking the spoils after a tense 12-7 win over hosts England in the Cup Final. It was a fitting close to the careers of several of the Scottish team including retiring veterans Mark Robertson and Scott Wight, with ...

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Americas Rankings – May 21 2017

Test match rugby this weekend saw changes in the Americas Rankings. Gains were made by Chile and Turks & Caicos Islands. Of the two the former made a slight gain while the later completed an impressive rise in rankings. Chile’s home victory against Paraguay sees Los Cóndores gaining 0.26 points. This ...

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Uruguay Overcome Brazil in RWC Qualifier

Los Teros made it 2-0 on the road to Japan 2019. Uruguay overcame Brazil in a Rugby World Cup qualifier this afternoon, winning 41-27. The result means Uruguay is the only undefeated team after two rounds. With a home game yet to come against Chile Uruguay are well placed to advance. The ...

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Americas Weekend Guide: Pro D2 Final

Just one match remains in the Pro D2 this season. Former Top 14 sides Agen and Montauban face-off in the 2017 Final in Bordeaux. The prize for the winner is ultimate – promotion to the Top 14 for the 2017-2018 season. Both teams have players associated with rugby in the ...

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Teams set for HSBC Sevens Series finale

The final squads have been submitted for the last round of the 2016-17 HSBC Sevens Series to take place at Twickenham this weekend. South Africa can breathe easy having clinched the overall Series title in Paris but there are still some final placings up for grabs, particularly second spot where ...

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Match Preview – Uruguay vs Brazil

Uruguay are taking no chances for their South American ‘A’ Championship match against Brazil on Saturday. With the Championship doubling as a World Cup Qualifier the stakes are high and Los Teros have opted for their strongest available lineup to face the Tupis, making four changes to the team that defeated ...

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Match Preview – Chile vs Paraguay

Los Cóndores will look to continue their winning ways when they host Paraguay at the Estadio Municipal de La Pintana in Santiago on Saturday. They earned redemption for their Americas Rugby Championship loss with a 15-10 win over Brazil in the opening match of the South American ‘A’ Championship last ...

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