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2017 Americas Pacific Challenge XV

Given the almost disturbing ease with which Argentina breezed past the field we might have just named a team full of their players. Besides being colorless, such a stance would have denied several players who performed well despite the inevitable team struggles which accompany an ad hoc tournament. It would ...

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European Champions Cup – Round 2 Preview

The second round of the European Champions Cup gets underway on Friday when Scarlets host Bath but there will be no Americas players involved in that fixture, and in fact only three of the 10 matches spread over the weekend will feature players from across the Atlantic. Players from Argentina, ...

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European Challenge Cup – Round 2 Preview

Round 2 of the European Challenge Cup is underway. The second-string club competition sees ten matches played between Thursday and Saturday. Involved are players from the Americas. The round got underway with Gloucester thumping Agen. Both teams have players from the Americas though there was none involved in the fixture. ...

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No Rugby Championship Expansion

There is to be no Rugby Championship expansion. Speculation of a new format for the Southern Hemisphere’s premier international competition has pointed to possibly adding Fiji or Japan. However Americas Rugby News has been told that no changes will be made. Fiji is ranked above Argentina in World Rankings. Samoa ...

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Pro D2 – Week 9 Preview

Week 9 of the Pro D2 season has begun. France’s second division is proving to be highly competitive and unpredictable. The race to win promotion to the Top 14 and to avoid relegation is proving to deliver results that few expected. Involved in the competition are players from the Americas. ...

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Muller Scores First Try in Oyonnax Colors

Olympian Axel Muller scored his first try in Oyonnax colors last weekend. The Argentine fair went over for Oyonnax against Connacht in a round one match of the European Challenge Cup. The fixture was relocated from France to Geneva, Switzerland. Connacht played impressive rugby, winning 43-15. The Argentine winger was ...

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Team of the Week

The Americas Pacific Challenge has come to a close and while our tournament XV is still to come there were some very strong performances over the last two rounds. Some others in Europe also put up their hand. Sadly there were precious few Canadians in contention and while Uruguay were ...

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Pumas Prop Joins Barcelona

Former Pumas prop Bruno Postiglioni is to continue his professional career at Barcelona. The 30-year-old will play in Spain for the Cataluña side. The La Plata native joins the Spanish club after prior experience in Italy. He played for Zebre in the now Guinness Pro 14 Championship from 2015-2017. His ...

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2017 Rugby Americas North 7’s Pools

Rugby Americas North (RAN) has announced the pools for the upcoming regional 7’s tournament in Mexico City. The two-day event will take place on November 25-26. Taking part are to be ten men’s teams and seven women’s teams. The ten competing teams in the men’s division are: Barbados, Bermuda, British ...

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