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The Winners and Losers of RWC 2019 Match Schedule

Thursday morning’s live match schedule announcement saw some smiling while others looked at their lists wondering what to think. This was based on RWC 2019 handing out a range of demands to the twenty participants. There were some clear winners and losers. Match Days In terms of overall match days ...

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Canada opt for youth at Silicon Valley 7s

Damian McGrath has opted to rest the majority of his HSBC Sevens Series starters for the Silicon Valley 7s taking place at San Jose’s Avaya Stadium this weekend. The young squad will be captained by John Moonlight and have no lack of size with eight players regularly used in the ...

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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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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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APC Preview – Tonga vs Samoa

The first of three derby matches to kick off the final day of the Americas Pacific Challenge will see island neighbors Tonga ‘A’ square off against Samoa ‘A’ on Sunday. It’s been mixed results thus far for the two teams, which each sporting one win from two. Tonga’s success came ...

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Brarda Out of Americas Pacific Challenge

Franco Brarda is out of the Americas Pacific Challenge. The Argentina XV loosehead prop suffered an injury to his cervical nerves playing against Samoa on Wednesday. The Córdoba prop has been cleared of any spinal cord damage but remains in hospital in Montevideo, Uruguay. The injury saw Brarda leaving the ...

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Argentina fly past outclassed Samoa

The Argentina XV left no doubts as to who the Americas Pacific Challenge favorites would be heading into the final round as they throttled an outclassed Samoa ‘A’ side by 85-14 on Wednesday afternoon. From start to finish the Argentines punished any mistakes made by the Samoans and showed no ...

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