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ARC Team of the Week – Round 3

The turning point of the Americas Rugby Championship saw the teams break into three distinct groups. As expected the Argentina XV and USA are tied for the lead after convincing wins, while Uruguay is now level with Canada after getting past a tricky Brazilian side. A number of players put ...

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ARC Notes and Trivia

A few notes and updates from around the Americas Rugby Championship. Look for some new names to enter the fray for the North American teams as they fly south for the final two rounds. There were also a few newcomers to international rugby this past weekend, and a couple other ...

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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 USA The US Eagles set a new record for tries and points scored as they romped to a 51-34 win over ...

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Argentina qualify for Las Vegas 7s

Brazil may have won the title at the Women’s Sudamérica 7s in Córdoba, but it’s Argentina who have claimed the biggest prize. Despite losing 31-12 to the champions, in reaching the final Argentina’s women have qualified as the 12th team at the Las Vegas stop of the HSBC Sevens Series ...

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ARC 2017: Uruguay vs Brazil – Full Match

Uruguay hosted Brazil in a round three Americas Rugby Championship match on Saturday. The home side was far from playing at their best but was able to deliver a bonus point victory. The result gives Los Teros their first win of the competition and places them in a strong position ahead ...

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Americas Rankings – February 19 2017

Week 2 of the Americas Rugby Championship has impacted the Americas Rankings. While there have been no positional changes within the rankings there have been alterations in the world rankings. Canada’s record loss at home to the USA means they fall from 64.29 points to 62.15. The lost points have ...

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Uruguay Complete Bonus Point Win Over Brazil

At home for the first time in 2017, Uruguay completed a bonus point win over Brazil. Their 23-12 win was their first of this year’s Americas Rugby Championship. With remaining matches at home against Canada and Chile Los Teros have an eye of making it three in-a-row. The first points of ...

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ARC Predictions – Round 3

Two rounds down and we’re starting to head into treacherous waters. Round Two was an easy one, almost everyone got their picks right though the scores varied wildly. Derek Sagehorn returned with a bang, sporting a perfect 3-0 record and correctly prognosticating the 21-point win by Canada over Chile. Not to ...

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Match Preview – Uruguay vs Brazil

Brazil enter the third round of the Americas Rugby Championship with a better record then their hosts and yet Uruguay are still undeniable favorites, and for good reason. Los Teros, of course, are two-time World Cup participants and have competed against the best in the Americas regularly for many years. ...

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