Monday , May 22 2017
Home / USA

USA

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’ ...

Read More »

Fauilefau, Baker named to London Dream Team

Canadian forward Mike Fuailefau and USA winger Perry Baker have been named to the official HSBC Dream Team for the London 7s. It’s the first ever such selection for Fuailefau, who is rewarded for his physical play while helping Canada finish in 3rd place during the tournament. Baker led the ...

Read More »

Agen Win Promotion to Top 14

Agen have won promotion to the Top 14. The South-Western French side defeated Montauban 41-20 in the Pro D2 Final today in Bordeaux. The result sees the club joining Oyonnax in earning promotion for the 2017-2018 season. The clubs replace Grenoble and Bayonne respectively. Agen overcame Montauban by scoring five ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

Houston Strikers Sign Adam Macklin

Recruitment continues ahead of the inaugural season of Major League Rugby. The Houston Strikers have unveiled the signing of former Ulster prop Adam Macklin. He becomes the fifth player signing of the new team ahead of 2018, preceded by Matt Trouville, Sam Windsor, Charlie Hewitt, and Jake Turnbull. Arriving from ...

Read More »

Blues end Raptors winning streak

Glendale’s perfect start to 2017 is over. After 10 consecutive victories they tasted bitter defeat in Burlington as the Ontario Blues ran in seven tries to four to claim an impressive 43-25 win on Saturday afternoon. The match was a friendly organized between arguably the two most prominent domestic teams ...

Read More »