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USA set for Semi Final showdown

Pete Steinberg has named an unchanged lineup for the USA’s Women’s Rugby World Cup Semi Final match against New Zealand at Kingspan Stadium on Tuesday. The head coach was pleased with his team’s performance against England despite losing the encounter by 47-26. A four-try bonus point put the Eagles in ...

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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 2018 South American A Championship The South American A Championship is to Expand in 2018. The reformed competition will be an increase ...

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Eagles earn bonus point against England

The USA’s chances of making the Semi Finals of the Women’s Rugby World Cup took a significant step forward on Wednesday following Canada’s elimination against New Zealand and, more importantly, a four-try bonus point collected against England in their Pool B match at Billings Park. An overwhelming 47-7 deficit proved ...

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Team of the Week

There were a slew of European club pre-season matches over the weekend as well as the URBA Top 12, and of course Sunday’s Canadian Rugby Championship fixtures. The World Cup doesn’t come around often however, and with two games inside a week we’ve opted for an all-women’s team for this ...

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Two changes for USA to face England

The Eagles will face their toughest opponent yet in the final round of the pool stage at the Women’s Rugby World Cup in Dublin on Thursday. After wins over Italy and Spain, it’s the defending champions England who are next on the agenda. Qualification for the Semi Finals depends on ...

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WRWC Semi Final Qualification Explained

Through two rounds of the pool stage and Women’s Rugby World Cup the results have been largely predictable. In fact each pool is perfectly aligned with current World Rugby Rankings with the exception of Pool B, where Italy is ahead of Spain on points differential. With only 12 teams and ...

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Americas Rankings – August 15 2017

This weekend there was one capped get match involving teams from the Americas. That fixture was the South American C Championship warm-up match in Guatemala City. The 2015 and 2016 champions, Guatemala hosted the 2014 champions, El Salvador. The match was a one-sided affair. Guatemala’s tremendous progress in recent years ...

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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. This week saw an unusually high volume of stories which transpires into a larger selection than normal. UP Canada Women Are they up? ...

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