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Americas Weekend Guide: Pro D2 – Week 25

With just six weeks left in the Pro D2 regular season the race for promotion is approaching fever pitch. This weekend’s offerings have the bout schedule in reverse order, with the main event taking place on Thursday evening as the top two teams in the division went to battle at ...

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Team of the Week

There was precious little activity for Americas players over the weekend with a player strike knocking out two Top 14 fixtures and only a handful of matches elsewhere across the top divisions in Europe. Thankfully once again the Jaguares have stepped up in times of need with a big win ...

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Eagles confirm Georgia test venue

The Eagles will play the Lelos in Georgia on June 17. Georgia the state, that is. Georgia, the country, will take on the USA at Fifth Third Bank Stadium on Kennesaw State University campus, located 25 miles north of Atlanta. Kickoff time is to be determined. It will be the ...

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Taufete’e Extends Contract with Worcester Warriors

USA hooker Joe Taufete’e has extended his contract with the Worcester Warriors. The Aviva Premiership club have been highly pleased with the performances of the Californian, signing him on for additional time. Taufete’e’s initial contract with Worcester was as a medical joker. He joined on a short-term deal in December ...

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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 Canadian Rugby Hall of Fame The first inductees into the newly-created Canadian Rugby Hall of Fame were presented in the annual ...

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Player Strike knocks out Top 14 fixtures

Two of this weekend’s Top 14 fixtures have been ‘postponed’ due to the ongoing player strike of both Stade Français and Racing 92 players. Scheduled matches involving Castres and Montpellier will now not take place. The strike comes in the wake of a shock announcement earlier in the week by ...

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