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Pumas line up Six Nations sides for 2018

The Pumas endured a difficult year in 2017, winning only two of their dozen test matches. It should be noted, however, that all ten of their defeats came at the hands of teams ranked in the top five of the official World Rugby Rankings (South Africa have only recently dropped ...

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Canada draws USA for Sydney Sevens

Canada performed well enough at the Cape Town Sevens to enter Sydney as the top seeds in their pool but it’s fair to say the draw has not been kind. Joining them in arguably the toughest bracket of the tournament, Pool D, are North American rivals USA, 6th-ranked Australia, and ...

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Hassler stars in Ospreys win over Northampton

Jeff Hassler played a starring role as Ospreys took a handsome 43-32 result away from Northampton Saints in Champions Cup action on Saturday. Saints conceded six tries at Franklin’s Gardens, with the Canadian winger scoring two himself and creating another with a long breakout from his own half. The tries ...

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Americas trio reach Cape Town Quarter Finals

Day One’s results at the Cape Town Sevens could not have been more opposite to that of Dubai for the Americas. Where last weekend all three teams were floundering, this week they have all qualified for the Cup Quarter Finals after some impressive performances. Topping Pool B was the USA, ...

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Challenging draw for Cape Town Sevens

There will be no easy pathways to the Cup Finals for the Americas teams at the upcoming Cape Town Sevens. All three have drawn high caliber opposition in their pools for the second stage of the HSBC Sevens Series, a crucial event given the poor results in Dubai this past ...

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Americas teams struggle in Dubai

Things couldn’t have gone much worse for the three men’s teams in the first round of the 2017-18 HSBC Sevens Series. Argentina, Canada, and the USA each came away with losing records. Not only did the trio fail to make the Cup Quarter Finals, all three lost their second match ...

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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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