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Chile To Play Historic Four Match Tour in November

Chile is to play in a Historic Four match tour in November. Los Cóndores’ incorporation into international activity sees the Chileans’ dream turning into reality. Following a series of meetings involving Sudamérica Rugby and World Rugby it can now be confirmed that Chile will play away matches in both Asia ...

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Argentina XV trim squad for Uruguay match

A powerful match day 23 has been named to face Uruguay on September 29 to contest the Sudamérica Rugby Cup. Included are four players who appeared for the Jaguares during the Super Rugby season – second row Juan Cruz Guillemaín, flyhalf Joaquín Díaz Bonilla, and the Ezcurra brothers, scrumhalf Felipe ...

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Top 14 – Round 5 Preview

Round 5 of the French Top 14 takes place this weekend. It is to be a five-two split with matches spread between Saturday and Sunday. First up will be the feature match of Clermont vs Racing 92. The home side will have Patricio Fernández as the reserve fly half. Meanwhile ...

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Treviso Acquire Former Pumas Hooker

Tomás Baravalle is set to become the latest Argentine playing in Italy. The hooker from Rosario’s Jockey Club is leaving Argentina this weekend to join up with Guinness Pro 14 Championship side Benetton Treviso. Aged 26, Baravalle has one test cap to his name. His one appearance was against Uruguay ...

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RFU Championship – Round 4 Preview

Six games will adorn the weekend in Round 4 of the Greene King IPA Championship, four on Saturday and two on Sunday. Americas players will have a say in five of them. Aaron Carpenter continues his streak at No 8 for Doncaster Knights when they host Nottingham at Castle Park ...

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Guinness Pro 14 – Round 4 Preview

Round 4 of the the Guinness Pro 14 takes place this weekend. It gets underway with four matches being played today. In Italy Benetton Treviso welcome Welsh region the Ospreys. It is to be a fixture of interest to fans from both Argentina and Canada. Named on the bench for ...

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Aviva Premiership – Round 4 Preview

Round 4 of England’s Aviva Premiership kicks-off later-on today. As was the case in the prior three rounds there are to be a host of players from the Americas involved. Opening the round will be a derby. The one and only Friday fixture sees Gloucester at home to Worcester. The ...

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Pro D2 – Week 6 Preview

Grenoble scored a big win over Bayonne at the Stade Jean Dauger on Thursday evening to kick off the 6th week of action in the French Pro D2. Road wins are difficult to come by in French rugby, and one over their fellow Top 14 exports is a particularly big ...

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Germany line up Brazil, USA, and Chile

For the second year in a row Germany will play Americas opposition in all three of their November test matches. Having already committed to Brazil and the USA, the German Rugby Union (DRV) has now confirmed a match against Chile on November 25th. Originally announced as South Korea, the Asia ...

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Brazil Targets Place in Currie Cup

Brazil is seeking new paths to development. With significant financial backing and ever increasing exposure from the Americas Rugby Championship, Brazil is now targeting a place in the Currie Cup. The Currie Cup is South Africa’s annual domestic rugby competition. The 2017 edition is the 79th in the history and ...

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Team of the Week

It was a better week on the whole for Americas players in Europe, but the focus was elsewhere over the weekend. In fact it was the Estadio Charrúa once again that contributes more than a third of this week’s team as Old Christians defeated Old Boys to claim the Uruguayan club ...

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High hopes for Canadian University Men’s Championship

Canadian rugby could be on the verge of a significant milestone on November as a joint announcement last week confirmed an initiative to hold a Canadian Men’s University Rugby Championship in November of this year. The event is set to be hosted by Guelph University, located approximately 100 km west ...

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O’Leary signs for Ealing Trailfinders

There are now two Canadian internationals at Vallis Way as Ealing Trailfinders have confirmed the signing of flyhalf Shane O’Leary. The 23-year-old joins the Greene King IPA Championship club after making his test debut for Canada in June following his departure from Connacht. O’Leary will find a familiar face in ...

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British & Irish Lions Prop Joins Dallas RFC

Former British & Irish Lion Darren Morris has joined Dallas Rugby Football Club as Director of Rugby. The 18-time capped Wales prop was a part of the 2001 Lions tour to Australia. He takes with him years of experience to Texas. As a player, Morris had a professional career spanning ...

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