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ARC Preview – Chile vs Brazil

The 2018 Americas Rugby Championship continues on Saturday with Chile and Brazil seeing their first action of the competition. Uruguay upset Canada in Vancouver to get things started last weekend and a similarly entertaining match between two close competitors is expected at the Estadio de la Pintana. Chile have a ...

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Seawolves sign Eagles cap Mike Garrity

The Seattle Seawolves have confirmed the signing of USA international Mike Garrity for the 2018 Major League Rugby season. Primarily a center, he can also cover the wing having played the majority of the 2016 PRO Rugby season with the Denver Stampede at that position. Garrity won both of his ...

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Foreign-Born Players in 2018 Americas Rugby Championship

Following the popularity of Americas Rugby News’ Foreign-Born Players at Rugby World Cup 2015, the hot topic of debate regarding player eligibility is to be looked at again. In this piece Americas Rugby News takes an in-depth look into the foreign-born players selected for each of the six rosters in the Americas Rugby Championship. Included will ...

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2018 ARC Preview – Chile

The third annual Americas Rugby Championship (ARC) has begun. Uruguay’s sensational win over Canada in Vancouver has torn up the script. Looming questions surround the performances of both and what it means for upcoming matches in the tournament and beyond. Chile has a manageable schedule – three home matches and ...

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Springboks Are Officially Without A Coach

The Springboks are officially without a coach. Argentina’s Rugby Championship rivals had their Head Coach fired this morning with immediate effect. SA Rugby and Allister Coetzee had been involved in a dispute that was unable to be resolved. As such Coetzee was stood down, an unsurprising outcome given the performance ...

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Pro D2 – Week 22 Preview

Against the backdrop of international competition will be Week 22 of the Pro D2. France’s second division has matches taking place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The following preview identifies the involvement of players from the Americas. Competition leaders Montauban have home advantage to open week 22. They are to ...

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Canada lose two more for Hamilton 7s

Pat Kay and Matt Mullins will play no part for Canada at the Hamilton Sevens this weekend. The experienced duo have been ruled out with knee and back injuries respectively, joining already departed Lucas Hammond and Phil Berna on the sidelines. There is better news on Luke McCloskey, who has ...

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Seymour Starts in Six Nations Opener

Tommy Seymour has been named to start for Scotland in the Six Nations opener. Scotland play away to Wales in Cardiff on Saturday in the first of two matches for the day. The second fixture sees France hosting Ireland in Paris. England face Italy in Rome on Sunday. Born in ...

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2018 ARC Preview – USA

The USA enters the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship as defending champions for the first time. Their campaign begins on Saturday in Los Angeles against their most difficult opponent of the past two seasons – the Argentina XV.   2017 FORM Last year was, for the most part, very good for the Eagles. ...

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Pools revealed for Commonwealth Games

The Rugby Sevens pools for the 2018 Commonwealth Games have been officially unveiled. Set to kick off on April 13 of this year, the three-day tournament takes place at the Robina Stadium on Australia’s Gold Coast and features 16 men’s and 8 women’s teams. The Americas will be represented by ...

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Hooley headlines impressive Eagles freshmen class

There are 13 uncapped players in the Eagles squad for the Americas Rugby Championship. It does sound like a lot. By comparison there were 10 new caps in last year’s ARC. The inaugural ARC in 2016, however, handed debuts to a whopping 25 newcomers. Of those, seven are returning for ...

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2018 ARC Preview – Argentina XV

The Argentina XV open their Americas Rugby Championship campaign on Saturday. They do so in an away match against the USA in Los Angeles. That match takes place a week after the official opener in which Canada fell to Uruguay in Vancouver.   2017 FORM The Argentina XV were highly ...

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Team of the Week

With one of their all-time great victories on the weekend it comes as no surprise to see more than half the side come from Uruguay this week. Despite the immense disappointment a couple Canadians managed to squeeze in along with a few players from the Jaguares exhibition against the Argentina ...

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