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2017 World Rugby Under 20 Trophy – Preview

The 10th edition of the World Rugby Under 20 Trophy will be played over the coming weeks. Montevideo and Punta del Este are the host cities for the tournament, a competition involving eight countries from around the world. Taking place from August 29 to September 10, countries from all of ...

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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 Guatemala Guatemala got their South American Championship C title defense off to a strong start on Sunday. Los Jaguares downed newcomers Nicaragua ...

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Americas Rankings – August 27 2017

This weekend featured three capped matches involving teams from the Americas. Five teams in total were in action, four of them playing in round one of the South American C Championship. Nicaragua’s historic first ever test match sees the country move for the first time in the Americas Rankings. The 57-19 ...

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Bosch Scores in Top 14 Debut

Facundo Bosch scored on his Top 14 debut on Saturday. The Argentine hooker went over for Agen’s first try in their opening round match away to Montpellier. With the conversion Agen trailed Montpellier 17-7 at the time. The powerhouse Montpellier went on to win the match 48-19. In doing so, ...

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Costa Rica Run Riot Against Panama

The host nation of the 2017 South American C Championship, Costa Rica ran riot against Panama this afternoon. Costa Rica opened the tournament with a comprehensive 91-5 win at Liceo Franco Costarricense in Concepción de Tres Ríos, 17km north of the national capital of San José. The result sends a ...

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Pumpas Win World Title

Los Pumpas are world champions. In the second edition of the adapted special rugby World Cup, the Argentine side came out as winners. Los Pumpas is a national team involving intellectually challenged players. Competing in Spain were two sides – Argentina ‘A’ and Argentina ‘B’. Los Pumpas were victorious, defeating ...

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New Zealand claim Women’s World Cup title

New Zealand’s women are now on equal footing with the men after earning the right to call themselves World Champions with a 41-32 result over England at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast on Saturday to bring a close to the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup. The two sides treated spectators to ...

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Canada end World Cup campaign on a high

Canada brought the curtains down on their 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup campaign on a winning note as they defeated Australia by a comfortable score of 43-12 at Queen’s University in Belfast on Saturday afternoon. Two early scores from Australia put some doubt in the heavily-favored Canadians, but the final ...

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South Africa Cruise Past Argentina in Salta

South Africa cruised past Argentina in Salta, winning 41-23. The result was Argentina’s biggest home defeat against South Africa in Rugby Championship history. The Springboks, playing in red, were the superior team. For the second week running South Africa pulled off a comprehensive win over Argentina. The win game despite ...

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Collegiate All-Americans named to play Oxford

Head coach Gavin Hickie has named 25 players in his Collegiate All-American squad that will congregate for a friendly against Oxford University in Philadelphia on September 16. The match will act as a prelude to the Aviva Premiership fixture between European champions Saracens and Newcastle Falcons at Talen Energy Stadium. ...

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Eduardo Bello signs for Zebre

Argentina XV prop Eduardo Bello has signed with Italian club Zebre for the upcoming 2017-18 Guinness Pro 14 season. The 21-year-old departs the Atlético del Rosario club with the UAR’s blessing as fully professional opportunities at home are in short supply at the moment. If all goes well he could ...

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Hassler scores in Ospreys return

Canadian fans got some good news from the United Kingdom this weekend with the return of Jeff Hassler to the field after 10 long months on the sidelines recovering from an Achilles injury. The Ospreys winger wasted no time getting back in the groove as he scored a try in ...

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