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Eagles name side for ARC Decider

John Mitchell has made just three changes to his Eagles team to face the Argentina XV in a winner-take-all final match to decide the Americas Rugby Championship on Saturday. With both sides undefeated, the winner of the match will be crowned champions for 2017. Should the sides come to a ...

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Victorious Uruguay opt for Continuity

Los Teros will aim to close out their Americas Rugby Championship on a high with nearly the same team that earned a famous win over Canada in Maldonado last weekend. The team returns to their home base of the Estadio Charrua in Montevideo to face Chile, a team that gave ...

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Lucas Duque returns to face Canada

Lucas Duque returns to the Tupis lineup to face Canada in the final round of the Americas Rugby Championship on Friday. The veteran scrumhalf has recovered from injury that ruled him out of the first four games of the tournament, one of seven changes in all made by head coach ...

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Ascárate Named at Fullback vs USA

Super Rugby player Gabriel Ascárate has been named at fullback vs the USA. The Tucumán center will play out of position in the Americas Rugby Championship tournament decider on Saturday. Coaches Felipe Contepomi and Ignacio Fernández Lobbe have named Ascárate in an Argentina XV side otherwise packed with former players. ...

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Jaguares Change Three for Stormers

Los Jaguares have made three changes for the Stormers. The Argentine Super Rugby franchise face the Stormers in Cape Town on Saturday. Head Coach Raúl Pérez has named Nicolás Sánchez, Santiago García Botta and Ramiro Moyano as his three changes. Sánchez missed the opening round match against the Southern Kings. ...

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ARC Team of the Week – Round 4

This week saw two blowout scores and one upset, and it’s the two big winners who dominate our weekly selection. While Uruguay’s historic win was a laudable team accomplishment, in truth both teams failed to live up to expectations in a game riddled with penalties and rudimentary errors. With one ...

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Force vs Reds to Have Argentine Referee

The Western Force vs Reds Super Rugby match will have an Argentine referee. Leading official from the Americas, Federico Anselmi will officiate the all-Australian match on Thursday. Anselmo first refereed Super Rugby last season. Having officiated at the Olympic Games and Tier 2 test rugby there is high hope for ...

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Let’s Fill the Estadio Charrúa!

Uruguay host Chile in a final round Americas Rugby Championship match on Saturday. The URU is busy promoting the fixture using slogans, in Spanish, including Let’s Fill the Estadio Charrúa. Fresh off a first win over Canada in fifteen years Los Teros are eyeing-up a third place finish. Having lost ...

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Eagles named for Las Vegas 7s

Mike Friday has made four changes to his Eagles 7s side ahead of the HSBC Sevens Series event at Sam Boyd Stadium this weekend. After a respectable 6th place finish in Sydney the team is now in 8th spot overall, tied on points with both Argentina and France but nudging ...

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Moonlight to set Cap Record in Las Vegas

John Moonlight will become Canada’s all-time leading caps winner in the HSBC Sevens Series when he takes the field in Las Vegas this weekend. In reaching his 53rd HSBC Series tournament he surpasses former teammate Phil Mack’s total of 52. The pair are the only Canadians to reach the 50 ...

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