Wednesday , November 22 2017

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Juegos Bolivarianos 2017 – Men’s Preview

Rugby’s continues growth in the Americas is to experience an additional boost over the coming days. The sport will feature in the 2017 Juegos Bolivarianos 2017 in Santa Marta, Colombia. Rugby 7’s will have international competition from Monday November 20 to Wednesday November 22. Competing for gold in the men’s ...

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Eagles Fly High Over Germany

In a fine performance this afternoon the USA Eagles completed a 46-17 win over Germany in Wiesbaden. The victory was the 6th of the year for the North Americans. With it they have a record of 6 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses in capped internationals this year. The Eagles started ...

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Brazil Write History in Beating Belgium

History was made by Brazil this afternoon. For the first time ever Os Tupis won a test match in Europe. Brazil wrote history by defeating Belgium 23-19 at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels. The win came despite Belgium having started the strongest, appearing to be on their way to ...

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Canada earn comeback win over Spain

Canada are back in the win column after a nine-month drought as they defeated Spain by 37-27 at the Estadio Universidad Complutense in Madrid on Saturday. The much-needed win did not come easily, with Canada forced to claw back from an early 17-3 deficit to draw level at the break ...

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Patricio Fernández Suffers Freak Knee Injury

Clermont’s Argentine fly half may have played for the final time this season. Patricio Fernández suffered a freak knee injury today playing against Lyon. Having started at fly half Fernández went down inured in the 22nd minute. Visibly in pain on the floor, the Rosario pivot suffered a fractured knee ...

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Juegos Bolivarianos 2017 – Women’s Preview

The 2017 Juegos Bolivarianos are almost here. Rugby’s inclusion in the regional sporting event highlights the growing status of the oval game. Played every four years the Juegos Bolivarianos is a highly important event for the countries liberated by Simón Bolivar. This year’s competition is to be played in the ...

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Russia blast Chile to lift Cup of Nations

Russia claimed their third consecutive Regal Hotels Cup of Nations title on Saturday as they defeated Chile by a convincing score of 42-11. A brutal first half saw the Bears crush any thoughts of a Cóndores victory with five tries and 35 points before the break while conceding only 11. ...

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England schools Canada at Allianz Park

Canada brought a young and inexperienced side to Allianz Park on Friday and it showed as they were completely overrun by England to the tune of 79-5. The World Cup finalists taught the visitors a lesson in attacking rugby as they crossed the line 13 times and dominated the match ...

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Top 14 – Week 10 Preview

The November Internationals are into full flight yet there is also elite level club rugby being played. In France week 10 of the Top 14 takes place on Saturday and Sunday. At the same time in which Argentina are playing Italy in Florence there are to be Argentine players taking ...

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RFU Championship – Round 9 Preview

Just as the Premiership is low on Americas resources, so too the Greene King IPA Championship. In fact only four players of Americas extract will take part over a full slate of six games. Two of those were part of the Cornish Pirates side that fell short against London Scottish ...

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Aviva Premiership – Round 8 Preview

Unsurprisingly there is little Americas activity in the Aviva Premiership this weekend with the best players away on international duty. There is one player who is conspicuously missing out on test duty, more on him later. Starting the weekend on Friday is Saracens on the road against Gloucester. Juan Figallo ...

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Match Preview – Russia vs Chile

On Saturday there will be another first for Chile in the November Internationals. Having faced Hong Kong and Kenya last Friday and Tuesday Los Cóndores are to play their third match in eight days, playing Russia for the first time. Russian Head Coach Alexander Pervukhin has rung the changes despite ...

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