Saturday , July 22 2017

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MVCC Turns 156

The oldest rugby club in the Americas turns 156 today. Established on July 18 1861 Montevideo Cricket Club (MVCC) was the first rugby club in Uruguay. It is recognized at the Twickenham Museum of Rugby has being the 8th oldest club in the World. The seven clubs older than MVCC ...

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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 Pool of Death There is still two years of international competition to go but brace yourselves! The Pool of Death in Japan ...

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Jaguares Close In On Ledesma

Los Jaguares are closing in on Mario Ledesma. According to Diario Olé, the former Pumas hooker will replace Raúl Pérez as Head Coach of the Argentine Super Rugby side. The UAR is to make an official announcement following the Rugby Championship in October. As a player Mario Ledesma had a ...

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Pichot: Add Japan to the Rugby Championship

World Rugby Vice Chairman, Agustín Pichot has asked for the Rugby Championship to expand to include Japan. The former Pumas captain made the request in an interview with the Telegraph. Japan is involved in Super Rugby. The Japanese side, the Sunwolves, defeated the Blues yesterday to end their second season ...

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Joël Dumé Works with Chilean Referees

From July 11-23 Joël Dumé is working with Chilean referees. The French National Director of refereeing is looking to help the development of officials in the country. Chile has notably been absent from having referees in the Americas Rugby Championship. An accomplished official himself, Dumé has refereed over 20 test ...

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CASI and SIC Clash in El Clásico

CASI and SIC clash this afternoon in El Clásico. The battle of San Isidro is among the biggest rivalries in club rugby worldwide. The Aviva Premiership has the East Midlands clash of Leicester Tigers vs Northampton Saints while Australia has the interstate battle of Waratahs vs Reds. CASI vs SIC ...

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Pérez Confirms His Departure

On the back of Friday’s win over the Melbourne Rebels, Los Jaguares’ Head Coach has confirmed his departure. Raúl Pérez made it clear to media that he has coached the team for the final time. An emotional Pérez commented: “this phase is now over and the reality is that it ...

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Bears pulverise Wolf Pack to open CRC in style

The BC Bears got their 2017 Canadian Rugby Championship campaign off to the best possible start with a savage display of attacking rugby to defeat the visiting Prairie Wolf Pack by 43-0 at Thunderbird Stadium on Friday evening. Calling the performance comprehensive did not do justice to the dominance displayed ...

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Match Preview – Bears vs Wolf Pack

The Canadian Rugby Championship returns on Friday evening when the BC Bears welcome the Prairie Wolf Pack to UBC’s Thunderbird Stadium in the competition opener. For the Bears it will be a chance to get off on the right foot after several years of struggle since winning the inaugural tournament ...

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