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Aviva Premiership – Round 3 Preview

Americas participants are few and far between this week in the third round of the Aviva Premiership. Several, in fact, are stateside for the big match in Philadelphia but only four will play in that match, with another three slated elsewhere and one on Aviva ‘A’ League duty. USA fans ...

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RFU Championship – Round 3 Preview

With some players still working their way back from injury and others getting acquainted with their new clubs there’s perhaps fewer Americas players in action this weekend than is ideal as the Greene King IPA Championship enters its third week. That said there are still seven named to match day ...

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Guinness Pro 14 – Round 3 Preview

Round 3 of the Guinness Pro 14 kicks-off today. The Celtic, Italian and South African league will see three Friday fixtures and the remaining four being played on Saturday. The Americas will be represented in league matches on Saturday. Jeff Hassler will start again for the Ospreys. The Canadian flier will ...

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Pro D2 – Week 5 Preview

It’s not the most exciting week for Americas fans of the Pro D2. Even in a slow week, however, there are participants in five of the eight matches across the French second division. The Argentines dominate selection with only one player from the USA accounting for all of the Americas ...

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Chile Roster Named for Oktoberfest 7’s

Chile has named a 12-man roster for the Oktoberfest 7’s. Los Cóndores 7’s will compete in the upcoming competition in the German city of Munich. Chile is to be one of two countries involved from the Americas, the other is Argentina. Chile will compete in Pool C, facing Australia, Fiji ...

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Spain confirm Canada and Brazil tests

The Spanish Rugby Federation (FER) has confirmed they they will host two test matches in November against Americas opposition. They will first face Canada on November 18 and then Brazil on November 25. Brazil (CBRu) have also confirmed the match but Rugby Canada are yet to publicly announce their November ...

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NOLA Gold signs Sebastián Kalm

The NOLA Gold have made a splash with their first official player signing by adding Ohio Aviators standout Sebastián Kalm to their roster for the 2018 Major League Rugby season. Since earning league MVP honors in the inaugural PRO Rugby season in 2016 the Lindenwood University graduate has been spotted ...

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Namibia confirm two-match Uruguay series

The Namibian Rugby Union have confirmed that they will host Uruguay in a two-match test series in November. Venues for the matches have yet to be confirmed but the dates will be November 18 and 25. The news officially confirms what was originally reported by Americas Rugby News in May. ...

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Brazil confirms three-match European tour

The Brazilian Rugby Confederation (CBRu) has confirmed a three-match tour to Europe in November. With Germany and Spain already known, the third opponent will be Belgium, to be played in Brussels as the second match on the tour on November 18. The first stop will be in Leipzig on November ...

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Team of the Week

It was a forgettable week for Americas players in Europe. Despite a full compliment of club action across several divisions only a handful came away with noteworthy efforts. The Pumas continue to stutter in the Rugby Championship though there was room for one. Instead it’s the last two rounds of ...

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Sánchez Joins Full-House Club

Nicolás Sánchez made history on Saturday. In scoring in all forms – a try, penalty, conversion and a drop-goal he joined the Pumas Full-House Club. It was the first time that an Argentine player had achieved the accomplishment against New Zealand. His 165 points in the match also saw him ...

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