Wednesday , February 21 2018

Recent Posts

Ilnicki signs for PRO San Diego

Make it six. Canadian World Cup prop Jake Ilnicki has confirmed that he is headed south to play PRO Rugby for San Diego. The tighthead specialist will join up with international teammates Phil Mackenzie and Hubert Buydens at Torero Stadium once his visa application is approved. Ray Barkwill, Nick Blevins, ...

Read More »

MacGinty sidelined with shoulder injury

US Eagles flyhalf AJ MacGinty will miss the next four weeks of the European club season with a shoulder injury suffered while playing for Irish club Connacht against Leinster on the weekend. The 26-year-old has been in fine form for the Guinness Pro 12 table toppers, starting five consecutive games ...

Read More »

Paraguay Coaches Participate in Los Jaguares Training

The strong bonds between Argentina and its neighbors were apparent this past week when Paraguayan coaching staff were invited to participate in Los Jaguares training. Los Yakaré’ trainers Eduardo Acosta and Pedro Manuel Ruiz assisted members of Los Jaguares coaching staff. Acosta and Ruiz shared experiences with leading Argentine coaching officials ...

Read More »

Baillie set for PRO Ohio move

Kyle Baillie is the latest Canadian international set to take part in PRO Rugby’s inaugural season. The versatile forward is expected to join the Ohio franchise once he receives visa approval. Baillie made his international debut as a replacement against the US Eagles in the recently completed Americas Rugby Championship, ...

Read More »

Stade Français seek Contepomi as Backs Coach

Reigning Top 14 Champions, Stade Français are reported to be after the services of Felipe Contepomi. On Monday Midi Olympique said that the club’s Head Coach, Gonzalo Quesada is to look to his homeland to find a backs coach for the 2016-2017 season. The French publication reports Felipe Contepomi as being Quesada’s ...

Read More »

Costa Repetto signs for Colomiers

Former Pumas hooker Agustín Costa Repetto is leaving Tarbes at the end of the season to join Colomiers. The 33-year-old has signed a two year contract plus a one year option for 2016-17. With Tarbes set to be relegated from Pro D2, Costa Repetto is the first of four Argentine ...

Read More »

Canada remembers great Hadley

A week to the day of the news of John Cannon’s unexpected passing, Canadian rugby fans got another shock when the word came on Saturday that former captain Norm Hadley had also fallen to an apparent heart attack at the age of 51. Despite winning relatively few senior caps – ...

Read More »

Wyles celebrates Saracens milestone

Chris Wyles may no longer be available to the US Eagles, but he continues to put in top performances with his long-time club Saracens in the Aviva Premiership. Saturday’s match marked the 200th time he has worn the club’s colours in a first class match. His 142 Premiership matches are ...

Read More »

Cejvanovic featured in World Rugby, CNN videos

Canadian forward Admir Cejvanovic has been receiving extra attention in recent days. After being featured in a World Rugby story and subsequent video, the Burnaby Lake no8 has now jumped into the mainstream with a short feature on CNN filmed at the Vancouver 7s. Born in Velika Kladuša, Bosnia, Cejvanovic ...

Read More »

Morath to play for PRO San Diego

Tongan World Cup flyhalf Kurt Morath is joining PRO Rugby. Rumored for several weeks to be joining the new American professional competition, league Director of Rugby Operations Stephen Lewis confirmed the news in an interview with Matt McCarthy of the Rugby Wrap Up. Morath will join an impressive backline that includes ...

Read More »

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 Bolivia The landlocked country is set to become the final part of the puzzle for South American Rugby. Advanced work is underway ...

Read More »

Torneo del Interior B: Week 1 Results

The Torneo del Interior B got underway on Saturday. Debuting were eight of the eighteen involved clubs, including two sides from Uruguay. Uruguay’s national club champion, Old Christians Club had a dream debut in Argentina’s Torneo del Interior B, the third division of Argentina’s national club rugby. Following more than ...

Read More »

MacGinty Conversion Gives Connacht one point win

USA Eagles fly half AJ MacGinty scored two points on Saturday as his side defeated Leinster in a round 18 Guinness Pro 12 fixture in Galway, Ireland. Critical to the 7-6 victory was the Eagles successful kick as the MacGinty Conversion ultimately gave Connacht the one point win. The Eagles playmaker’s ...

Read More »