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Old Christians are Uruguayan National Champions

Uruguay’s Premier Division Grand Final was played earlier today in Montevideo with the historic Old Christians Club being crowned national champions by beating Old Boys 30-9. The title ended an eight year drought for the Montevideo club and was a 17th overall national title. Having earned a reputation in recent ...

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Brazil Announces Americas Rugby Cup Fixtures

Following the highly successful European model of the Six Nations the Americas is to, beginning in February, have an annual competition putting together teams from throughout North and South America. Rugby World Cup 2015 participants Argentina, Canada, Uruguay and the USA are to be joined by invitees Brazil and Chile. ...

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Sudamérica Rugby Opens Voting for New Logo

Voting has begun! The governing body of rugby in South and Central America, Sudamérica Rugby has opened voting to members of the public in an effort to determine a popular new logo. The governing body was recently rebranded from CONSUR. The five contenders which can be voted on were created ...

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Pacaembu to host Brazil vs Germany

The São Paulo State Secretary of Sports has confirmed that one of Brazil’s most historic stadiums, the Estadio do Pacaembu will host the second of two rugby test matches between Brazil and Germany later this year. The recent growth of rugby in Brazil and the future Americas Six Nations have ...

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RWC – By The Numbers Part 1

Just a week away from the biggest show in the rugby-verse, let’s take a look at some of the interesting numbers for you trivia-minded folk heading into the Rugby World Cup. BIGGER IS BETTER There will be some seriously tall timber on display during the tournament. Five players top 205cm ...

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Brazil Announce two home tests against Germany

South America’s 5th ranked country, Brazil is to host a two-test match series against Germany it has been confirmed. The test matches will be played in the states of Santa Catarina and São Paulo with the CBRU anticipating a strong response from the public. The tour is to feature test matches on ...

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USA Prepares for 2015 Pan Am Maccabi Games

The USA Maccabi rugby team is beginning their preparations for the 2015 Pan Am Maccabi Games in Santiago, Chile. The squad, comprised of players of Jewish decent, has participated in the World Maccabi Games for a number of years, medaling at each event. The side won Gold in 7s at the 2013 World Games. ...

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Italy call for Bacchin

Italy have called up Benetton Treviso centre Enrico Bacchin to replace clubmate Luca Morisi on their World Cup roster. Morisi injured a knee in Saturday’s warm-up test match against Wales. Bacchin, 22, was a standout for both San Donà and Mogliano in the Italian domestic league before being selected for ...

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Marshall out of World Cup

Jason Marshall will take no part in the World Cup. Canada’s starting tighthead prop from the 2011 tournament had been struggling to regain full fitness with knee and back injuries hampering his build-up, and though he was named to the bench against Georgia last Wednesday he did not make an ...

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Overseas Pro Update

The best players from the Americas are all on World Cup duty, but there is still a sizeable group of overseas professionals back in the swing of things for the new club season. Here’s a quick look at those who were in action this past weekend. GUINNESS PRO 12 A couple ...

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Luca Morisi ruled out of World Cup

Members of Italy’s World Cup roster Gonzalo Garcia and Luca Morisi underwent tests today to determine the extent of their injuries suffered on Saturday playing a warm-up match in Cardiff against World Cup sub-hosts Wales. Exams showed that Luca Morisi suffered a second degree medial collateral ligament injury in his ...

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The Tobago International Rugby 7s Tournament 2015

This year’s edition of the Tobago International Rugby 7s Tournament will take place over the first weekend (5th & 6th) of December. Details of the cost to participate and various accommodation options available can be accessed by clicking here as can an official Registration Form and information on how to get to ...

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Zimbabwe to host u20 Trophy

World Rugby has announced that Harare, Zimbabwe, will be the location of the 2016 Under 20 Trophy. The second tier competition will once again feature eight teams, including Uruguay, Namibia, Samoa, and four regional qualifiers yet to be determined – one each from Europe, North America, Oceania and Asia. The ...

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