Saturday , December 16 2017

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New players in Training with Los Jaguares

Preparation for Super Rugby continues in Buenos Aires where new players are in Training with Los Jaguares. This week Los Pumas 7s players Axel Müller (pictured above), Santiago Álvarez, Bautista Ezcurra, Rodrigo Etchart, Segundo Tuculet and Sebastián Cancelliere have joined the 35 players who have been training since Monday of last week. ...

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Team of the Week

Close to a full weekend of European club action means we can actually throw together a reasonable team this week. Lots of players – particularly in Pro D2 – didn’t have a great week but a few did put their hands up, including a couple newcomers to our weekly selections. ...

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Brazilian Rugby Exposition in São Paulo

A Brazilian rugby exposition is taking place in São Paulo. Organized by Portal do Rugby founder, Victor Ramalho the exposition showcases the sport of rugby in Brazil over the years. Contrary to popular understanding rugby has a deep history in Brazil which the exposition illustrates. Ramalho  points out that “the objective ...

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Canada names Women’s Long List

World Cup star Marie-Pier Pinault-Reid is one of 79 players named in Canada’s 2016 National Senior Women’s Long List. The hard-running loosehead prop returns to international contention after a year’s absence along with fellow Dream Team selections Hilary Leith (tighthead prop) and Stephanie Bernier (scrumhalf). A total of 16 players ...

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PRO Rugby Announces San Francisco Combine

PRO Rugby North America has announced their second player identification combine, set to take place in San Francisco on January 31st at a location yet to be announced. The upstart competition hosted their first combine in December in Irvine, California. The six team competition is in the process of identifying ...

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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 Los Jaguares Membership Argentina’s Super Rugby franchise began training last week with 35 players beginning preparations in Buenos Aires. Early indications are ...

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Argentina win 2016 American Sevens

The 2016 American Sevens in Mar del Plata have been won by the home nation of Argentina with Los Pumas 7s defeating South Africa 7s Academy 17-14 in the Cup Final on Sunday evening.The teams earned the right to compete in the final after winning their respective Quarter Finals and ...

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Ardron Sidelined for 6-8 Weeks

Canada and Ospreys star Tyler Ardron faces another spell on the sidelines with a troublesome knee injury. The national captain struggled to make the World Cup after spraining his left MCL against Samoa in July during the Pacific Nations Cup, and suffered a second injury to the same knee against ...

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Fulcher named BC Bears Head Coach

Former Ireland international Gabriel Fulcher has been named as the new Head Coach for the BC Bears. A winner of 20 caps as a lock between 1994 and 1998, Fulcher also enjoyed a successful club career with Irish province Leinster and London Irish in the English Premiership. He succeeds Dean ...

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All-Americas midfield for Clermont Espoirs

In what is surely a first for North American rugby at least, two Americas players will line up together in the midfield for Clermont Espoirs – the academy side – against Toulon on Sunday. Top Canadian prospect George Barton, 18, will line up with 19-year-old USA export Moses Fuala’au in ...

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