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Uruguay XV Team for UROBA

The Uruguay XV are in Junin, Argentine preparing to face UROBA today in a third round match of the Argentine Provincial Championship. The Guzmán Barreiro coached side is in search of a third win from as many matches. Uruguay’s official A team is playing in the second division and is well ...

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Pools Announced for Dubai 7s

The pools have been drawn for the opening round of the HSBC World Series in Dubai on December 4-5th, 2015. Coming off of their 2014/2015 Championship, Fiji heads up Pool A in the Men’s bracket. Women’s Champions, New Zealand, lead up Pool A in the Women’s bracket. The USA men have ...

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Chile are ”excited about the opportunity” of Spain

Los Condores Head Coach Paul Healy has selected a 26-man roster for the upcoming international matches in Spain. The South Americans will play against the Basque Country on Tuesday November 17 and an official test match against Spain on Saturday November 21. Included for the tour are French based players ...

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Martínez gets first start for Castres

Lucas Martínez will get his first start for Castres on Saturday against Pau in the first round of the European Challenge Cup. The stocky Argentine tighthead has appeared as a reserve in three games for Olympique in the Top 14 so far. Martínez was part of the Pampas squad during ...

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Canadian Captains face off in B&I Cup

In what is surely a first in professional rugby, two Canadian internationals will captain their clubs against each other in the first round of the British & Irish Cup this Saturday at Mennaye Field in Penzance. Richard Thorpe runs out for the first time since the World Cup to lead ...

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MacGinty to Start for Connacht in Siberia

Irish Pro 12 side Connecht opens up their European Challenge Cup campaign in Siberia as they take on Enisei-STM in a historic match in Russia. Enisei-STM is the first Russian side to ever qualify for the Challenge Cup. Connacht touched down in Siberia to frigid below zero temperatures and expect more ...

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Ireland to Face All Blacks in Chicago

Chicago may not be getting a PRO Rugby team during the first go around, but have secured a fixture even more precious. The Windy City continues their run of hosting marquee matchups as it has been confirmed that Ireland will face off against the All Blacks on November 5th, 2016 ...

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Spain Name Strong Roster for Chile

Spanish Rugby Head Coach Santiago Santos has confirmed a 23-man roster for his team’s home test match against Chile in Torrelavega, Cantabria on November 21. Included are nineteen players who play in France, predominantly in the Pro D2. With both Chile and Spain now knowing what they must do to ...

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Brazil Name 29-man Roster for Germany

The Confederação Brasileira de Rugby (Brazilian Rugby Confederation – CBRu) has confirmed a 29-man roster for the upcoming two-match test series against Germany. Despite failing to reach the national club final, the Super 8 São Paulo’s SPAC has the highest number of athletes selected. The club’s seven players is staggeringly ...

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20 Domestic Players to Benefit from PRO Rugby

The announcement of the launch of a professional rugby competition in North America came at a pivotal moment. Coming fresh off of a disappointing World Cup campaign, the USA and Canada both were in need of a shot in the arm. Whether PRO Rugby will be the catalyst to improved international performances is ...

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World Rugby Unveil Changes to RWC Qualification

The governing body of rugby, World Rugby has unveiled an altered qualification process for Rugby World Cup 2019 which will be held in Japan. Revealed are where the 8 qualifying countries will come from with some continental regions having advantages over others. The 8 qualifying teams will join the 12 ...

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Germany Name Roster for Brazilian Tour

Ranked 31st in the world Germany will be looking to complete an important intercontinental series victory when the central Europeans play two tests in Brazil on November 28 and December 4. Having finished bottom of the European Nations Cup (ENC) Germany is in search of developing ahead of further international competition ...

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Peru Reach Final After Defeating Ecuador

Peru will take-on north-eastern neighbors Colombia in the South American B Championship Final on Saturday after Los Tumis were too strong for Ecuador this evening in Lima.  A 35-0 win saw over Ecuador saw Peru completing back-to-back wins in the South American B Championship to send the bottom seeded Ecuador into ...

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