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Brazil and Uruguay set for São Paulo

Los Teros travel to Brazil to take on Os Tupis at the Arena Barueri on Friday in the second round of the Americas Rugby Championship. The two are both in search of their first win of the tournament, with Uruguay losing 33-17 to Canada in Langford and Brazil coming up ...

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Funding Boost for Colombia Rugby

In 2011 Colombia received $49 million Colombian pesos in investments from World Rugby. Five years on the South American country received $450 million pesos. The significant growth has helped the level of rugby played in the country improve with this being seen on the international stage with Las Tucanes qualifying for ...

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Ontario Blues announce 2016 fixtures

The Ontario Blues have announced their schedule for the 2016 year, with a half-dozen matches including four league fixtures in the Johnsonville Canadian Rugby Championship. Their streak of four consecutive MacTier Cup titles was brought to a halt by the Wolf Pack last year, and the Toronto-based franchise will be ...

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Super Week Uruguay 2016

The URU is preparing a groundbreaking week of activities to take place in the country this month. Termed Super Week Uruguay 2016 the six day festival seeks to continue growing rugby in the country. Super week will consist of lectures and workshops involving specialists from Uruguay, Argentina and Sudamérica Rugby and will culminate on ...

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Hearn signs extension with London Irish

Ciaran Hearn has signed a one-year contract extension with London Irish. The Canadian signed with the Aviva Premiership club following the World Cup and made his debut in December. Since then he has made six appearances, all starts, scoring two tries and enjoying highly positive all-round reviews. The Conception Bay ...

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Manoa Out for Three Months

A day after European Champions Toulon lost Paul O’Connell to retirement the club learned it will also be without another second-rower for a lengthily period. USA forward Samu Manoa is out for three months, complicating Toulon’s campaigns in both the Top 14 and European Champions Cup competitions. Manoa re-injured his knee ...

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Brakeley, Davis join Eagles ARC roster

Head coach John Mitchell has called up two reinforcements to his US Eagles squad to prepare for the second match of the Americas Rugby Championship against Canada this Saturday at Dell Diamond in Austin, Texas. Former Cambridge Blue and Dartmouth College second row Nate Brakeley is joined by fellow newcomer ...

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PRO Confirms Columbus Team

This morning PRO Rugby North America confirmed that Columbus would be the host city for the fourth team in the competition. It appears as if fans are inching ever so closer to the final five teams that will take part in the competition that starts in April. While Denver is ...

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Barbieri Called up by Italy

Italian Head Coach Jacques Brunel has made two changes for his team’s second round match of the Six Nations. Italy will play host to England in Rome on Sunday and do so with Toronto’s Robert Barbieri who has been Called up by Italy. Aged 31, Barbieri was first capped by ...

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ARC Team of the Week

It’s here at last! The new Americas Rugby Championship finally got underway this past weekend and it did not disappoint, with three very entertaining rugby games ushering in a new era of Americas rugby. Of course it also means we have the pleasure of selecting from more than 100 international ...

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Argentina XV picks 7s players for Chile

Pablo Bouza has made wholesale changes to his Argentina XV squad for their second match of the Americas Rugby Championship against Chile at the Estadio Bicentenario in San Juan on Saturday. More than half the team that finished in a 35-all draw against the US Eagles in Houston have been ...

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Women’s Eagles named for Brazil 7s

Head coach Jules McCoy has named a new-look Women’s Eagles 7s team to travel to Brazil for the next stop of the HSBC Women’s Sevens Series which takes place on February 20 at the Arena Barueri in São Paulo. Six changes in all are made to the squad that placed ...

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Coe to lead Canada u20s in Texas

Andrew Coe will lead Canada’s challenge against their USA counterparts in the one-off qualifier match for the World Rugby u20 Trophy. The fullback has been appointed captain of a 26-strong group named by head coach Jeff Williams to travel to Austin, Texas, for the big match on Saturday. Coe is ...

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Hearn scores great try for Irish

Ciaran Hearn’s first season in professional rugby continues to be fruitful, with the Canadian centre scoring an impressive individual try for London Irish on Sunday. The seven-pointer was a vital score as the Exiles went on to defeat relegation rivals Worcester by 20-13, lifting Irish from the foot of the ...

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