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Fiji dominate Cape Town Day 1

Dubai champions Fiji look in prime position to repeat in Cape Town as they coasted through day 1 with disturbing ease. Scotland, Russia, and Argentina all fell heavily, with the latter two failing to score a single point against the Pacific Islanders. Australia were the only other side to make ...

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Paraguay 2016-2020 Strategic Plan

Seeking to continue growing the Unión de Rugby del Paraguay (Paraguayan Rugby Union – URP) have released a Strategic Plan from 2016-2020. Together with guest Francisco Rubio, the Sudamérica Rugby deevlopment Director the URP administrative committee put together the ambitious project. Working with Sudamérica Rugby and World Rugby The URP seeks ...

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Palamo called in for Cape Town

Thretton Palamo has been called up by Mike Friday for the Cape Town leg of the HSBC World Sevens Series. The World Cup star has been released by his club London Welsh for the weekend to take part in his first sevens action since the last round of the 2014-15 ...

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Kenya women replace South Africa for Rio

In a stunning decision that comes only a day after World Rugby announced the details of the final Olympic repechage tournaments, South Africa has withdrawn its women’s side from Rio, with African runners-up Kenya now added in their place. The decision comes not from the South African rugby union, but ...

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Mullins, Dala in for Cape Town

Promising Ontario Blues loose forward Matt Mullins will make his HSBC World Sevens Series debut this weekend, one of two changes to the Canadian roster headed to Cape Town. Veteran flanker Nanyak Dala is the other addition, with Conor Trainor and Adam Zaruba dropping out due to injury. Belleville native ...

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Americas players in B&I Cup Round 3

Several Canadians, an American prospect, and two South Americans will be in action in round 3 of the British & Irish Cup this weekend. Cornish Pirates lead the way with all three Canucks in their starting lineup. No8 Aaron Carpenter skippers for the 4th week in a row, which suggests ...

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Americas players in Champions Cup Week 3

Round 3 of the European Rugby Champions Cup will kick-off this evening. Games will continue on Saturday and Sunday and do so with players involved from the Americas. The only match today will see Patricio Albacete’s Toulouse play away to Ulster. The former Puma remains sidelined. In action on Saturday ...

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Americas players in Challenge Cup Week 3

The third round of the 2015-2016 European Challenge Cup got underway last night. Involved was Argentine second-rower Mariano Galarza who started for Gloucester in Thursday’s round three European Challenge Cup fixture against his former club, Worcester. The two-time Rugby World Cup participant recently extended his contract with the cherry and whites which ...

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Americas players in Pro D2 Week 12

While Top 14 clubs return to European action this weekend, it’s business as usual for the French Pro D2 as they enter week 12 of the competition. Lyon and Bayonne currently reside in 1st and 2nd place, respectively, while Tarbes sits at the bottom of the barrel after being docked ...

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Chile Roster Named for Punta del Este

The Chilean men’s Rugby Sevens team will compete in the upcoming Seven de Punta del Este, Uruguay’s biggest Sevens event of the year. This year’s tournament is to be played from December 26-27 at the Punta del Este Polo & Country Club in the balneario uruguayo. The Chileans competed well in ...

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USA Make Change Ahead of Cape Town

USA 7s Head Coach Mike Friday has made one change to his roster heading into the Cape Town 7s in South Africa. After finishing 3rd in Dubai, the Eagles are riding their best ever start to a World Series season. Mike Te’o has been brought into the squad to replace ...

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