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Uruguay squad for Tbilisi Cup

Having completed recent home internationals against USA, Argentina, and Fiji, Los Teros now travel to Georgia to compete in the World Rugby Tbilisi Cup. The South Americans will play three matches taking on development teams of both Ireland and Italy in addition to a full test match against the host nation. ...

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Eagles-Wallabies Tickets Go On Sale

In what is easily the busiest year of rugby events in the history of American rugby, tickets for the USA Eagles September 5th home test match against the Qantas Wallabies have gone on sale. Set to be played at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois, the match should be an excellent ...

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Las Guarias named for Olympic qualification

Costa Rican women’s head coach Oscar Bogantes has named his Guarias squad to compete in this weekend’s Olympic qualification tournament in Santa Fé. The Argentine city will play host to men’s and women’s qualifiers from Friday June 5 – Sunday June 7 with Costa Rica competing in the women’s section ...

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Venezuela sevens named for Olympic qualifying

The Argentine city of Santa Fé is to receive the teams from eight countries this weekend (June 5-7) who are all looking to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Rugby is to return to the Olympic Games for the first time in 92 years and is ...

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Pumitas fall short against Ireland

Argentina’s hopes of opening the World Rugby Under 20s Championship with a win fell agonizingly short as Ireland completed a late 18-16 victory in Parma, Italy this afternoon. Played at the Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi, the European side won with a late penalty in a match in which the lead changed ...

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Wyles in, Test returns as Eagles Prep for NACRA

As the USA Eagles prepare for the upcoming NACRA Olympic Qualifier in Cary, North Carolina, a few familiar faces return to the side as the squad aims to secure their place in the Rio 2016 Olympics. Having completed a Championship season with Saracens, Chris Wyles returns to the Eagles Sevens side ...

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Scotland name World Cup long-list

Scotland’s second match of the Rugby World Cup is to be against the USA Eagles. The fixture will take place at Elland Road in Leeds on Sunday September 27. Scotland head coach Vern Cotter has named a 46 man training squad to prepare for the Rugby World Cup. The Northern Europeans are ...

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Chilean women squad for Olympic Qualifying

The Chilean women’s rugby selectors have confirmed the country’s 12 women who will compete in the upcoming Olympic Games qualification tournament in Santa Fé, Argentina. The three day tournament will see the Chileans  competing against Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. The Chilean women’s, or Las Cóndores, will begin ...

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Talking Rugby (Vol. 2, Iss. 7): Championship Season

Ah, that time of year again. Sunshine, warm weather, and time to hand out some championships all around the American rugby scene. In today’s Talking Rugby, we’re going to send out some shout-outs to some of the teams that claimed titles in the last few weeks. USA Women’s 7s The USA ...

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Argentine men and women target Olympics

Argentina’s national men’s and women’s senior sevens squads have been confirmed for the upcoming Olympic Games qualifying series in Santa Fé. In what is to be the most important weekend of the year for Rugby Sevens in South America Argentina’s men’s and women’s teams will be seeking to secure their places at ...

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Pumitas team named for u20s opener

Pumitas head coach Nicolás Fernández Lobbe has confirmed his starting lineup for Tuesday’s opening round fixture in the World Rugby Under 20s Championship in Italy. The Argentine side will face Ireland on Tuesday June 02 with the match kicking-off at 11:30am Argentine time. Argentina’s squad features a total of nine players returning ...

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Wales name World Cup training squad

Welsh head coach Warren Gatland has named a 47-man training squad for the Rugby World Cup. The selection includes nine previously uncapped players in the form of Ross Moriarty, Dominic Day, Rory Thornton, Kristian Dacey, Tom Francis, Jack Dixon, Tyler Morgan, Eli Walker and Gareth Anscombe. There are also some established players past or ...

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Fiji Warriors too strong for Uruguay

Fiji’s three-match South American tour came to an end this afternoon with a noteworthy victory over Uruguay in Montevideo. In winning cleanly the Pacific Islanders were able to lay down a marker ahead of the all-important pool match between the senior capped sides of the countries at this year’s Rugby ...

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Americas Six Nations vital believes Pichot

Former Pumas captain Agustín Pichot believes that the Americas Six Nations concept is not only appropriate at this point in time but also necessary. Without efforts being made the hierarchy in which Argentina has a superior test side than the others will remain unchanged. The former scrumhalf believes in helping ...

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‘Get Into Rugby’ campaign grows rugby in Ecuador

The Federación Ecuatoriana de Rugby (FER)’s interest in developing rugby throughout Ecuador saw the implementation of the Get Into Rugby (GIR) campaign in April. In a collaborated effort together with World Rugby, the Confederación Sudamericana de Rugby (CONSUR), the Ecuartorian Olympic Committee and the Ecuatorian Ministry of Sport the program is ...

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