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Colombia Women Qualify for 2016 Olympic Games

Colombia’s women’s rugby team will play at the 2016 Olympic Games after winning the South American Qualification series this afternoon in Santa Fé, Argentina. The result is the biggest accomplishment in the history of rugby in the country. Colombia entered the match as the only undefeated team while Argentina had ...

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NRFL Independence Cup Cancelled

Organizers of the Independence Cup have confirmed that the match is going to be cancelled as USA Rugby has declined to sanction the match between their National Rugby Football League Rough Riders and the Leicester Tigers of the Aviva Premiership. Originally set to take place August 8th at Lincoln Financial Field in ...

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Colombia’s women on the verge of Olympic Qualification

Strong performances from Colombia on Day Two of the Three-Day Olympic Games qualifying tournament in Santa Fé, Argentina have seen South America’s most populated Spanish speaking nation move towards securing an unlikely spot at the 2016 Olympic Games. Well placed after Day One Uruguay’s Olympic Dream came crashing down on Day ...

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Carizza starts as Stormers draw against Lions in Cape Town

South African franchises the Stormers and Lions competed to a 19-19 draw this afternoon in Cape Town. The result saw the Lions eliminated from play-offs contention as the Johannesburg franchise can no longer finish either top of the South African Conference or in second position. The Stormers, in contrast, are ...

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Watch the CONSUR Rugby Sevens Olympic Qualifiers Live

Day two of the South American regional qualifiers for the 2016 Olympic Games is underway. Competing are men’s and women’s teams from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. Costa Rica is also involved, competing in the women’s section. The top male and female performers at the completion of ...

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Flagg signs for Moseley

Aaron Flagg is the latest Canadian to sign a pro contract in the UK. The 6’5″ second row will join Moseley next season in the RFU second division, also known as the Greene King IPA Championship. Moseley narrowly escaped relegation last season, finishing 11th, and will be hoping the hard-hitting Flagg ...

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Canadian women named for Super Series

The Canadian senior women are back in action this June, nearly a year removed from their outstanding 2nd place finish in the 2014 World Cup. Head coach Francois Ratier has retained 13 from that team in his 27 player squad to take part in the recently announced Super Series, a round-robin ...

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Argentina closes in on Olympic Dream

All eyes were on Argentina in the opening day of the South American section of Olympic Games qualification. The country’s long-lasting dominance within the continental region places great expectation on the silver medalists from the 2009 Rugby Sevens World Cup. With a place in the Olympic Games on the line Argentina took ...

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USA Women Gear Up for NACRA 7s

The USA women’s loss to England in the 3rd place match at the recent Amsterdam 7s not only cost the team the 3rd place trophy, but cost them something far more valuable. The loss gave England the coveted automatic qualification to the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Without the automatic qualification, ...

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