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Worcester Warriors release Ignacio Mieres

Last season’s English rugby second division champions, the Worcester Warriors have confirmed the departure of fly half Ignacio Mieres. The former Puma played for the club for two seasons after having previously spend three years at the Exeter Chiefs in addition to playing for Stade Français, Perpignan and the Leicester ...

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Canada drop heartbreaker to Samoa

Canada suffered a heartbreaking last second defeat to Samoa in the third round of the Pacific Nations Cup on Wednesday evening in Toronto. Sakaria Taulafo’s try on full time dealt Canada their fifth straight test defeat and denied the home side a first ever victory over Samoa. James Pritchard’s 600th ...

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Fiji hold on to beat Japan

Fiji held off a late surge from Japan to escape with a 27-22 victory in Pacific Nations Cup action on Wednesday evening in Toronto. Reduced to 13 men after two yellow cards in the dying minutes, the Fijian defense withstood a multi-phase attack from Japan, who failed to take advantage ...

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Tonga Rolls as Eagles Stumble

After sticking with essentially the same lineup for their first two Pacific Nations Cup matches, Eagles’ Head Coach Mike Tolkin was looking to experiment as the USA took on Tonga. While the USA’s first XV is taking shape nicely, there are a lot of question marks in the reserves. Today’s ...

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Gentry Signs Deal with Sharks

A feel good story has emerged from the wake of the NRFL cancellations this Summer. Often overlooked in the fallout from the cancelled matches was that there were 60 men preparing to compete and train for a spot on the team’s roster. Those players came from all avenues… rugby players and crossover athletes alike. ...

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Talking Rugby (Vol. 2, Iss. 13): PNC Fun

PNC… Leave it Be The Pacific Nations Cup is coming off a very strong Round 2 that saw an epic battle between Samoa and Fiji as well as a thrilling upset for the USA over Japan. The tournament, often adjusted, could very easily turn into a great annual tournament for ...

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Colombia Investing in Academies to boost Rugby

With the objective of improving the conditioning of Colombian rugby representative teams in international competition the Federación Colombiana de Rugby (Colombian Rugby Federation – FRC)  is investing in academies with the goal of improved performances. The governing body has identified the following as being of vital importance to Colombian rugby: 2016 ...

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ARN Forecast July 29-August 1

There’s no Rugby Championship this week but the Pacific Nations Cup is still on, and there’s also a match between an Argentina XV and Uruguay to rule over.   PACIFIC NATIONS CUP   July 29 – USA v Tonga Paul – Being able to back-to-back Pacific Nations Cup victories for the USA ...

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Argentine Squad named to face Uruguay

A 23-man Argentine squad has been named for Saturday’s away match against Uruguay. Los Teros will play host to the Argentina XV at the Estadio Charrúa with kick-off scheduled for 3:30pm. Both countries are to compete at this year’s Rugby World Cup and for Uruguay the match is to be ...

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Turks & Caicos U19s at NACRA Championship

The U19 National Team from Turks and Caicos recently competed at the NACARA U19 Championships in Orlando, Florida. The team finished the tournament with a 1-2 record and lost a heart breaker to the Cayman Islands in the Plate Final. World Rugby featured the team in one of their most ...

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Big Joe starts for Samoa

Joe Tekori will start for the first time since November of 2012 as Manu Samoa freshen up their Pacific Nations Cup side to face Canada in Toronto. Tekori is one of six changes all told from the team that drew with Fiji in Sacramento on Friday. Viliamu Afatia tags in ...

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New-look Canada to face Samoa

Kieran Crowley has made wholesale changes to the Canadian side that lost to Tonga in Burnaby on Friday, retaining only three of the starting side that will face Samoa. John Moonlight, Matt Evans, and captain Tyler Ardron are the only survivors as the tournament heads to Toronto on Wednesday evening. ...

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