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Jaguares Finish Season in Australia on a High

Los Jaguares finished their season in Australia on a high, downing the Melbourne Rebels this morning. The 32-29 win was the second from as many matches in Australia from the Argentine side. The team is to now return home and focus on international duty. The victory was a come-from-behind fight. ...

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Best of the Rest

This week we’ve got a spread of articles from Japan to Uruguay, from Australia to Scotland. A brief chat with an NFL prospect, young Canadian talent making a splash in Rugby League, Uruguay’s thoughts on the race to Americas 2, and of course the hot topic of the week – ...

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Rugby Canada hosts Facebook Q&A

Rugby Canada CEO Allen Vansen and Jim Dixon, General Manager of Rugby Operations and Performance, held a Q&A for fans on the Rugby Canada Facebook page on Wednesday afternoon. During the one-hour session they addressed a number of topics, including not limited to the men’s XVs program, the upcoming Women’s ...

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June Internationals XV

The June tests have come and gone and they were largely a mixed bag, edging more towards positive and certainly an upgrade on the miserable November that the Americas endured. Brazil took a miracle win over Portugal but were taught a lesson by Romania, while Argentina stumbled against England but ...

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Eagles, Pumas Await Oceania 2 Winner

Apia Park in Samoa’s capital is to be the setting for the final of the 2017 Pacific Nations Cup. The Flying Fijians take-on Samoa in search of ending a perfect campaign. The Tri-Nations tournament has Fiji, Samoa and Tonga playing each other twice. The current state of Fiji being as ...

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Orlando To Miss Melbourne Rebels Clash

A late change has been forced upon Los Jaguares. Matías Orlando suffered an injury on the eve of the final round Super Rugby match against the Rebels in Melbourne. The first choice Jaguares 13 will not be able to recover from a knock in today’s captain’s run. His place in ...

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Match Preview – Rebels vs Jaguares

The final round of the regular season of Super Rugby takes place this weekend. For both the Melbourne Rebels and Jaguares it is the final match of the year. For the Rebels it may be more than that with one Australian side to be axed from the competition. Either the ...

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Cubelli Starts for Brumbies

Tomás Cubelli will start for the Brumbies on Friday. The Argentine scrum-half has been named to wear the no 9 shirt for the final round Super Rugby fixture. The Brumbies are to take-on New Zealand side the Chiefs. It is to be the second Super Rugby match for the Buenos ...

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BC Bears name strong squad for CRC opener

Phil Mack headlines a powerful BC Bears squad as head coach Tony Healy has named his match day 23 for the Canadian Rugby Championship opener against the Prairie Wolf Pack on Friday evening. Thunderbird Stadium will host the two Western Canadian regional sides with the Bears intent on restoring some ...

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The Road to Americas 2 – Uruguay

As Uruguay watched the USA qualify in the Americas 1 position for the first time in World Cup history, Los Teros also realized another milestone. For the first time in their history they will enter the Americas 2 qualifiers as favorites. This is not just due to their superior World ...

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Referee Training in Nicaragua

The Central American Republic of Nicaragua is preparing to stage the 2017 Juegos Centroamericanos. With rugby featuring preparation is underway to prepare referees. Led by Mario Henao (Colombia) a World Rugby backed course has been taking place since last Wednesday. Activities have been taking place in the national capital of ...

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Jaguares Lose Flanker for Melbourne Rebels

Jaguares flanker Juan Manuel Leguizamón has been ruled out of facing the Melbourne Rebels. The back-rower suffered a knock to his head playing against the Waratahs on Saturday in Sydney. Protocol requires that he play no part in the final round match this coming weekend. Should he recover well, Leguizamón ...

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Roan Back Playing in Argentina

Guillermo Roan is back playing in Argentina. The former Puma played this past weekend for La Plata in the URBA Top 12 against Newman. Playing at home his team won the match 30-22. The 29-year-old returned to La Plata after playing in England and Italy. He played for London Welsh, ...

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The Road to Americas 2 – Canada

After dropping the Americas 1 series to the US Eagles, Canada now head down the Americas 2 road in search of a seat on the plane to Tokyo in 2019. To achieve their goal they must now defeat Uruguay in home-and-away matches to be held on January 27 and February ...

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