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Uruguay Call In Five Reinforcements for Brazil

Uruguay has called-in five reinforcements for Brazil. The South American sides will go head-to-head on Saturday in a second round match of the South American ‘A’ Championship. This year’s competition carries with it special importance as matches double as Rugby World Cup qualifiers. In round one Los Teros were victorious ...

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Argentina’s Future RWC 2019 Rivals

Half of Argentina’s Rugby World Cup 2019 opponents are known. Los Pumas were drawn into the toughest pool of Japan 2019 last week. The draw handed the South Americans matches against England and France. The remaining two matches will be against qualifiers from North America and Oceania respectively. Americas 1 It ...

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Honduras Join Sudamérica Rugby

The Federacion Hondureña de Rugby has been accepted as the latest member of Sudamérica Rugby. The Central American Republic has gained associate member status and means that all of Central America is now formally a part of Sudamérica Rugby. Heading the campaign has been President Hector Godoy. His dedication over the past ...

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Freitas Injury Concern for Uruguay

Nicolás Freitas is in doubt for Uruguay. Playing against Paraguay on Saturday the Jaguares winger suffered a sprained knee and is currently undergoing studies to reveal the extent of the injury. The 23-year-old earned his 17th test cap for Uruguay on Saturday. He played on the left wing in the ...

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Up and Under

Up and Under is a weekly feature on Americas Rugby News which reviews the best and worst from games involving the Americas teams over the previous week. UP Mexico Mexico started their international season in style on Saturday, recording a big win over Bermuda. The 59-7 triumph underlines the progress ...

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Pumas win Trophy in Paris

Argentina overcame their disappointing opening day to win all three matches on Day Two of the Paris 7s and come away as Consolation Trophy winners. To do so they had to navigate tricky waters. Captain Gastón Revol save the day in the Trophy Quarter Final with a late try lifting ...

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Double European Gold for Bosch and Wyles

Americas veteran backs Marcelo Bosch and Chris Wyles have claimed back-to-back European titles. Both players backed up their 2016 Champions Cup title by winning again in 2017. Saracens downed Clermont on Saturday adding to their 2016 title over Racing 92. In the 2016 final Wyles played on the left wing ...

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Americas Rankings – May 14 2017

Test match rugby this weekend saw changes in the Americas Rankings. Gains were made by Chile, Guyana, Mexico and Uruguay. Of note is Mexico gaining an record high ranking of 9th in the Americas. Chile’s home win over Brazil sees a slight gain for Chile at the expensive of Os Tupis. ...

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Nevers to Play in Pro D2

Thanks to a 35-9 victory Nevers have secured their place in the Pro D2. The central France side earned promotion from the Fédérale 1, overcoming Chambéry. The result sees the addition of more players from the Americas into France’s second division. Two former Pumas, midfielder Horacio San Martín and second row ...

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Guyana Victorious Over Barbados

Guyana ran out winners over Barbados this weekend. Their 34-26 triumph at the Garrison Field sees them making a promising start to their Rugby Americas North South Zone campaign. The Guyanese Green Machine were favorites to win and did not disappoint. The team’s vice captain, Richard Staglon impressed, scoring a hat-trick. Vallon ...

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Big Win for Mexico over Bermuda

Mexico started their international season in style on Saturday, recording a big win over Bermuda. The 59-7 triumph underlines the progress made by Mexico and also the potential the country has to eventually bridge the gap between itself and Rugby Americas Championship teams. Las Serpientes dominance was not immediate. While Franco Guerrero ...

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Flat Jaguares Humbled by Force

Los Jaguares fell flat on Saturday evening, losing 16-6 to the Western Force in Buenos Aires. In a match better quickly forgotten the home side produced their worst performance of the year, Los Jaguares resembled a train wreck. Having escaped jail against the Sunwolves last weekend lightening could not strike ...

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