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Team of the Week

With precious few Americas players suited up overseas and a bye week for the Jaguares, we opted for something different this week. The first all-female Team of the Week for Americas Rugby News. Of course it looks conspicuously like the Canadian women’s side, but that’s what happens when you win ...

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Adidas partner with USA Rugby

USA Rugby has announced a multi-year partnership with world-renowned sports apparel company Adidas. The deal will see Adidas provide training and competition kit for all USA representatives sides, both in XVs and 7s. Age grade and Collegiate All-American sides are also included in the deal. The exact length of the ...

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Lavanini Back to Jaguares Training

Tomás Lavanini is back training with Los Jaguares. On the eve of the team’s departure to South Africa the second-rower returned to train for the first time in 2017. Return This Month The involvement of Lavanini is a tremendous boost for Los Jaguares and also Los Pumas. The 24-year-old suffered a ...

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Moonlight leads Canada in Hong Kong

John Moonlight vacation from the Canadian captaincy is over. The 29-year-old forward will wear the skipper’s armband for the first time since the Cape Town tournament in December as Canada prepare for the world’s most prestigious sevens tournament as the HSBC Sevens Series arrives in Hong Kong. Head Coach Damian ...

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Four new Board Members for Rugby Canada

Four new members have been appointed to Rugby Canada’s Board of Directors at the governing body’s Annual General Meeting in Toronto over the weekend. Incumbent Directors Troy Myers (NS) and Gord Sneddon (ON) have completed their terms as specified in the Rugby Canada By-Laws, so too player representatives Dawn Dauphinee ...

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Houston Strikers hire Fitzpatrick as Head Coach

The Houston Strikers have announced the hiring of former US Eagles Assistant Coach Justin Fitzpatrick as their Head Coach for the 2018 Major League Rugby season. Currently Director of Rugby at Seattle Saracens, Fitzpatrick will head south after four years in charge. In doing so he leaves behind an established ...

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CFL Player eyes Canadian Rugby Switch

Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive back and special teams player Tevaughn Campbell will accompany the Canadian Men’s Sevens team to Hong Kong this week for a close-up glimpse at what it takes to compete on the HSBC Sevens Series. This past season was the second in the Canadian Football League for 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 Canada Women Canada’s women’s team made it a perfect two-for-two as they ended the Can-Am Series in Chula Vista with a convincing 37-10 ...

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Black Thunder Win Mexico Campeonato Nacional

Black Thunder are Mexico’s national champions. The club from Naucalpan, just northwest of Mexico City won the Campeonato Nacional Final today, downing Cancún club, the Hammerheads 16-15. The nail-bitting victory saw secured on the back of tries from Mexican international center Christian Henning and second-rower Santiago Prieto. Test fly half ...

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Pirates RC Crowned National Honduras Champions

Pirates Rugby Club are now the Honduras national champions. The club from Islas de la Bahía were crowned champions on Saturday, winning the Torneo Nacional de Rugby 10’s, a nine team tournament of 10-a-side rugby. The Pirates topped the podium with Zamorano finishing in second position. Third place went to Los ...

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Canada Wins Again in Chula Vista

Canada made it a perfect two-for-two as they ended the Can-Am Series in Chula Vista with a convincing 37-10 win over the Women’s Eagles on Saturday afternoon. The USA took a step forward from the 39-5 result on Tuesday but once again could not contend with the experience and forward ...

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Canadian duo start in B&I Cup Semi Final

Jebb Sinclair will make his first start of the season for London Irish as they face the Jersey Reds in the British & Irish Cup Semi Final at the Madejski Stadium on Sunday. The 30-year-old Canadian forward runs out at lock having made a try-scoring impact as a replacement against ...

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