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Canada Women line up England tour

Canada’s Senior Women won’t have to wait long to return to action following their 5th-place finish at the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup. The team will undertake a three-match tour of England in November with all three games against their hosts and World Cup finalists. It’s a change in routine ...

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Italy to Face Argentina in Florence in November

Italy are to face Argentina in Flornce in November, the FIR has confirmed. The fixture is to be the second of three matches in the month for both countries. Argentina face England while Italy host Fiji in their respective previous fixtures. Italy will play home matches in Catania (Sicily), Florence ...

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Uruguay Two Years on From Facing Australia

Two years have gone by since Uruguay faced Australia in Birmingham, England. The fixture was a pool match in Rugby World Cup 2015. It was the first time the countries had ever faced-off in a rugby match. The two-time Rugby World Cup champions, Australia, were not only heavy favorites but ...

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Seawolves sign England Sevens star Mat Turner

The Seattle Seawolves on Monday announced the signing of former England Sevens star Mat Turner for the 2018 Major League Rugby season. Born in Cape Town, he was a trialist for South Africa’s u20 team before opting to represent the country of his mother. The 29-year-old wing or fullback will ...

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Peter Malcolm confirmed by Austin Elite

Austin Elite Rugby confirmed their first official signing for the 2018 Major League Rugby season on Monday in the form of US Eagles hooker Peter Malcolm. The announcement comes as no surprise given Austin Elite’s connections to the Austin Huns where Malcolm currently plays his club rugby. Several of the ...

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Uruguay name 84-strong training group

Uruguay have released a list of 84 players who have gathered at the Charrúa High Performance Centre in Montevideo to prepare for a number of upcoming competitions. The first will be the Sudamérica Rugby Cup final against the Argentina XV on Friday, September 29, at Estadio Alberto Suppici in Colonia. ...

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Costa Rica closer to Full World Rugby Member Status

Costa Rica is closer to gaining Full World Rugby membership status, reports Sudamérica Rugby. The Central American Republic is seeking admission by rugby’s global governing body. A decision will be made in November. World Rugby is considering the Federación de Rugby de Costa Rica’s candidacy thanks in large part to ...

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Marcos Kremer to Start Against New Zealand?

Is Marcos Kremer set to start against New Zealand? The possibility is realistic based on Pumas training sessions today in Buenos Aires. Head Coach Daniel Hourcade had Kremer training together with Guido Petti as the starting second-row combination. The pair are the more mobile of the four roster members. The ...

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Buydens to join New Orleans Gold

Hubert Buydens is set to to take part in Major League Rugby. The Canadian loosehead prop will join the New Orleans Gold franchise for the inaugural season of the newest American professional competition. Currently playing for the Castaway Wanderers club in Victoria, he will travel to Montevideo with Canada ‘A’ ...

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Canada test youth at Americas Pacific Challenge

Canada will hand opportunities to 12 uncapped players when they travel to Uruguay for the Americas Pacific Challenge. The youthful size will be coached by Mike Shelley, Francois Ratier, and Chris Silverthorn with players drawn largely from the recently completed Canadian Rugby Championship. Among the youngsters are three members of ...

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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 Chile Chile is to play in a Historic Four match tour in November. Los Cóndores’ incorporation into international activity sees the ...

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Bosch Scores for Agen

Argentine hooker Facundo Bosch scored for Agen on Saturday. The two-time capped Puma went over for his second try of the season. His first came in round away against Montpellier. That was his Top 14 debut. Bosch’s try against Pau was a gift. The hooker was in the right place ...

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