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Watch the CONSUR Rugby Sevens Olympic Qualifiers Live

Day two of the South American regional qualifiers for the 2016 Olympic Games is underway. Competing are men’s and women’s teams from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. Costa Rica is also involved, competing in the women’s section. The top male and female performers at the completion of ...

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Flagg signs for Moseley

Aaron Flagg is the latest Canadian to sign a pro contract in the UK. The 6’5″ second row will join Moseley next season in the RFU second division, also known as the Greene King IPA Championship. Moseley narrowly escaped relegation last season, finishing 11th, and will be hoping the hard-hitting Flagg ...

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Canadian women named for Super Series

The Canadian senior women are back in action this June, nearly a year removed from their outstanding 2nd place finish in the 2014 World Cup. Head coach Francois Ratier has retained 13 from that team in his 27 player squad to take part in the recently announced Super Series, a round-robin ...

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Argentina closes in on Olympic Dream

All eyes were on Argentina in the opening day of the South American section of Olympic Games qualification. The country’s long-lasting dominance within the continental region places great expectation on the silver medalists from the 2009 Rugby Sevens World Cup. With a place in the Olympic Games on the line Argentina took ...

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USA Women Gear Up for NACRA 7s

The USA women’s loss to England in the 3rd place match at the recent Amsterdam 7s not only cost the team the 3rd place trophy, but cost them something far more valuable. The loss gave England the coveted automatic qualification to the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Without the automatic qualification, ...

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Rugby world mourns loss of Jerry Collins

The Rugby World is mourning the loss of former All Blacks great Jerry Collins as he and his wife, Alana Madill, were killed in a tragic car accident in Southern France. Their three-month old daughter, Ayla, is in critical condition after the accident near Beziers where their vehicle was struck ...

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Los Condores Eyeing Olympic Qualifiers

Los Condores Head coach  Paul Healy and the national men’s Rugby Sevens coach Edmundo Olfos have selected a squad of players for the upcoming Olympic Games Qualification taking place this weekend in Santa Fé, Argentina. The three day event will feature men’s and women’s qualifiers with the top side in each ...

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Pumitas named to face New Zealand

Coming off an 18-16 loss against Ireland Los Pumitas head coach Nicolás Fernández Lobbe has named a much changed side for Saturday’s second round match of the World Rugby Under 20s Championship in Italy. The starting lineup features ten changes with only Ignacio Larrague, José Deheza, Bautista Ezcurra, Emiliano Boffelli and Eugenio Achilli ...

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Carcassonne sign Argentine Prop

23 year old Nahuel Lobo has agreed to terms to join second division side Carcassonne on a two year deal from his current club of Montpellier. The move comes at a time in which head coach Jake White is making changes to the player roster and sees Lobo’s two year ...

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NACRA Championship Field Set

The North American and Caribbean Rugby Association (NACRA) has announced the National Teams slated to compete for the 2015 NACRA Sevens Championships, Saturday, June 13th and Sunday, June 14th at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina. The tournament serves as a qualifying event for the 2016 Rio Olympics. The United States ...

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New York Returns to Limerick World Club 7s

The New York City 7s is returning to the World Club Sevens tournament in Limerick, Ireland on August 22-23rd. The side, made up of players from the Northeast Academy and National Team prospects, participated in the tournament last year reaching the Cup Quarterfinals. The tournament, staged at historic Thomond Park Stadium ...

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