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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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Uruguay Choose for Olympic Qualifiers

Uruguay is very much dreaming of playing Rugby Sevens at the Olympic Games. Men’s and women’s squads from the eastern South American republic will take part in this weekend’s qualifying tournament at Club C.R.A.I in Santa Fé, Argentina and do so looking to earn the right to compete at the ...

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Hernández named in Toulon mid-field for Top 14 Semi Final

Veteran Argentine utility back Juan Martín Hernández will start Friday’s Top 14 Semi Final. Named at inside centre El Mago will start outside Australian Matt Giteau and play opposite the inform Jonathan Danty of Stade Français. In doing so Hernández will be playing back-to-back Top 14 Semi Finals after he started at ...

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Castres sign Argentine flyhalf

The 10-times capped Benjamín Urdapilleta has agreed to terms to join Castres Olympique on a two year deal. He makes the move to France’s south west after having made history this season with Oyonnax by seeing the club qualify for the play-offs for the first time ever. Aged 29 Urdapilleta was ...

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Italy name World Cup training group

Italy head coach Jacques Brunel has named a 50-man training squad to prepare for the upcoming World Cup this September. The squad is separated into two groups, a primary selection of 40 players and 10 who have been designated as reserves. There are few surprises, with all but three of ...

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Bermuda host Harlequins in Atlantic Rugby Cup

This Saturday, Bermuda plays host to the Atlantic Rugby Cup, an annual event that brings some of the World’s best rugby players and teams to the small island located in the Atlantic Ocean. This year’s Atlantic Rugby Cup brings English Premiership side Harlequins to the island for a week long series of ...

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Three-Peat for Cal at the CRC 7s

After dominating the Collegiate 15s scene for decades, titles in recent years in the full version of rugby union have eluded the storied University of California – Berkeley rugby program. However, the Cal Bears have not been without titles as they won their third consecutive Collegiate Rugby Championship 7s tournament on Sunday at ...

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