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Costa Rica Obtains Full World Rugby Membership

In an exciting development for the Americas Costa Rica has obtained full World Rugby Membership. The  World Rugby Council unanimously voted in favor of the Federación de Rugby de Costa Rica as a new and full member of World Rugby. Sudamérica Rugby President Marcelo Rodríguez noted: “With regards to our ...

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France To Host Rugby World Cup 2023

France is to host Rugby World Cup 2023. Confirmation came through in a live announcement this morning from World Rugby. The sport’s governing body made the announcement that France 2023 had won the vote, defeating bids from Ireland and South Africa. The bid was won despite World Rugby having recently ...

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Riekert Hattingh signs for Seawolves

Former Ohio Aviators star Riekert Hattingh has signed with the Seattle Seawolves for the 2018 Major League Rugby season. The 23-year-old No 8 joined the Aviators halfway through the 2016 PRO Rugby campaign and proved a revelation with his athleticism and attacking skills. A native of Pretoria, South Africa, Hattingh ...

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Germany vs Brazil – Full Match Video

Germany faced Brazil for the fifth time since 2015 on Saturday in a match played at Bruno Place Stadion in Leipzig. It was the first action of the November international schedule for both countries. Both sides featured new-look sides as Germany handed debuts to Ayron Schramm, Wynston Cameron-Dow, and Nikolai ...

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Los Angeles to host Bulls vs Stormers

It’s not quite the regular season match fans had hoped for, but USA Rugby on Tuesday confirmed that they will be hosting a pre-season Super Rugby tilt between the Bulls and Stormers at the StuhHub Center in Los Angeles on February 3. The match will be part of a double-header ...

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Changes Expected Against Italy

Changes are expected from Argentina against Italy. Following on from the 21-8 defeat against England Daniel Hourcade’s side in training today featured alterations. While the team announcement will not be made until Thursday today’s sessions were the finals ones before confirming the lineup. Today marked day two of the preparation. ...

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Hong Kong out-scrum Chile at Cup of Nations

Hong Kong defeated Chile at their own game at the Cup of Nations on Tuesday, earning a 13-6 victory on the back of a dominant scrum and superior forward effort. The tightly-contested match saw only one try scored between the two sides with the Cóndores struggling to break through an ...

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Colombia Rosters for Juegos Bolivarianos 2017

Colombia has named both the men’s and women’s player rosters for the 2017 Juegos Bolivarianos. The competition will be played over three days from November 20-22 in the Caribbean city of Santa Marta. In total five countries will compete for gold in rugby at the Juegos Bolivarianos. Doing so in ...

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Lezana Out of Facing Italy and Ireland

Tomás Lezana has been ruled out of facing Italy and Ireland. Having started at no 8 against England on Saturday the Santiago del Estero forward will play no further part in Argentina’s ongoing November tour. Lezana is to return home to Argentina for personal reasons. In his absence Daniel Hourcade ...

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England revise squad to play Canada

England coach Simon Middleton has called up three players to his training group ahead of Friday’s match against Canada at Allianz Park. It will be the first of three tests between the two over a span of eight days, the last set to be played at Twickenham. Two senior forwards ...

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Spain make changes to roster for Canada

Spain have been forced to make a handful of changes to their squad in preparation for their match against Canada in Madrid this coming Saturday. This will be the first match for the Leones in November, with a second against Brazil following next weekend. Dropping out of the squad due ...

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Rugby Canada axes Dixon in Management Shake-up

The Canadian rugby community demanded action, and that’s certainly what they got on Monday. General Manager Jim Dixon has been axed with immediate effect while a half dozen of the financial department staff are also on their way out. Rugby Development Manager Dustin Hopkins will assume the GM role in ...

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Match Preview – Hong Kong vs Chile

It’s another first for Los Cóndores as they face Hong Kong in Round 2 of the Regal Hotels Cup of Nations on Tuesday. The two teams met earlier this year at the world renowned Hong Kong Sevens but have never squared off in a full-on test match until now. Following ...

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