Tuesday , March 28 2017

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Rugby Canada presents 2016 Award Winners

Rugby Canada held its annual Award Dinner at the Fairmont Waterfront in Vancouver on Thursday evening. A total of 14 awards were handed out in a ceremony that also presented the inaugural inductees into the newly-formed Rugby Canada Hall of Fame. Among the big winners on the evening were Newcastle ...

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De Battista re-signs with Cornish Pirates

Nicolás De Battista will stay with the Cornish Pirates for at least another year. The 26-year-old from Rosario has been a mainstay in the midfield since signing with the Greene King IPA Championship club ahead of the 2016-17 season, starting 16 games across all competitions. De Battista has signed a ...

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Anselmi to Referee Rebels vs Chiefs

Federico Anselmi is to referee this weekend’s Super Rugby match between the Rebels and Chiefs. The fixture will see an Australian franchise playing host to a New Zealand side in Melbourne. For Anselmi it is to be his second match this season after he previously was in charge of the ...

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2017 ARC Dream Team

After five weeks of battle between some of the best and brightest talents in the Americas Rugby Championship, we’ve come to the moment of truth. Through snow and wind and rain, glory and ruin, madness and majesty. We’ve taken notes and studied the tapes. We restricted consideration to players who ...

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Sánchez Suspended For One Week

Nicolás Sánchez has been suspended for one week. A SANZAAR Judicial Committee Hearing determined that the Jaguares no 10 contravened Law 10.4(g) dangerous charging, after he was cited during the match in Buenos Aires. Sanchez has been suspended up to and including Saturday 18 March 2017. As such he will not ...

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Full draw for Hong Kong 7s announced

The draw for the world’s most prestigious seven-a-side rugby tournament was made on Monday evening. A total of 40 teams international teams will take part in the Hong Kong Sevens over three days from April 7-9 across three separate divisions. The HSBC Sevens Series event will be the highlight but ...

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Moroni Hands Jaguares a Problem

Matías Moroni has handed Los Jaguares a problem. The center left play against the Lions on Saturday, complaining of pain in his hand. Having undergone tests it has now been confirmed that he is to be out of action for at least three weeks. The injury is yet to be ...

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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 Vancouver 7s For the second consecutive week North America has presented a world class sevens tournament with Vancouver arguably even more impressive ...

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England claim Vancouver 7s title

England have won the 2017 Vancouver 7s after defeating South Africa 19-7 in the Cup Final. It was the second meeting of the two sides at the tournament, with their Pool A clash ending in a 12-all draw. It’s the second tournament win of the season for England who remain ...

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