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Australia Complete Win Against Argentina in Mendoza

Australia completed a 37-20 win against Argentina in Mendoza this evening. The result was a record-setting campaign for the South Americans who lost all their matches, finished with no competition points and conceded more tries than in any other prior Rugby Championship tournament. The collective negativity has seen sustained questioning ...

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Colombia Romp Past Peru

Colombia romped past Peru today, winning 50-3 in Lima. The impressive win from Los Tucanes underlines why Colombia will be playing in the new Sudamérica 6 Naciones A in 2018. Although Peru had home advantage Colombia was in command throughout the match. Early pressure from Los Tucanes saw Los Tumis ...

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Uruguay use scrum to tame Tonga

Uruguay ‘A’ were tested by their Tongan rivals but ultimately took a decisive 34-25 win on the back of a dominant scrum at the Estadio Charrúa on Saturday. Keen to open the Americas Pacific Challenge in style, the home side struggled to find ways through a determined Tongan defense and ...

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Canada no match for Argentina in Montevideo

There will be little cheer about in the Canadian dressing room after the ‘A’ side was routed by the Argentina XV by 71-17 in the first round of the Americas Pacific Challenge on Saturday afternoon. The victory was comprehensive in its nature. Canada were beaten in virtually every facet of ...

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Samoa overwhelm 14-man USA

A red card early in the second half to Hanco Germishuys left the USA Select XV with only 14 men for half the game and Samoa ‘A’ took full advantage to come away 48-26 winners in the first round of the Americas Pacific Challenge. Though the replay was not shown, ...

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Colombia Name Side to Face Peru

Colombia have named their side to face Peru. The teams face-off this afternoon in the opening match in the 2017 South American C Championship. With Sudamérica Rugby having announced restructuring this year’s tournament is to be the last before a fresh-look takes over in 2018. The opening match of the ...

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APC Preview – Tonga vs Uruguay

Uruguay will use the 2017 Americas Pacific Challenge as part of their World Cup Qualifying preparations and will begin their tournament against Tonga in the first round on Saturday. Uruguay will field an ‘A’ side of test strength while Tonga name just one capped player in their largely domestic-based squad. ...

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APC Preview – Argentina vs Canada

It doesn’t get any tougher for Canada as they open their 2017 Americas Pacific Challenge tournament against the defending champion Argentina XV. While the majority of the Pumas traveling squad for the November tests has already been decided, there is a great deal on the line for the Canadians with ...

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APC Preview – Samoa vs USA

The 2017 Americas Pacific Challenge will get underway on Saturday when Samoa ‘A’ take on the USA Select XV at the Estadio Charrúa in Montevideo. Both sides will be looking for players to make a statement for possible inclusion in the upcoming November test series. Samoa will not have any ...

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RFU Championship – Week 6 Preview

It’s hard to believe but the Greene KING IPA Championship is already a quarter way through the season. As expected it’s Bristol who are leading the charge with a perfect record as they defeated their closest competitors Ealing Trailfinders last weekend. On the other end are Rotherham Titans, who are ...

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Top 14 – Round 7 Preview

Round 7 of the Top 14 will be played this weekend. France’s premier division will see five matches played on Saturday and two on Sunday. Taking to the field will be a number of players from the Americas. First up will be Stade Français at home to Montpellier in Paris. ...

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Aviva Premiership – Round 6 Preview

Round 6 of the Aviva Premiership takes place this weekend. With the November International swiftly approaching it is an opportunity for Canadian and USA players. The changed philosophy from Argentina also means that eyes will be on their men playing in England. First up will be the Harlequins at home ...

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Argentina Will Pick from Europe for Rugby World Cup

Argentina will pick players from Europe for the Rugby World Cup. Confirmation has come through from UAR President Carlos Araujo. In an interview with Después del Try Araujo said that they will be free to be selected. Selection Policy Since Rugby World Cup 2015 players based outside of Los Jaguares ...

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Guinness Pro 14 – Round 6 Preview

Round 6 of the Celtic-Italian-South African League takes place this weekend. Four fixtures will be played on Friday and the remaining three on Saturday. Involved are to be a sprinkling of players from the Americas. Opening the round will be a match in the Scottish capital. Looking to continue their ...

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