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Baldunciel Out for Argentina XV

Gaspar Baldunciel is out for the Argentina XV. The hooker has been replaced by the uncapped Agustín Gómez Di Nardo for the remainder of the World Rugby Nations Cup. Baldunciel started at hooker against Russia on Saturday. Having made a tackle he was forced off early though injury. His replacement ...

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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 Brazil The magic of the Estádio do Pacaembu continues! Brazil erased a 21-6 deficit by scoring three tries in the final seven ...

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Tessier, Josephson to start against England

Alex Tessier and Lori Josephson return to the Canadian starting lineup to face England on Tuesday (Monday in Canada) as head coach François Ratier makes two changes to the side that were defeated by New Zealand by 28-16 on Friday. Tessier is recalled at flyhalf in an interesting move that ...

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Uruguay Lose Germán Albanell to Injury

Uruguay have lose Germán Albanell to injury. Playing for Los Teros on Saturday, the fly half went off injured against Emerging Italy. Prior to doing so, Albanell had kicked two penalties and two conversions. The Old Boys club fly half suffered a fractured jaw. He will play no further part ...

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Americas Rankings – June 11 2017

Test match rugby this weekend saw changes in the Americas Rankings. Gains were made by Brazil and Guyana, winners of their respective matches. Argentina’s loss to England saw the top side in the Americas slightly dropping but remaining top of the Americas. The sensational comeback which saw Brazil toppling Portugal ...

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Guyana Defeat Trinidad & Tobago

Guyana defeated Trinidad & Tobago 24-17 on Saturday. The physical contest saw the Green Machine defending their Rugby Americas North – South Zone title at the St. Stanislaus College ground on Carifesta Avenue. The stereotypical high scoring match was not to be. Instead the match was played in less than ...

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Argentina vs England June 2017 – Full Match

Argentina hosted England in the first of two June Internationals on Saturday. Played in the western Argentine city of San Juan, the match was one of the best internationals in recent times. In what was an intensely paced fixture the lead switched hands throughout. Errors from both teams were punished ...

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World Rugby Nations Cup – Day 1 Review

Day 1 of the World Rugby Nations Cup did not follow the script. The three sides entering as favorites all found themselves falling short. Opening day wins from Spain, Russia and hosts, Uruguay set up an exciting tournament. NAMIBIA 13 vs 15 SPAIN Saturday, Jun 10, 11:00, Montevideo The Spanish ...

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Ireland Conquer Eagles in New Jersey

Ireland conquered the Eagles in New Jersey, winning 55-19 today. The final score was reflective of the performances of the two sides. Ireland played the better rugby throughout to underline the Tier 1 vs Tier 2 status. Ireland quickly got themselves into a lead. A double from Munster veteran Keith ...

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Georgia shut out Canada in Calgary

In what can only be described as a calamitous affair Georgia defeated Canada by 13-0 at Calgary Rugby Park on Saturday. Dreadful weather resulted in the inevitable, an equally dire manifestation that could be called rugby in name only. Heavy winds and driving rain did not allow for an expansive ...

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Pumas Suffer Agonizing Defeat at Home to England

Los Pumas suffered an agonizing defeat at home to England today, losing 38-34. The result sees Argentina remaining winless against England since 2009. Played in San Juan, today’s match was a game of intensity. The two teams put on an extremely entertaining match. With the lead switching hands with regularity ...

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