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Jackson Kaka confirmed for Utah Warriors

Jackson Kaka is now officially a member of the Utah Warriors. The Major League Rugby franchise confirmed on Wednesday that the 25-year-old loose forward would be joining the team for the 2018 season. It’s a move that will not invite much surprise given Kaka’s association both with BYU and Rugby ...

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Seawolves confirm Aladdin Schirmer signing

Aladdin Schirmer will be playing for the Seattle Seawolves in Major League Rugby. The team confirmed the signing on Tuesday evening. It’s a move that comes as no surprise with the loose forward a local who plays his club rugby for Seattle Saracens, previously lining up for Central Washington at ...

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Plans Underway for Argentina XV to Play in Currie Cup

Plans are underway for the Argentina XV to play in the Currie Cup. The official national ‘A’ side is in need of increased opportunities and efforts are advanced for the team to play in the South African domestic league beginning in 2019. The move is also motivated significantly by a ...

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2017 Americas Pacific Challenge XV

Given the almost disturbing ease with which Argentina breezed past the field we might have just named a team full of their players. Besides being colorless, such a stance would have denied several players who performed well despite the inevitable team struggles which accompany an ad hoc tournament. It would ...

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Team of the Week

The Americas Pacific Challenge has come to a close and while our tournament XV is still to come there were some very strong performances over the last two rounds. Some others in Europe also put up their hand. Sadly there were precious few Canadians in contention and while Uruguay were ...

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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 Venezuela A 12 point win over Peru on the weekend has set up a winner-takes-all South American B Championship match this coming ...

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USA fend off Canada in Montevideo

The USA Select XV closed out their Americas Pacific Challenge in style as they romped to victory over Canada ‘A’ by 45-26 at the Estadio Charrua on Sunday. A four-try performance from Hanco Germishuys led the way as they outscored their northern neighbors by seven tries to four. Germishuys struck ...

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APC Preview – Argentina vs Uruguay

The final tilt of the 2017 Americas Pacific Challenge will see hosts Uruguay ‘A’ thrown in against the Argentina XV, defending champions and heavy favorites to repeat after blowing out both Canada ‘A’ and Samoa ‘A’ in successive matches. While Uruguay will be disappointed to have dropped their match against ...

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