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The Straight Feed – Woe Canada

Now that the euphoria of the Vancouver 7s has faded it’s time to get back to serious business. To steal a phrase from Chris LeFevre’s open letter, Canadian rugby is ‘heading into the abyss’ and it’s time to start clawing our way out. Conveniently Rugby Canada’s Annual General Meeting is this ...

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Te’o back on Sevens Circuit

The dancing feet of Mike Te’o are set to entertain the crowds on the HSBC Sevens Series once again. After a strong showing during the Americas Rugby Championship, Te’o has been called up by Mike Friday to join the Eagles 7s side for Hong Kong next weekend. It won’t be ...

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Jaguares Call in Argentina XV Cavalry for Reds

Los Jaguares have called in Argentina XV cavalry for the Reds. The Argentine Super Rugby franchise will play host to the Queensland state side in Buenos Aires on Saturday. The match is to be Los Jaguares’ first against a non-South African side this year. Los Jaguares are coming off a 41-14 ...

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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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ARC Team of the Week – Round 5

It’s over! This weekend we will be distracted by the Vancouver 7s but then the sadness will creep in that it will be another 11 months until the Americas Rugby Championship returns. Of course there’s still plenty to process and the debrief has only just begun, and we still have ...

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Chris LeFevre pens open letter to Rugby Canada

Former IRB Executive Council and Rugby Canada board member Chris LeFevre has written an open letter directed at current Rugby Canada Chairman Tim Powers. While coming in the wake of the poor results during the Americas Rugby Championship, the letter is heavily critical of the management and direction of Rugby ...

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Rugby Canada issues statement on ARC

Rugby Canada released an official statement late Monday evening addressing their disappointing Americas Rugby Championship results in the wake of back-to-back defeats against Uruguay and Brazil. Canada have now dropped to 23rd in the World Rankings ahead of their World Cup qualifier series against the USA this coming June. General ...

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Up and Under – ARC 2017 Edition

The 2017 Americas Rugby Championship has come and gone. It was a tremendous success for the sport overall. There were upset results with some performing above expectations. There were also low points with areas requiring the attention of both teams and administrators for 2018. UP The Competition In looking to ...

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