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O’Leary set for Canada trials

Canadian fans have been given an early boost ahead of the June test series with the confirmation that Shane O’Leary has committed to representing Canada at senior international level. The Irish-born flyhalf was a standout performer for the 2013 national u20 side, qualifying by virtue of a New Brunswick-born mother, ...

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BC Bears name squad to face Canada XV

Connor Braid headlines the BC Bears squad to face a Canada XV in Langford on Saturday. Now released from his contract with Aviva Premiership club Worcester Warriors, the inside back looks set to play a leading role during the Canadian Rugby Championships in July and August but will first take ...

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Team of the Week

It was knock-out weekend in European rugby but few Americas players had a say, so it’s the South American World Cup qualifiers that instead get the bulk of the attention. A ‘sneak preview’ of what might be headed our way in Major League Rugby was also worth noting as the ...

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Blues end Raptors winning streak

Glendale’s perfect start to 2017 is over. After 10 consecutive victories they tasted bitter defeat in Burlington as the Ontario Blues ran in seven tries to four to claim an impressive 43-25 win on Saturday afternoon. The match was a friendly organized between arguably the two most prominent domestic teams ...

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Team of the Week

Some weeks you’re left scrambling to put a team on the field, and others you’re spoilt for choice. This time we had matches in Europe, Super Rugby, the CDI Premier League Semi Finals, and a road trip to New York to scour over. We’ve cast our net wide to come ...

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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 Chile Chile will have access to all their top players for the upcoming Rugby World Cup qualifiers. From May 13-27 Los Cóndores are ...

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Ontario Blues name squad to face Old Blue

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The Ontario Blues will field eight Canadian internationals in their first match of the year on Saturday as they take on Old Blue at Randall’s Island Park in New York City. It’s the first of two pre-season friendlies against high caliber US opposition for the defending MacTier Cup champions, who ...

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BC Bears announce new Coaching Staff

The BC Bears will have new coaches in place for the 2017 Canadian Rugby Championship. Gone after one year in charge is Gabriel Fulcher, the former Ireland international moving to Ottawa in September to pursue a writing career. Taking his place as the new head coach is another second row, ...

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