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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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Glendale Raptors book landmark date with Ontario Blues

In a match that will pique interests from both sides of the border, the Glendale Raptors are heading north to play the Ontario Blues in Burlington on May 20. The Blues are defending MacTier Cup champions, winning five of the past six Canadian Rugby Championships, while the Raptors are undoubtedly ...

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CRC Announces Shortened 2017 Season

The Canadian Rugby Championship has announced their schedule for the 2017 season and it is not a long read. A major shortfall in funding has seen the regional competition reduced to just eight games in total, with each team playing just one game before a three-match tournament in Calgary in ...

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Cole Keith added to Canada’s Centralized Group

Rugby Canada’s new Centralized Athlete Program is now at its intended full compliment of 20. Originally revealed as 19 players, the newest addition to the roster is 19-year-old Sussex, New Brunswick, native Cole Keith. The young prop was invited to join the training group after impressing in the recent James ...

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