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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 2018 South American A Championship The South American A Championship is to Expand in 2018. The reformed competition will be an increase ...

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Bears edge Blues to claim CRC title

It was a special moment for the BC Bears at Calgary Rugby Park on Saturday evening as they defeated the Ontario Blues by the narrowest of margins, coming out on the right side of a 30-29 result to claim the 2017 Canadian Rugby Championship title. It’s the first time the ...

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Wolf Pack take third with win over Rock

The Prairie Wolf Pack got the win they so badly wanted and did so in emphatic fashion, defeating the Atlantic Rock by 41-19 to claim third overall in the 2017 Canadian Rugby Championship. At the end of a long week it wasn’t quite the fierce battle that fans were hoping ...

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CRC Final Preview – Blues vs Bears

In a rematch that’s been a long time coming, the Ontario Blues and BC Bears will meet in a Canadian Rugby Championship final on Saturday for the first time since the competition began in 2009. It was the Bears who lifted the MacTier Cup on that day, but have yet ...

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CRC Match Preview – Rock vs Wolf Pack

After working out the kinks in Wednesday’s warm-up match that saw the Atlantic Rock defeat the Prairie Wolf Pack by 33-29, the two sides will face off for real on Saturday evening when they compete for third place in the Canadian Rugby Championships. The MacTier Cup might not be on ...

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Rock outlast Wolf Pack in Calgary

The Atlantic Rock did just enough to hold off a late Prairie Wolf Pack comeback and earn their first victory of the 2017 Canadian Rugby Championship campaign. While the result is welcome, in actuality the match had a distinctly casual ambiance given that both sides will be meeting again on ...

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Wild finish sees Bears edge Blues

A remarkable finish to a bizarre match in Calgary saw the Ontario Blues fall agonizingly short to the BC Bears by 34-31 at Calgary Rugby Park on Wednesday. What made the result extraordinary was the 31-0 halftime score in favor of the Bears. The two teams were fielding largely reserve ...

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Team of the Week

There were a slew of European club pre-season matches over the weekend as well as the URBA Top 12, and of course Sunday’s Canadian Rugby Championship fixtures. The World Cup doesn’t come around often however, and with two games inside a week we’ve opted for an all-women’s team for this ...

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CRC Match Preview – Wolf Pack vs Rock

It’s a battle between two winless sides on Wednesday as the Prairie Wolf Pack host the Atlantic Rock at Calgary Rugby Park. With the Canadian Rugby Championship final spots already decided this match is for pride and a chance for some young players to get their name in the lights. ...

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CRC Match Preview – Bears vs Blues

The Ontario Blues will look to continue their unbeaten run in 2017 when they take on the BC Bears at Calgary Rugby Park on Wednesday in the first game of the Canadian Rugby Championship double-header. With the two sides set to rematch on Saturday with the MacTier Cup on the ...

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