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High hopes for Canadian University Men’s Championship

Canadian rugby could be on the verge of a significant milestone on November as a joint announcement last week confirmed an initiative to hold a Canadian Men’s University Rugby Championship in November of this year. The event is set to be hosted by Guelph University, located approximately 100 km west ...

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UAR President Hints at Selecting European Players for Pumas

The UAR President has hinted at selecting European players for Los Pumas. The official policy is under serious questioning now. With those based in Europe blocked from international duty Argentina has experienced a run of negative results since Rugby World Cup 2015. Head Coach Daniel Hourcade has firmly stood his ...

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Notes from the North

Once again we’ve drifted far too long between entries. With so much going on behind the scenes it’s hard to keep track of what’s most important in Canadian rugby right now but in this column we’ll try to focus on the immediate concerns – the Women’s World Cup, the CRC, ...

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Would Two Argentine Teams be Competitive in Super Rugby?

Super Rugby is downsizing. The 2018 season will have 15 teams, down three from 18. There are a variety of motives driving the change, one of which is performance. This raises the question – would two Argentine teams be competitive in Super Rugby? Comparative Performance Los Jaguares completed their second ...

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The Straight Feed – Fixing the Fixers

It’s now July 4. Independence Day for those who hail from South of the 49th. Or holed up at the Alaskan Mountain Grounds. The Eagles have now been celebrating for the best part of three days straight. Not only did they steal Canada’s spot in the World Cup, they also ...

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USA vs Canada – The Keys to Victory

The day of reckoning is upon us and come Saturday evening there will be one more team with anime invitations in their inbox. While the game in Hamilton was exciting from a spectator’s point of view, it was rife with errors from both teams and in terms of execution left ...

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Attention Returns to Jaguares

With the completion of the June Internationals, Argentine attention returns to Los Jaguares. The Buenos Aires based Super Rugby franchise will play at home next Friday. The fixture is to be against the Kings, a dead rubber for the Jaguares given their run of losses prior to pausing for June’s ...

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