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2016 ARN Team of the Year

With just a few awards left to wrap up, it’s time to unveil our Team of the Year. This isn’t a select XV, or Dream Team if you will, instead it’s our choice for the best team from the Americas during the 2016 calendar year. Any club or representative side ...

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Argentina qualify for Las Vegas 7s

Brazil may have won the title at the Women’s Sudamérica 7s in Córdoba, but it’s Argentina who have claimed the biggest prize. Despite losing 31-12 to the champions, in reaching the final Argentina’s women have qualified as the 12th team at the Las Vegas stop of the HSBC Sevens Series ...

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NFL prospect Psalm Wooching opts for rugby

Washington Huskies linebacker Psalm Wooching is switching his focus to rugby. Projected as a late-round NFL draft pick or free agent signing, the 23-year-old has opted to turn down a chance at a professional football career in favor of a shot at the Olympics. Born in Hawaii with Samoan heritage, ...

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Las Vegas 7s schedule confirmed

The full schedule for both the men and women at the upcoming Las Vegas 7s have been released. Sam Boys Stadium will host three days of HSBC Sevens Series action beginning on Friday, March 3, with the women competing as a full circuit stop for the first time. Four Americas ...

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Canada Men lose Olympic 7s Funding

Canada’s beleaguered men’s sevens program has been dealt a major blow to their plans for the 2017-18 HSBC Sevens Series. Struggling with injures and desperate to regain form after a poor year in 2016, the team has now been informed that their funding from the Canadian Olympic Committee’s Own The ...

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2016 ARN Sevens Player of the Year

Our next award is given out to our choice as the best international sevens player of the year. Of course the most prominent event on the calendar was the Olympic Games in Rio, but this award takes into account the entire year, with consistent performance on the HSBC Sevens Series ...

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2016 ARN Super 7

We’re running behind with our annual awards so it’s time to get us back on track. Last year saw the highly-anticipated debut of seven-a-side rugby in the Olympics. It didn’t disappoint, though the performance of the Americas teams left a little to be desired. That said there were still many ...

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Zack Test recovering from Head Surgery

US Eagles winger Zack Test is on the mend after requiring emergency surgery on a head injury suffered in the match against Uruguay on the weekend. The 27-year-old came off in the 39th minute of the Americas Rugby Championship fixture in San Antonio after taking a knock to the head, ...

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Argentina XV bolster squad for Uruguay match

Pumitas star Lautaro Bazán has been summoned from HSBC Sevens Series duty to bolster the Argentina XV squad ahead of Saturday’s match against Uruguay at Bahía Blanca. The quicksilver scrumhalf replaces Juan Manuel Lescano in the group that also sees five other changes to the squad that defeated Canada in ...

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