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Team of the Week

One of the more enjoyable teams to choose this year came after a fine week for Americas players in Europe. Nearly all of them made positive contributions and a few came away with Man of the Match or Dream Team selections. Players from the European competitions, the Pro D2, Spain’s ...

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Best of the Rest

It’s another edition of some of our choice picks from elsewhere in the cyber-world. Most of the articles touch on topics related to the Americas but not all. In this installment there are pieces on Major League Rugby, contract negotiations, player development, mental illness, life as a professional, Argentina’s woes, ...

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Canada draws USA for Sydney Sevens

Canada performed well enough at the Cape Town Sevens to enter Sydney as the top seeds in their pool but it’s fair to say the draw has not been kind. Joining them in arguably the toughest bracket of the tournament, Pool D, are North American rivals USA, 6th-ranked Australia, and ...

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Three Americas players in Cape Town Dream Team

After sending two teams to the Semi Finals the Americas have been rewarded with three selections to the official HSBC Dream Team for the Cape Town Sevens. Canadian duo Mike Fuailefau and Justin Douglas are named along with Argentina’s Rodrigo Etchart. Fuailefau scored a try in the opener against Samoa ...

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Americas trio reach Cape Town Quarter Finals

Day One’s results at the Cape Town Sevens could not have been more opposite to that of Dubai for the Americas. Where last weekend all three teams were floundering, this week they have all qualified for the Cup Quarter Finals after some impressive performances. Topping Pool B was the USA, ...

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US Eagles shut out New Zealand

The US Eagles completed a stunning turn in fortunes as they shut out New Zealand 22-0 in their opening pool match at the Cape Town Sevens. It was a remarkable performance given their horrendous results in Dubai just a week ago that saw them drop all five matches. Without World ...

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