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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 Paraguay Paraguay has officially started a High Performance Plan for rugby. The project will see both men’s and women’s players both at ...

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Griffins sign Aviva Premiership lock Mills

Sale Sharks lock Jonathan Mills is headed to Dallas. After making headlines by signing Mike Ford as Director of Rugby, the Griffins have snapped up Mills in a player-coach capacity. The 33-year-old arrives fresh from a five-year stay in the Aviva Premiership, the first year with London Welsh and the ...

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Garber signing confirmed by Strikers

The Houston Strikers have confirmed the signing of USA Selects flanker Cecil Garber for the 2018 Major League Rugby season. Joining from the Seattle Saracens club by way of the Northeast Bulldogs 7s side, the 25-year-old is the 19th player to put pen to paper for the Southeast Texas franchise. ...

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Major League Rugby – As It Stands

A cautious approach is still favored by many for the newest professional rugby competition headed to American shores, but anticipation is building with news trickling out of various sources and potential kickoff now less than a year away. While it’s understood most teams are asking their players to arrive this ...

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Best of the Rest

It’s another installment of rugby writing from elsewhere across the interwebs. Some required reading on the current USA Rugby situation, the Pro12/14 expansion, Super Rugby, Major League Rugby, the Aviva Premiership, coaching advice, inspiration, and yes, even a little Games of Thrones.   The Case for Change – by Pat ...

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Strikers sign Olympic Champion Kolinisau

An Olympic Gold Medal winner is heading to Houston. The Strikers have announced the capture of Fijian sevens captain Osea Kolinisau. With two HSBC Sevens Series titles and more than 1000 career points scored, the 31-year-old is one of his country’s most decorated players of all time. Previously seen as ...

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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 Trinidad & Tobago Women Trinidad & Tobago won the Women’s 10’s Champions in Miami on Friday. The Caribbean nation ran out winners ...

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Strikers add Eagles cap Zach Pangelinan

It’s a steady stream of signings now from the Houston Strikers, who have added their 15th player with the announcement that former US Eagles cap Zach Pangelinan will join the team ahead of the 2018 Major League Rugby season. Having only just added USA 7s forward Pago Haini during the ...

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Houston Strikers add Eagles 7s Player to Roster

The Houston Strikers recruitment drive continues. The Texan side is preparing for Major League Rugby by putting together a competitive player roster. The latest figure to join is Eagles 7s player Pago Haini. The 26-year-old back row forward joins from the Santa Monica Rugby Club Dolphins in Southern California, having previously ...

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Best of the Rest

A call for support, coaching philosophy, crippling injuries, examination of the Canadian wreckage, the crash in the Andes, and Eddie Jones. Lots of Eddie Jones. It’s another random selection of rugby articles from around the globe that are worth taking a look at.   A Strong Request to the USA ...

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