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Houston Strikers Sign Adam Macklin

Recruitment continues ahead of the inaugural season of Major League Rugby. The Houston Strikers have unveiled the signing of former Ulster prop Adam Macklin. He becomes the fifth player signing of the new team ahead of 2018, preceded by Matt Trouville, Sam Windsor, Charlie Hewitt, and Jake Turnbull. Arriving from ...

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Blues end Raptors winning streak

Glendale’s perfect start to 2017 is over. After 10 consecutive victories they tasted bitter defeat in Burlington as the Ontario Blues ran in seven tries to four to claim an impressive 43-25 win on Saturday afternoon. The match was a friendly organized between arguably the two most prominent domestic teams ...

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Houston Strikers sign Worcester lock Hewitt

The Houston Strikers are moving quickly to secure a competitive squad in the inaugural Major League Rugby season. Their latest capture is 2.01m (6’7″) lock Charlie Hewitt, who joins the club from Worcester Warriors in the Aviva Premiership. A former England u18 representative and graduate of Worcester’s highly-rated academy program, ...

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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 Turks & Caicos This weekend’s one and only test match in the Americas was won by the Turks & Caicos Islands. Played at ...

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Kansas City reveals Professional Plans

Professional rugby is headed to Kansas City. Already revealed as one of the founding members of Major League Rugby, a new competition kicking off in 2018, the Blues have now unveiled a new logo, website, and social media presence outlining their plans. While the Kansas City Blues as a club ...

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Rounsefell Cup Semi Finals Weekend Preview

The CDI Premier League approaches its conclusion this weekend as four teams duke it out in the Rounsefell Cup Semi Finals. Three of British Columbia’s best clubs are joined by the Seattle Saracens in the title hunt with a number of international players scattered between the two games. Match videos ...

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Notes from the North

It’s been a while since the last issue and there’s simply too much to talk about all at once, but here are some updates and comments on a few of the more prominent topics being passed around Canadian rugby quarters at the moment. More to come next week. HIGH FIVE ...

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