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Team of the Week

In all the excitement over the Lions squad announcement we’re late with our picks from last weekend’s action. Normally we do not consider sevens players for this side but given the momentous occasion of having two Americas sides in the Cup Final, we’ve opted to pick all five HSBC Dream ...

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Sam Windsor signs for Houston Strikers

The Houston Strikers signed their first coach a week ago and now they have their first player. Australian-born flyhalf Sam Windsor has agreed a deal that will see him move to the Major League Rugby club for the 2018 season as a player-coach. Windsor will join head coach Justin Fitzpatrick ...

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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 Houston Strikers The Houston Strikers announced the hiring of former US Eagles Assistant Coach Justin Fitzpatrick as their Head Coach for the ...

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Houston Strikers hire Fitzpatrick as Head Coach

The Houston Strikers have announced the hiring of former US Eagles Assistant Coach Justin Fitzpatrick as their Head Coach for the 2018 Major League Rugby season. Currently Director of Rugby at Seattle Saracens, Fitzpatrick will head south after four years in charge. In doing so he leaves behind an established ...

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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 Canadian Rugby Hall of Fame The first inductees into the newly-created Canadian Rugby Hall of Fame were presented in the annual ...

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Houston teases Major League Rugby plans

One of the nine clubs set to take part in the new Major League Rugby competition starting in 2018 has started to tease fans with snippets of information via its Facebook page. Of all the clubs named the Houston Strikers are perhaps the most interesting as they do not currently ...

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Glendale Raptors book landmark date with Ontario Blues

In a match that will pique interests from both sides of the border, the Glendale Raptors are heading north to play the Ontario Blues in Burlington on May 20. The Blues are defending MacTier Cup champions, winning five of the past six Canadian Rugby Championships, while the Raptors are undoubtedly ...

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Major League Rugby coming in 2018

A new elite-level club competition is coming to America. Initially a group of five teams forming the ‘Major Rugby Championship’, the group has now expanded to nine with plans to begin formally under the ‘Major League Rugby’ name in 2018. While the new-found competition has not explicitly stated its intentions ...

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Texas Moves Towards Professional Rugby

While PRO Rugby now holds the distinction of being the first fully professional domestic rugby competition on American soil, it will almost certainly not be the last. Rumors have circulated of various upstart competitions, involving both North and South American teams, one of which was said to be spearheaded by ...

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