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World Rugby reveals new Global Calendar

World Rugby has announced a new agreement that will see the Global Calendar shift beginning in 2020. Perhaps the most noticeable alteration is the confirmation of a heavily-rumored switch to a July test window, replacing the current June window. Also announced is an increase in high profile matches for Tier ...

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Belief Remains that Foreign-Based Pumas will Be Selected

Belief remains that foreign-based Pumas will be selected. It is this rationale which has been put forward from Facundo Isa to account for his imminent departure from Argentina to continue his professional career in France. The star No 8 told Argentina’s test manager that “he had given his word to a ...

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Most Capped Lineup: Canada

Canada’s most capped lineup will require a slightly different approach with coaches over the years often shuffling players around leaving many caps spread over multiple positions. In more established countries specialisation is the norm but versatility remains a distinct feature of Canadian rugby players. It’s no surprise that most of ...

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Uruguayan Player Joins Jaguares Super Rugby

History has been made as an Uruguayan player has officially joins Los Jaguares Super Rugby. Nicolás Freitas of Montevideo club, Carrasco Polo has signed a one year contract to play for the Argentine franchise. Aged 23, Freitas played for Uruguay in November. He started all three matches at center for ...

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England the Latest on Board to Change Eligibility Law to 5 Years

England is the latest on board wanting to change the player eligibility law to 5 years. The contentious ruling from World Rugby’s Regulation 8 enables uncapped players to represent another after completing three consecutive years living in that country. Regulation 8.1 (C) has directly contributed to the targeting and nationalizing of ...

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Argentina will not face France in 2017

Argentina will not face France in 2017, the Fédération Française de Rugby (FFR) has confirmed. The FFR’s announcement that France will play Japan this coming November also confirmed home internationals against New Zealand and South Africa. Additional matches will see France playing five tests in the Six Nations from February-March ...

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Most Capped Lineup: USA

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What would a lineup look like continuing the most capped players per country? In the case of the USA the answer is a mixture of players from the 1990’s to the present. A number of players are still active. 1 – Mike MacDonald (67 caps, 56 starts) From 2000-2012 prop Mike MacDonald ...

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2017 Top 10 Wishlist

2017 is just hours away from arriving in the Americas. With that in mind let us take a look into a 2017 Top 10 Wishlist. These desires for the year feature both feasible projections and dreams. The Top 10 list is in no particular order. 1 Juan Imhoff back for ...

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Most Capped Lineup: Argentina

What would a lineup look like continuing the most capped players per country? In the case of Argentina the answer is that it would appear very modern. Only one player is exclusively from the amateur era and five played in Rugby World Cup 2015. 1 – Marcos Ayerza (66 caps, ...

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