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Officials for November Internationals

World Rugby has unveiled the complete list of officials for the November Internationals. This year’s edition is disappointing from an Americas perspective as powerhouses Argentina are again lacking any appointments. From the Americas as a whole World Rugby has overlooked the region. The only match of the 40 games taking ...

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Strong Fijiian squad named for November tests

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Fiji coach John McKee has named a strong squad to come together for the November test series against Italy, Ireland, and Canada. Included are a large number of top European players supported by the best of the Fiji Drua side currently involved in the Australian National Rugby Championship. Headlining the ...

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Parisse Returns to Lead Italy

Sergio Parisse returns to lead Italy, it has been confirmed. The 34-year-old from Argentina is back as captain as part of a 34-man roster that will face Fiji, Argentina and South Africa next month. Head Coach Conor O’Shea welcomes back Parisse after the La Plata native was rested for the ...

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Pumas Grades in 2017 Rugby Championship

Argentina were outperformed in the Rugby Championship. The team  lost every match, conceding a bonus point defeat in all six games. While there were ocassions in which the team was leading at half time or into the second half Los Pumas realistically never looked like winning a game. To better ...

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Petti Ruled Out of Facing Australia

Guido Petti has been ruled out of facing Australia. The second-rower was injured in the final minute of Argentina’s home match against New Zealand this past Saturday. The injury has been diagnosed as a clavicular acromion sprain. Petti was unable to train with the side in Buenos Aires on Tuesday. In ...

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Lavanini Sets New Pumas Yellow Card Record

On Saturday Tomás Lavanini set a new Pumas record for the most number of yellow cards. His first half yellow carding against New Zealand brought his overall record to 6 for Argentina. No Pumas player has received more temporary suspensions in history. The concerning high number of yellow cards comes ...

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Hourcade’s Horrendous Defense in Rugby Championship

The 2017 Rugby Championship has not gone well for Argentina. The scrum frailties and discipline have been well documented. What has not is the horrendous defense with Daniel Hourcade’s side being one try away from a record. With one match left to play Argentina have conceded 26 tries in the ...

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2 Years To Go – USA: The Forwards

There are now two years to go until the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan and while a lot can happen in that time, narrowing down squad selection will already be on the minds of international selectors with a finite number of elite level games available to fine tune and ...

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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 Uruguay Los Teros lot but were extremely close, falling in the final play of the game against the Argentina XV. This would ...

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