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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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Sebastián Kalm to play for USA not Chile

Sebastián Kalm is to play for the USA not Chile. Playing for the Ohio Aviators the 24-year-old loose forward was voted Most Valuable Player of the inaugural PRO Rugby season in the USA. Kalm broke out playing for Lindenwold University in St. Louis, Missouri. He did so having previously played for ...

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USA Change Seven for Brazil

The USA has made seven changes for Brazil. The Eagles host the South Americans in a round two Americas Rugby Championship match on Saturday. Changes have been motivated by a variety of factors. Star backs Blaine Scully and AJ MacGinty have returned to club duty in the UK Also missing ...

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2016 ARN Club Player of the Year

Americas players have long been forced to balance their professional club careers with international availability, with test rugby often coming second in terms of priority, at least outside of the World Cup. Things have been further complicated with the UAR’s new policy of excluding European-based professionals from Pumas selection. There ...

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2016 ARN Breakthrough Player of the Year

The Breakthrough Player of the Year is somewhat of a loosely defined category. It doesn’t necessitate that a player has achieved international stardom, nor does it require a player to necessarily have achieved international recognition at all. Any player who has demonstrated a significant rise in their standards over the ...

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Chile’s 36 Players for Americas Rugby Championship

Chile’s 36 players are known for there first stage of the Americas Rugby Championship. Head Coach Bernard Charreyre has reduced the roster from 50 to 36 players for Los Condores’ away matches against Brazil and Canada. Following this weekend’s camp the roster will be further reduced with the official travel party ...

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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 Georgia are Coming The Lelos are coming to the Americas. The Georgian Rugby Union has confirmed that their proposed tour to Canada, ...

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Spike Davis set for Eagles debut in ARC

The US Eagles are set to unleash powerhouse winger Spike Davis for the first time during the upcoming Americas Rugby Championship. Davis confirmed his selection to the senior USA squad on social media, with the full squad yet to be unveiled by USA Rugby. A highly impressive PRO Rugby season ...

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California Cup Round 5 Results

A stunning come-from-behind win for Life West over SFGG has earned the Hayward side a spot in the California Cup Grand Final opposite OMBAC this coming Saturday. Trailing 34-17 with only 15 minutes to play, the Gladiators scored three times with Guillaume Cazenave’s conversion of Siupeli Sakalia’s 76th minute try proving ...

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