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Taufete’e Extends Contract with Worcester Warriors

USA hooker Joe Taufete’e has extended his contract with the Worcester Warriors. The Aviva Premiership club have been highly pleased with the performances of the Californian, signing him on for additional time. Taufete’e’s initial contract with Worcester was as a medical joker. He joined on a short-term deal in December ...

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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 Vancouver 7s For the second consecutive week North America has presented a world class sevens tournament with Vancouver arguably even more impressive ...

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PRO Rugby cuts Coaching Staff

The PRO Rugby saga continues. Having already terminated the contracts of all players in December, PRO owner Doug Schoninger has followed suit with the release of three coaches who had remained league employees until this week. As originally reported by the Rugby Wrap Up, Ray Egan from San Diego, Sacramento leader ...

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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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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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