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NOLA Gold signs Sebastián Kalm

The NOLA Gold have made a splash with their first official player signing by adding Ohio Aviators standout Sebastián Kalm to their roster for the 2018 Major League Rugby season. Since earning league MVP honors in the inaugural PRO Rugby season in 2016 the Lindenwood University graduate has been spotted ...

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2017-2018 PRO D2 Season Preview

The 2017-2018 Pro D2 starts today, Friday August 18. The second division of French rugby is full professional and unlike any other in the world. Both the level of play and the financial power of the competition have helped make it as successful as it is. With it being a ...

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USA Islanders ready to play Saracens

US Eagles prop Olive Kilifi will captain the USA Islanders team against Saracens at Bermuda’s National Stadium on Thursday afternoon. The select side will face the European Champions in a friendly for the ‘Atlantic Cup’. Other internationals in the Islanders side include Eagles 7s selects Pago Haini and Matai Leuta, ...

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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 Paraguay Paraguay has officially started a High Performance Plan for rugby. The project will see both men’s and women’s players both at ...

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USA Prop Joins Leicester Tigers

USA prop Chris Baumann has joined the Leicester Tigers. The 20-time capped Eagle joins the Aviva Premiership club ahead of the upcoming 2017-2018 season. Born in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, Baumann has extensive experience playing across the USA. He made his debut for the USA in the 2015 Pacific Nations Cup against ...

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Garber signing confirmed by Strikers

The Houston Strikers have confirmed the signing of USA Selects flanker Cecil Garber for the 2018 Major League Rugby season. Joining from the Seattle Saracens club by way of the Northeast Bulldogs 7s side, the 25-year-old is the 19th player to put pen to paper for the Southeast Texas franchise. ...

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Strikers add Eagles cap Zach Pangelinan

It’s a steady stream of signings now from the Houston Strikers, who have added their 15th player with the announcement that former US Eagles cap Zach Pangelinan will join the team ahead of the 2018 Major League Rugby season. Having only just added USA 7s forward Pago Haini during the ...

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Best of the Rest

Another serving of some of the most interesting bits of rugby media around the interwebs. This time it’s a bit USA-heavy but there are parallels to be drawn for other nations. For those with an interest in the development of professional rugby in North America, there’s lots here to digest. ...

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The Americas Missing XV

There are a variety of players who for one reason or another are missing from international duty this month. The following is an offering of the leading players who are not to play test rugby in June. Not considered for this composite XV are players who have officially announced their ...

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