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Who Will win the 2017 Olimpia de Plata?

Who Will win the 2017 Olimpia de Plata? Three Pumas have been shortlisted for what is the official Argentine Rugby Player of the Year award. The winner will be announced at a ceremony on December 19 at the Microestadio Ricardo Rusticucci in Pilar. This year’s nominees are flanker Pablo Matera ...

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Noguera Paz To Trade Jaguares for Bath

Lucas Noguera Paz is to trade Los Jaguares to play for Bath reports A Pleno Rugby. The decision sends shock waves to the UAR as he is the latest high-profile player to depart Argentina. Under existing policies no players based in Europe are eligible to play for Los Pumas. Since ...

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Pumas To Return to Gold Coast in 2018

Los Pumas are to return to play on the Gold Coast in 2018. The Australian Rugby Union has confirmed the venues for the Wallabies’ three home matches in next year’s Rugby Championship. Australia will open against New Zealand in Sydney before hosting South Africa in Brisbane and Argentina on the ...

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Tuculet Joins 50 Cap Club

On Saturday afternoon Joaquín Tuculet will become the 29th Puma to reach 50 caps. The fullback will do so against Italy in Florence. In earning his 50th cap Tuculet will draw level with Mauricio Reggiardo. Of the remaining players with more caps than Tuculet six are still playing for Los Pumas. The highest capped active ...

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Felipe Contepomi to World Rugby Hall of Fame

Felipe Contepomi is to be inducted in the World Rugby Hall of Fame. The Argentine legend joins four others in the class of 2017. They are to be Canadian Al Charron, Englishman Rob Andrew, Frenchman Fabien Pelous and American Phaidra Knight. The five new inductees were chosen by the World ...

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Ramiro Herrera Leaves Pumas

28-year-old Ramiro Herrera leaves Los Pumas. The Tight Head prop is not involved in the training camp for the upcoming November Internationals. Argentina is to play in Europe against England, Italy and Ireland. The veteran of 37 test matches for Argentina, Herrera’s Pumas career is now on hold. The Patagonian ...

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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 Colombia Colombia downed Venezuela to win the South American B Championship. Played on Saturday in Medellín, Los Tucanes won 53-15 thanks ...

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