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Match Preview – Uruguay vs Brazil

Uruguay are taking no chances for their South American ‘A’ Championship match against Brazil on Saturday. With the Championship doubling as a World Cup Qualifier the stakes are high and Los Teros have opted for their strongest available lineup to face the Tupis, making four changes to the team that defeated ...

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Match Preview – Chile vs Paraguay

Los Cóndores will look to continue their winning ways when they host Paraguay at the Estadio Municipal de La Pintana in Santiago on Saturday. They earned redemption for their Americas Rugby Championship loss with a 15-10 win over Brazil in the opening match of the South American ‘A’ Championship last ...

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Argentina’s Future RWC 2019 Rivals

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Half of Argentina’s Rugby World Cup 2019 opponents are known. Los Pumas were drawn into the toughest pool of Japan 2019 last week. The draw handed the South Americans matches against England and France. The remaining two matches will be against qualifiers from North America and Oceania respectively. Americas 1 It ...

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Uruguay out-scrum Paraguay in Asunción

Uruguay got their South American ‘A’ Championship off to a winning start on Saturday as they cruised past Paraguay at the Estadio Héroes de Curupaytí. Heavy wind and rain delayed kickoff by 30 minutes but it didn’t affect the concentration of Los Teros, who ran out to a 40-0 lead ...

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Eagles name squad for World Cup Qualifiers

The USA will head into June’s Americas 1 Rugby World Cup Qualifying series as favorites for the first time, but their odds have dimmed somewhat with the confirmation that several overseas stars will miss the all-important matches against Canada. Samu Manoa, Greg Peterson, Thretton Palamo, and incumbent captain Blaine Scully ...

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Los Teros confirm lineup for Paraguay

Esteban Meneses has selected his team to play against Paraguay at the Estadio Héroes de Curupaytí in Asunción on Saturday. The match doubles as the opening round of the South American ‘A’ Championship and also a qualifier for Rugby World Cup 2019. Included in the match day squad are nine ...

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Paraguay name squad for Uruguay match

Paraguay have named their match day 23 for the World Cup Qualifier match against Uruguay on Saturday. Included are several players who participated in the 2016 South American ‘A’ Championship, among them mobile prop Alvaro Rojas, second row and captain Andrés Nasser, and powerful loose forward Leonardo Glitz. Promising youngster ...

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Up and Under – RWC 2019 Special Edition

The pools are in. Rugby World Cup 2019 will be as exciting as any before. The spread of teams across the pools is relatively even, albeit there are winners as there are losers. In this special edition of Up and Under we put them under the microscope. UP Pool C It’s official, ...

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