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2018 ARC Preview – Uruguay

The 2018 edition of the Americas Rugby Championship (ARC) starts this Saturday, January 27. The success of the 2016 and 2017 tournaments means this year’s edition is the most anticipated yet. Added to the suspense is the fact that the tournament opener doubles as a Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifier. ...

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Argentine Hooker Remaining in France Until 2020

Argentine hooker Agustín Costa Repetto is remaining in France until 2020. The 35-year-old has signed a new contract with Colomiers in the Pro D2. An official announced has been made from the club. Costa Repetto’s new deal likely means he will finish his career at the club. He joined Colomiers ...

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Sánchez Joins Full-House Club

Nicolás Sánchez made history on Saturday. In scoring in all forms – a try, penalty, conversion and a drop-goal he joined the Pumas Full-House Club. It was the first time that an Argentine player had achieved the accomplishment against New Zealand. His 165 points in the match also saw him ...

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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 Argentina Los Pumas fell 39-22 to New Zealand on Saturday. The defeat saw a late fury from the All Blacks who overturned ...

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Landajo Overtakes Pichot

Martín Landajo is set to make history. The 29-year-old is set to overtake Agustín Pichot to become Argentina’s most capped scrum-half of all-time. Landajo is to play from the bench against New Zealand, doing so with Tomás Cubelli starting. Landajo made his test debut in November 2008. He did so ...

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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 2018 South American A Championship The South American A Championship is to Expand in 2018. The reformed competition will be an increase ...

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South American A Championship To Expand in 2018

The South American A Championship is to Expand in 2018. The reformed competition will be an increase to a South American Six Nations Championship. Newcomers Colombia are to participate for the first time. Sources from Colombia have confirmed with Americas Rugby News that Los Tucanes earned the right to compete ...

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Paraguay Start High Performance Plan

Paraguay has officially started a High Performance Plan for rugby. The project will see both men’s and women’s players both at senior and youth levels utilize the national Paraguayan Olympic (COP) training center. Paraguayan rugby has received the support of the National Secretary of Sport to use the COP. The ...

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