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Mitchell to leave Eagles for Bulls

John Mitchell’s days as Head Coach of the US Eagles are officially numbered. The 53-year-old New Zealander was on Thursday unveiled as the new Director of Rugby for the Bulls, South Africa’s regional side based out of Pretoria. Mitchell will replace Nollis Marais in the leading role for the Super ...

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Match Preview – Jaguares vs Brumbies

Los Jaguares meet the Brumbies for the first time. Saturday’s Super Rugby match comes as the June Internationals are rapidly approaching. It is a late opportunity for players from both teams to press for places in Los Pumas and the Wallabies. Coming off the worst Jaguares display on record, Head ...

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Whiteley Named South African Captain

Warren Whiteley has been named as the new South African captain. The No 8 will lead his country against Argentina, Australia and New Zealand in this years Rugby Championship. Before then he will captain the Springboks in their home three-match June Internationals series against France. In being named captain, the ...

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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 Chile Chile produced their best performance in a very long time to humble Paraguay in Santiago. The 66-7 victory saw Los Cóndores’ ...

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Jaguares Return to Hindú for Club Duty

Joaquín Díaz Bonilla and Bautista Ezcurra are to start in the Nacional de Clubes Quarter Finals this weekend. Both return to Hindú for club duty from Jaguares. Hindú will play away to Urú Curé and are calling upon their strongest players. Joaquín Díaz Bonilla will plan fly half while Bautista Ezcurra is to ...

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Team of the Week

International rugby returned on the weekend with the South American ‘A’ and Rugby Americas North Championships both in full swing. Standouts from each of those games made it into the team, while there was also room for a couple European pros after the Champions Cup final and French knock-out matches. ...

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Freitas Injury Concern for Uruguay

Nicolás Freitas is in doubt for Uruguay. Playing against Paraguay on Saturday the Jaguares winger suffered a sprained knee and is currently undergoing studies to reveal the extent of the injury. The 23-year-old earned his 17th test cap for Uruguay on Saturday. He played on the left wing in the ...

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Flat Jaguares Humbled by Force

Los Jaguares fell flat on Saturday evening, losing 16-6 to the Western Force in Buenos Aires. In a match better quickly forgotten the home side produced their worst performance of the year, Los Jaguares resembled a train wreck. Having escaped jail against the Sunwolves last weekend lightening could not strike ...

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González Iglesias Replaces de la Fuente

Santiago González Iglesias will start against the Western Force, replacing Jerónimo de la Fuente. The change has been made for tomorrow’s Super Rugby match in Buenos Aires. The Rosario midfielder fractured his right thumb in training. The incident sees him out of rugby with immediate effect. He had been named ...

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Match Preview – Jaguares vs Western Force

Coming off a late win over the Sunwolves, Los Jaguares are seeking back-to-back wins in Super Rugby. The Argentine franchise will be up against the unknown as the team faces the Western Force for the first time. Jaguares Head Coach Raúl Pérez has made seven changes from the side that ...

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