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Contract Extensions for Three More Jaguares

Three more players have signed contract extensions with the Jaguares. Following the six previously announced, props Enrique Pieretto and Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro as well as flanker Javier Ortega Desio have re-signed with the Argentine Rugby Union (UAR) through to the end of the 2019 season. In doing so it ensures ...

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Boffelli called up by Argentina XV

Jaguares standout Emiliano Boffelli has been called up to the Argentina XV squad to prepare for the Americas Rugby Championship match against Brazil on Saturday. The highly rated outside back has not played a competitive match since damaging knee ligaments against the Southern Kings in May of last year. Prior ...

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Lyon Sign Isa for Remainder of Season

Blocked from the UAR, Lyon have acquired Facundo Isa for the remainder of the season. The French club have gained the services of the highly regarded Pumas No 8 from immediate effect until June. The 23-year-old signed a two-year deal with Toulon. It will see him playing for the Top 14 ...

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Jaguares Named for 2017 Super Rugby Debut

Los Jaguares Head Coach Raúl Pérez has named his roster for the 2017 Super Rugby debut. The Argentine franchise will open their campaign away to the Kings in Port Elizabeth on February 25. It is to be followed by a game against the Stormers one week later. The 27-man roster ...

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Toulon confirm Facundo Isa signing

European giants RC Toulon have completed a major coup with the signing of Argentina star Facundo Isa. The 23-year-old no8 had an enormous year for the Pumas in 2016, emerging as a one of the world’s premier loose forwards and leading all players in carries and metres gained during the 2016 Rugby ...

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More injury woes for Jaguares

The injuries keep mounting for Los Jaguares. Less than two weeks away from their season opener against the Kings on February 26, three more veterans have been added to the disabled list. First choice tighthead prop Ramiro Herrera has suffered a calf tear in training, and flanker Javier Ortega Desio ...

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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 Canada Canada successfully rebounded from their round one defeat to topple Chile on Saturday. Their victory gets their Americas Rugby Championship ...

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Argentine Official Named on Super Rugby Panel

An Argentine official has been named on the Super Rugby panel. Federico Anselmi will have a second opportunity to referee matches in the Southern Hemisphere’s elite competition. Anselmi is the one Argentine referee appointed to the panel. He joined seven New Zealanders, six South Africans, four Australians and one Japanese ...

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