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Arregui Joins Pumas in Canberra

Felipe Arregui has been added to the Argentina roster and joins Los Pumas in Canberra. The 23-year-old has been added due to the potential non-involvement of props currently in the roster. Argentina faced New Zealand in New Plymouth on Saturday morning (Argentina time). They did so with regular Ramiro Herrera ...

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New Faces on Argentina XV Roster

A 29-man Argentina XV roster has been named. Included are new faces in what is a competitive squad for upcoming international activities. The roster will train from Monday to Wednesday. From the group which faced Toulon, the most recent fixtures for the Argentina XV, Sebastián Cancelliere, Juan Cappiello, Bruno Devoto,  Juan Cruz ...

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UAR President Hints at Selecting European Players for Pumas

The UAR President has hinted at selecting European players for Los Pumas. The official policy is under serious questioning now. With those based in Europe blocked from international duty Argentina has experienced a run of negative results since Rugby World Cup 2015. Head Coach Daniel Hourcade has firmly stood his ...

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2017-18 Guinness Pro 14 Season Preview

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The Guinness Pro 12 is now more. Expansion has seen it become the Guinness pro 14 Championship. Two South African teams are now in the competition, joining two from Italy, four from Ireland, two from Scotland and four from Wales. The 2017-2018 Guinness Pro 14 season starts today, September 01. ...

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The Missing Pumas: 2016 and 2017

In July 2016 Daniel Hourcade announced his roster for the Rugby Championship. The 33-man roster saw the South Americans leaving out European-based players for the first time since joining the tournament. Gone were both established names and also potential newcomers. Based on the status of players at the time the following ...

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Argentina’s Unsolvable Fly Half Conundrum

Argentina’s play-makers have struggled in 2017. The bad news for Los Pumas is that the problem is not going to go away. Rather it is an unsolvable fly half conundrum in which there are no players to be called upon to steady the ship. No Man’s Land Nicolás Sánchez was ...

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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 Guatemala Guatemala got their South American Championship C title defense off to a strong start on Sunday. Los Jaguares downed newcomers Nicaragua ...

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Hassler scores in Ospreys return

Canadian fans got some good news from the United Kingdom this weekend with the return of Jeff Hassler to the field after 10 long months on the sidelines recovering from an Achilles injury. The Ospreys winger wasted no time getting back in the groove as he scored a try in ...

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2017-2018 PRO D2 – Week 2 Preview

Week 2 of the 2017-2018 Pro D2 season starts today. The opening round of France’s second division saw started-out performances from Biarritz, Charente, Grenoble, Massy and Perpignan. With the dream of earning promotion to the Top 14 these and all other sides look to gain valuable competition points. The opening ...

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