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Team of the Week

We’ve had to reach into amateur rugby for our select side this week, and yet none of the names look entirely out of place in a professional side. It’s another reminder of the talent waiting for a reliable professional competition to establish itself in North America. Perhaps the next great ...

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Team of the Week

In all the excitement over the Lions squad announcement we’re late with our picks from last weekend’s action. Normally we do not consider sevens players for this side but given the momentous occasion of having two Americas sides in the Cup Final, we’ve opted to pick all five HSBC Dream ...

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Team of the Week

It was all guns blazing in Europe this past weekend with all the major divisions in action including some Aviva ‘A’ League fixtures. The Jaguares didn’t have the greatest game but there were more than enough options elsewhere to put together what looks a pretty handy side on paper. 1 ...

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Team of the Week

With precious few Americas players suited up overseas and a bye week for the Jaguares, we opted for something different this week. The first all-female Team of the Week for Americas Rugby News. Of course it looks conspicuously like the Canadian women’s side, but that’s what happens when you win ...

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Team of the Week

The European divisions were back in full swing on the weekend and once again it was a good week for the Jaguares in Super Rugby, so there were plenty of players to consider for this week’s selection. We don’t normally spend much time considering amateurs when the professionals are available ...

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Team of the Week

There was precious little activity for Americas players over the weekend with a player strike knocking out two Top 14 fixtures and only a handful of matches elsewhere across the top divisions in Europe. Thankfully once again the Jaguares have stepped up in times of need with a big win ...

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Team of the Week

With the Americas Rugby Championship done for another year it’s back to domestic rugby we look for this week’s selection. The Aviva Premiership and Guinness Pro 12 had the week off but we had two divisions of French club rugby, the British & Irish Cup, the Anglo-Welsh Cup, and of ...

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ARC Team of the Week – Round 5

It’s over! This weekend we will be distracted by the Vancouver 7s but then the sadness will creep in that it will be another 11 months until the Americas Rugby Championship returns. Of course there’s still plenty to process and the debrief has only just begun, and we still have ...

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ARC Team of the Week – Round 4

This week saw two blowout scores and one upset, and it’s the two big winners who dominate our weekly selection. While Uruguay’s historic win was a laudable team accomplishment, in truth both teams failed to live up to expectations in a game riddled with penalties and rudimentary errors. With one ...

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ARC Team of the Week – Round 3

The turning point of the Americas Rugby Championship saw the teams break into three distinct groups. As expected the Argentina XV and USA are tied for the lead after convincing wins, while Uruguay is now level with Canada after getting past a tricky Brazilian side. A number of players put ...

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