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Team of the Week

The Americas Pacific Challenge has come to a close and while our tournament XV is still to come there were some very strong performances over the last two rounds. Some others in Europe also put up their hand. Sadly there were precious few Canadians in contention and while Uruguay were ...

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Team of the Week

This week we had a fine game in Colonia to provide some options as Uruguay very nearly got the best of the Argentina XV in the Sudamérica Rugby Cup final. The senior Pumas were no match for New Zealand and contribute only two players, while a handful of others come ...

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Team of the Week

The slow start to the season continued with several European-based professionals from the Americas performing well below their best this week, and others not even seeing the field. Newcastle were very much an exception, however, with their near-historic road win over Bath followed up with a crushing victory by their ...

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Team of the Week

It was a better week on the whole for Americas players in Europe, but the focus was elsewhere over the weekend. In fact it was the Estadio Charrúa once again that contributes more than a third of this week’s team as Old Christians defeated Old Boys to claim the Uruguayan club ...

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Team of the Week

It was a forgettable week for Americas players in Europe. Despite a full compliment of club action across several divisions only a handful came away with noteworthy efforts. The Pumas continue to stutter in the Rugby Championship though there was room for one. Instead it’s the last two rounds of ...

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Team of the Week

The European club season is back in full swing but sadly the Americas influence wasn’t all that great last weekend. Thankfully the World Rugby u20 Trophy was there to help us out when we needed it most and several players put their hands up, most notably from the Teritos who ...

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Team of the Week

It’s another first for Americas Rugby News. This is the first time a weekly selection has included both men and women in the team. With the Women’s Rugby World Cup wrapping up but also the beginning of the French domestic season, it seemed best to recognize the best of each. ...

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Team of the Week

There were a slew of European club pre-season matches over the weekend as well as the URBA Top 12, and of course Sunday’s Canadian Rugby Championship fixtures. The World Cup doesn’t come around often however, and with two games inside a week we’ve opted for an all-women’s team for this ...

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Team of the Week

Rugby in the professional ranks was hard to come by over the past week so it’s the URBA Top 12 where we cast our eye, plucking nine players from the top domestic club competition in Argentina. A few standouts from Argentina’s friendly against Toulon make the cut and a solitary ...

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Team of the Week

It’s a mix-and-match week for our selects with players coming in from the Rugby Americas North Championship final in Georgetown, the Nacional de Clubes final in San Isidro, and a couple Top 14 pre-season games, one played on Argentine soil. The RAN Champion Panthers provide the most after a difficult but ...

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