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Three changes to Women’s Eagles for Sydney

Richie Walker has made three changes to his Women’s Eagles squad for the upcoming Sydney Sevens. World Cup stars Cheta Emba and Hope Rogers join the squad with Natalie Kosko called up for just her second senior tournament. Dropping out are Megan Foster, Sara Parsons, and Kelsi Stockert. It’s the ...

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Olivia Apps gets Canada call for Sydney

Age-grade standout Olivia Apps will make her senior Canadian debut at the upcoming Sydney Sevens. The 19-year-old Queen’s University student is the only change on John Tait’s roster from the team that finished 4th in Dubai last month. After impressing with her physical approach and work rate in the Maple ...

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2017 ARN Team of the Year

In the year 2017 there were mixed results from the Americas. Some teams struggled badly, while others reached new heights. This category is not limited to international sides, however, with a handful of domestic teams standing out among their peers and earning consideration. In Canada it was the BC Bears ...

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2017 ARN Women’s Sevens Player of the Year

It’s another first for Americas Rugby News, our first individual women’s rugby award of any kind. We’ve had several winners in the past but never before have they had an individual category. With an ever-increasing level of competition we felt it was best to judge the women against their peers. We’ve ...

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2017 ARN Women’s Super 7

An ARN Awards first this year. We have in the past only selected a Dream Team for the men’s side. While the women remain underfunded by World Rugby and limited to only half the tournaments that the men enjoy, we feel there is now sufficient competition to select a side ...

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LaBrèche named to Six Nations panel

Rose LaBrèche will referee in the Six Nations for a third consecutive year. The 29-year-old will take charge of the Italy vs England in Reggio on February 4. A week later she will be in Dublin to act as an assistant in the Ireland vs Italy match at Donnybrook. A ...

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Best of the Rest

It’s another edition of some of our choice picks from elsewhere in the cyber-world. Most of the articles touch on topics related to the Americas but not all. In this installment there are pieces on Major League Rugby, contract negotiations, player development, mental illness, life as a professional, Argentina’s woes, ...

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Best of the Rest

As we emerge from the November test window the focus now switches to the HSBC Sevens Series, the Americas Rugby Championship, the inaugural Major League Rugby season, and perhaps most importantly the World Cup Qualification series between Canada and Uruguay.   Major League Rugby nears kick-off – by Martin Pengelly ...

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Guatemalan Women Conquer Gold at Central American Games

Guatemala’s Women’s Rugby 7’s team conquered Gold at the Central American Games. Played on Sunday and Monday in Managua, Nicaragua the Guatemalans were undefeated. Wins over Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua secured the inaugural title. The 2017 Central American Games (Juegos Deportivos Centroamericanos) is the 11th of history of ...

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