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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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Americas trio to join World Rugby Hall of Fame

Three Americas players are to be inducted to the World Rugby Hall of Fame. Argentina’s Felipe Contepomi, Canadian Al Charron, and Phaidra Knight of the USA will become the 133rd, 134th, and 137th inductees respectively in a ceremony to be held on November 10 in Rugby, England. Also joining the ...

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Best of the Rest

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A collection of articles worth reading from elsewhere around the rugby-verse over the past couple weeks. The Women’s World Cup, Guiness Pro 14 expansion, the future of the UAR, catastrophic injury recovery, concussions, and the new law trials.   A Journey to be the Best – by Mark Janzen / ...

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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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Americas trio named to World Cup Dream Team

Kristen Thomas, Julianne Zussman, and Sara Parsons have been named to the official World Rugby Dream Team for the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup. The North American trio were awarded the honor on Monday having been voted on by the tournament commentary team. Thomas combined with Naya Tapper and Cheta ...

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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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New Zealand claim Women’s World Cup title

New Zealand’s women are now on equal footing with the men after earning the right to call themselves World Champions with a 41-32 result over England at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast on Saturday to bring a close to the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup. The two sides treated spectators to ...

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Canada end World Cup campaign on a high

Canada brought the curtains down on their 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup campaign on a winning note as they defeated Australia by a comfortable score of 43-12 at Queen’s University in Belfast on Saturday afternoon. Two early scores from Australia put some doubt in the heavily-favored Canadians, but the final ...

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