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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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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 Argentina Los Pumas fell 39-22 to New Zealand on Saturday. The defeat saw a late fury from the All Blacks who overturned ...

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Japan win World Rugby u20 Trophy

Japan defeated Portugal on Sunday to claim the top spot in the World Rugby u20 Trophy tournament. Played in diabolical conditions at the Estadio Charrua in Montevideo, the match was abandoned in the 65th minute with when thunder and visible lightning added to the heavy rain and a pitch reduced ...

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Uruguay defeat Namibia, win u20 Bronze

Uruguay ended their World Rugby u20 Trophy with a decisive 34-12 win over Namibia in the Bronze Final at the Estadio Charrúa on Sunday. The five-tries-to-two performance caps what has been an excellent tournament for the Teritos and one that leaves them wondering ‘what if?’ – with their only slip-up ...

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Chile hold off Fiji to claim 5th

Make it two upsets in a row. Chile followed up their impressive performance against Canada with another fine team effort, defeating Fiji by 15-13 to claim 5th spot overall at the World Rugby u20 Trophy. The match was played in challenging conditions as a waterlogged pitch made it near impossible ...

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Canada finish u20 Trophy with a win

Canada finished their World Rugby u20 Trophy tournament on a winning note as they shut out Hong Kong by 38-0 in Montevideo on Sunday. A soggy pitch made for challenging conditions but the Canadians did enough to score six tries against their clearly outclassed opposition. A dominant scrum put Canada ...

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Uruguay to play for Bronze against Namibia

Heartbroken after missing out on the Gold Final by the width of the uprights, Uruguay will nonetheless be motivated to defeat Namibia in the Bronze Final of the World Rugby u20 Trophy in Montevideo on Sunday. The Teritos enter the match after overwhelming Hong Kong on Wednesday and recording a ...

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Chile ready to stare down Fiji

Chile will square off against Fiji in the 5th Place Final of the World Rugby u20 Trophy at the Estadio Charrúa in Montevideo on Sunday. The Cóndores earned their spot with a dominant win over Canada on Wednesday in their final pool match. Fiji meanwhile fell agonizingly short to Portugal ...

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Canada name side to play Hong Kong

Canada will play their final match at the World Rugby u20 Trophy tournament in Montevideo on Sunday against Hong Kong, with the winner finishing in 7th and the loser condemned to the basement. It’s a match between two sides without a win following the three-match pool stage. For Hong Kong ...

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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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