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Namibia Missing Players to Face Uruguay

Namibia are missing players to face Uruguay this month, reports the Southern Times. Africa’s no 2 side will play host to South America’s no 2 side in a two match series in Windhoek. The teams play test matches on November 18 and 25. The tour is groundbreaking. Never before has ...

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George Barton signs for Seattle Seawolves

The Seattle Seawolves have added a third Canadian international to their playing roster. World Rugby u20 Trophy captain George Barton will play for the team during the 2018 Major League Rugby season. At just 20 years old the Cowichan product has already won two senior caps during the 2017 Americas ...

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High hopes for Canadian University Men’s Championship

Canadian rugby could be on the verge of a significant milestone on November as a joint announcement last week confirmed an initiative to hold a Canadian Men’s University Rugby Championship in November of this year. The event is set to be hosted by Guelph University, located approximately 100 km west ...

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World Rugby u20 Trophy XV

We’ve reviewed the footage and after some debate have come to a consensus. A tournament tortured by horrendous weather demanded a tactical approach from the winning teams and left little room for individual expression. Glimpses of that were seen in the second and third rounds, and just enough for us ...

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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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