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Americas Rugby Championship: RAN & Sudamerica National/A team Tournament. Teams: USA, Canada, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, & Brazil

Eagles Win 2017 Americas Rugby Championship Doug Coil The Americas Rugby Championship match between Argentina XV and the USA Men’s Eagles decided the 2017 title. Both teams entered the match with 4-0 records and were tied in the standings with 19 points. Although the Eagles and Argentina XV played to a 27-27 draw, the Eagles emerged with a bonus point for their four try effort and won the 2017 series. It was the first championship for the USA, since the 1924 Olympics.The match was played at Estadio Municipal, Comodoro Rivadavia and was be broadcast live on the  The Rugby Channel.…

Brazil Nips Canada Ending Americas Rugby Championship 2017 Doug Coil The Americas Rugby Championship round five has ended for Brazil and Canada. Brazil hosted Canada on March 3 at Pacaembu Stadium, Brazil and came away with a try in the 79th minute to beat Canada 24-23. Brazil with a 2-3 record finishes the ARC in fourth place, while Canada with a 1-4 record falls to fifth. Fullback Daniel Sancery had Brazil taking the early lead with a try  at ten minutes.Moisés Duque hit the post, but the ball went over the post for a 7-0 lead. Gordon McRorie missed an…

Uruguay v Chile: Americas Rugby Championship Preview Doug Coil The Americas Rugby Championship concludes on March 4. Uruguay will host Chile at the Estadio Charrúa in Montevideo with the kick-off at 3.10pm local time, 1:10pm ET. With a win, Uruguay will finish in third place, while Chile is seeking it’s first win in the 2017 ARC. Uruguay has stayed with what has been working and have made very few changes.Santiago Arata was injured against Canada, so Guillermo Lijtenstein will start at scrumhalf and Lucas Durán  will be a reserve for both halfback positions. In the forwards their are two changes…

Brazil v Canada: Americas Rugby Championship Preview Doug Coil The Americas Rugby Championship concludes this week. Brazil will host Canada on March 3 at Pacaembu Stadium, Brazil. Should Canada win, then Uruguay will need to defeat Chile on Saturday to finish in third place. Canada needs a win and a Uruguay loss to finish third. On the other hand, Brazil could finish fourth with a win over Canada. It is also a possibility that should Chile gain a bonus point win over Uruguay and Brazil have a loss without gaining a bonus point, that the Tupis could finish with the…

Argentina XV v USA Men’s Eagles Preview: Americas Rugby Championship Doug Coil The final Americas Rugby Championship match between Argentina XV and the USA Men’s Eagles will decide the 2017 title. Both teams enter the match with 4-0 records and are tied in the standings with 19 points. The match is being played at Estadio Municipal, Comodoro Rivadavia with a kick-off at 5.10PM local time, 3:10pm ET and will be broadcast live on the  The Rugby Channel. The Eagles have been on an offensive tear since their narrow win over Uruguay. In the last three matches they have scored over…

Uruguay Celebrates Win Against Canada: Americas Rugby Championship Doug Coil Uruguay narrowly defeated Canada 17-13 in the fourth leg of the Americas Rugby Championship on Saturday February 25 at the Campus Municipal de Maldonado. With the win, Uruguay moves to third place, while Canada is in fourth. Canada concludes their ARC 2017 campaign in Brazil on Friday March 3rd, while Uruguay hosts Chile on Saturday March 4. Recap Uruguay vs. Canada It is a time to celebrate in Uruguay as Los Teros beat Canada 17-13 in their second ever test win against Canada. Uruguay controlled the match during the first…

Argentina XV Surges Past Brazil in Americas Rugby Championship Doug Coil Argentina XV had a dominant 79-7 win over Brazil in the fourth leg of the Americas Rugby Championship on Saturday, February 25 at the Estadio Municipal Augustín Pichot in Ushuaia. With the win, Argentina will play the USA for first place in the ARC 2017. Argentina XV Head Coach Felipe Contepomi who has been rotating his lineup each week will have a rested group to take the pitch next week. Brazil began the ARC 2017 with a win against Chile and now have had three consecutive substantial losses in…

February 25, 2017 Eagles Beat Chile & Face Argentina XV for Americas Rugby Championship Doug Coil USA Men’s Eagles beat Chile 57-9 on Saturday, February 25 at the Estadio San Carlos de Apoquindo.The match was broadcast live on the The Rugby Channel. With the win the United States improved to 4-0 in the Americas Rugby Championship competition and are in first place with 19 points in the standings. Argentina XV won against Brazil and set up a winner take all match on March 4 to claim this year’s title. Recap Chile v USA Men’s Eagles The Eagles Ben Cima kicked…

Uruguay vs. Canada: Americas Rugby Championship Preview Doug Coil Uruguay will host Canada in the fourth leg of the Americas Rugby Championship on Saturday February 25 at the Campus Municipal de Maldonado. The kickoff is at 8:10pm local time. ESPN3 will be streaming the match in the USA at 6pm EST. The match may be also viewed on ESPN Sur and TSN Go in Canada. The match will likely decide who finishes in third place in the 2017 Americas Rugby Championship. Both teams have 1-2 records, after losing to Argentina XV and the USA, and are tied in the standings…

February 24, 2017 Argentina XV vs. Brazil: Americas Rugby Championship Preview Doug Coil Argentina XV will host Brazil in the fourth leg of the Americas Rugby Championship this Saturday, February 25 at the Estadio Municipal Augustín Pichot in Ushuaia. The kickoff in at 5:40pm local time (3:40pm EST) The match will be streamed on ESPN3 at 3:40pm EST in the USA. It is also available on ESPN Sur, ESPN Brazil, and TSN Go. Argentina XV Head Coach Felipe Contepomi  has rotated his lineup from last week’s win over Chile, as only lock Ignacio Larrague and Juan Cruz González, who shifts…

February 23, 2017 USA Men’s Eagles vs. Chile: Americas Rugby Championship Preview Doug Coil USA Men’s Eagles Head Coach John Mitchell has made six changes to the starting XV for the week four Americas Rugby Championship match Saturday, February 25 against Chile at Estadio San Carlos de Apoquindo.The kick off in Santiago is at 1:40 p.m. ET. The live broadcast will be available to subscribers of The Rugby Channel. The U.S. hope to improve to 4-0 at the conclusion of the match and will look for a bonus point win. Should Argentina XV do\ the same against Brazil on Saturday,…

February 18, 2017 Eagles Remain Undefeated in Americas Rugby Championship Win over Canada Doug Coil The USA Rugby Men’s Eagles traveled to Burnaby, Canada for the third leg of the Americas Rugby Championship at Swangard Stadium on Saturday and came away with a 51-34 win. The Eagles are tied for first place with Argentina XV with a 3-0 record and 14 points in the standings. Canada is in third place with a 2-1 record and six points in the standings. The match was seen live in Canada on TSN GO at 8pm ET/5pm PT and also on The Rugby Channel. Recap…

February 18, 2017 Uruguay Earn Bonus Point Win Against Brazil in Americas Rugby Championship Doug Coil Uruguay beat Brazil 25-12 Saturday at Domingo Burgueño Miguel Stadium in their first home match and gained their first win of the Americas Rugby Championship. Recap Moisés Duque punished Uruguay with a penalty kick two minutes into the match. Five minutes later, Diego Ayala barrelled over for a try and a 5-3 lead. Germán Albanell then pushed the conversion wide left. Moisés Duque slotted a penalty kick at 11 minutes to retake the lead 6-5, but missed a long kick three minutes later. Brazil…

February 18, 2017 Argentina XV Add Bonus Point Win Against Chile in Americas Rugby Championship Doug Coil Chile hosted Argentina XV on Saturday at Talcahuano in Concepción. Argentian Xv left with a 45-10 bonus point win and now have a 3-0 record in the Americas Rugby Championship and 14 points in the standings. Chile coaches Mark Cross and Raúl Marín took over the coaching duties while Head Coach Bernard Charreyre was with the Chilean women’s Rugby 7’s team at the Sudamérica Women’s Rugby Sevens. Charreyre will be back this week as they prepare for the United States. Recap With Argentina…

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