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

Eagles Win 2018 Americas Rugby Championship The USA Rugby Men’s Eagles went undefeated in the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship, the first team to ever do so. They now have won consecutive titles and are unbeaten in 10 matches. The team will also rise on Monday to 15th place in the World rankings. Uruguay was the last team to beat the Eagles in the Americas Rugby Championship on March 5, 2016, at the same Estadio Charrúa. The Eagles topped the standings with 24 points, with Argentina XV (21), Uruguay (14), Canada (11), Brazil (4), and Chile (1). Uruguay v…

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The first two years of the Americas Rugby Championship saw both Argentina XV and the United States winning the 2016 and 2017 titles, respectively, with each team drawing against each other. This year, the USA has an opportunity to defend its title if it wins its fifth match in a row in 2018 against Uruguay. With a win, they would also be unbeaten in 10 matches. Uruguay was the last team to beat the Eagles in the Americas Rugby Championship on March 5, 2016, at the same Estadio Charrúa where they will play on Saturday. The Eagles currently lead the…

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The USA Rugby 17th ranked Men’s Eagles travel to South America for the 4th and 5th leg of the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship. This Saturday, Feb. 24, the Eagles will face 27th ranked Brazil at Estádio Martins Pereira, in São José dos Campos. The following Saturday, they conclude the tournament against 18th ranked Uruguay in Montevideo. The Eagles are 3-0 after winning three consecutive matches at home and are in first place with 14 points in the standings. Brazil is 1-2 and is 5th place in the standings with 4 points. Kickoff is set for 3:40 PM ET this Saturday…

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The Men’s Eagles face Chile this Saturday at 2 PM PT in their final home match of the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship at Titan Stadium (Cal State Fullerton). The team is 2-0 after back-to-back wins over Argentina XV (17-10) and Canada (29-10). The USA has made many changes in the squad as most of their European professionals return to their clubs. Titi Lamositele, Nick Civetta, Andrew Durutalo, Will Hooley, Blaine Scully, and Joe Taufete’e have completed their availability to the team, with matches against Chile, Brazil, and Uruguay remaining. Taufete’e sustained a knee injury against Canada and will have a…

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ARC 2018: USA Rugby Men’s Eagles vs. Canada The Men’s Eagles opened the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship with a 17-10 win against Argentina XV on Saturday, February 3 at the StubHub Center, Carson, California. They now face Canada on February 10 at 3 pm PT at Papa Murphy’s Park in Sacramento. The Eagles are defending ARC champions and with the defeat of Argentina XV, the 2017 ARC runners-up and 2016 champion, they are off to a good start to defend their title. Rival Canada is next for the Eagles before facing Chile at 2 pm PT at Titan Stadium at…

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ARC 2018: USA Rugby Men’s Eagles vs. Argentina XV The Men’s Eagles open the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship against Argentina XV on Saturday, February 3 at 5 pm PT at the StubHub Center, Carson, California. The undercard was supposed to be the first Super Rugby regular season match between the Vodacom Bulls and DHL Stormers, however, due to an inability for contractual flight accommodations being available, UCLA and Arizona will play a D1A Rugby match prior to the Eagles and Argentina XV instead. Super Rugby fans in the United States will need to wait for a match until at least…

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Canada vs. Uruguay: ARC2018 & RWC2019 Qualifier Canada hosted Uruguay on January 27 at BC Place in Vancouver in the first fixture of the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship and the first leg of two of the Rugby World Cup Americas 2 qualifier. Uruguay leaves with a 38-29 win over Canada, with the two teams meeting again on February 3 in Montevideo, Uruguay for the second and deciding RWC2019 qualifier. Canada will need to win and to overcome a nine point Uruguay advantage next week to become the Americas 2 representative. There is a consolation in that the loser will be…

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Americas Rugby Championship 2018 The 2018 Americas Rugby Championship kicks off this Saturday as Canada hosts Uruguay in Vancouver in the first match of the ARC 2018 series. The match doubles as the first leg of the Rugby World Cup 2019 Americas 2 qualifier, with the second match on February 3 in Montevideo, Uruguay. The Americas 2 qualifier will be in Pool D alongside Australia, Wales, Georgia and Fiji at the RWC2019 in Japan. Last year’s ARC champion, USA Rugby, will look to defend their title. They will meet the 2016 champion Argentina XV in Los Angeles on February…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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