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Americas Pacific Challenge: RAN, Sudamerica & Oceania National A team Tournament. Teams: USA, Canada, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Samoa & Tonga. Fiji played 1st year.

Americas Pacific Challenge: USA Selects Beat Canada A The USA Selects won 45-26 against Canada A in the final Americas Pacific Challenge match, held at Estadio Charrua in Montevideo, Uruguay. The USA Selects split their first two matches, losing to Samoa A 48-28 and beating Uruguay A 49-36 and are in second place in the standings. Canada A lost both their matches to a strong Argentina XV team 71-17 and then to Tonga A 31-15 and are in third place in their pool. With the win, the USA Selects finished second overall in the Americas Pacific Challenge, as Argentina XV…

Americas Pacific Challenge: USA Selects Face Canada A The USA Selects face Canada A in the final Americas Pacific Challenge match at 1 pm ET at Estadio Charrua in Montevideo, Uruguay. The USA Selects split their first two matches, losing to Samoa A 48-28 and beating Uruguay A 49-36 and are in second place in the standings. Canada A lost both their matches to a strong Argentina XV team 71-17 and then to Tonga A 31-15 and are in third place in their pool. The teams are rivals and both want to win, however, the Americas Pacific Challenge is about…

In the second round of the Americas Pacific Challenge on October 11, 2017, the USA Selects defeated Uruguay A 49-36. In the first round, the USA Selects were defeated by Samoa A 48-28, while Uruguay A beat Tonga A 34-25. USA Selects Play Canada A on Sunday October 11, at Estadio Charrua in Montevideo, Uruguay at 1pm ET. The match will be broadcast on The Rugby Channel and on World Rugby outside the U.S. Americas Pacific Challenge – USA Selects v Uruguay A Recap First Half The USA Selects had the majority of possession for the first 28 minutes of…

The second round of the Americas Pacific Challenge will be held October 11, 2017. The USA Selects will play Uruguay A at 3pm ET. The Selects were defeated by Samoa A 48-26 in the first round. Uruguay A beat Tonga A 34-25. USA Selects Play Uruguay A on Wednesday October 11, at Estadio Charrua in Montevideo, Uruguay at 3pm ET. The match will be broadcast on The Rugby Channel and on World Rugby outside the U.S. Americas Pacific Challenge – USA Selects USA Selects have made eight changes in the starters and have a new addition in the reserves. Chance…

The USA Rugby Selects opened the Americas Pacific Challenge 2017 with a win against Samoa A on October 7 at the Estadio Charrúa in Montevideo, Uruguay. The USA selects will face Uruguay A on October 11 at 3:30pm ET and conclude the tournament on Oct. 15 against Canada A at 1pm ET. All matches involving the USA will be broadcast live on The Rugby Channel. Other matches will be streamed by World Rugby.  USA Rugby Selects vs. Samoa A Recap  After back and forth play by both sides, the USA Rugby Selects had the first scoring opportunity as Samoa was penalized…

Americas Pacific Challenge 2017 will take place on October 7, 11, and 15 at the Estadio Charrúa in Montevideo, Uruguay. After a three day camp in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the USA Selects traveled to Uruguay to begin this tournament. The USA Selects will face Samoa A on October 7 at 10:30 ET, Uruguay A on October 11 at 3:30pm ET and conclude the tournament on Oct. 15 against Canada A at 1pm ET. All matches involving the USA will be broadcast live on The Rugby Channel. Other matches will be streamed by World Rugby. USA Selects USA Selects Head Coach Scott…

USA Rugby Selects & Americas Pacific Challenge By Doug Coil The Americas Pacific Challenge is being held in Montevideo, Uruguay. USA Rugby Selects Head Coach Scott Lawrence will meet in Fort Lauderdale with 27 athletes and the 10 home reserves prior to leaving for the competition in South America. Alex Maughan, Benjamin Cima, Bryce Campbell, Hanco Germishuys, Jean-Paul Eloff and Matthew Jensen, who played in the 2016 tournament, will travel to Montevideo. Chance Wengleski also played in the tournament and will be a home reserve. The United States finished with a 1-2 record following 2016 play. The Americas Pacific Challenge…

November 1, 2016 Men’s Eagles November Tour Roster Announced USA Rugby Release: Nov. 1, 2016 LAFAYETTE, Colo. – Men’s Eagles Head Coach John Mitchell has assembled a travel squad of 38 players for the three-match November Tour kicking off Friday, Nov. 4, at “The Rugby Weekend Presented by AIG” in Chicago. Todd Clever, current U.S. caps leader at international test level, and Blaine Scully will continue to serve as co-captains of the Eagles, with the Cardiff Blues back joining the squad for matches against Romania in Bucharest Saturday, Nov. 12, and Tonga in Spain Saturday, Nov. 19. The two possess…

USA Rugby Selects Lose to Uruguay A at Americas Pacific Challenge Doug Coil The USA Rugby Selects lost to Uruguay A 47-15 in their final Americas Pacific Challenge match at Estadio Charrúa in Montevideo, Uruguay on Sunday, October 16. The USA Selects finished with a 1-2 record after beating Canada A 47-37 and losing to the Fiji Warriors 56-29 in the first two rounds. The final Americas Pacific Challenge match the Argentina XV came back to beat Fiji Warriors 27-26 from an 84th minute try and conversion to claim first place with Fiji in second. Third place went to Samoa…

USA Rugby Selects Play Uruguay in Final Americas Pacific Challenge Match Doug Coil The USA Rugby Selects face Uruguay A in their final Americas Pacific Challenge match at Estadio Charrúa in Montevideo, Uruguay at 1:15pm ET on Sunday, October 16. The USA Selects seek to finish with a 2-1 record after beating Canada A 47-37 and losing to the Fiji Warriors 56-29. The final tournament standings will be decided after round three play on Sunday. Argentina XV will meet Fiji Warriors to determine first and second place, as they both are undefeated with ten points. The USA Selects are tied…

USA Rugby Selects Beat Canada A in the Americas Pacific Challenge Doug Coil The USA Rugby Selects beat Canada A 47-37 today after storming back in the second half to win at the Americas Pacific Challenge in Montevideo, Uruguay. With the win, they evened their record to 1-1, as they lost on Saturday October 8th 62-12 to the Fiji Warriors. Canada falls to 0-2, as they also lost their first match 56-29 to Argentina XV. For the match against Canada, the USA made 8 changes in their starting XV. Five of the changes were in the forwards with 4 of…

October 7, 2916 Joe Taufete’e to Captain USA Rugby Selects Against Fiji Warriors Photo: PRO Rugby – San Diego Breakers of Joe Taufete’e Doug Coil The USA Rugby Selects Head Coach Ray Egan has selected a match-day 23 man squad, captained by Eagle Joe Taufete’e, for the developmental side’s first match of the Americas Pacific Challenge competition against Fiji Warriors Saturday, Oct. 8 in Montevideo, Uruguay. After training in West Palm Beach, Florida earlier in the week, they departed for Uruguay early to avoid the impending Hurricane Matthew, which ravaged Florida earlier this morning. At the camp, twenty six athletes…

USA Rugby Selects Named For World Rugby Pacific Challenge Doug Coil USA Rugby released the Selects squad for the World Rugby Americas Pacific Challenge in Montevideo, Uruguay. USA Rugby is committed to providing high performance opportunities for its players and its coaches. Ray Egan, PRO Rugby’sSan Diego Breakers Head Coach, will coach this Eagles development side along with former internationals Chris O’Brien and Shawn Pittman. The Selects will gather in West Palm Beach, Fla., Oct. 1-4 and then depart for South America where they face the Fiji Warriors (Oct. 8), Canada A (Oct. 12), and Uruguay A (Oct. 16). Alex…

September 7, 2016 Americas Pacific Challenge 2016 World Rugby Release World Rugby has announced the schedule for the Americas Pacific Challenge 2016, a new “A” team tournament funded by the game’s governing body. The inaugural event, which includes two teams each from the Pacific Islands, North America and South America, will be hosted in Montevideo, Uruguay, from 8-16 October, 2016. The Americas Pacific Challenge has been introduced to boost the high-performance pathway for the test arena and supports the Americas Rugby Championship and Pacific Nations Cup as well as November international test window preparation. Pool A features Argentina XV, USA…