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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 Rugby Selects v. Uruguay The USA Rugby Selects lost 33-18 to Uruguay XV in their second match of the 2018 Americas Pacific Challenge on Wednesday, October 10 in Montevideo, Uruguay. Handling errors foiled the Selects as Uruguay broke an 18-18 tie with 15 unanswered points for the win. After losing 39-30 in the first match To Tonga A, the Selects will close out the Americas Pacific Challenge 2018 with reigning champion Argentina XV on Oct. 13. Kick off at 12:30 PM ET and be streamed LIVE on FloRugby. USA Rugby Selects vs. Uruguay Recap The Selects…

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2018 Americas Pacific Challenge – USA Rugby Selects The USA Rugby Selects face Uruguay A in their second match of the 2018 Americas Pacific Challenge on Wednesday, October 10 in Montevideo, Uruguay. The Men’s Selects finished last year’s tournament in second-place while Tonga A came in third. After losing 39-30 in the first match, a second-place finish will be difficult to replicate, as their second opponent Uruguay XV, is a veteran team that is preparing for the Rugby World Cup 2019. After facing Uruguay XV, the Selects will close out the Americas Pacific Challenge 2018 with reigning champion Argentina XV…

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USA Rugby Selects vs. Tonga A USA Rugby Release MONTEVIDEO, URU.- Men’s Selects’ Head Coach Scott Lawrence has named his matchday 23 to face Tonga A this Saturday at 12:30 PM ET in the opening match of the Americas Pacific Challenge (APC) 2018, LIVE on FloRugby. The full team will consist of 11 capped Men’s Eagles, 10 returners from the 2017 tournament, three 2018 First Team Men’s Collegiate All-Americans and three recent collegiate or professional rugby champions. The developmental tournament will feature six teams all gunning heavily to expose new waves of players to international competition ahead of Rugby World…

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Americas Pacific Challenge 2018 UPDATE 9/28 Harry Bennett replaced Tadgh Leader. Kapeli Pifeleti was added. Changes reflected below. USA Rugby Men’s Selects Head Coach Scott Lawrence has named his 27 man squad for the Americas Pacific Challenge 2018 (APC), being held Oct. 6-14 in Montevideo, Uruguay. Ten athletes participated in the 2017 APC, twelve are capped Eagles, three are 2018 1st Team All-Americans named from the recent Men’s Collegiate All-American Selection Camp. In 2017, the team finished in second place and hope to improve that performance this year against Tonga A, Uruguay XV and reigning two-time champion Argentina XV. The…

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World Rugby Release World Rugby has announced the dates and match schedule for the upcoming Americas Pacific Challenge 2018, which will be hosted for the third year in a row by Unión de Rugby del Uruguay, in Montevideo from 6-14 October. The Americas Pacific Challenge was introduced in 2016 to boost the high-performance pathway for the test arena and to support the Americas Rugby Championship and Pacific Nations Cup as well as November international test window preparation. The six-team tournament includes two A teams each from the Pacific Islands, North America and South America. This year’s tournament again sees defending…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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