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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.

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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