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

The USA Rugby Men’s National Team faced two-time runners-up Argentina XV in the second round of the Americas Rugby Championship 2019 on Saturday, Feb 9 in Argentina. Match Recap AJ MacGinty kicked to open the match and Felipe Ezcurra executed a box kick that was tapped back into Argentinan hands. The ball went wide left with Julian Dominguez racing down touch and offloading to Santiago Carreras for a try. Martin Elias slotted the conversion to a 7-0 lead. Argentina XV attacked from a lineout after a penalty, taking the ball inside and Lucas Favre finished the attack with a try…

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The USA Rugby Men’s National Team will face two-time runners-up Argentina XV in the second round of the Americas Rugby Championship 2019 this Saturday, Feb 9 at 3 PM ET, LIVE on FloRugby. Eagles Head Coach Gary Gold has made no changes from the previous week’s roster, who beat Chile 71-8. The team has a cumulative total of 365 test caps with 13 of the 23 players having played in last year’s first ever 17-10 win over Argentina XV. Against Chile, nine USA players scored tries with AJ MacGinty scoring three tries and five conversions for 25 points and earning…

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The 2019 Americas Rugby Championship began on Saturday, February 2 with the USA beating Chile 71-8 at Estadio Santiago Bueras. The match against Chile was broadcast  LIVE on FloRugby. As reigning two-time Champions, the Eagles have secured their first win in 2019 as they chase their third consecutive title in the opening of a Rugby World Cup year. Match Recap AJ MacGinty kicked off to begin the match and Hanco Germishuys stripped a Chilean player of the ball. After a lineout after a penalty, the Eagles mauled over the line with Joe Taufete’e grounding the ball for the record-tying 14th…

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The 2019 Americas Rugby Championship begins on Saturday, February 2 with Chile hosting the USA Men’s Eagles at Estadio Santiago Bueras. The match against Chile will be broadcast live at 1 pm ET LIVE on FloRugby. As reigning two-time Champions, the Eagles will begin the chase to secure their third consecutive title in the opening of a Rugby World Cup year. Backs for the USA include Marcel Brache with 12 caps at wing. he takes the place of Blaine Scully, who is out due to injury. Gannon Moore, who recently earned his first cap in the team’s historic first ever…

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A The U.S. Men’s National Team Eagles include a squad of 35-players for the annual Americas Rugby Championship 2019 that begins on Saturday, February 2. The Eagles, the reigning two-time champions, will open on the road against Chile and Argentina XV before coming home to play Brazil, Uruguay, and rival-Canada. All but the match against Argentina XV will be test matches. The USA had their most successful year during 2018, winning all five matches in the Americas Rugby Championship 2018 and claiming first-ever wins over then-No. 6 Scotland and Samoa. The ARC is the first competition of the year with…

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Canada’s Men’s Head Coach Kingsley Jones named a 28 man roster for the first two 2019 Americas Rugby Championship matches in Uruguay and in Brazil on February 2 and 9, respectively. Veterans Ciaran Hearn, Hubert Buydens, Nick Blevins and Ray Barkwill, each have over 50 caps and helped the team earn the final spot for 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan by winning the repechage in November in France. The team includes some new faces with Justin Blanchet, who is originally from Quebec playing for the Bedford Blues, and former Canada Under-20s flyhalf Will Kelly and Will Percillier playing for…

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2019 Americas Rugby Championship: USA & Brazil USA Rugby Release by Calder Cahill 2019 Americas Rugby Championship match between USA and Brazil moved from Houston to Austin, TX Due to recent weather in Houston, the new Aveva Stadium has experienced delays in construction and is not projected to be operational by match time in late February. Date, time, broadcast and competing teams remain the same as announced. LAFAYETTE, CO – The first home match for the Men’s Eagles during the 2019 Americas Rugby Championship is relocating from Aveva Stadium in Houston to Dell Diamond in Round Rock outside of…

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2019 ARC Home Matches in Houston & Seattle USA Rugby Release USA Rugby hosting two home matches in Houston (2/23) and Seattle (3/2) – Canada home match also played in Seattle (3/8) United States look for the ARC “3-peat” having won the 2017, 2018 tournaments. Tickets to go on sale in near future, fans can register for USA Rugby Pre-Sale and reserve early access to ticket launch. The United States Men’s National Team, winners of the last two Americas Rugby Championship tournaments, will kick off their consecutive title defense on February 2, 2019, as the ARC has released its 2019…

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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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