Browsing: Americas Rugby Championship

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

September 6, 2016 Americas Rugby Championship 2017 Match Dates Doug Coil This article is based on USA Rugby Release by Nick Sero. The Americas Rugby Championship provided high performance opportunities for the National teams from the United States, Canada, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay and the Argentina XV . These six nations will begin 2017 play on February 4 over five consecutive weekends.  The teams rank between 7th and 35th in the World Rugby Rankings. USA Rugby CEO Dan Payne said “We are excited to be back for year two of the Americas Rugby Championship. This competition is incredibly important for the…

March 4, 2016 Brazil – Argentina XV Preview: Americas Rugby Championship Doug Coil Argentina XV Head Coach Pablo Bouza has made three changes to his starting lineup for the final round Americas Rugby Championship match against Brazil Saturday. José Deheza replaces Rugby World Cup veteran Juan Manuel Leguizamón as he returns to the starting lineup from his start in round three against Uruguay. Pedro Mercerat who accounted for numerous points against Canada, moves to wing from fullback. Ramiro Moyano who plays for the Jaguares, will be at fullback. He had been named to start against the USA, however he was injured…

March 4, 2016 Chile – Canada Preview: Americas Rugby Championship Doug Coil Francois Ratier of Canada has made three changes to their starting lineup to face Chile. Canada is in a battle with Uruguay for second place in the Americas Rugby Championship. Should Canada earn a bonus point win and Uruguay win against the United States, but not earning a bonus point, then Canada would finish second in the in the Americas Rugby Championship. Paul Ciulini will start at Lock and hopes to stabilize the scrum. Kyle Baillie moves to the blindside flanker for his first official test match. He…

March 3, 2016 Uruguay – Eagles Preview: Americas Rugby Championship Doug Coil Uruguay Los Teros Head Coach Esteban Meneses has made eight changes for the match against the United States since last week’s narrow win against Chile. Three of of the changes were for professionals that played at the Rugby World Cup have been called to play for this last remaining Americas Rugby Championship match. Tighthead prop Mario Sagario has come back from Ireland. Scrumhalf Agustín Ormaechea returned from France, while outside back Gastón Mieres arrived from England. Two of the changes are to the front-row with Carlos Arboleya and…

February 28, 2016 Argentina XV Beat Canada – Lead Americas Rugby Championship Doug Coil Argentina XV v Canada: February 28, 2016 Argentina XV thrilled the home crowd with a 54-21 victory against Canada. With the bonus point win, they now lead the Americas Rugby Championship with 16 points and one more match next week against Brazil. The United States is in second place with 14 points. They travel to play Uruguay next week. Both Uruguay and Canada are tied in the points standing with 10 points. Argentina dominated an early scrum and Canada was penalized. From a lineout a maul…

February 28, 2016 Uruguay Prevails Over Chile in Americas Rugby Championship Doug Coil Chile v Uruguay: Santiago, Chile, Feb. 27, 2016 The match between Chile and Uruguay had all the drama of a heavyweight fight. This was a rivalry match where pride would be at stake and passion clearly visible. Five yellow cards were issued and there were numerous penalties that turned the match into a kicking duel at times. The attacks were still enjoyable to watch. In the end, Uruguay prevailed  23-20 over Chile. Uruguay picked up 4 points in the Americas Rugby Championship and now have 10 points,…

February 28, 2016 Eagles Lose To Brazil On A Penalty Kick Doug Coil Brazil v USA Men’s Eagles: São Paulo, Brazil, Feb. 27, 2016 The Eagles faced Brazil for the first time in an international rugby match. The United States entered the match ranked 16th by World Rugby, while Brazil was ranked 42nd. On the surface, the Eagles were favored to secure another Americas Rugby Championship win. That did not happen as Moises Duque slotted a penalty kick with no time for an historic win. So soon after a Rugby World Cup, the Americas Rugby Championship provides an opportunity to…

February 27, 2016 Eagles in Brazil For Americas Rugby Championship Match Doug Coil The Men’s Eagles will take on Brazil in a fourth round Americas Rugby Championship match at Arena Barueri in São Paulo, Brazil Saturday, Feb. 27th and may be viewed live on ESPN 3 (WatchESPN.com) beginning at 6 p.m. ET. The USA Men’s Eagles have opened the ARC with a home draw to Argentina, followed by wins at home against Canada and Chile and lead the standings with 13 points. Head Coach John Mitchell and his coaching staff have seen many players earning new caps in this series,…

February 27, 2015 Chile – Uruguay Americas Rugby Championship Preview Doug Coil Chile versus Uruguay is an intriguing match. Both teams enter the match off losses to the United States and Argentina XV, respectively. Chile was shutout for the first time in 47 years, while Uruguay had a heartbreaking loss on a last second penalty kick. Pride is a stake and more importantly, World Rugby ranking points. A win for Uruguay would have them replacing Namibia in 20th place, while a loss would have them fall to 22nd place below Spain. A Chile win would have them overtake Hong Kong…

February 27, 2015 Argentina XV Host Canada in ARC Match Doug Coil ARGENTINA XV V CANADA Canada last played a senior Argentina men’s rugby team in Calgary in 2005 when they won 22-15. Both nations met in an A team level competition in 2014 with the Argentina Jaguars winning 39-9. Canada enters this match in third place in the Americas Rugby Championship standings with 10 points, while Argentina XV is in second with 12 points. The USA Rugby Eagles leads the competition with 13 points. Argentina XV Coach Pablo Bouzo has made seven changes to the squad that narrowly won…

February 22, 2016 Eagles gain first in win over Chile Doug Coil Saturday the United States Men’s Eagles Rugby team defeated Chile 64-0 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in their final home match of the inaugural Americas Rugby Championship. The Eagles were an explosive offensive force in scoring ten tries in the match. Chris Baumann started the scoring for the Eagles five minutes into the match after a lineout 5 meters out turned into a maul and at the breakdown Chris plunged over for a try for a 5-0 lead. The conversion by JP Eloff was wide. JP Eloff then missed…

February 19, 2016 Eagles Meet Chile in Americas Rugby Championship Match  Logos: Americas Rugby Championship Doug Coil The USA Rugby Men’s Eagles play their final home match of the Americas Rugby Championship on Saturday, February 20th at Lockhart Stadium at 6 pm ET in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It will be broadcast live on ESPN 3 (WatchESPN.com). Tickets are still available at Lockhart Stadium. Men’s Eagles Head Coach John Mitchell will have some news caps for this match. Todd Clever, off a hat trick performance against Canada, will captain the side. This is the last ARC match for Todd and Eric…

February 16, 2016 Canada Clashes Against Brazil in Americas Rugby Championship Match Doug Coil Interim Senior Men’s Head Coach Francois Ratier has made five changes for Saturday’s Americas Rugby Championship clash with Brazil at Westhills Stadium. Djustice Sears-Duru will get his first start of the tournament at loosehead prop. Sears-Duru joins Jake Ilnicki, tightheadprop and Ray Barkwill at hooker in the front row. Barkwill will captain Canada for the first time. Paul Ciulini who gets his third straight start at lock will team with Liam Chisholm, who made his test debut against the USA last weekend, will start at lock.…

February 19, 2016 Uruguay – Argentina XV: Americas Rugby Championship Preview Logos: Americas Rugby Championship Doug Coil In a round 3 Americas Rugby Championship match, Uruguay is home against Argentina XV Saturday at the Estadio Burgueño in Maldonado. Uruguay Head Coach Esteban Meneses has made six changes from the side that beat Brazil last week. Juan Manuel Gaminara has returned as captain. Three players will start in this competition for the first time. They are Andrés Rocco at wing, Facundo Klappenbach at center, and Juan Diego Ormaechea a flanker. The latter last appeared in international competition in 2013. In other…

1 3 4 5 6