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

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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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February 14, 2016 Eagles Beat Canada To Top ARC Standings Doug Coil USA Men’s Eagles v Canada: Round Rock, Texas – Feb. 13, 2016 The Eagles took the pitch last night in front of 7,415 fans at Dell Diamond, while significantly more followed the action on ESPN 3. The USA turned a 10-12 halftime score against Canada to a 30-22 victory.  They now are in first place, tied with Argentina XV, in the Americas Rugby Championship standings. The referee’s favorite expression on the night seemed to be ‘not rolling away.’ Unfortunately, this accounted for all of Canada’s first half points.…

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February 14, 2016 Argentina XV Wins Against Chile: Americas Rugby Championship Doug Coil Argentina XV v Chile: San Juan, Argentina – February 13, 2016  Argentina XV beat Chile 52-15 in the second round of the Americas Rugby Championship. Argentina XV scored eight tries in a bonus point win, including four from Joaquín Paz. The match was viewed by 8,500 spectators at he Estadio San Juan del Bicentenario and significantly more, as the match was on ESPN3. Two minutes into the match, Segundo Tuculet scored a try from a counterattack.  The conversion was good and Argentina XV had a 7-0 lead. Chile…

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February 12, 2016 Uruguay Comes Back to Beat Brazil In Americas Rugby Championship Match Photo: Doug Coil -Winning Try by Uruguay Doug Coil In a seesaw match that saw Brazil take an early 16-3 lead, Uruguay stormed back to cut the halftime deficit to 16-15. The second half also produced exciting play by both sides and it wasn’t until the 74 minute mark before Uruguay’s Franco Lamanna crashed over for a try and the win. The Final score was Brazil 29-33 Uruguay in a second round Americas Rugby Championship match. The current Standings now have Canada and Uruguay with 5…

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February 12, 2016 Americas Rugby Championship Preview: USA Eagles – Canada Doug Coil The United States Men’s Eagles play rival Canada Saturday at 7pm ET at Dell Diamond Stadium in Round Rock, Texas. The match may be viewed on ESPN 3 at WatchESPN.com and re-aired on ESPN Sunday at 8:30pm ET. The Eagles enter the match tied with Argentina for third in the Americas Rugby Championship with 3 points after an exciting 35-35 draw against Argentina XV last week. Read DJCoil Rugby recap article. Canada won their match against Uruguay 33-17 and are in first place with 5 points. Ten…

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February 12, 2016 Americas Rugby Championship Preview: Argentina XV – Chile Doug Coil Argentina XV plays Chile in San Juan on Saturday at 6.10pm local time (4:10pm ET) at the Estadio San Juan del Bicentenario. The game will be available live on ESPN 3 for South America with the exception Belize and Brazil. Chile enters the match in second place in the Americas Rugby Championship standings with 4 points after a 25-22 win last week against Brazil. Argentina XV are in third place with 3 points after an exciting display of rugby in a 35-35 draw last week against the…

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February 12, 2016 Americas Rugby Championship Preview: Brazil vs. Uruguay Photo: Americas Rugby Championship Doug Coil The second round of the Americas Rugby Championship begins today as Brazil hosts Uruguay at 8:10pm local time (5:10pm ET) at the Arena Barueri, outside of São Paulo. The game will be televised by ESPN Brasil. Both teams enter the second round after losses after traveling in the first round. Brazil narrowly lost to Chile in Santiago 25-22, while Uruguay traveled to Canada and lost 33-7. Chile has made five changes in the Tupís starting fifteen. Yan Rosetti takes the place of captain Daniel…

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February 7, 2016 USA Rugby Eagles Open ARC With Draw Against Argentina Doug Coil The inaugural Americas Rugby Championship ended in a 35-35 draw for the USA Rugby Men’s Eagles versus Argentina XV. It was packed with an exciting attacking brand of rugby with huge hits that thrilled the crowd, as well as the viewers, at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston. The John Mitchell era has arrived and one leaves the match with high hopes for the team and the contributions of its coaches. The Eagles had only a short time to prepare for this match. They needed to not…

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