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

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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February 5, 2016 Americas Rugby Championship February 6 – March 5, 2016 Logo: Americas Rugby Championship The Americas Rugby Championship begins February 6 and lasts until March 5, 2016. In this inaugural competition, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, the United States and Uruguay. The Americas Rugby Championship has “confirmed that games not involving Argentina XV will now be played with World Rugby Ranking points at stake. This adds a special edge to every match. Ranking positions are as follow: Argentina 5, USA 16, Canada 19, Uruguay 20, Chile 24 and Brazil 42.” Agustín Pichot, President of Americas rugby, said: ” we…

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February 5, 2016 ESPN To Broadcast Americas Rugby Championship USA Rugby Eagles Matches Photo: USA Rugby, Americas Rugby Championship & ESPN USA Rugby Press Release: Feb. 2, 2016 “ESPN set to broadcast inaugural Americas Rugby Championship live and replays As part of a new agreement with USA Rugby, ESPN will kick off coverage of the Inaugural Americas Rugby Championship this week, starting with the USA Rugby Eagles’ Saturday, February 6 match against Argentina. The competition will feature six of North and South America’s top-ranked international rugby union teams: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, the United States, and Uruguay. All of the…

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January 29, 2016 Eagles Coaches & Players Named For Americas Rugby Championship Doug Coil USA Rugby in press release yesterday and today have announced both their coaches and players for the inaugural Americas Rugby Championship which begins February 6th and continues through March 5th. The USA Rugby Men’s Eagles coaching staff will include Head Coach John Mitchell and professional internationals Phil Greening, Rob Hoadley, and Marty Veale. John Mitchell, the former New Zealand All-Blacks Coach became the Eagles Men’s Head Coach at the beginning of the year. His contract runs through the Rugby World Cup 2019. He leads the Eagles…

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December 4, 2015 Inaugural Americas Rugby Championship schedule released, U.S. venues announced Photo: Americas Rugby Championship  USA Rugby Press Release: December 4, 2105 “BOULDER, Colo. – Americas Rugby Championship announced Friday, December 4 the schedule for the 2016 inaugural competition featuring six of North and South America’s top-ranked international rugby union teams. The United States’ Men’s National Team, known as the Eagles, will play three consecutive home matches in Houston, Texas; Austin, Texas; and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida against Argentina, Canada and Chile, respectively. Initially agreed to between executive members of the respective unions under the guidance of the Americas Rugby…

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