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

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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