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Rugby TV and Podcast: Americas Rugby Championship: Uruguay & Argentina Soar, USA & Canada Tumble

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? NEW YORK, NY – The Six Nations for the Americas, the Americas Rugby Championship, has been uplifting for Argentina, Uruguay and even Brazil. The same cannot be said for USA Rugby, Canada or Chile, however. In this Week 85 installment of our Fantasy Sports Network show, Steve Lewis (fresh off his trip to Vegas) […]

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2017 EOTY Rankings v 2018 International Competitions

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NEW YORK, NY – The Rugby Rain Man Society is fascinated with stats. This early in the year, with 2018’s first international competitions on the immediate horizon, 2017’s stats lend their predictive powers to help us pundits look at the matches ahead despite the lack of match material to work with. World Rugby’s end of […]

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6 Nations Weekend 1 Preview

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LOS ANGELES, CA – So far we are a little over a month into 2016 and it already is shaping up to be one of the best, most entertaining years in world rugby. The 7’s International circuit opened up with a bang in Wellington, while the European Rugby Champions Cup and various other domestic leads […]

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European Class of 2015 Review

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NEW YORK, NY – We have reviewed the performances of our 2015 USA and  Canada prospects – Now it is time we reviewed the  2015 European Rugby Class. Lets see how our predictions turned out. WOMEN: Hannah Gallagher (Saracens/England): Being asked to replace the legendary Maggie Alphonsi on a club and country level is not […]

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Americas Rugby Championship: New Calendar Needed

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – With The Americas Rugby Championship only two weekends away, I can’t help but start to daydream.  I dream of an Americas Rugby Championship that sees full-strength sides from all 6 nations involved.  I dream of big crowds watching competitive matches.  At the same time, I dream of a successful professional league in North […]

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Fan Factory: Advice for Becoming a Rugby Fan in America

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – A fact that is exciting in its truth but boring in its repetition: Rugby is the fastest growing team sport in America.  It is my experience, though, that many, if not most, in the rugby-playing community are slow to become part of the rugby-fan community.  We love playing the game, but that love of […]

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