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Americas Rugby Championship Round 3 Recap

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NEW YORK, NY – Round 3 of the Americas Rugby Championship is now complete. The favorites are playing like favorites, so it will be an interesting final two rounds. As it stands, Argentina is in first place but the USA is chasing hard. It looks like that the eventual match-up between the two nations will […]

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Americas Rugby Championship Round 2 Recap and Round 3 Preview

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NEW YORK, NY – The second incarnation of the Americas Rugby Championship is off and away. It has started out much like last season with favorites Argentina looking like the ones to beat. Also as expected they are chased by the two North American nations USA and Canada.  Brazil are a shock fourth place side […]

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First Round ARC Preview: Eagles Shake Up Starting XV

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HANOVER, NH – While the European 6 Nations Tournament starts this weekend, don’t forget that Americas Rugby Championship commences as well. Brazil (36), Canada (18), Chile (29), America (17), Uruguay (21), and the Argentina XV (N/A) will face off starting February 4th and commencing March 4. It’s worth noting that Argentina is sending its national “B team” made up of domestic players not […]

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From Rookie to Phenom: AJ MacGinty and the Making of a Legend

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Three years ago, AJ MacGinty nearly abandoned his future career in the USA to return home to Dublin. Bedridden after appendicitis during initial rugby training at Life University in Marietta, GA, MacGinty was almost despondent. He couldn’t practice with his team. He couldn’t attend classes. Instead, he was isolated and immobile on […]

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Tolkin Picking Blind: A Look at Eagles Selections

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PHILADELPHIA, PA –  Looking toward July 18 and the start of the Pacific Nations Cup, I thought I had some definite opinions about who should start which games this summer.  The real goal is to know what the lineup should be for the World Cup games. As I am working to justify my selection-related opinions, I […]

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USA Rugby v Tonga Preview

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – According to the Gloucester Citizen, the crowd for the USA Eagles v Tonga match could bring in a crowd of 10,000. Especially after last November’s match against Russia at Allianz park, which drew a tiny crowd, that would be great for the players and for the match.  Hooker Aleki Lutui, reserve prop […]

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