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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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ARC Round 5 Recap, How Our Experts Fared

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – The first Americas Rugby Championship – well, the first with this format – is in the books.  Argentina XV ended up in the top spot thanks, in part, to the poor performances by USA in the final 2 weeks.  USA still ends up in 2nd place.  Canada are third, though tied with USA […]

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Recap #URUvUSA

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Uruguay defeated USA 29-25 in a sloppy match to end both sides’ Americas Rugby Championship campaign.  The USA looked to be in control early in the second half, but Uruguay kept pressing, kept winning penalties. It wasn’t a bad first half from the Eagles, but it wasn’t great either.  Both Uruguay and USA […]

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#ARC2016 Round 5 Notes and Panel Picks

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Americas Rugby Championship heads into its 5th straight weekend of international rugby. By many measures, the tourney can already be called a success.  And our panel of experts [ahem] all have winning records, so it seems fair to claim we’ve had a successful go at it as well.  In fact, that collective […]

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Americas Rugby Championship… ARC Stats

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – We’ve had 4 rounds of the Americas Rugby Championship, which means 12 matches.  As the final weekend is all but upon us, here is a look at some ARC stats. Scrums There have been 187 scrums (close to 16 a match).  57% of scrums have been completed (played by one team or the […]

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ARC Round 4 Notes, How Our Experts Fared

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Round 4 of the Americas Rugby Championship bore little resemblance to Round 3.  Perhaps what we saw this weekend was the power of home field advantage in a tournament that is being played in winter in some places and summer in others.  Brazil and Chile both looked pretty bad in Round 3 in […]

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