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Herrera to miss Italy Test

NEWS: Jaguares prop Ramiro Herrera will miss Argentina's Test against Italy on June 11 after being suspended for foul play during his team's 22-29 loss to the Jaguares on the weekend.

Rio Olympics Focus: Team USA and Perry Baker’s sizzling tries

In case you haven’t noticed, the current US squad are building an impressive Sevens resume. Having won their first series tournament in London 2015, they followed with an impressive 2015-2016 campaign that saw them place sixth overall, only two points shy of Argentina. This was the second sixth-place finish in a row, for a team used to life outside the top 10.  In the past, Rugby has had a hard time competing with other American sports

‘Tour of Hell’ lies ahead for France

France coach Guy Noves has to take on Argentina with a weakened squadAbsent: France captain Guilhem Guirado is likely to miss the tour due to club commitments. Photo: Getty ImagesFrance coach Guy Noves has to take on Argentina with a weakened squad

Lions consolidate lead with Jaguares BP victory

The Lions consolidated their lead at the top of the South African Group by beating the Jaguares 52-24 in Johannesburg on Saturday. The Lions outscored Argentina’s Jaguares by eight tries to two in a one sided victory in which the Jaguares missed 28 tackles compared to the Lions 12.

Lions consolidate lead with Jaguares win

The Lions consolidated their lead at the top of the South African Group by beating the Jaguares 52-24 in Johannesburg on Saturday. The Lions outscored Argentina’s Jaguares by eight tries to two in a one sided victory in which the Jaguares missed 28 tackles compared to the Lions 12.

Seven must see Sensational Tries from the 2016 Paris Sevens

Catch up on the top tries from last weekend’s Paris Sevens, including two tries of respective magnificence and strength from Toulon and Fiji winger, Josua Tuisova. Teammate and 15s star Leone Nakarawa also got in on the action, and there was some classic footballing skill from Argentina for Javier Rojas to score.

France’s Fijian sensation Virimi Vakatawa rips up the Paris Sevens

Virimi Vakatawa has had a stunning World Sevens Series so far and it continued in front of a home crowd at the Paris Sevens this past weekend, as the French flyer picked up a spot in the Dream Team, as well as claiming the DHL Impact Player award. Vakatawa was at the fore as France won the third-place playoff against Argentina, scoring six tries during the tournament as well as making 28 carries and producing 10 offloads. The Fijian-born flyer now has 58 tries in just 77 matches and is playing so well that the French national team actually picked him for the Six Nations, despite not having played a game of 15s in over two years.

Agulla renews terms at Kingston Park

The 27-year-old former Argentina international arrived at Kingston Park in late October, making two starts and a further six bench appearances during the Aviva Premiership campaign. Agulla, who has scored seven tries in his 11 caps for Los Pumas, played a further three times for the club in the European Challenge Cup, the former Agen man able to play at centre, wing and full-back. Delighted to have signed on for more in the North East, Agulla said: “I am very happy to be staying in Newcastle with the Falcons.

Henry : Expansion has diluted Super Rugby

Former All Black coach Graham Henry has said that the latest expansion of Super Rugby from 15 to 18 teams has diluted the quality. Super Rugby expanded this year and included a team from Argentina, Japan and a sixth team from South Africa. While some of the South African and Australian teams are struggling to […] The post Henry : Expansion has diluted Super Rugby appeared first on Super Rugby | Super 18 Rugby and Rugby Championship News,Results and Fixtures from Super XV Rugby.

Lambie boots Sharks to late Jaguares victory

Pat Lambie kicked a late penalty to help the Sharks edge the Jaguares 22-25 at Velez Sarsfield, Buenos Aires in Argentina. The Jaguares dominated possession but Lambie kept the Sharks in the lead for most of the match through penalty kicks.

Sharks put the boot into Jaguares

Pat Lambie kicked a late penalty to help the Sharks edge the Jaguares 22-25 at Velez Sarsfield, Buenos Aires in Argentina. The Jaguares dominated possession but Lambie kept the Sharks in the lead for most of the match through penalty kicks. The Jaguares drew level on 22 points with nine minutes remaining but even though the Sharks were […] The post Sharks put the boot into Jaguares appeared first on Rugby Week | Rugby News, Rugby Video & Fixtures.

An "open message" to Eddie Jones…

I like a rant as much as the next man, unless that next man is former Argentina and Australia prop Enrique “Topo” Rodriguez who appears to LOVE a good rant.Here’s his somewhat bizarre “open message” to England coach Eddie Jones, published this month on, of all places, professional social media network – LinkedIn:A TRASH TALKING HUMAN TIME BOMB HAS NO ROOM IN PROFESSIONAL SPORTS 2016 – INTIMIDATION, SLEDGING AND DISCRIMINATION ARE THE LOWEST FORM OF HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT” … ahem, or shall I say…

Jaguares v Sharks Rd.12 Super Rugby Preview

; The final match in Super Rugby Rd.12 is in Buenos Aires Argentina where the Jaguares host South Africa’s Sharks. The Jaguares had a bye last week so will be well rested. They will also have some confidence having beaten the Southern Kings in Argentina 73-27.

Beauden Barrett’s younger brother Jordie set to star in U20 World Championship

Ahead of next month’s Under 20 World Championship in Manchester, title holders New Zealand fired a warning shot in the Oceania Cup by beating Australia 30-10.Standing out in this match, and scoring 15 points, was up-and-coming talent Jordie Barrett.Yes, Barrett is the younger brother of another Kiwi superstar, Beauden. With the pair’s other siblings Kane and Scott also professionals with the Blues and Crusaders respectively, it is a sporting family which is second to none.Jordie’s excellent performance against the Aussies, which included a try, two conversions and three penalties shows that he has an all-round game. He has since gone on to be selected for New Zealand’s Under 20 World Championship squad.It goes without saying that Barrett, whose father Kevin racked up over 160 caps for Taranaki, will have the eyes of Super Rugby bearing down on him during the tournament, which kicks off on 7th June in Salford when France face Argentina

Gold rotates Sharks for Jaguares

Sharks Director of Rugby Gary Gold has named his team to play the Jaguares in Argentina and rotated a number of players. Despite beating the Hurricanes last week Gold has given some players rest but stressed that they cannot take things easy after one victory. Lwazi Mvovo has been rested as per Springbok requirements and […] The post Gold rotates Sharks for Jaguares appeared first on Super Rugby | Super 18 Rugby and Rugby Championship News,Results and Fixtures from Super XV Rugby.

Fans and players involved in crazy fight at full time in Argentina

These chaotic scenes took place in Argentina recently as a match between Huazihul San Juan Rugby Club and Personal Bank Mendoza ended in violence, with supporters from both sides getting involved, resulting in two players being hospitalised. The match was important for the qualification to the next phase of the Cuyano regional tournament, so tensions were clearly high throughout, finally boiling over at the final whistle. A statement was issued condeming the events, calling them “abhorrent, cowardly and shameful acts of violence”

Southern Kings make nine changes for Jaguares

Southern Kings head coach Deon Davids has named a team with nine changes for Saturday’s Super Rugby match against the Jaguares in Argentina. Davids’ nine changes include two positional changes for the match against fellow Super Rugby newcomers in Buenos Aires. The front row is boosted with the return of Edgar Marutlulle at hooker in […] The post Southern Kings make nine changes for Jaguares appeared first on Super Rugby | Super 18 Rugby and Rugby Championship News,Results and Fixtures from Super XV Rugby.

Jaguares v Kings Rd.10 Super Rugby Preview

The final Super Rugby match in Round 10 is in Argentina Buenos Aires where the Jaguares host fellow newcomers the Southern Kings. This will be the first of two matches between the Jaguares and the Southern Kings as the Jaguares will travel back to South Africa in Round 13 for matches against the Lions and […] The post Jaguares v Kings Rd.10 Super Rugby Preview appeared first on Super Rugby | Super 18 Rugby and Rugby Championship News,Results and Fixtures from Super XV Rugby.