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Jaguares make six changes for Bulls clash

Jaguares head coach Raul Perez has named as Super Rugby team with six changes to play the Bulls in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Saturday. In the Jaguares last match they were beaten 29-22 by the Southern Kings and the coach has made two change to the pack and four to the backline.

State of the Nation: Argentina

As we do at the end of a major tournament, we look at the state of affairs in each of the competing nations. Next up, Argentina. The post State of the Nation: Argentina appeared first on

Sevens pools for Olympics confirmed

Sevens World Series champions Fiji have been drawn alongside the USA, Argentina and hosts Brazil in the Men’s Draw for the 2016 Olympics. The post Sevens pools for Olympics confirmed appeared first on

Bulls rest captain Strauss for Argentina Super Rugby trip

The Bulls have named their Super Rugby squad for their trip this weekend to Buenos Aires, Argentina and have opted to rest captain Adriaan Strauss. The Bulls and Springbok captain played all three of South Africa’s Tests against Ireland so the Bulls have chosen to give him a week’s rest. The squad will also be without […] The post Bulls rest captain Strauss for Argentina Super Rugby trip appeared first on Super Rugby | Super 18 Rugby and Rugby Championship News,Results and Fixtures from Super XV Rugby.

Theron massively disappointed

REACTION: Junior Springbok coach Dawie Theron described his team's 19-49 defeat against Argentina in the bronze play-off at the World Under-20 Championship in Manchester as one of the most disappointing moments in his career.

Eights sides still in Rio hunt

Russia, Argentina, Ireland, Tunisia, Kazakhstan, Samoa, Spain and China all secured qualification with heartache for Hong Kong, the Cook Islands, Trinidad & Tobago, Mexico, Venezuela, Zimbabwe, Madagascar and Portugal who failed to qualify for the pool stages.  If the skills at times couldn’t quite match the standard we have become used to seeing on the World Series, the passion certainly did and there was plenty for the crowds to cheer from even from the lower ranked sides. Read more about Eights sides still in Rio hunt

Pokomela to lead Baby Boks

Junior Pokomela will lead South Africa in the World Rugby U20 Championship bronze medal play-off against Argentina on Saturday. The post Pokomela to lead Baby Boks appeared first on

France ring the changes

France head coach Guy Novès has rung the changes to his starting line-up for Saturday’s Test against Argentina in Tucumán. The post France ring the changes appeared first on

Connon set for "historic" U20s final

Brett Connon is hoping he and his Ireland U20s team mates can make history this Saturday as they face England U20s in the final of the World Rugby U20s Championships in Manchester, Ireland qualified for their first ever appearance in the competition’s final, with a highly impressive 37-7 dismantling of an Argentina side who themselves had taken eye catching wins against France and South Africa in the pool stages. It was a result that Connon says, the team were confident that they could achieve in the face of what was expected to be a stern challenge. “We looked at them and knew that they’d be a tough team after they’d beaten France and South Africa, but we had confidence in ourselves and what we do that if we played to our best, then we were capable of a result like the one we took.” He said.

France slip in rankings as Argentina lock scores great try in Tucuman

Flyhalf Nicolas Sanchez led Argentina to a 30-19 win over France in Tucuman, in the first of two tests. The experimental French team trailed 17-3 at halftime before coming back into the contest, but 15 points from the boot of Sanchez and a stunning try by lock Guido Petti secured the win. A number fo French players were missing due to the Top 14 season still going on, meaning that coach Guy Noves had to field seven uncapped players

U20 World Cup Scouting Report: Round Four

John Davidson reports from the Manchester City Academy Stadium on slain Dragons, entertaining Ireland and phenomenal England on day four of the World Rugby Under-20 Championship.Victory roar: Ireland’s players celebrate their win over Argentina U20. (Photo: Getty Images)Ireland 37-7 Argentina Ireland booked their spot in the final of the Under-20 Championship for the first time with a …Continue reading »

Falcons in hunt of U20s glory

Callum Chick starts and Brett Connon lines up on the bench as England and Ireland U20s attempt to qualify for the final of the 2016 World Rugby U20s Championships in Manchester on Monday afternoon. Connon’s Ireland take on Argentina at 17:30 while Chick’s England face South Africa at 19:45 with both fixtures taking place at the Manchester City Academy Stadium. England came into the final four unbeaten in pool B, with 48-10 win in the opening round against Italy, before taking a 44-0 victory against Scotland and a 17-13 win over Australia, while Ireland also have a perfect three from three record.

France cut down by Pumas

Argentina scored three tries including a fine late clincher by lock Guido Petti to beat an experimental France side 30-19 in the first match of a two-Test series in Tucuman.

Argentina too good for France

Argentina went 1-0 up in their two-Test series with France after a 30-19 win at the Estadio Monumental José Fierro in Tucumán. The post Argentina too good for France appeared first on

New signing Picamoles on the bench for France

Saints new back row Louis Picamoles could make his international comeback on Sunday having been named on the bench for France’s match against Argentina in Tucuman. Picamoles missed most of France’s Six Nations campaign after suffering an injury in their opening match against Italy and will link up with his new team mates at the Saints following the conclusion of France’s tour to Argentina.