2017 Americas Rugby Championship

The 2017 Americas Rugby Championship was the second series of the Americas Rugby Championship (sometimes informally called the "Americas Six Nations", a reference to Europe's Six Nations Championship), which is the top elite tournament for the Americas nations. It was contested by Argentina XV (Argentina's secondary national team), Canada, United States, Uruguay, Brazil, and Chile. All matches were full international test matches with caps awarded, except those involving Argentina XV.

2017 Americas Rugby Championship
Date4 February – 4 March 2017
Countries Argentina XV
 Brazil
 Canada
 Chile
 United States
 Uruguay
Final positions
Champions United States (1st title)
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Tries scored100 (6.67 per match)
Attendance54,216 (3,614 per match)
Top scorer(s)United States Ben Cima (43)
Brazil Moisés Duque (43)
Most triesArgentina Sebastián Cancelliere (5)
Canada Taylor Paris (5)
2016
2018

ParticipantsEdit

Nation Stadium Head coach Captain(s)
Home stadium Capacity City
  Argentina XV Estadio Municipal 10,000 Comodoro Rivadavia   Felipe Contepomi Lautaro Bavaro
Juan Cappiello
Estadio Villa Mitre 6,000 Bahía Blanca
Estadio Agustín Pichot 1,000 Ushuaia
  Brazil Pacaembu Stadium 37,730 São Paulo   Rodolfo Ambrosio Nick Smith
  Canada Swangard Stadium 5,288 Burnaby   Mark Anscombe Gordon McRorie
Ray Barkwill
Westhills Stadium 1,718 Langford
  Chile Estadio CAP 10,500 Talcahuano   Bernard Charreyre Claudio Zamorano
Benjamín Soto
José Ignacio Larenas
Manuel Gurruchaga
Pista Atlética San Carlos de Apoquindo 3,000 Santiago
  United States Dell Diamond 11,631 Round Rock   John Mitchell Blaine Scully
James Hilterbrand
Todd Clever
Nate Augspurger
Toyota Field 8,296 San Antonio
  Uruguay Estadio Domingo Burgueño 22,000 Maldonado   Esteban Meneses Alejandro Nieto
Juan Manuel Gaminara
Estadio Charrúa 14,000 Montevideo

TableEdit

Pos Nation (rank) Games Points Tries Bonus points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Diff 4 tries 7 Pts loss
1   United States (17) 5 4 1 0 215 96 +119 29 4 0 22
2   Argentina XV (NA) 5 4 1 0 228 62 +166 32 3 0 21
3   Uruguay (21) 5 3 0 2 120 125 –5 16 2 1 15
4   Brazil (36) 5 2 0 3 63 179 –116 6 0 0 8
5   Canada (18) 5 1 0 4 112 127 –15 13 2 2 8
6   Chile (29) 5 0 0 5 51 200 –149 4 0 0 0
Points are awarded to the teams as follows:
Win - 4 points
Draw - 2 points
4 or more tries - 1 point
Loss within 7 points - 1 point
Loss greater than 7 points - 0 points
Rank refers to World Rugby Rankings before the start of the tournament

SquadsEdit

FixturesEdit

The tournament was played in a round-robin format, with each team playing the five others once. The fixtures were announced on 6 September 2016.[1]

Week 1Edit

3 February 2017
20:15 BRST (UTC-02)
Brazil   17–3   Chile
Try: Cruz 55' c
F. Sancery 60' c
Con: Duque (2/2) 56', 61'
Pen: Duque (1/2) 72'
Report[2] Pen: Nordenflycht (1/2) 3'
FB 15 Daniel Sancery   64'
RW 14 De Wet van Niekerk   63'
OC 13 Felipe Sancery   9' to 19'
IC 12 Moisés Duque
LW 11 Stefano Giantorno
FH 10 Josh Reeves
SH 9 Beukes Cremer   51'
N8 8 Nick Smith (c)   41'
OF 7 André Arruda
BF 6 João Luiz da Ros
RL 5 Lucas Piero
LL 4 Diego López
TP 3 Wilton Rebolo
HK 2 Yan Rosetti   76'
LP 1 Alexandre Alves   51'
Replacements:
HK 16 Daniel Danielewicz   76'
PR 17 Jonatas Paulo
PR 18 Vitor Ancina   51'
LK 19 Felipe Tissot
FL 20 Matheus Daniel   41'
SH 21 Matheus Cruz   51'
CE 22 Luan Smanio   63'
FH 23 Guilherme Coghetto   64'
Coach:
  Rodolfo Ambrosio
FB 15 Rodrigo Fernández
RW 14 Martín Verschae   70'
OC 13 Franco Velarde
IC 12 Matías Nordenflycht   40'
LW 11 Pedro Verschae
FH 10 Francisco González Moller
SH 9 Beltrán Vergara   49'
N8 8 Manuel Dagnino   56'
OF 7 Anton Petrowitsch
BF 6 Cristóbal Niedmann   35' to 42'
RL 5 Nikola Bursic
LL 4 Mario Mayol   71'
TP 3 José Tomás Munita   67'
HK 2 Tomás Dussaillant   47'
LP 1 Claudio Zamorano (c)   31' to 41'   67'
Replacements:
HK 16 Rodrigo Moya   47'
PR 17 Vittorio Lastra   35'  42'   67'
PR 18 Gonzalo Martínez   67'
N8 19 Nicanor Machuca   71'
N8 20 Benjamín Soto   56'
SH 21 Jan Hasenlechner   49'
FH 22 Francisco Cruz   70'
WG 23 Tomás Ianiszewski   40'
Coach:
  Bernard Charreyre

Touch judges:
Ricardo Sant'Anna (Brazil)
Murillo Bragotto (Brazil)

Notes:


4 February 2017
15:00 CST (UTC-06)
United States   29–23   Uruguay (1 BP)
Try: Campbell 36' c
Scully 62' c
Con: Cima (1/1) 37'
MacGinty (1/1) 62'
Pen: Cima (3/4) 6', 22', 31'
MacGinty (2/3) 55', 66'
Report[3][4] Try: Gattas 15' c
Nieto 46' c
Con: Albanell (2/2) 15', 45'
Pen: Albanell (2/3) 4', 40', 54'
Toyota Field, San Antonio
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Chris Assmus (Canada)
FB 15 Mike Te'o
RW 14 Blaine Scully (c)
OC 13 Bryce Campbell
IC 12 AJ MacGinty
LW 11 Zack Test   40'
FH 10 Ben Cima   52'
SH 9 Nate Augspurger   71'
N8 8 Alastair McFarland
OF 7 Todd Clever   12' to 22'   53'
BF 6 John Quill
RL 5 Nick Civetta
LL 4 Nate Brakeley   59'
TP 3 Chris Baumann   51'
HK 2 Peter Malcolm   51'
LP 1 Anthony Purpura   59'
Replacements:
HK 16 James Hilterbrand   51'
PR 17 Alex Maughan   59'
PR 18 Dino Waldren   51'
LK 19 Matthew Jensen   59'
FL 20 Tony Lamborn   53'
SH 21 Shaun Davies   71'
FH 22 Will Magie   52'
CE 23 JP Eloff   40'
Coach:
  John Mitchell
FB 15 Rodrigo Silva
RW 14 Leandro Leivas
OC 13 Juan Manuel Cat   48' to 58'
IC 12 Juan de Freitas   59'
LW 11 Andrés Rocco   59'
FH 10 Germán Albanell
SH 9 Santiago Arata   69'
N8 8 Alejandro Nieto (c)
OF 7 Franco Lamanna
BF 6 Rodolfo Garese   65'
RL 5 Diego Ayala   65'
LL 4 Ignacio Dotti
TP 3 Juan Echeverría   77'
HK 2 Facundo Gattas   71'
LP 1 Mateo Sanguinetti   71'
Replacements:
HK 16 Diego Pombo   71'
PR 17 Matías Benítez   71'
PR 18 Felipe Inciarte   77'
FL 19 Juan Diego Ormaechea   65'
LK 20 Diego Magno   65'
SH 21 Guillermo Lijtenstein   69'
FH 22 Francisco Berchesi   59'
WG 23 Gastón Gibernau   59'
Coach:
  Esteban Meneses

Touch judges:
Derek Summers (United States)
Scott Green (United States)

Notes:


4 February 2017
17:000 PST (UTC-08)
Canada   6–20   Argentina XV
Pen: McRorie (2/2) 12', 62'
Report[5] Try: Medrano 50' c
Tuculet 66' c
Con: Miotti (2/2) 51', 67'
Pen: Miotti (2/2) 2', 75'
FB 15 Carl Pocock   57'
RW 14 Dan Moor
OC 13 Brock Staller   72'
IC 12 Nick Blevins
LW 11 Taylor Paris
FH 10 Robbie Povey   58'
SH 9 Gordon McRorie (c)
N8 8 Clay Panga   58'
OF 7 Lucas Rumball   2' to 12'
BF 6 Admir Cejvanovic
RL 5 Liam Chisholm   65'
LL 4 Conor Keys
TP 3 Matt Tierney   65'
HK 2 Eric Howard   58'
LP 1 Rob Brouwer   51'
Replacements:
HK 16 Benoît Pifféro   58'
PR 17 Djustice Sears-Duru   51'
PR 18 Cole Keith   65'
LK 19 Reegan O'Gorman   65'
LK 20 Matt Beukeboom   58'
SH 21 Phil Mack   58'
FH 22 Giuseppe du Toit   72'
CE 23 George Barton   57'
Coach:
  Mark Anscombe
FB 15 Bautista Delguy
RW 14 Fernando Luna
OC 13 Juan Cappiello   70'
IC 12 Bruno Devoto
LW 11 Santiago Álvarez   60'
FH 10 Domingo Miotti
SH 9 Sebastián Cancelliere   73'
N8 8 Tomás de la Vega
OF 7 Lautaro Bavaro (c)
BF 6 Francisco Gorrissen   70'
RL 5 Pedro Ortega
LL 4 Juan Cruz Guillemaín   68'
TP 3 Cristian Bartoloni   50'
HK 2 Gaspar Baldunciel   70'
LP 1 Franco Brarda   70'
Replacements:
HK 16 Marcelo Brandi   70'
PR 17 Nicolás Solveyra   70'
PR 18 Santiago Medrano   50'
LK 19 Franco Molina   68'
N8 20 Rodrigo Bruni   70'
SH 21 Juan Manuel Lescano   78' to 80'   73'
CE 22 Tomás Granella   70'
FB 23 Segundo Tuculet   60'
Coach:
  Felipe Contepomi

Man of the Match:

Touch judges:
Harry Mason (Canada)
Michael Jones (Canada)

Week 2Edit

11 February 2017
19:00 ART (UTC-03)
Argentina XV   (1 BP) 57–12   Uruguay
Try: Cancelliere (3) 16' c, 24' m, 48' c
Miotti 28' m
Brandi 35' c
Montagner (2) 55' m, 79' c
Álvarez 59' c
Luna 69' c
Con: Miotti (3/5) 17', 36', 49'
Granella (1/2) 60'
Luna (2/2) 70', 80'
Report[6] Try: Arata 13' c
J. de Freitas 46' m
Con: Albanell (1/2) 14'
Estadio Villa Mitre, Bahía Blanca
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Kurt Weaver (United States)
FB 15 Bautista Delguy
RW 14 Segundo Tuculet   60'
OC 13 Santiago Álvarez
IC 12 Juan Cappiello
LW 11 Julián Domínguez
FH 10 Domingo Miotti   52'
SH 9 Sebastián Cancelliere   54'
N8 8 Tomás de la Vega   52'
OF 7 Lautaro Bavaro (c)
BF 6 Mariano Romanini
RL 5 Ignacio Larrague
LL 4 Pedro Ortega   54'
TP 3 Santiago Medrano   62'
HK 2 Marcelo Brandi   52'
LP 1 Francisco Ferronato   60'
Replacements:
HK 16 Axel Zapata   52'
PR 17 Eduardo Bello   60'
PR 18 Alejo Brem   62'
LK 19 Franco Molina   54'
N8 20 Santiago Montagner   52'
SH 21 Lautaro Bazán   54'
CE 22 Tomás Granella   52'
WG 23 Fernando Luna   60'
Coach:
  Felipe Contepomi
FB 15 Rodrigo Silva
RW 14 Nicolás Freitas   53' to 63'
OC 13 Juan Manuel Cat
IC 12 Juan de Freitas
LW 11 Francisco Berchesi   27'
FH 10 Germán Albanell   60'
SH 9 Santiago Arata   52'
N8 8 Alejandro Nieto (c)
OF 7 Gonzalo Soto   23'  32'
BF 6 Rodolfo Garese
RL 5 Diego Magno
LL 4 Ignacio Dotti   62'
TP 3 Juan Echeverría   57' to 72'
HK 2 Martín Espiga   62'
LP 1 Mateo Sanguinetti   22' to 32'   60'
Replacements:
HK 16 Facundo Gattas   23'  32'   60'
PR 17 Matías Benítez   62'
PR 18 Felipe Inciarte   57'  72'
LK 19 Diego Ayala   62'
N8 20 Manuel Diana   43'
SH 21 Guillermo Lijtenstein   52'
FH 22 Lucas Durán   60'
FB 23 Ignacio García   27'
Coach:
  Esteban Meneses

Touch judges:
Damián Schneider (Argentina)
Santiago Altobelli (Argentina)


11 February 2017
18:00 CST (UTC-06)
United States   (1 BP) 51–3   Brazil
Try: SP. Davis 3' m
Eloff 28' m
Lamborn (2) 44' m, 66' c
Dolan 57' m
Te'o 73' c
Campbell 76' c
Tiberio 80' c
Con: Cima (4/4) 66', 73', 76', 81'
Pen: Magie (1/2) 13'
Report[7] Pen: Duque (1/1) 50'
Dell Diamond, Round Rock
Attendance: 6,091
Referee: Pablo de Luca (Argentina)
FB 15 Mike Te'o
RW 14 Spike Davis   59'
OC 13 Bryce Campbell
IC 12 JP Eloff
LW 11 Nate Augspurger
FH 10 Will Magie   59'
SH 9 Shaun Davies   71'
N8 8 Alastair McFarland   52'
OF 7 Tony Lamborn
BF 6 John Quill   62'
RL 5 Nick Civetta
LL 4 Nate Brakeley
TP 3 Dino Waldren   40'
HK 2 James Hilterbrand (c)   59'
LP 1 Ben Tarr   40'
Replacements:
HK 16 Peter Malcolm   59'
PR 17 Anthony Purpura   40'
PR 18 Chris Baumann   40'
N8 19 Cameron Dolan   52'
FL 20 Todd Clever   62'
FH 21 Ben Cima   59'
CE 22 Peter Tiberio   59'
WG 23 Deion Mikesell   71'
Coach:
  John Mitchell
FB 15 Daniel Sancery
RW 14 De Wet van Niekerk
OC 13 Felipe Sancery   69'
IC 12 Moisés Duque
LW 11 Stefano Giantorno   53'
FH 10 Josh Reeves
SH 9 Matheus Cruz   72'
N8 8 Nick Smith (c)
OF 7 André Arruda
BF 6 João Luiz da Ros   40'
RL 5 Lucas Piero   45'
LL 4 Luiz Vieira   15' to 25'
TP 3 Wilton Rebolo   59'
HK 2 Yan Rosetti   75'
LP 1 Jonatas Paulo   36'
Replacements:
HK 16 Daniel Danielewicz   70'
PR 17 Pedro Bengaló   36'   70' to 75'
PR 18 Caíque Silva   59'
LK 19 Diego López   45'
FL 20 Artur Bergo   40'
SH 21 Beukes Cremer   72'
CE 22 Luan Smanio   69'
FH 23 Guilherme Coghetto   53'
Coach:
  Rodolfo Ambrosio

Touch judges:
Scott Green (USA)
Jim Rogers (USA)

Notes:


11 February 2017
17:00 PST (UTC-08)
Canada   (1 BP) 36–15   Chile
Try: Paris (3) 26' c, 36' c, 52' m
Barton 66' c
Moor 80' c
Con: McRorie (2/3) 27', 37'
Povey (2/2) 67', 80'
Pen: McRorie (1/1) 29'
Report[8] Try: Orpis 60' c
Fernández 75' m
Con: Ianiszewski (1/2) 61'
Pen: Ianiszewski (1/1) 7'
FB 15 Brock Staller
RW 14 Dan Moor
OC 13 Nick Blevins
IC 12 Giuseppe du Toit   65'
LW 11 Taylor Paris
FH 10 Gradyn Bowd   51'
SH 9 Gordon McRorie (c)   62'
N8 8 Admir Cejvanovic
OF 7 Ollie Nott   53'   77'
BF 6 Lucas Rumball
RL 5 Liam Chisholm   57'
LL 4 Conor Keys
TP 3 Matt Tierney   62'
HK 2 Benoît Pifféro   62'
LP 1 Djustice Sears-Duru   62'
Replacements:
HK 16 Eric Howard   62'
PR 17 Rob Brouwer   62'
PR 18 Cole Keith   62'
LK 19 Reegan O'Gorman   57'
LK 20 Matt Beukeboom   53'   77'
SH 21 Phil Mack   62'
FH 22 Robbie Povey   51'
CE 23 George Barton   65'
Coach:
  Mark Anscombe
FB 15 Pedro Verschae
RW 14 Franco Velarde
OC 13 José Ignacio Larenas   78' to 80'
IC 12 Simón Pardakhty   69'
LW 11 Tomás Ianiszewski
FH 10 Francisco Cruz   25' to 35'   51'
SH 9 Jan Hasenlechner   55'
N8 8 Benjamín Soto (c)   39' to 49'
OF 7 Anton Petrowitsch
BF 6 Arturo Seeman   57'
RL 5 Mario Mayol
LL 4 Nikola Bursic   40'
TP 3 José Tomás Munita   69'
HK 2 Rodrigo Moya   69'
LP 1 Vittorio Lastra   48'
Replacements:
HK 16 Martín Mendoza   69'
PR 17 Claudio Zamorano   48'
PR 18 Gonzalo Martínez   69'
FL 19 Manuel Dagnino   40'
FL 20 Eduardo Orpis   57'
WG 21 Juan Pablo Larenas   55'
FH 22 Jorge Castillo   51'
FB 23 Rodrigo Fernández   69'
Coach:
  Bernard Charreyre

Touch judges:
Doug Hamre (Canada)
Robin Kaluzniak (Canada)

Notes:

Week 3Edit

18 February 2017
18:00 CLST (UTC-03)
Chile   10–45   Argentina XV (1 BP)
Try: R. Fernández 68' c
Con: Moller (1/1) 69'
Pen: Castillo (1/1) 7'
Report[9] Try: Cappiello 15' c
Luna 40' c
Solveyra 46' c
Delguy 52' c
Devoto (2) 61' c, 77' c
Con: González (3/3) 16', 40', 47'
Luna (3/3) 53', 62', 78'
Pen: González (1/1) 24'
Estadio CAP, Talcahuano
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Ricardo Sant'Anna (Brazil)
FB 15 Rodrigo Fernández
RW 14 Martín Fernández   34'   42'
OC 13 José Ignacio Larenas (c)   62'
IC 12 Ricardo Sifri   54'
LW 11 Martín Verschae
FH 10 Jorge Castillo   48'
SH 9 Juan Pablo Larenas   74'
N8 8 Benjamín Soto
OF 7 Anton Petrowitsch
BF 6 Cristóbal Niedmann   25' to 29'   70'
RL 5 Nelson Calderón
LL 4 Mario Mayol   59'
TP 3 Gonzalo Martínez   19'
HK 2 Manuel Garruchaga   55'
LP 1 Claudio Zamorano   72'     5' to 6'   62' to 70'
Replacements:
HK 16 Martín Mendoza   55'
PR 17 Sebastián Valech   5'   6'   34'   42'   62'   70'   74'
PE 18 José Tomás Munita   19'
FL 19 Manuel Dagnino   59'
FL 20 Eduardo Orpis   25'   29'   70'
SH 21 Sergio Bascuñán   62'
FH 22 Francisco González Moller   48'
CE 23 Mauricio Urrutia   54'
Coach:
  Bernard Charreyre
FB 15 Fernando Luna
RW 14 Santiago Álvarez   48'
OC 13 Juan Cappiello (c)
IC 12 Bruno Devoto
LW 11 Germán Schulz
FH 10 Juan Cruz González   48'
SH 9 Lautaro Bazán   64'
N8 8 Rodrigo Bruni   58'
OF 7 Santiago Montagner
BF 6 Francisco Gorrissen
RL 5 Ignacio Larrague
LL 4 Franco Molina   48'
TP 3 Eduardo Bello   55'
HK 2 Axel Zapata   62'
LP 1 Nicolás Solveyra   55'
Replacements:
HK 16 Marcelo Brandi   62'
PR 17 Francisco Ferronato   55'
PR 18 Alejo Brem   55'
LK 19 Pedro Ortega   48'
FL 20 Lautaro Bavaro   58'
SH 21 Sebastián Cancelliere   64'
CE 22 Tomás Granella   48'
FB 23 Bautista Delguy   48'
Coach:
  Felipe Contepomi

Touch judges:
Francisco Saavedra (Chile)
Luis Díaz (Chile)


18 February 2017
20:00 UYT (UTC-03)
Uruguay   (1 BP) 23–12   Brazil
Try: Ayala 7' m
Dotti 16' m
Nieto 40' m
Arata 45' m
Pen: Albanell (1/3) 50'
Report[10] Pen: Duque (4/4) 2', 12', 43', 64'
FB 15 Rodrigo Silva
RW 14 Leandro Leivas
OC 13 Juan Manuel Cat
IC 12 Andrés Vilaseca   51'
LW 11 Nicolás Freitas
FH 10 Germán Albanell
SH 9 Santiago Arata   61'
N8 8 Alejandro Nieto
OF 7 Gonzalo Soto   61'
BF 6 Juan Manuel Gaminara (c)   51'
RL 5 Diego Ayala   61'
LL 4 Ignacio Dotti
TP 3 Mario Sagario   51'
HK 2 Martín Espiga   65'
LP 1 Mateo Sanguinetti   74'
Replacements:
HK 16 Facundo Gattas   65'
PR 17 Matías Benítez   74'
PR 18 Juan Echeverría   51'
LK 19 Lorenzo Surraco   61'
FL 20 Juan Diego Ormaechea   51'
SH 21 Guillermo Lijtenstein   61'
WG 22 Gastón Gibernau   51'
N8 23 Manuel Diana   61'
Coach:
  Esteban Meneses
FB 15 Daniel Sancery
RW 14 Robert Tenório   79'
OC 13 Felipe Sancery   79'
IC 12 Moisés Duque
LW 11 De Wet van Niekerk
FH 10 Josh Reeves
SH 9 Matheus Cruz   79'
N8 8 Nick Smith   61'
OF 7 Cléber Dias   36'
BF 6 Matheus Daniel   69'  79'
RL 5 Diego López
LL 4 Lucas Piero
TP 3 Pedro Bengaló   56'
HK 2 Daniel Danielewicz   40' to 51'   68' to 78'
LP 1 Wilton Rebolo
Replacements:
HK 16 Endy Willian   40'  51'
PR 17 Vitor Ancina   56'
PR 18 Matheus Rocha   69'  79'
FL 19 André Arruda   36'
FL 20 João Luiz da Ros   61'
SH 21 Beukes Cremer   79'
CE 22 Luan Smanio   79'
WG 23 Ariel Rodrigues   79'
Coach:
  Rodolfo Ambrosio

Touch judges:
Joaquín Montes (Uruguay)
Francisco González (Uruguay)

Notes:


18 February 2017
17:00 PST (UTC-08)
Canada   (1 BP) 34–51   United States (1 BP)
Try: Paris (2) 14' m, 56' m
Mack 20' c
Barton 68' c
Cejvanovic 77' c
Con: Povey (1/2) 21'
McRorie (2/3) 69', 78'
Pen: Povey (1/2) 36'
Report[11] Try: Matyas 2' c
Te'o (3) 4' m, 45' m, 71' c
Purpura 39' c
Clever 53' c
Quill 64' c
Con: Davies (5/7) 3', 40', 54', 65', 72'
Pen: Magie (1/1) 11'
Davies (1/1) 31'
FB 15 Brock Staller
RW 14 Dan Moor
OC 13 Nick Blevins   40'
IC 12 Giuseppe du Toit
LW 11 Taylor Paris   40' to 44'   66'
FH 10 Robbie Povey
SH 9 Phil Mack   55'
N8 8 Admir Cejvanovic
OF 7 Ollie Nott   44'  47'   58'
BF 6 Lucas Rumball
RL 5 Reegan O'Gorman
LL 4 Conor Keys
TP 3 Matt Tierney   66'
HK 2 Ray Barkwill (c)   38' to 48'   58'
LP 1 Rob Brouwer   50'
Replacements:
HK 16 Benoît Pifféro   44'  47'   58'
PR 17 Djustice Sears-Duru   50'
PR 18 Cole Keith   66'
LK 19 Liam Chisholm
FL 20 Lucas Albornoz   58'
SH 21 Gordon McRorie   55'
FH 22 Gradyn Bowd   40'
CE 23 George Barton   40'  44'   66'
Coach:
  Mark Anscombe
FB 15 Mike Te'o
RW 14 Ryan Matyas   50'
OC 13 Bryce Campbell
IC 12 JP Eloff
LW 11 Nate Augspurger
FH 10 Will Magie
SH 9 Shaun Davies   72'
N8 8 Cam Dolan
OF 7 Tony Lamborn   61'
BF 6 Todd Clever (c)   56'
RL 5 Nick Civetta   66'
LL 4 Nate Brakeley
TP 3 Chris Baumann   50'
HK 2 Peter Malcolm   50'
LP 1 Anthony Purpura   56'
Replacements:
HK 16 James Hilterbrand   50'
PR 17 Dino Waldren   50'
PR 18 Ben Tarr   56'
LK 19 Siaosi Mahoni   66'
FL 20 John Quill   61'
N8 21 David Tameilau   56'
FH 22 Ben Cima   50'
WG 23 Spike Davis   72'
Coach:
  John Mitchell

Touch judges:
David Smortchevsky (Canada)
David Crisp (Canada)

Notes:

  • Lucas Albornoz made his international debut for Canada.
  • Siaosi Mahoni made his international debut for the United States.
  • The 51 points scored by the United States are the most pointed conceded by Canada on home soil against the Eagles.

Week 4Edit

25 February 2017
15:40 CLT (UTC-03)
Chile   9–57   United States (1 BP)
Pen: Moller (3/3) 17', 34', 48'
Report[12] Try: Dolan 24' c
Lamborn (2) 36' c, 76' c
Tameilau 50' c
Jensen 52' m
Clever 66' c
Malcolm (2) 78' c, 80' c
Con: Cima (7/8) 25', 37', 51', 67', 77', 79', 80'
Pen: Cima (1/1) 5'
Pista Atlética San Carlos de Apoquindo, Santiago
Attendance: 900
Referee: Ricardo Sant'Anna (Brazil)
FB 15 Pedro Verschae
RW 14 Matías Contreras   40'
OC 13 Franco Velarde
IC 12 Simón Pardakhty   58' to 68'
LW 11 Tomás Ianiszewski
FH 10 Francisco González Moller   67'
SH 9 Sergio Bascuñán   22' to 32'   62'
N8 8 Manuel Dagnino   65'
OF 7 Anton Petrowitsch
BF 6 Arturo Seeman   26' to 35'   62'
RL 5 Nikola Bursic
LL 4 Mario Mayol
TP 3 José Tomás Munita   54'
HK 2 Manuel Garruchaga (c)   67'
LP 1 Vittorio Lastra   54'
Replacements:
HK 16 Rodrigo Moya   67'
PR 17 Sebastián Valech   54'
PR 18 Ernesto Ugarte   54'
LK 19 Nelson Calderón   62'
FL 20 Eduardo Orpis   26'  35'   65'
SH 21 Beltrán Vergara   62'
FH 22 Jorge Castillo   67'
CE 23 Mauricio Urrutia   40'
Coach:
  Bernard Charreyre
FB 15 Mike Te'o
RW 14 Spike Davis   65'
OC 13 Bryce Campbell   43' to 53'
IC 12 JP Eloff   62'
LW 11 Nate Augspurger (c)
FH 10 Ben Cima
SH 9 Shaun Davies   67'
N8 8 Cam Dolan
OF 7 Tony Lamborn
BF 6 Todd Clever   67'
RL 5 Siaosi Mahoni   49'
LL 4 Matthew Jensen
TP 3 Chris Baumann   58'
HK 2 James Hilterbrand   51'
LP 1 Ben Tarr   49'
Replacements:
HK 16 Peter Malcolm   51'
PR 17 Anthony Purpura   49'
PR 18 Olive Kilifi   58'
FL 19 Hanco Germishuys   67'
N8 20 David Tameilau   49'
FH 21 Will Magie   65'
CE 22 Calvin Whiting   62'
WG 23 Andrew Turner   67'
Coach:
  John Mitchell

Touch judges:
Frank Méndez (Chile)
Tomás Fernández (Chile)

Notes:


25 February 2017
17:40 ART (UTC-03)
Argentina XV   (1 BP) 79–7   Brazil
Try: Cancelliere (2) 3' m, 55' c
Brarda 18' c
De la Vega (2) 36' c, 49' c
Brandi 43' m
Schulz 52' c
Larrague 61' m
Boffelli 66' c
Cappiello 69' c
Bazán (2) 73' c, 79' m
Con: Miotti (3/5) 19', 37', 50'
Granella (4/4) 53', 56', 67', 70'
Boffelli (1/2) 74'
Pen: Miotti (1/1) 11'
Report[13] Try: Duque 5' c
Con: Duque (1/1) 6'
Estadio Agustín Pichot, Ushuaia
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Claudio Cativelli (Uruguay)
FB 15 Juan Cruz González   40'
RW 14 Germán Schulz
OC 13 Segundo Tuculet
IC 12 Tomás Granella
LW 11 Franco Cuaranta
FH 10 Domingo Miotti   51'
SH 9 Sebastián Cancelliere   60'
N8 8 Tomás de la Vega   60'
OF 7 Lautaro Bavaro (c)
BF 6 Mariano Romanini
RL 5 Ignacio Larrague
LL 4 Pedro Ortega   60'
TP 3 Alejo Brem   45'
HK 2 Marcelo Brandi   51'
LP 1 Franco Brarda   51'
Replacements:
HK 16 Gaspar Baldunciel   51'
PR 17 Facundo Gigena   51'
PR 18 Santiago Medrano   58' to 68'   45'
LK 19 Franco Molina   60'
N8 20 Rodrigo Bruni   60'
SH 21 Lauaro Bazán   60'
CE 22 Juan Cappiello   51'
WG 23 Emiliano Boffelli   40'
Coach:
  Felipe Contepomi
FB 15 Daniel Sancery
RW 14 Ariel Rodrigues
OC 13 Felipe Sancery   71'
IC 12 Moisés Duque
LW 11 De Wet van Niekerk   20'
FH 10 Josh Reeves
SH 9 Matheus Cruz
N8 8 Nick Smith (c)   13' to 23'   48'
OF 7 André Arruda
BF 6 João Luiz da Ros   77' to 80'
RL 5 Diego López   48'
LL 4 Gabriel Paganini   42' to 52'
TP 3 Caíque Silva   28'
HK 2 Yan Rosetti   75'
LP 1 Wilton Rebolo   78'
Replacements:
HK 16 Daniel Danielewicz   75'
PR 17 Vitor Ancina   28'
PR 18 Pedro Bengaló   78'
LK 19 Lucas Piero   48'
FL 20 Matheus Daniel   48'
SH 21 Beukes Cremer
CE 22 Luan Smanio   71'
WG 23 Robert Tenório   20'
Coach:
  Rodolfo Ambrosio

Touch judges:
Damián Schneider (Argentina)
Pablo de Luca (Argentina)

Notes:

  • First international test played in Tierra del Fuego by an Argentinean national side.

25 February 2017
20:00 UYT (UTC-03)
Uruguay   17–13   Canada (1 BP)
Try: Leivas 19' c
Penalty try 26' c
Con: Albanell (2/2) 20', 27'
Pen: Albanell (1/3) 11'
Report[14] Try: Trainor 75' c
Con: Staller (1/1) 76'
Pen: McRorie (2/2) 4', 50'
FB 15 Rodrigo Silva
RW 14 Leandro Leivas
OC 13 Juan Manuel Cat   61'
IC 12 Andrés Vilaseca
LW 11 Nicolás Freitas
FH 10 Germán Albanell   49' to 59'
SH 9 Santiago Arata   56'
N8 8 Alejandro Nieto
OF 7 Franco Lammana   73' to 80'
BF 6 Juan Manuel Gaminara (c)   65'
RL 5 Diego Ayala   66'
LL 4 Ignacio Dotti
TP 3 Juan Echeverría   51'
HK 2 Martín Espiga
LP 1 Mateo Sanguinetti   59'
Replacements:
HK 16 Facundo Gattas   59'
PR 17 Matías Benítez
PR 18 Mario Sagario   51'
FL 19 Juan Diego Ormaechea   65'
LK 20 Diego Magno   66'
SH 21 Guillermo Lijtenstein   56'
WG 22 Gastón Gibernau
FB 23 Gastón Mieres   61'
Coach:
  Esteban Meneses
FB 15 Brock Staller   25' to 35'
RW 14 Dan Moor
OC 13 Conor Trainor   25' to 28'
IC 12 Nick Blevins
LW 11 Kainoa Lloyd   69'
FH 10 Robbie Povey   40'
SH 9 Gordon McRorie (c)   59'
N8 8 Admir Cejvanovic
OF 7 Lucas Rumball
BF 6 Clay Panga   61'
RL 5 Reegan O'Gorman   56'
LL 4 Brett Beukeboom
TP 3 Matt Tierney
HK 2 Ray Barkwill
LP 1 Rob Brouwer   69'
Replacements:
HK 16 Eric Howard
PR 17 Djustice Sears-Duru   69'
PR 18 Cole Keith
LK 19 Liam Chisholm   56'
LK 20 Matt Beukeboom   61'
SH 21 Phil Mack   59'
FH 22 Gradyn Bowd   40'
FH 23 Giuseppe du Toit   25'  28'   69'
Coach:
  Mark Anscombe

Touch judges:
Joaquín Montes (Uruguay)
Rodrigo Goyret (Uruguay)

Notes:

  • Kainoa Lloyd made his international debut for Canada.
  • This was Uruguay' largest winning margin over Canada, surpassing their only ever other victory of Canada (25–23) set in 2002.

Week 5Edit

3 March 2017
19:15 BRST (UTC-02)
Brazil   24–23   Canada (1 BP)
Try: D. Sancery 10' c
M. Duque 37' c
Tranquez 78'
Con: M. Duque (3/3) 11', 38', 79'
Pen: M. Duque (1/1) 16'
Report[15] Try: Blevins 13' c
McRorie 26' c
Con: McRorie (2/2) 14', 27'
Pen: McRorie (2/3) 48', 55'
Drop: McRorie (1/1) 66'
FB 15 Daniel Sancery
RW 14 Ariel Rodrigues
OC 13 Felipe Sancery
IC 12 Moisés Duque
LW 11 Luca Tranquez
FH 10 Josh Reeves
SH 9 Lucas Duque
N8 8 Nick Smith (c)
OF 7 Arthur Bergo
BF 6 André Arruda
RL 5 Luis Vieira   74'
LL 4 Lucas Piero   45'
TP 3 Pedro Bengaló   45'
HK 2 Yan Rosetti
LP 1 Jonatas Paulo   38'
Replacements:
HK 16 Luan Almeida
PR 17 Wilton Rebolo   38'
PR 18 Matheu Rocha   45'
LK 19 Diego López   72' to 80'   45'
FL 20 João Luiz da Ros   74'
SH 21 Matheus Cruz
CE 22 Matheus Cláudio
WG 23 Stefano Giantorno
Coach:
  Rodolfo Ambrosio
FB 15 Guiseppe du Toit
RW 14 Dan Moor
OC 13 Conor Trainor
IC 12 Nick Blevins
LW 11 Rory McDonell
FH 10 Gradyn Bowd   49'
SH 9 Gordon McRorie (c)
N8 8 Admir Cejvanovic
OF 7 Lucas Rumball
BF 6 Matt Beukeboom
RL 5 Liam Chisholm   64'
LL 4 Brett Beukeboom   72' to 80'
TP 3 Matt Tierney
HK 2 Eric Howard   49'
LP 1 Rob Brouwer   53'
Replacements:
HK 16 Ray Barkwill   49'
PR 17 Djustice Sears-Duru   53'
PR 18 Cole Keith
LK 19 Reegan O'Gorman   64'
N8 20 Clay Panga
SH 21 Phil Mack   49'
CE 22 George Barton
FB 23 Brock Staller
Coach:
  Mark Anscombe

Touch judges:
Ricardo Sant'Anna (Brazil)
Murilo Bragotto (Brazil)

Notes:

  • This was Brazil's first ever victory over Canada.

4 March 2017
16:00 UYT (UTC-03)
Uruguay   (1 BP) 45–14   Chile
Try: Echeverría 27' c
Leivas (2) 32' c, 36' c
N. Freitas (2) 53' c, 67' c
Magno 63' c
Con: Albanell (4/4) 28', 33', 37', 54'
Silva (2/2) 64', 68'
Pen: Albanell (1/1) 22'
Report[16] Try: Bursic 79' m
Pen: Moller (2/3) 20', 39'
Ianiszewski (1/1) 31'
FB 15 Rodrigo Silva   69'
RW 14 Leandro Leivas
OC 13 Juan Manuel Cat
IC 12 Andrés Vilaseca   64'
LW 11 Nicolás Freitas
FH 10 Germán Albanell   57'
SH 9 Guillermo Lijtenstein
N8 8 Alejandro Nieto   57'
OF 7 Rodolfo Garese
BF 6 Juan Manuel Gaminara (c)
RL 5 Diego Magno
LL 4 Ignacio Dotti   64'
TP 3 Juan Echeverría   52'
HK 2 Martín Espiga   69'
LP 1 Mateo Sanguinetti   64'
Replacements:
HK 16 Facundo Gattas   64'
PR 17 Matías Benítez   69'
PR 18 Mario Sagario   79'   52'
LK 19 Diego Ayala   64'
FL 20 Gonzalo Soto   57'
FH 21 Lucas Durán   69'
FB 22 Gastón Mieres   57'
CE 23 Juan de Freitas   76' to 80'   57'
Coach:
  Esteban Meneses
FB 15 Rodrigo Fernández   61'
RW 14 Mauricio Urrutia
OC 13 José Ignacio Larenas
IC 12 Ricardo Sifri   64'
LW 11 Tomás Ianiszewski   62' to 72'
FH 10 Francisco González Moller   21' to 31'
SH 9 Juan Pablo Larenas   55'
N8 8 Benjamín Soto   59'
OF 7 Anton Petrowitsch
BF 6 Cristobál Niedmann   52'
RL 5 Nikola Bursic
LL 4 Mario Mayol
TP 3 José Tomás Munita   64'
HK 2 Manuel Garruchaga (c)
LP 1 Claudio Zamorano   47'
Replacements:
HK 16 Rodrigo Moya
PR 17 Vittorio Lastra   47'
PR 18 Lucas Bordigoni   64'
FL 19 Manuel Dagnino   59'
FL 20 Arturo Seeman   52'
SH 21 Sergio Bascuñán   55'
FH 22 Jorge Castillo   64'
WG 23 Martín Fernández   61'
Coach:
  Bernard Charreyre

Touch judges:
Claudio Cattivelli (Uruguay)
Martín Bangueses (Uruguay)

Notes:


4 March 2017
17:40 ART (UTC-03)
Argentina XV   27–27   United States (1 BP)
Try: Penalty try (2) 40' c, 53' c
Ascárate 63' c
Con: Miotti (3/3) 40', 54', 64'
Pen: Miotti (2/2) 7', 56'
Report[17] Try: Magie 29' m
Tameilau (2) 37' c, 80' c
Dolan 74' m
Con: Cima (2/4) 38', 80'
Pen: Cima (1/2) 15'
FB 15 Gabriel Ascárate   71'
RW 14 Germán Schulz
OC 13 Santiago Álvarez   54'
IC 12 Bruno Devoto
LW 11 Julian Dominguez
FH 10 Domingo Miotti
SH 9 Sebastián Cancelliere   45' to 55'   57'
N8 8 Tomás de la Vega
OF 7 Lautaro Bavaro (c)
BF 6 Francisco Gorrissen   73'
RL 5 Ignacio Larrague
LL 4 Pedro Ortega   66'
TP 3 Santiago Medrano   69'
HK 2 Gaspar Baldunciel   46'
LP 1 Francisco Ferronato   60'
Replacements:
HK 16 Marcelo Brandi   46'
PR 17 Eduardo Bello   60'
PR 18 Nicolás Solveyra   69'
LK 19 Franco Molina   66'
N8 20 Santiago Montagner   73'
SH 21 Lauaro Bazán   57'
FH 22 Juan Cruz González   54'
WG 23 Franco Cuaranta   71'
Coach:
  Felipe Contepomi
FB 15 Ben Cima
RW 14 Mike Te'o   40' to 50'
OC 13 Bryce Campbell
IC 12 JP Eloff   66'
LW 11 Nate Augspurger (c)
FH 10 Will Magie
SH 9 Shaun Davies   71'
N8 8 Cam Dolan
OF 7 Tony Lamborn
BF 6 John Quill   64'
RL 5 Siaosi Mahoni   25'
LL 4 Matthew Jensen
TP 3 Chris Baumann   57'
HK 2 James Hilterbrand   46'
LP 1 Anthony Purpura   57'
Replacements:
HK 16 Peter Malcolm   46'
PR 17 Ben Tarr   57'
PR 18 Olive Kilifi   57'
FL 19 Hanco Germishuys   64'
N8 20 David Tameilau   44' to 54'   25'
CE 21 Calvin Whiting   66'
CE 22 Ryan Matyas   64'
WG 23 Spike Davis   71'
Coach:
  John Mitchell

Touch judges:
Santiago Altobelli (Argentina)
José Covassi (Argentina)

StatisticsEdit

Attendances (2016-2017)Edit

Top 5Edit

Season Game Home team Visitor Attendance Sources
1 2016 1   United States   Argentina 10,241 [1]
2 2017 5   Argentina   United States 9,000 [2]
3 2016 2   Argentina   Chile 8,500 [3]
4 2016 2   United States   Canada 7,145 [4]
5 2017 2   United States   Brazil 6,091 [5]

Average home attendancesEdit

Pos Team GP Total High Low Average
1   United States 5 31,578 10,241 3,000 6,316
2   Argentina 5 30,000 9,000 3,000 6,000
3   Uruguay 5 18,400 6,000 1,800 3,680
4   Brazil 5 15,099 3,798 900 3,020
5   Chile 5 12,447 5,000 900 2,489
6   Canada 5 9,913 3,416 1,123 1,983

Table (2016-2017)Edit

Pos Nation Games Points Tries Bonus points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Diff 4 tries 7 Pts loss
1   Argentina XV 10 8 2 0 422 195 +227 59 8 0 44
2   United States 10 6 2 2 405 172 +233 56 6 2 36
3   Uruguay 10 6 0 4 243 256 –13 30 3 2 29
4   Canada 10 4 0 6 304 266 +38 38 5 2 23
5   Brazil 10 3 0 7 170 354 –184 17 0 2 14
6   Chile 10 1 0 9 124 425 –301 9 0 1 5

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