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Re: Americas Rugby

Postby Suiram » Tue, 24 Apr 2018, 17:07

From the statements this seems like largely a Pichot driven initiative. Putting someone that is passionate and focused in a role with authority

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Re: Americas Rugby

Postby carbonero » Tue, 24 Apr 2018, 23:39

Dan Payne is pulling double duty. He replaces Agustín Pichot as chairman of Americas Rugby and Tom Jones as Americas Regional Manager. South America already has a regional manager in Santiago Ramallo.

Also, Rugby Americas was created in 2015 to run the Americas Rugby Championship. This year the organization will also oversee the Americas Rugby Challenge and the Americas Sevens Series. It doesn’t sit on top of the regional governing bodies: it’s just an entity where WR, RAN and SR negotiate and manage joint ventures.

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Re: Americas Rugby

Postby thatrugbyguy » Wed, 25 Apr 2018, 01:59

I would imagine things would change a little if RWC qualifiers were ever merged, which I think is more and more likely going to happen in the future. There's going to be very little need for separate regional bodies if the AR Championship expands to more than just the AR Challenge next year.

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Re: Americas Rugby

Postby grande » Wed, 25 Apr 2018, 14:19

Are there any details about the Americas Sevens Series yet?

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Re: Americas Rugby

Postby NaBUru38 » Wed, 25 Apr 2018, 14:38

http://www.sudamericarugby.org/2018/04/ ... tiene-ceo/

World Rugby announced the appointment of Dan Payne as the first Executive Director of Rugby Americas.

Under the presidency of Agustín Pichot, Rugby Americas, which comprises representatives of Rugby Americas North and Sudamérica Rugby, promotes the development of elite inter-regional competitions and cooridantes intitiatives of continental development to guarantee that both regions get optimal results through collective work.


Agustín Pichot will continue as president of Rugby Americas.

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Re: Americas Rugby

Postby TheStroBro » Thu, 10 May 2018, 19:16

https://twitter.com/danpayne_USAR/statu ... 6576567296

Dean Howes is at the Rugby Americas Meetings...they always have these things in Miami...gotta get one of those jobs.

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