USA Rugby has announced that the February 3 doubleheader February 3 at the StubHub Center has changed.
What is staying the same is the USA Men's National Team facing off with Argentina XV in the Americas Rugby Championship.
The Americas Rugby Championship kicks off in just over two weeks, and this is only the third year of the tournament as a full test-match event.
The ARC used to be for teams just below full-test status, but was elevated for the 2016 season (minus Argentina, whose Argentina XV is not a full international team, so no caps for those players and no caps for the team that plays them).
LAFAYETTE, Colo. (USA Rugby Release) - Coming into the Americas Rugby Championship for the first time as defending champions, the United States Men's 15s team looks to kick off the 2018 competition with an opening match with Argentina XV.
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Here are the final ARC Standings and Box Scores for the 2017 season.
Round 5: Eagles Tie Argentina, Win ARC
Round 4: Eagles Fly Past Condors
The USA Men’s 15s team seemed to have their game against the Argentina XV in hand, and then they didn’t.
Two yellow cards and two penalty tries turned a 15-3 lead into a 17-15 deficit … a deficit that ballooned to 27-15 before the Argentineans were done.
In something of a shock result, the USA has won the Americas Rugby Championship, taking the team's first major 15s international tournament win since the 1924 Olympics.
A little over a year ago a very green USA team tied a pretty young Argentina XV 35-35 in the opening round of the new-look Americas Rugby Championship.
The USA did what was required in Santiago, dispelling the demons of a 2002 loss to Chile and defeating the Condors 57 to 9 Saturday in Americas Rugby Championship Round 4.
The USA improves to 4-0 in the ARC, matching Argentina XV and setting up a winner-take-all clash in Comodoro Rivadavia next week.
USA Men's 15s Head Coach John Mitchell has made more changes in his team's lineup as the Americas Rugby Championship moves on to Round 4 and the Eagles take on Chile in Santiago.
The USA Men's National 15s team still has some work to do if the Eagles want to win the Americas Rugby Championship.
The USA has logged their 5th-straight defeat of Canada and third straight on Canadian soil after they defeated their longtime rivals 51 to 34 in Burnaby, BC Saturday night.
On a cold, damp Pacific Northwest night, both teams were looking to make a bit of a statement what with the all-important World Cup Qualifiers coming later this year.