TOKYO, 29 Sep - Wales survived a fierce second-half comeback from Australia to celebrate their greatest victory in a Rugby World Cup and take command of Pool D.
Their victory in a pulsating encounter at Tokyo Stadium makes them very strong favourites to win the pool and means they are likely
TOKYO, 28 Sep - A preview of the Pool D game between Wales and Australia which kicks-off at 16:45 on Sunday at Tokyo Stadium.
The Wales players have freely admitted this week that they have had a big red circle around this game in their diaries since the schedule was first
The follow match highlights are courtesy of World Rugby.
Australia survived a tense 45 minutes to defeat Fiji by 39-21 at the Sapporo Dome in their Rugby World Cup Pool D match on Saturday. The Fijians held a 21-12 lead early in the second half but were starved of possession in
In game two of RWC 2019 the two-time champions Australia take-on Fiji in Sapporo. The fixture is a rematch from RWC 2015, a time in which Australia had a stronger side than present while Fiji was weaker. Today’s Flying Fijians have the means of causing an upset and must be
While Pool C might be the Rugby World Cup‘s ‘Pool of Death’, Pool D isn’t far behind. There are two clear favorites in Australia and Wales but Fiji are hot on their heels and Georgia are not inclined to be a stroll through the park in a cool breeze. Uruguay
The All Blacks returned to the victory trail courtesy of an impressive 36-0 victory over the Wallabies at Eden Park in Auckland on Saturday.
The result was sweet revenge for the hosts, who suffered a humiliating defeat to the Wallabies in their corresponding fixture in Perth seven days ago, and they
All Blacks team named for Investec Challenge Bledisloe Cup Test
The All Blacks team has been named to play Australia in the Bledisloe Cup Investec Challenge Test at Eden Park, Auckland, on Saturday 17 August. (Kick-off: 7.35PM NZT).
The matchday 23 is as follows (with Test caps in brackets):
1. Joe Moody (39)
New Zealand were forced to play half of the match with 14 men after Scott Barrett was shown only their fourth red card ever, and their first since Sonny Bill Williams was dismissed against the British and Irish Lions in 2017.
It was a key moment in the contest, but Australia
All Blacks lie second and will put pressure on Boks if they win well in Perth... but Wallabies not out of it and a win could see them lift title.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has made four changes to his starting 15 ahead of Saturday night’s opening Bledisloe Cup clash with
In the rapid countdown to RWC 2019 Australia host Argentina in round two of the 2019 Rugby Championship. Both teams were beaten in their opening matches and both have flown long distances for Saturday’s match.
Australian Head Coach Michael Cheika has made five changes to his side which was well beaten