Demonstrating improved intent in the tackle, breakdown and support, the All Blacks over-rode the surprise element Fiji enjoyed in the first Steinlager Series Test to take the second Test 60-13 in Hamilton.
From the outset there was greater sting and purpose applied in the tackle by the All Blacks who several
OITA, 9 Oct - Wales qualified for the quarter-finals after twice coming from behind to see off a fierce Fijian examination that left some question marks over their World Cup credentials on Wednesday.
Winger Josh Adams scored a hat-trick of tries in a pulsating Pool D game at Oita Stadium that
OSAKA, 8 Oct - Sunia Koto believes Fiji are capable of another upset victory over Wales at a World Cup.
Hooker Koto was one of the stars of the Pacific Islanders' famous win over Wales at Rugby World Cup 2007 - their only victory against them in 11 meetings - and
Fijians take a big step towards automatic qualification for RWC 2023 with an entertaining victory over weary Georgia.
HANAZONO, 3 Oct - Fijian style overcame Georgian power to keep their hopes of automatic qualification for Rugby World Cup 2023 alive with a seven-try win over the Lelos in Hanazono.
Heavy rain and
TOKYO, 1 Oct - Georgia have made 11 changes for the game against Fiji in Hanazono on Thursday, with Merab Sharikadze, above right, returning as captain to the starting XV for the crucial Pool D encounter.
His steady hand will underpin a more familiar-looking line-up, after coach Milton Haig rotated the
Uruguay Shock Fiji in RWC Upset
Uruguay produced the first upset of RWC 2019, shocking Fiji 30-27 this morning in Kamaishi. The win was Uruguay’s first since defeating Georgia in Sydney, Australia at RWC 2003.
The South Americans were tactically brilliant in the first half. This would be reflected in not
Match 10 of RWC 2019 sees Uruguay playing for the first time.
Los Teros will take on Fiji who are backing-up from their opening match against Australia on Saturday.
Fiji Head Coach John McKee has rotated heavily for the match. Just three players who started against Australia will do so against
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