The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series returns to Los Angeles this weekend as Dignity Health Sports Park prepares to host two days of action.
From February 29 to March 1, 16 international rugby sevens teams will descend upon the California-based stadium which is home to LA Galaxy (MLS) and the LA
OSAKA, 12 Oct –
PIUTAU MAKES FITTING FAREWELL IN TONGA VICTORY OVER USA
Captain scores try and wins Player of the Match award in deserved success for Tonga as USA equal their longest losing run in World Cup games.
HANAZONO, 13 Oct - They are both heading home from Rugby World Cup 2019
OSAKA, 12 Oct – A preview of the Pool C match between USA and Tonga, which kicks off at 14:45 on Sunday at Hanazono Rugby Stadium.
The big picture
The last match in Pool C may only decide fourth and fifth spots, but the standings belie these teams' performances.
Both gave France a
KUMAGAYA, 9 Oct - Nicolas Sanchez, the leading points scorer at Rugby World Cup 2015 but mysteriously surplus to requirements in Saturday's defeat by England, returned to Argentina's ranks to orchestrate a big win against USA.
Sanchez scored the opening try, kicked 10 points, and gave a convincing reprise of his
TOKYO - Juan Manuel Leguizamon will make his first start of Rugby World Cup 2019 in an Argentina team that shows nine changes from the XV that started the defeat against England on Saturday.
It will be the 15th RWC appearance for the 36-year-old back-row forward in his fourth tournament, while
Three tries in the final 14 minutes give Jacques Brunel's side five precious points.
FUKUOKA, 1 Oct - USA bounced back from defeat by England to push France hard in Fukuoka, but Jacques Brunel's side found their attacking verve late on to score five tries in a 33-9 win in Pool
TOKYO, 30 Sep - World Rugby and the Japan Rugby 2019 Organizing Committee have confirmed that the France v USA match will be played in Fukuoka on 2 October at 16:45 JST as scheduled.
The decision has been taken following consultation with our weather information experts and the Japan Meteorological Agency,
England will go into their key encounter against Argentina with a perfect record following a comfortable 45-7 triumph over the USA in Kobe City.
It was a better display from the Red Rose, who held a 19-0 advantage at the break thanks to George Ford, Billy Vunipola and Luke Cowan-Dickie
The final team to play their first match of RWC 2019 is the USA. The Eagles will do so on Thursday against title contenders England in Kobe. England’s second game falls just four days after their campaign begin with a bonus-point win over Tonga in Sapporo.
There are 10 changes
Half of the Americas representation at the Rugby World Cup is contained in Pool C where both Argentina and the USA are found. Many have labeled it the ‘Pool of Death’ with both England and France also in search of a Quarter Final spot and Tonga playing the potential spoiler