Chile have qualified for Rugby World Cup for the first time in their history following a pulsating 52-51 aggregate victory against the USA in the Americas 2 play-off.
Los Condores looked to be heading for defeat as, having lost the first leg 22-21 in Santíago last weekend, they conceded three tries
Making the most of their starting opportunities the All Blacks' less experienced players took them with both hands in a 104–14 record win over the United States Eagles in Washington on Sunday (NZT).
Second five-eighths Quinn Tupaea, halfback Finlay Christie, lock Tupou Va'ai and centre Braydon Ennor all had respective impacts
All Blacks team named for 1874 Cup Test match against the USA in Washington DC
Josh Lord set to make Test debut from bench
The All Blacks team has been named to play the USA in the 1874 Cup Test match at FedExField in Washington DC on Saturday 23 October (Kick-off: 3.30PM EST,
A 34-15 victory over USA in Montevideo sees Los Teros join New Zealand, France and Italy in Pool A. Meanwhile, Canada are eliminated from the qualification process after a 33-24 defeat to Chile.Uruguay overturned a three-point deficit from the first leg to qualify for Rugby World Cup 2023 as Americas
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