Qatar cut queue to DII with win v Guam

Follow @RedefinedRugby Qatar cut queue to Division II after beating Guam 13-7 in the HSBC A5N D3 final. PHOTO: Kenji Demura/RJP. In today’s HSBC A5N Division III final, Qatar continued their march up the Asian rugby ladder after beating Guam 13-7 to gain promotion to next year’s Division II competition where they

Singapore beats Malaysia at buzzer to return to DI

Follow @RedefinedRugby Singapore celebrate scintillating win over Malaysia. Book spot in next season's Division I championship. PHOTO: Kenji Demura/RJP Singapore scrumhalf Suhaimi Amran slotted a pressure penalty kick in the 80th minute of the HSBC Asian 5 Nations (HSBC A5N) Division II final tonight to beat Malaysia 20-17 and return the Rugby

Wales scrape past Japan

Follow @RedefinedRugby Close call: Japan almost caused an upset Wales were forced to overturn a half-time deficit as they battled to an unconvincing 22-18 victory over Japan in the first Test in Osaka on Saturday. The visitors were oustcored two tries to one but a big second half saw them come from behind

France push All Blacks close

Follow @RedefinedRugby Once again New Zealand were made to work very hard to get the better of France at Eden Park, winning 23-13 in an entertaining clash on Saturday. A spluttering All Black side continued their lengthy winning record at Eden Park but only just against a tenacious visiting French team. The 23-13

Italy take on Canada in JWRT final

Follow @RedefinedRugby  Canada captain Pat Kay and his Italian counterpart Angelo Espósito pose with the trophy ahead of Sunday's final After three hectic rounds, the 16-day long IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy will reach the final on Sunday afternoon in Temuco, southern Chile. Italy and Canada, the best two teams in the

SA President's XV stage comeback in Tbilisi

Follow @RedefinedRugby  Adriaan Engelbrecht crosses the whitewash for SA President's XV v Uruguay. Photo: Tamuna Kulumbegashvili A 2,000-strong capacity crowd were treated to two excellent games of rugby in round one of the inaugural Tbilisi Cup at the Avchala Stadium on Friday evening. The tournament, which is the newest of the IRB's fifteen-a-side

Russia aiming to put the record straight

Follow @RedefinedRugby  The four captains: (L-R) Andrey Temnov, (Russia), Andrea de Marchi (Emerging Italy), Mihai Macovei (Romania), Rodrigo Bruno (Argentina Jaguars) try to get their hands on the IRB Nations Cup trophy The IRB Nations Cup 2013 gets underway at the Arcul de Triumf Stadium in Bucharest on Saturday with a clash

Preview: United States v Ireland

Follow @RedefinedRugby Peter O'Mahony: New Ireland skipper With several first-choice players named in their starting XV, the United States will fancy their chances of beating a young Ireland side in Houston on Saturday. The Eagles have named a strong run-on side which includes skipper and number eight Todd Clever, fellow back-rower Samu Manoa,

Preview : Canada vs Tonga

Follow @RedefinedRugby Canada bidding for a hat-trick of PNC wins  James Pritchard has Tonga in his sights on Saturday after returning to the Canada team Canada meet Tonga for the first time since Rugby World Cup 2011 as the Pacific Nations Cup continues in Kingston on Saturday. Three of the mainstays from that 25-20