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Category: Fiji rugby union team

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Japan await World Rugby move before confirming eight nations go-ahead

Autumn international campaign announcement imminentEight-team, two-pool tournament would start in NovemberJapan will wait until World Rugby confirms on Wednesday the revised autumn international campaign in Europe before announcing whether it will take…

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Eight nations: Japan and Fiji to join European rugby union tournament

Teams will join Six Nations sides in two pools from NovemberJapan chosen with Rugby Championship teams unavailableJapan and Fiji will join the Six Nations in an autumn tournament which has been hastily arranged to compensate for the European tour sched…

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Eight nations: Japan and Fiji to join European rugby union tournament

Teams will join Six Nations sides in two pools from NovemberJapan chosen with Rugby Championship teams unavailableJapan and Fiji will join the Six Nations in an autumn tournament which has been hastily arranged to compensate for the European tour sched…

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Leicester’s Nemani Nadolo accuses fan of ‘casual racism’ over post

Supporter requested signings ‘with names we can pronounce’Kini Murumurivalu among new players revealed on MondayThe Leicester wing Nemani Nadolo has accused a supporter of casual racism following a comment on social media in which the fan suggested the…

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Rugby union’s administration needs to work for the many and not the few

World Rugby elects its chairman on Sunday and Agustín Pichot offers something different and potentially more democraticThere are various schools of thought about leadership. Some people are perfectly clear: they wouldn’t touch responsibility with a dis…

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‘World class’ Fiji wing Semi Radradra to join Bristol for start of next season

•27-year-old Radradra impressed at World Cup in Japan•’He’s a world-class player,’ says Bristol’s Pat LamThe Fiji winger Semi Radradra, one of the stars of the World Cup, has agreed to join Bristol Bears from next season on a three-year contract.The 27…

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Rugby World Cup power rankings: breaking down all 20 teams in Japan

England, Ireland and Wales are among the throng pushing to challenge New Zealand as the World Cup enters crunch timeNormal service has been resumed. After the surreal scenes of the All Blacks not being No 1 (Wales were, then Ireland!) they enter the qu…

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Rugby World Cup: Wales survive Fiji scare as Scotland put nine past Russia – video highlights

Wales came from 10-0 down to defeat Fiji 29-17 and book their place in the quarter-finals, Scotland set up an eliminator against Japan after routing Russia 61-0, while Argentina ended a disappointing campaign on a high with a 47-17 win over the USA Con…

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Wales survive major Fiji scare as Josh Adams hat-tricks seals top spot

• Wales trail 10-0 early on but battle back for bonus-point win• Adams scores three tries but injuries a concern for GatlandWales will top their group and avoid the route to the final that includes New Zealand but after a smooth start to the tournament…

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Wales v Fiji: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!

Rugby World Cup pdates from the Pool D match in OitaHow they stand: tables, fixtures and resultsAnd you can email Barry here or tweet him here 9.59am BST Referee: Jerome Garces (France) 9.59am BST The only other upset of the pool stage saw Urugay beat …

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Wales v Fiji: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!

Rugby World Cup pdates from the Pool D match in OitaHow they stand: tables, fixtures and resultsAnd you can email Barry here or tweet him here 9.59am BST Referee: Jerome Garces (France) 9.59am BST The only other upset of the pool stage saw Urugay beat …

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Warren Gatland urges Wales to shut down Fiji threat at Rugby World Cup

• ‘We know we are in control of our destiny,’ says head coach• We are expanding our coverage of New Zealand. Please help us by supporting our independent journalismWales are approaching the stage where their next match could be Warren Gatland’s last in…

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Rugby World Cup: Ireland 35-0 victors over Russia and Fiji dominate Georgia – video highlights

Ireland’s World Cup journey is back on track, after Joe Schmidt’s side beat Russia 35-0 in Pool A and secured an important bonus point. Despite the scoreline Russia made it difficult, but the Irish still managed to touch down five times. Johnny Sexton …

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Semi Radradra stars as Fiji find their feet at Rugby World Cup to thrash Georgia

• Wing scores two tries and makes three others in Higashiosaka• Fiji secure first win after defeats by Uruguay and AustraliaSemi Radradra scored two of Fiji’s seven tries and made three others as the Pacific Islanders finally got a win on the board at …

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Georgia v Fiji: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!

Minute-by-minute updates from the Pool D match in OsakaRugby World Cup 2019: fixtures, tables and resultsEmail Richard here or tweet @rrjparkin 6.42am BST 24 min: Great run off the lineout, they’re inside 10m out, Fiji. But it’s terrific defence one ag…

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Uruguay’s shock win over Fiji was our greatest – this is how we did it | Ignacio Chans

From being the only amateurs at the 2015 World Cup, Uruguay put a plan together to cause the first shock of the 2019 eventRugby is a sport where the established order heavily prevails. We all saw it this year, with the frustrated discussion about a pos…

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Uruguay’s historic 30-27 Rugby World Cup victory over Fiji – video highlights

It was the first time in 16 years that Uruguay were on the winning side as they pulled off a historic 30-27 victory over Fiji in Kamaishi.  When the sides faced last year the South Americans were beaten 68-7 by the Fijians. The shock victory …

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Uruguay shock Fiji to pull off historic victory in classic encounter

South Americans collected their first win in 16 yearsFiji staring down an early exit after two lossesThere has never been a World Cup match like the one they played in Kamaishi this bright, blue, Wednesday afternoon, when it felt like every single one …

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Fiji v Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!

Updates from the Pool D game in Kamaishi Any thoughts? Email or tweet @bloodandmudScott Fardy on rugby in tsunami-hit Kamaishi 5.54am BST Ref issuesThere’s been much chat in the opening matches over the consistency or refereeing, our man Rob Kitson has…

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Fiji head coach hits back at Australia outcry over Reece Hodge referral

• Cheika labelled Fiji referral as not ‘in spirit of the game’ • Hodge faces hearing on Wednesday over tackle on YatoThe Fiji head coach, John McKee, has hit back at his Wallabies counterpart after Michael Cheika said Fiji’s referral of winger Reece Ho…