The road to Rugby World Cup 2015

Canada became the first to emerge from the global qualification process to book their place at Rugby World Cup 2015 by beating neighbours USA 40-20 on aggregate over two legs in August. The Canucks,...

The road to Rugby World Cup 2015

The road to Rugby World Cup 2015

Canada became the first to emerge from the global qualification process to book their place at Rugby World Cup 2015 by beating neighbours USA 40-20 on aggregate over two legs in August. The Canucks,...

Chatting to BOD, Heaslip's techno and Guinness cake for King of

Chatting to BOD, Heaslip's techno and Guinness cake for King of Tonga

21 December 2013He greets me warmly, and we sit down for lunch in Toddy's Brasserie in the Gresham. Rala is the Irish team's kitman, the bagman-in-chief, but his role seems to run much...

All Blacks to face Scotland in Edinburgh

The All Blacks will play Scotland in the second leg of their 2014 tour to Europe, the Scottish Rugby Union has announced. The Test is scheduled for Murrayfield in Edinburgh on November 15 or 16, falling...

Tigers snatch thrilling last-gasp win

A last-minute converted try by centre Niki Goneva saw Leicester Tigers escape the Stade Yves-du-Manoir with a pulsating 15-14 win on Sunday. In Sunday’s other matches, Edinburgh scored a 16-10 away...

Harlequins prepare for Racing Métro resurgence following shock

Harlequins prepare for Racing Métro resurgence following shock Heineken Cup hammering in France

It was not the most seismic result of last weekend, what with Connacht winning in Toulouse, but it still created some tremors of its own. Harlequins not only beat Racing Métro away, they hammered...

Gloucester v Edinburgh (Sun)

Tonga prop Sila Puafisi is in a Gloucester squad for the first time for Sunday's Heineken Cup Pool Six visit by Edinburgh. The recent signing starts on the bench as coach Nigel Davies makes...

Harlequins v Racing Metro 92 (Sun)

Harlequins have made one change to the starting XV with Tim Molenaar replacing the injured Tom Casson at inside centre for the visit of Racing Metro. On the bench, Joe Gray makes his return from...

Jones urges players to keep quiet

Newport Gwent Dragons director of rugby Lyn Jones says players and coaches should stay out of the debate about the future of Welsh rugby. Wales' four regions are to meet with the Welsh Rugby...

Osprey Jones wants British league

Ex-Wales captain Ryan Jones would like to see his Ospreys team play in an Anglo-Welsh competition next season. The regions have stated they want to play against English clubs, rather than be...

Jack Dixon and Hallam Amos named in Wales Under 20 squad for Junior World ... - WalesOnline

Jack Dixon and Hallam Amos named in Wales Under 20 squad for Junior World ... - WalesOnline

18 hours agoby WalesOnlineon Google News

Both centre Dixon and Amos, who won his first Wales cap against Tonga last autumn, were in the frame to tour South Africa with Warren Gatland's men in June. Injuries permitting, the young duo could still be called up for the senior trip ... for the ...

Ten back for another shot at Welsh Rugby JWC glory - Boxscore

Ten back for another shot at Welsh Rugby JWC glory - Boxscore

18 hours agoby Boxscoreon Google News

All 28 players selected by coach Byron Hayward have international Under 20 experience with two – Amos and Daffyd Howells – having already made their debuts for the Welsh senior side, against Tonga and Japan respectively in 2013. “We're happy with the ...

Mother knows best for Vunipola brothers as they insist they will never play ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Mother knows best for Vunipola brothers as they insist they will never play ... - Telegraph.co.uk

... down day in, day out alongside his brother again, just as they had started doing a decade ago for Pontypool District Under-11s in the days when dad Fe'ao had gambled on bringing the family over from Tonga while he pursued a rugby career in Wales.

The exodus of the Kiwis: A curse of their depth? - The Roar

12 hours agoby The Roaron Google News

The plethora of players within New Zealand rugby has been well documented in recent years. It is a source of ... England has Pacific Islander born players such as Manu Tuliagi, Billy and Mako Vunipola, while the Welsh have Tongan-born Taulupe Faletau.

Japan IRB Junior World Rugby Win Benefits Hong Kong - The Epoch Times

20 hours agoby The Epoch Timeson Google News

Japan beat Tonga in the Final of the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy on Saturday April 19 to book a place in the 2015 Junior World Rugby Championship (JWRC), for the first time since the new format competition started in 2008. As a result of their ...

THE Wallabies urged to take a punt on Tasmanian to help Oz regain Cup - Tasmania Mercury

A WORLD Cup-winning coach has urged the Wallabies to take a punt on an uncapped Tasmanian to help Australia regain the Webb Ellis Cup — comparing him to former rugby great John Eales. Hobart-born Western Force lock ... Dwyer said it was time to move ...

Japanese Rugby Is on the Rise - Wall Street Journal (blog)

The team's 35-10 victory over Tonga in the Junior World Rugby Trophy means it will play in the 2015 World Championship in Italy, alongside the world's top junior teams. The triumph of the ... Last year, Japan beat Wales in Tokyo. The Welsh team was ...

Rugby: Bundee jump is causing ire - New Zealand Herald

When he was coach of Wales, Graham Henry caused outrage across the valleys when he proposed importing South African schoolboys as a genuine development strategy for the national team. His theory was simple: plenty of South African families wanted ...

RUGBY UNION: Keats starts as Welsh change nine - Oxford Mail

RUGBY UNION: Keats starts as Welsh change nine - Oxford Mail

1 week agoby Oxford Mailon Google News

Keats, whose botched registration saw Welsh docked five points in the Premiership last season, starts at scrum half. He is one of nine changes to a Welsh side in which centre Hudson Tonga'uiha returns after 16 months out injured. Toby L'Estrange is ...

RUGBY UNION: Welsh are eyeing up top spot - Oxford Mail

RUGBY UNION: Welsh are eyeing up top spot - Oxford Mail

6 days agoby Oxford Mailon Google News

Reps: McInally, Hobson, Townson, Mama, Braley, Jarvis, Hughes. London Welsh: L'Estrange, Stegmann, May (capt), Tonga'uiha, Ajuwa, Davies, Keats, Bristow, Vella, Edwards, Corker, Spencer, Thorpe, Kirwan, D Browne. Reps: Morris, Trevett, Griffiths, West, ...

News for: Wales AND Tonga AND rugby | Wales AND Tonga AND rugby

Video Highlights

Broadcasters

CSN Supersport TV
Fox Sports 2 TV
Rugby Channel NZ TV
S4C TV
SHD Supersport TV
SS1 Supersport TV