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Fiji win Pacific Nations Cup to book RWC 2019 place along with Tonga

2 years ago by Rugby Dump

Fiji secured their place in the 2019 Rugby World Cup after claiming the Pacific Nations Cup title by beating Samoa 38-16 in the final at Apia Park. The result also handed Tonga direct qualification to...

Tonga qualifies for Rugby World Cup 2019

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga have qualified for Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan after finishing second to Fiji in the combined 2016-17 World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup standings.   With Samoa failing to secure a bonus point...

Tonga qualify for RWC 2019 as Oceania 2

2 years ago by World Rugby

Fiji's win over Samoa saw them crowned World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2017 champions and confirmed Tonga's qualification for Rugby World Cup 2019 as the Oceania 2 qualifier.

Fiji on edge of qualification

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having claimed back-to-back wins over tier one nations in June, Fiji will hope to continue their impressive form against Tonga on Saturday to confirm their place at RWC 2019.   Fiji coach John McKee...

Friday Morning Round Up

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji make 5 changes to face Samoa Campese Maáfu and Manasa Saulo anchor the scrum, while Nemani Nagusa returns at no.8.  Timoci Nagusa comes in for Kini Murimurivalu at fullback while...

Takulua leads Tonga to victory

2 years ago by World Rugby

Scrum-half Sonatane Takulua was the star for Tonga as they celebrate a first test match on home soil in eight years with a 30-26 win over Samoa in the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup.

Tonga buzzing ahead of test return

2 years ago by World Rugby

Tonga's first test match on home soil for eight years is one they must win if they are to deny opponents Samoa and Fiji their places at Rugby World Cup 2019.

Friday Morning Round Up

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brumbies have re-signed club legend Ben Alexander for the 2018 Super Rugby season, agreeing on a new one-year deal. The 32-year old has amassed 142 caps during his time in the Nation’s Capital...

Test Match: Galles, vittoria in extremis con le Samoa

2 years ago by Rugby1823

Un altro successo nelle isole pacifiche, ma questa volte decisamente sofferto e arrivato in extremis. Il Galles bissa la vittoria sulle Tonga superando anche le Samoa, ma lo fa al termine di 80 minuti...