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Vakatawa To Miss Wellington 7s
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Vakatawa To Miss Wellington 7s

Fijian Virimi Vakatawa is not included in the France 7s team for the third round of the World Rugby Sevens Series in...

More Tests: McKee
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More Tests: McKee

  John McKee confirmed more Tier One tests are in line for the Vodafone Flying Fijians in 2016. Coach McKee yes...

Back To Back Victory For All Blacks
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Back To Back Victory For All Blacks

New Zealand withstood a rousing Australian fightback to secure a 34-17 victory in the Rugby World Cup final and c...

Try-fest For Flying Fijians
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Try-fest For Flying Fijians

The Vodafone Flying Fijians put the icing on an impressive Rugby World Cup campaign with an emphatic 47-15 victory a...

We Want McKee
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We Want McKee

We want John McKee to stay. That’s the clarion call from Minister for Youth and Sports Laisenia Tuitubou amid repo...

Tom Youngs Insists England Will Still Qualify For Quarter-Finals
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Tom Youngs Insists England Will Still Qualify For Quarter-Finals

London: Defeat by Wales leaves England in danger of becoming first World Cup hosts to fail to get through pool stage...

Volavola Scores First Try At #RWC2015 Against Triumphant Wallabies
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Volavola Scores First Try At #RWC2015 Against Triumphant Wallabies

Cardiff: Two tries from David Pocock and one from Sekope Kepu saw Australia kick off their Rugby World Cup campaign ...

The Role Of The Television Match Official
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The Role Of The Television Match Official

The Television Match Officials (TMO) are tasked with promoting accurate and consistent decision-making during the to...

Injury Worries For Wales After Victory
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Injury Worries For Wales After Victory

Cardiff: After their 54-9 triumph, Wales coach Warren Gatland rues new injuries and warns his players about size of ...

New Zealand All Blacks Quell Pumas Onslaught
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New Zealand All Blacks Quell Pumas Onslaught

It was far from straightforward. Captain Richie McCaw was booed after being sin-binned and for just a fleeting momen...

Ireland Wary Of Uniform Japan
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Ireland Wary Of Uniform Japan

London: Ireland are preparing themselves to expect the unexpected before they face Romania in Pool D on Sunday, afte...

Battered Fijians Vow They Are Not Finished Yet After Early Setback
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Battered Fijians Vow They Are Not Finished Yet After Early Setback

Beaten, bruised, a bit battered but quite unbowed, the Vodafone Flying Fijians packed their bags for a move to Wales...

World Rugby Reveals 2019 Qualification Process
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World Rugby Reveals 2019 Qualification Process

The top three teams in each pool at Rugby World Cup 2015 will qualify automatically for Japan 2019 while a global qu...

Legends Show Youth Support
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Legends Show Youth Support

And so it begins. Rugby World Cup 2015, the world in union, the sport’s greatest showpiece, kicked off at Twickenh...

EDITORIAL: Rugby Imperialism Rears Its Ugly Head
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EDITORIAL: Rugby Imperialism Rears Its Ugly Head

If Fiji Rugby Union boss Radrodro Tabualevu sounded slightly miffed this week, there was a good reason. Fiji, home o...

From The Touchlines
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From The Touchlines

World Rugby News Service team take a walk on the blindside to find offbeat news stories, stats, anecdotes, and who s...

Lutui Puts Career Switch On Hold
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Lutui Puts Career Switch On Hold

Well-travelled hooker will appear in third Rugby World Cup after a surprise call-up delays his move into coaching in...

World Cup Players Join Fight To Keep Match-fixing Out
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World Cup Players Join Fight To Keep Match-fixing Out

All participants at RWC 2015, including coaches and match officials, must complete an anti-corruption and betting ed...

Aust Vintage Ageing At Just The Right Time For World Cup Glory
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Aust Vintage Ageing At Just The Right Time For World Cup Glory

History suggests the Wallabies may have found the perfect blend of youth and experience at England 2015 Australia ar...

Rugby House Questions Why No Place On World Rugby Council
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Rugby House Questions Why No Place On World Rugby Council

Why does Fiji not have a seat on the World Rugby Council? Argentina, Canada, Japan and Italy have one. New Zealand, ...

McKee Turns To Rolland
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McKee Turns To Rolland

Fiji head coach John McKee (NZL) has enlisted retired Irish referee Alain Rolland to help his team in the run-up to ...

Hawk-Eye To Clarify Close Calls And Aid Player Welfare
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Hawk-Eye To Clarify Close Calls And Aid Player Welfare

London: Television match officials at Rugby World Cup 2015 will have technological assistance in the shape of Hawk-E...

World Rugby Confirms Closed Law Trial  Programme
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World Rugby Confirms Closed Law Trial Programme

Exciting law trials will take place in national competitions during 2015-16 season with the successful ones taken fo...

Fijians Hit The Right Notes At First Welcome Ceremony
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Fijians Hit The Right Notes At First Welcome Ceremony

LONDON, 10 Sept – Fiji lived up to their billing as the great entertainers of world rugby, but this time off t...

Forget Race Row, Wear  Springbok Jersey To Work,  Urges South Africa Rugby Boss
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Forget Race Row, Wear Springbok Jersey To Work, Urges South Africa Rugby Boss

After politicians’ legal challenge against ‘too-white’ team, SARU president Oregan Hoskins urges public to uni...

World Rugby To Invest  In 10 Tier Two Unions
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World Rugby To Invest In 10 Tier Two Unions

As the countdown to England 2015 continues, World Rugby has announced details of the programme of support provided t...

Fans Warned About Rugby World Cup 2015 Scams
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Fans Warned About Rugby World Cup 2015 Scams

City of London Police and World Rugby urge fans to be vigilant about Rugby World Cup 2015 scams The City of London P...

Wales Overtake RWC Opponents England In Rankings
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Wales Overtake RWC Opponents England In Rankings

Cardiff: Wales boost their confidence and their World Rugby Rankings position ahead of RWC 2015 with victory over Ir...

Fijians Will Do Well: Hadfield
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Fijians Will Do Well: Hadfield

David Hadfield says discipline, focus and patience will be the key elements for the Vodafone Flying Fijians at the 2...

Vodafone Flying Fijians March In To camp
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Vodafone Flying Fijians March In To camp

The Flying Fijians preliminary squad have marched into camp at the Grand Pacific Hotel yesterday. Head coach John Mc...

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