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Fiji sevens rugby team survives a scare from host Japan

By Makereta Komai, PACNEWS Editor in Tokyo Fiji’s gold medal defence in sevens rugby got off to a jittery start with the host team Japan...
Fiji men's rugby team after their training run in Tokyo, Photo: @fijirugby

Fiji sevens rugby team round-up final training session, ready for game time Monday

By Makereta Komai, PACNEWS Editor in Tokyo TOKYO, 25 JULY 2021 (PACNEWS) --- Fiji is aiming to repeat it historical gold medal win of five...

Samoa seal Rugby World Cup 2023 qualification with play-off win over Tonga

Manu Samoa will take their place in Pool D at France 2023 having secured a 79-28 aggregate win against Tonga in Hamilton on Saturday. Samoa...

Flying Fijians second test against All Blacks: A standpoint from Coach Cotter

Flying Fijians head coach Vern Cotter is impressed with the work rate the team displayed last Saturday, plans are being mapped out strategy wise,...

Leone Nakarawa to lead Flying Fijians in the second test match as Cotter makes...

Leone Nakarawa has been given more responsibility as he will lead the Flying Fijians against the All Blacks in their final test match on...

All Blacks team named for Hamilton test against Fiji

The All Blacks team has been named to play Fiji in the third match of the Steinlager Series at FMG Stadium Waikato on Saturday...

‘Physicality’s a non-negotiable’: All Blacks pack put on notice by feisty Fijians

“The physicality’s a non-negotiable of test rugby, and All Blacks rugby.” And with that, Scott Barrett would have had forwards coach John Plumtree at least...

Manu Samoa taking nothing for granted after Tongan win

Samoa are under no illusion that their place in the 2023 Rugby World Cup is already secure. The Manu beat Tonga 42-13 in the first...

Fiji forwards coach Jason Ryan fires warning ahead of second test

Fiji forwards coach Jason Ryan has promised the All Blacks another fiery reception in the breakdowns during the second test in Hamilton on Saturday...

Moana Pasifika Super Rugby licence confirmed

Moana Pasifika has been granted an unconditional licence to join an expanded Super Rugby competition next year. New Zealand Rugby awarded the franchise a conditional...

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