Upset defeat to Fiji in 2007 looms over Wales

Rugby Oct 7, 2019

Upset defeat to Fiji in 2007 looms over Wales

The Fijians have beaten Wales before at the Rugby World Cup, winning a thrilling last group game to reach the 2007 quarterfinals at their expense. Wales won't be knocked out of contention this time if it loses Wednesday's match at Oita Stadium, because it has ...

Fiji bounces back with rout of Georgia

Rugby Oct 3, 2019

Fiji bounces back with rout of Georgia

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

The Flying Fijians are back. Semi Radradra scored two tries and Levani Botia made five conversions, leading previously winless Fiji to a 45-10 rout of Georgia on Thursday in the World Cup Pool D action. Fiji, which earned four points for a win and a bonus ...

Fiji's Peceli Yato back in lineup for crucial clash with Georgia

Rugby Oct 1, 2019

Fiji's Peceli Yato back in lineup for crucial clash with Georgia

Influential loose forward Peceli Yato will return from a head injury for Fiji's crucial Rugby World Cup Pool D game against Georgia, the team announced on Tuesday. Yato was concussed in Fiji's opening game after a high tackle by Australia's Reece Hodge, who later became ...

Rugby Sep 24, 2019

World Rugby issues rare rebuke of referees at Rugby World Cup

World Rugby issued a rare criticism of refereeing standards at the Rugby World Cup on Tuesday after a number of controversies in the tournament's opening days. The governing body said there had been "initial challenges" with technology and communications between match officials at the tournament. Several ...