Wallabies finish Rugby World Cup pool play with victory over Georgia

Rugby Oct 11, 2019

Wallabies finish Rugby World Cup pool play with victory over Georgia

Australia fine-tuned preparations for a likely Rugby World Cup quarterfinal against England with a hard-fought, error-strewn 27-8 Pool D victory over Georgia on Friday. Wales' 27-19 win over Fiji on Wednesday had guaranteed the Wallabies a place in the last eight, with the Welsh playing ...

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 ...

Georgia outmuscles Uruguay in Pool D rout

Rugby Sep 29, 2019

Georgia outmuscles Uruguay in Pool D rout

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Los Teros pulled off a historic upset of Fiji in their opening game of the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Doing it again in their second game, however, proved to be too daunting of a task, especially with a short turnaround. Georgia scored five tries as ...

Uruguay in unfamiliar territory chasing back-to-back wins

Rugby Sep 27, 2019

Uruguay in unfamiliar territory chasing back-to-back wins

Juan Manuel Gaminara had the Uruguay flag draped over his shoulders and struggled to hold back tears as he described how proud he was of his team in its upset Rugby World Cup win over Fiji. His Uruguayan team will have had three days to ...

Wales looks to put past behind as it faces Georgia

Rugby Sep 22, 2019

Wales looks to put past behind as it faces Georgia

by Rich Freeman

Wales will look to put its rollercoaster start to the Rugby World Cup behind it Monday when it take on Georgia in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture. From the thrill of having 15,000 watch them train in Kitakyushu to the despair of seeing assistant coach Rob Howley ...

Georgia hopes strong unity is enough to conquer Wales

Rugby Sep 21, 2019

Georgia hopes strong unity is enough to conquer Wales

Georgia will be banking on a unity forged in France to trouble Wales when they meet in the Rugby World Cup on Monday in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture. Teamwork won't be lacking. Just as well, considering Georgia faces the Six Nations Grand Slam champion. Eight Georgians ply ...