Rugby

Deans semis to be played in Suva this week

THE Powerade Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby Union Deans Championship quarter-finals will be played at Suva’s ANZ Stadium this Saturday. In the Under-18 grade, Cuvu College plays Lelean Memorial School at 10.50am, Marist Brother’s High School...

2018 RWC 7s: New Zealand defends title

NEW Zealand has successfully defended the Rugby World Cup Sevens defeating England 33-12 at the AT & T Park in San Francisco. Laced with four Fijian boys the side also created history being the first team to win the world cup back to back and for a record of three years. Fijian flyer Jo Ravouvou...

2018 RWC 7s: Fiji finishes fourth

THE Fiji Airways Fiji 7s team lost to South Africa 24-19 in the Rugby World Cup Sevens bronze play-offs at the AT & T Park in San Francisco this afternoon. The Jerry Tuwai-captained side failed to recover from their semi-final loss to outright winner New Zealand allowing South Africa to dictate. Forward Semi Kunatani was...

2018 RWC 7s: Fiji up against SA in bronze medal play-off

THE Fiji Airways Fiji 7s team will face South Africa in the Rugby World Cup Sevens bronze medal play-off at the AT & T Park in San Francisco this afternoon at 12:24pm (Fiji time). This, after both teams have bowed out in the gold medal play-offs being beaten by New Zealand and England respectively. Fiji...

2018 RWC 7s: Kiwis shatters Fiji’s World Cup dream

FIJI’s dream of winning the Rugby World Rugby Sevens title was shattered by New Zealand at the AT & T Park in San Francisco this morning. The Fijians failed to show their tempo displayed against Argentina in the quarter-finals as the Kiwis ruled the show winning 22-17. Toulon-based Josua Tuisova and Semi Radradra failed to...

2018 RWC 7s: New Zealand beats Fiji

NEW Zealand will play England in the final of the 2018 Rugby World Cup 7s  against England. The Kiwis stopped Fiji’s campaign for the world cup winning their semi final 22-17. Fiji will now play South Africa for the bronze medal at 12.24pm.

2018 RWC 7s: Ryan joins Fijian fans

FIJI Rugby’s successful 7s coach Ben Ryan joined thousands of Fijian fans from around the globe watching in admiration as the Jerry Tuwai-captained Fiji Airways Fiji 7s team fought their way to secure a spot in the Rugby World Cup Sevens semi-final this morning. He said it’s good to see the smiling Fijian fans which...

2018 RWC 7s: England in the final

  ENGLAND has qualified for the final of the Rugby World Cup 7s after beating South Africa 29-7 in the semi final. South Africa scored first in the match with forward Selwyn Davids cutting through the English defence to score. But England replied with tries and controlled the game handing the World Series champions defeat....

2018 RWC 7s: Argentina to play USA for 5th spot

ARGENTINA will now play USA in the 5th place final after defeating France 28-15 this morning. They will play at 12.02pm. The Pumas were beaten 43-7 by Fiji in the cup quarter-final yesterday. USA beat Scotland in the other 5th place semi final. Scotland will now play France for 7th and 8th position at 11.30am.

2018 RWC 7s: USA beats Scotland

HOSTS United States of America will finish either 5th or 6th in the Rugby World Cup 7s currently being held at the AT&T Stadium in San Francisco.. USA beat Scotland 28-0 in the 5th place semi final. The team will play the winner of the match between Argentina and France. Argentina is currently leading France...

2018 RWC 7s: New Zealand wins women’s title

DEFENDING champions New Zealand produced a sublime display of attacking rugby to beat first-time finalists France 29-0 on Saturday to become the first nation to win back-to-back Rugby World Cup Sevens titles. The crowd at AT&T Park in San Francisco were then treated to the Black Ferns Sevens’ spine-tingling haka in celebration of a fifth...

2018 RWC 7s: Fijiana finishes in 11th place

THE Fiji Airways Fijiana 7s team ended its Rugby World Cup Sevens on a high note with a 38-0 win over China in the Challengers 11th and 12th spot position at the AT & T Stadium in San Francisco. After it 14-15 loss to Japan, the Ana Maria Roqica-coached side bounced back perfectly to outclass...

2018 RWC 7s: Maloney rates Fiji

WORLD Rugby 7s commentator Sean Maloney believes the Fiji Airways Fiji 7s team has what it takes to scoop its third Rugby World Cup Sevens win. He said the inclusion of rugby superstars in Leone Nakarawa, Josua Tuisova, Semi Kunatani and Semi Radradra would create havoc for the oppositions. Maloney said to drop Eroni Sau...

2018 RWC 7s : South Africa books semi final spot

SOUTH Africa has booked a semi final spot in the cup competition of the Rugby World Cup 7s tournament in San Francisco.. Slick, fast and methodical, the Blitzbokkes won 36-5 in the quarterfinal against Scotland. South Africa will play England at 7.40am in the first semi final tomorrow  Fiji will play after in the second...

2018 RWC 7s: NZ vs France in women’s final

FRANCE has stopped Australia’s hopes of a place in the final of the Rugby World Cup 7s women’s final winning their semi final match 19-12. The Olympics champion was shocked by the strong French side that narrowed the 12-0 lead the Aussies had at half time. France hit back in the second half with two...

2018 RWC 7s: Fijians map out plan for do-or-die game

THE Fiji Airways Fiji 7s team has conquered its first obstacle and now braces for another tough challenge in today’s Rugby World Cup Sevens quarter-final against Argentina. After a hard fought 35-10 win over the determined Japanese outfit yesterday, head coach Gareth Baber is expected to map out another exciting plan to counter the Pumas....

2018 RWC 7s : Fijiana to play China

THE Fiji Airways Fijiana 7s team will now play China for the 11th and 12th position at 12.54pm Fiji time. The side was bundled out of the Rugby World Cup Sevens after being beaten by Japan 15-14 in the Challenge semi-final this morning. Flyer Rejilei Daveua and prop Asinate Savu scored a try each and...

2018 RWC 7s: Fijiana out of Challenge Championship final

POOR discipline has got the national women’s sevens rugby team a spot in the Challenge Championship final against England. Fiji led Japan 7-5 before Merewai Cumu was handed a yellow card for kicking the ball away during a penalty. However, the side still managed to score through Asinate Savu. But Priscilla Siata cops another yellow...

2018 Super Rugby : Semi finalists confirmed

THE four semi finalists of the Super Rugby competition have been confirmed following the completion of the quarterfinals last night. The semi-Final hosts are the winners of the quarter-finals with the higher finals ranking. The first semi final next Saturday will be between Crusaders and Hurricanes at the AMI Stadium in Christchurch. The second semi...

Four remain in hunt for women’s title in San Francisco

DEFENDING champions New Zealand, HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series 2018 winners Australia, France and hosts USA will contest the Championship semi-finals after a day of hugely entertaining play at Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 on Friday. The 16 women’s teams got the action underway at AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants Major...

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