New Zealand winger Akuila Rokolisoa took the offload from Trael Joass and split two English defenders. Seconds later he was somersaulting over the tryline with the ball, but he might as well have been carrying the Melrose Cup.
Manu Samoa Sevens player, Gordon Langkilde, has been suspended following an alleged incident at the tunnel area after Samoa lost to Wales at the Sevens Rugby World Cup in San Francisco. This was confirmed in a statement issued by World Rugby.
They’ve done it again. The Taula Vaimauga Eels is the undefeated Super 9 champions, securing the Alan Grey Cup at Apia Park yesterday. They overcame a mighty A’ana Izuzu Chiefs in a close 20-19 contest to reclaim their title two years in a row.
The Lions and New South Wales Waratahs completed the Super Rugby semifinal lineup on Saturday and one of them will have the chance to put a dent in New Zealand's dominance.
Ellia Green walked out of a medical room in the bowels of AT&T Park and looked up at a TV screen on the wall. She couldn't have liked what she saw.
They tried but they fell short, four points at that. And with that, Manu Samoa’s hopes of winning the Sevens Rugby World Cup in San Francisco, U.S.A., have been dashed. Losing to England, 15-19, it was an emotionally fuelled clash where one of the strongest Samoan men, who had been their go-to-man, Belgium Tuatagaloa, was reduced to tears on the sideline where he could not contain himself.
Manu Samoa coach, Gordon Tietjens believes one lapse in judgement can prove costly for his Samoan side at the Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament in San Francisco. Manu Samoa open their campaign today (Samoan time) against Uganda. If Samoa wins, they will advance to play England.
The Wellington-based Hurricanes scored a try in the first minute, then repelled a series of attempted comebacks with two tries to scrumhalf T.J. Perenara to beat the Hamilton-based Chiefs 32-31 Friday to reach the Super Rugby semifinals.
The start of this weekend's Super Rugby playoffs are expected to be the first of three formalities completed before the trophy is presented, again, to the Christchurch-based Crusaders.
The path to the Rugby World Cup Sevens title is the shortest ever. Then again, the path out of contention is the shortest ever, too.
Sam Warburton, a former Wales and two-time British and Irish Lions captain, announced his retirement from rugby for health reasons at the age of 29 on Wednesday, ending the career of one of the country's greatest and most popular players.
Governing body SANZAAR has ordered a review of the use of television match officials in Super Rugby, saying the "practical implementation" of the video referee protocols has become an area of "major concern."
Chiefs midfielder Johnny Fa'auli will miss the Super Rugby playoffs after being suspended for a dangerous tackle in a match Saturday against the Wellington-based Hurricanes in the last round of the regular season.
The Sharks clinched the last quarterfinal place in Super Rugby after beating the Jaguares 20-10 on Saturday, setting up an unenviable trip to the eight-time champion Crusaders of New Zealand in the playoffs.
Samoa qualified for the 2019 Rugby World Cup after beating Germany 42-28 for a second time in their playoff on today. Samoa won the first leg 66-15 in Apia two weeks ago, making qualification on aggregate virtually inevitable.
Anthony Joshua was welcomed by applause on the stage. He stood front and center, promoting his Sept. 22 bout against Alexander Povetkin.
The Cleveland Browns' long search for a franchise quarterback has led them to Baker Mayfield — the first of four passers to be drafted in the top 10 Thursday night.
After winning its first two games in the Preliminary Championship convincingly. Samoa will play its final match against host Tonga today.
Basketball's international governing body has opened disciplinary hearings against Australia and the Philippines after a wild brawl that included Milwaukee Bucks forward Thon Maker broke out in their Basketball World Cup qualifying game Monday.
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