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Viliame Mata Sport24.co.za | Fiji’s power and pace too much for Canada

Viliame Mata Sport24.co.za | Fiji’s power and pace too much for Canada

John McKee (Getty Images) It was a morale-boosting performance for the defending champions after they lost to Japan last week, while it was the second defeat for Canada who were soundly beaten by the USA in the first round.Earlier on Saturday, a late penalty by AJ MacGinty kept the USA Eagles unbeaten when they overcame…
Viliame Mata United States beats Samoa in Pacific Nations Cup

Viliame Mata United States beats Samoa in Pacific Nations Cup

SUVA, Fiji (AP) — Flyhalf A.J. MacGinty kicked a penalty two minutes after the full time siren to give the United States a 13-10 win over Samoa Saturday which left them unbeaten after two rounds of the Pacific Nations Cup.MacGinty contributed all of the United States’ points from a try, conversion and two penalties, controlling…
Viliame Mata United States beats Samoa in Pacific Nations Cup

Viliame Mata United States beats Samoa in Pacific Nations Cup

SUVA, Fiji (AP) — Flyhalf A.J. MacGinty kicked a penalty two minutes after the full time siren to give the United States a 13-10 win over Samoa Saturday which left them unbeaten after two rounds of the Pacific Nations Cup. MacGinty contributed all of the United States’ points from a try, conversion and two penalties,…

Viliame Mata Fiji roll over Canada to get back on track

Fiji's forwards muscled up to keep their Pacific Nations Cup (PNC) title defense alive and put their World Cup preparations back on track with a thumping 38-13 victory over Canada in Suva on Saturday. Flying Fijians coach John McKee rang the changes after the 34-21 loss to Japan in Kamaishi last Saturday and his players…

Viliame Mata Canada’s men’s rugby team loses second game at Pacific Nations Cup

SUVA, Fiji — Canada's men's rugby team fell 38-13 to Fiji on Saturday in their second test match at the Pacific Nations Cup.Kainoa Lloyd had the lone try for the Canadians. He scored off a turnover just before halftime.Fiji led 19-13 after a tight first half but tries to Peni Ravai and Josua Tuisova in the first eight…
Rugby NZ Māori outclassed in Suva, losing to Fiji for first time in 62 years

Rugby NZ Māori outclassed in Suva, losing to Fiji for first time in 62...

HAGEN HOPKINS/GETTY IMAGESNZ Māori coach Clayton McMillan has work to do after his side were well beaten by Fiji.The New Zealand Māori rugby team have lost for just the second time in the past 16 years, outclassed by Fiji in Suva on Saturday in the first match of their two-game series. Billed as a chance…
Viliame Mata Mondial-2019: 13 joueurs de Top 14 pour les Fidji au Japon

Viliame Mata Mondial-2019: 13 joueurs de Top 14 pour les Fidji au Japon

Suva (Fidji) - Les Fidji, 10e nation mondiale au classement World Rugby, ont convoqué 13 joueurs issus du Top 14 pour la Coupe du monde 2019 au Japon, prévue du 20 septembre au 15 novembre. Outre sept joueurs locaux, Le Rochellais Levani Botia, les Racingmen Ben Volavola et Leone Nakarawa, le Clermontois Peceli Yato ou…
Viliame Mata Rugby – Mondial – Coupe du monde : les Fidji avec 13 joueurs du Top 14

Viliame Mata Rugby – Mondial – Coupe du monde : les Fidji avec 13...

Les Fidji, 10e nation mondiale au classement World Rugby, ont convoqué 13 joueurs issus du Top 14 pour la Coupe du monde au Japon (20 septembre - 2 novembre). Outre sept joueurs locaux, Le Rochellais Levani Botia, les Racingmen Ben Volavola et Leone Nakarawa, le Clermontois Peceli Yato ou encore le Briviste et capitaine du…
Viliame Mata Sport24.co.za | Fiji name 15 World Cup rookies for Japan

Viliame Mata Sport24.co.za | Fiji name 15 World Cup rookies for Japan

Semi Radradra (Getty Images) Suva - Olympic sevens champions Fiji on Friday named a youthful squad containing 15 Rugby World Cup debutants for the showpiece starting in Japan next month.Overseas stars, mainly playing in Europe, dominate the 32-man squad, with only seven domestically based players making the cut.Five players, including captain Dominiko Waqaniburotu, are appearing…
Viliame Mata Mondial-2019: 13 joueurs de Top 14 pour les Fidji au Japon

Viliame Mata Mondial-2019: 13 joueurs de Top 14 pour les Fidji au Japon

L'ouvreur Ben Volavola, avec les Racing 92 à Pau en Top 14, le 27 avril 2019, est retenu dans le XV des Fidji pour le Mondial AFP/Archives - IROZ GAIZKA Les Fidji, 10e nation mondiale au classement World Rugby, ont convoqué 13 joueurs issus du Top 14 pour la Coupe du monde 2019 au Japon,…

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