Sunday, August 25, 2019
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…
Rugby Rugby – Tests – Test-match : les Fidji dominent nettement les Maori All Blacks

Rugby Rugby – Tests – Test-match : les Fidji dominent nettement les Maori All...

Réunis depuis le début du mois de juillet dans le Pacifique, les Fidji ont remporté, samedi, leur premier match de préparation pour la Coupe du monde. Les hommes de John McKee ont dominé les Maoris All Blacks (27-10) avec quatre essais à la clé, un doublé pour le centre du Stade Français Waisea Nayacalevu, une…

Rugby Rugby – Coupe du Pacifique : une présélection fidjienne forte d’une majorité d’«Européens»

L'entraîneur de l'équipe des Fidji de rugby John McKee a rendu public dimanche un groupe de 27 joueurs, largement dominé par des éléments évoluant dans des clubs européens, en vue du match d'ouverture de Coupe du Pacifique contre le Japon le week-end prochain. McKee a rappelé 9 joueurs qui étaient restés aux Fidji après avoir battu…
Rugby Sport24.co.za | Fiji, Maori All Blacks name strong sides for Suva clash

Rugby Sport24.co.za | Fiji, Maori All Blacks name strong sides for Suva clash

Akira Ioane (Getty Images) Cape Town - Fiji head coach John McKee has named his first line-up as they build to the Rugby World Cup with a two-match series against the Maori All Blacks.London Irish stars Albert Tuisue and Alivereti Veitokani have been given the nod to start ahead of some more senior players in…
Rugby Sport24.co.za | Fiji stun Maori All Blacks

Rugby Sport24.co.za | Fiji stun Maori All Blacks

Suva -Fiji launched their Rugby World Cup build-up with a crushing 27-10 win over the Maori All Blacks in Suva on Saturday.It was their first win over the New Zealand Maori in 62 years."To get a win in our first game is an amazing achievement for the team," captain Dominiko Waqaniburotu said of Fiji's first…
Rugby Sport24.co.za | SA-born Labuschagne to captain Japan on Test debut

Rugby Sport24.co.za | SA-born Labuschagne to captain Japan on Test debut

Lappies Labuschagne (Getty) Cape Town - Former Cheetahs and Bulls flanker Lappies Labuschagne will captain Japan on his Test debut when they tackle Fiji in Kamaishi on Saturday.The 30-year-old played for the Cheetahs between 2011 and 2014, before playing for the Bulls in 2015 and 2016.He then joined the Kubota Spears in Japan and also…
Rugby Sport24.co.za | Europe-based players dominate Fiji’s Pacific series squad

Rugby Sport24.co.za | Europe-based players dominate Fiji’s Pacific series squad

John McKee (Getty Images) He has recalled nine players who remained in Fiji after they beat the Maori All Blacks in Suva last week, and retained 18 players from the squad who lost the return match in Rotorua on Saturday. "The players who remained in Fiji last week underwent specific physical conditioning so I expect them…