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Articles relating to Fiji

Fiji sack RWC selectors

2011-10-28 07:28

The Fiji Rugby Union has sacked its national selectors in one of its first public responses to the failure of the Fijian team at the RWC.

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Fiji bring formidable strength, pace and aggression into the mix against any opponent and are one of the strongest Polynesian teams.
Rugby World Cup 2011

Nervy NZ: Boks won't smirk

2011-09-09 15:16
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The Springboks have been served another useful reminder of the robust, committed approach of the Pacific Island teams.

 
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Fiji omit RWC veteran stars

2011-08-20 10:25
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Llanelli Scarlets prop Deacon Manu has been named as captain of Fiji for next month's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.

 
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Nakarawa to face Namibia

2011-09-08 08:14
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Fiji named ex-soldier Leone Nakarawa in their Rugby World Cup team to face Namibia after he was at the centre of a visa row.

 
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Pacific teams are 'dangerous'

2011-08-04 12:22
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Former Wales centre Tom Shanklin believes Samoa and Fiji could prevent his countrymen from reaching the RWC quarter-finals.

 

 
 
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Fiji without sponsor for RWC

2011-07-29 15:56
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Fiji rugby officials say their national team has no major sponsor 42 days from the start of the World Cup.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Featured Team

New Zealand

The All Blacks are a mighty force and this Rugby World Cup may well be the one where they shake the ghosts of past tournaments.

 

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Richie McCaw

All Black skipper and prodigious tackler, ball carrier and turnover specialist, Richie McCaw will look to lay the ghosts of previous World Cups to rest.

 

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Eden Park

Eden Park's history boasts some of the greatest sporting moments, including the inaugural Rugby World Cup in 1987 and 1992 Cricket World Cup.

 
Latest Multimedia

GALLERY: Bafana arrive home to cheering fans at ORT

Bafana Bafana jetted in from Nigeria and were greeted by adoring fans after a hard-fought 2-2 draw in Uyo. Bafana had already qualified after their win against Sudan, but the draw meant the Super Eagles were eliminated.

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  • VIDEO: 'Keeper sent off for touching opponents backside

    In a bizarre incident at a Honduran football match, the goalkeeper of Marathon Junior Morales was sent off for patting the backside of an opposing player. After consulting with the referee, the linesman felt the pat was aggressive and a penalty was awarded.

  • VIDEO: Three offsides in a minute, surely not?

    Three offsides, a disallowed goal and a legitimate goal all in the space of a minute, watch this extraordinary clip.

  • VIDEO: Complete own goal fail!

    In a Greek amateur match, this player probably wants to the turf to swallow him up after scoring a shocking own goal. Is this the worst 'OG' you've seen?

  • VIDEO: Ivory Coast fans cause mayhem after final whistle

    Ivory Coast striker Gervinho was manhandled after his sides 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Cameroon in Abidjan. Fans invaded the pitch at the final whistle to celebrate their teams qualification after a 0-0 draw but riot police were need to quell the violence. Watch the manic scenes.

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Tank Lanning

Lessons learnt from RWC 2011

2011-10-26 16:45

A few vital life lessons from Tank Lanning's recent trip to New Zealand for the Rugby World Cup quarter and semi-finals. Read More

 
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Taking into account where it will be held, the likely player retirements and new coaches in charge, which team looks best-placed to mount a challenge to the All Blacks at the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England?

 
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