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2 Fiji rugby players arrested for breaking virus quarantine

April 06, 2020 3:39 pm

Fiji has reported 12 cases. "We strongly condemn the behavior of these two players and their disregard for lawful instructions to self-isolate themselves," said John O'Connor, chief executive or Fiji rugby.

Girl from Bihar village is rugby’s ‘international young player of year’

January 05, 2020 9:52 am

Over the last few days, Sweety says she’s flying a little above ground, excited about being picked as the “international young player of the year” by reputed women’s rugby website Scrumqueens.

Former New Zealand players asked to donate brains for research

December 06, 2019 2:37 pm

The Centre for Brain Research (CBR) at the University of Auckland launched the initiative on Friday and said it was seeking athletes from sports like rugby, soccer and boxing to donate their brains even if they had not experienced concussion.

Rugby World Cup: South Africa eke out 19-16 win over Wales to reach final

October 27, 2019 5:41 pm

South Africa beats Wales 19-16 to reach the Rugby World Cup final, a rematch of the 2007 decider against England

Boks to the Future: Japan’s fairytale ends

October 21, 2019 8:51 am

Escaping with the skin of their teeth, now Wales will hope to beat the Boks in semis. South Africa looked harried in the first half and unstoppable in the second against Japan.

New Zealand set up semifinal clash against England in Rugby World Cup

October 19, 2019 8:04 pm

New Zealand will clash against England in the Rugby World Cup semifinal. New Zealand sealed their spot in the last four by beating Ireland on Saturday.

Rugby World Cup: No quarter given

October 19, 2019 9:15 am

Springboks are exasperated that, before their quarter-final on Sunday, the questions they are asked are invariably about their rivals and tournament hosts Japan, not the team rated New Zealand’s closest challengers for the trophy, writes The Guardian.

Michael learns to ruck & maul: Japan become first Asian nation to reach Rugby WC quarters

October 14, 2019 3:37 am

Captain Michael Leitch dedicated Japan's classy 28-21 win over Scotland to those affected by the super typhoon Hagibis which nearly forced the cancellation of the match.

Rugby World Cup: Japan to take on Scotland in wake of typhoon

October 13, 2019 10:38 am

Rugby World Cup organizers cancelled the last Pool B game between Canada and Namibia, soon gave the all-clear for the crucial Pool A game between Japan and Scotland, along with US/Tonga, and Wales/Uruguay games.

Rubgy World Cup: No props to Gli Azzurri

October 05, 2019 9:09 am

Italy’s Loosehead prop Andrea Lovotti loses head, inverts Springbok Duane Vermulean on his head

RUGBY PHOTOS

Japan's veteran rugby players happy to die in their boots

September 03, 2019 11:39 am

Fuwaku, founded in 1948, is one of approximately 150 Japanese clubs that stage competitive, full-contact matches for players over the age of 40.