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Strong start vital for Fiji 7s

FBC News 29 Nov 2022
Starting strong in Dubai this weekend will set the momentum ...

Pacific news in brief for November 29

RNZ 29 Nov 2022
Hawaii volcano erupts ... Fiji election will officially begin next week ... Those in Fiji who will not be voting through pre-polling will take to the polling stations on December 14th. Fiji nurses deployed to Tuvalu. Over the weekend, nurses from Fiji were deployed to Tuvalu, to enable Covid-19 and other vaccination programmes to continue ... ....

Wayne Pivac to embark on World Cup planning mission amid questions over future

Belfast Telegraph 24 Nov 2022
Pivac will visit Wales’ four World Cup pool stage venues – Bordeaux, Nice, Lyon and Nantes – and a potential quarter-final base of Marseille, with their tournament opener against Fiji just 10 months away. But there are many in Wales who feel that whatever happens this weekend, his ...

Pacific news in brief for November 22

RNZ 22 Nov 2022
Fiji and Kiwi kids celebrate World Children's Day. Children in New Zealand and Fiji connected virtually over the weekend for fun events and activities to mark World Children's Day ... the virtual talanoa between kiwi and viti kids over the weekend which included a global yoga session.

Bundee Aki and Ross Byrne give Ireland hard-fought victory over Australia

The Observer 20 Nov 2022
... with a serious reality check against opponents beaten by Italy just last weekend ... Farrell was far from pleased with what he witnessed in last weekend’s underwhelming 35-17 win over Fiji and – Sexton aside – welcomed back a host of players from injury as part of eight alterations.

Ross Byrne calls match-winning kick the highlight of his Ireland career

Belfast Telegraph 20 Nov 2022
We need your consent to load this Social Media content ... Please review their details and accept them to load the content ... “It’s been one of the most bizarre weeks ever ... PA ... Crowley, who only made his Test debut as a replacement in last weekend’s win over Fiji, kicked Ireland into a 3-0 half-time lead and then added the extras following Bundee Aki’s try.

Late Ross Byrne penalty helps Ireland end stellar year with win over Australia

AOL 19 Nov 2022
Farrell was far from pleased with what he witnessed in last weekend’s underwhelming 35-17 win over Fiji and – Sexton aside – welcomed ...

Wales v Georgia live score and latest updates from Autumn Internationals 2022 at the Principality Stadium

The Daily Telegraph 19 Nov 2022
Both Georgia and Australia, who they face next weekend, are in their pool. Fiji, who infamously knocked Wales out of the 2007 tournament, and Portugal make up the pool ... This is an important game for Wayne Pivac as he looks to build momentum into next weekend’s autumn finale against Australia.

Russell inspires eight-try Scotland to rout of ill-disciplined Argentina

Urdu Point 19 Nov 2022
Russell was controversially left out by Townsend for Scotland's opening two Autumn internationals against Australia and Fiji. The Racing 92 fly-half was recalled last weekend as Scotland came close to a historic first ever win over New Zealand and was instrumental in an eight-try ...

Ireland v Australia: All You Need to Know

RTE 18 Nov 2022
Ireland haven't fully hit their attacking straps in this Autumn Nations Series; the 19-13 win against the Springboks was never going to be the game for free-flowing rugby, while last week's victory against Fiji was disjointed and sloppy ... "I know we've got a very determined squad, we want to make a statement this weekend ... Fiji.

Ireland chasing southern-hemisphere hat-trick against Australia

The Observer 18 Nov 2022
Having dispatched Fiji last weekend, they recall as many of the big guns as they can ... Last weekend he turned out at full-back ... Now it is their turn to languish in ninth, following up that defeat to Australia (also by one point) with an unconvincing win over Fiji and last weekend’s agonising defeat to New Zealand.

Andy Farrell insists Stuart McCloskey has earned Ireland Test run

Belfast Telegraph 18 Nov 2022
However, fellow Ulsterman Robert Baloucoune has been left out of a side which contains seven changes and three positional switches from last weekend’s starting team against Fiji. Farrell pointed out that Baloucoune, who was on the right wing against South Africa and Fiji, will ...

breaking Ireland coach Andy Farrell keeps faith with Stuart McCloskey for Australia clash

Belfast Telegraph 17 Nov 2022
Andy Farrell has kept faith in the Bangor native after he impressed in Ireland’s wins over South Africa and Fiji ... There is no place for Robert Baloucoune, Kieran Treadwell, Nick Timoney and Tom O’Toole who all featured in last weekend’s win over Fiji ... Johnny Sexton returns at out-half to partner Jamison Gibson Park ... Latest. .

Montoya back to captain Pumas against Scotland

The Associated Press 17 Nov 2022
DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland and Australia have reverted to full-strength sides for their rugby test on Saturday at Lansdowne Road after contrasting performances by fringe players last weekend. The Irish labored to beat Fiji 35-17 and coach Andy Farrell was underwhelmed.

Johnny Sexton back from injury for Ireland against Australia

Belfast Telegraph 17 Nov 2022
Head coach Andy Farrell has named arguably his strongest available team, with hooker Dan Sheehan, flanker Peter O’Mahony and centre Garry Ringrose the other players restored following last weekend’s underwhelming 35-17 win over Fiji ... Jack Crowley, a Test debutant last weekend, ...