Fiji and Uruguay met each other on one occasion in which they were both awarded caps, a 1999 Test match in Italy which Fiji won 39-24. But, can Uruguay throw another twist into Pool A by beating the Pacific Islanders leaving them bottom of the group? Lemoine wants his team to...
England’s last Pool A game against Uruguay in Manchester next weekend has turned into an encore, and for all intents and purposes the host has been kicked out of its own party, the biggest and potentially best Rugby World Cup.
“I would like to stress there will be no hasty reaction to England’s performance in this World Cup”, said Ian Ritchie, chief executive of England’s Rugby Football Union – the world’s richest national governing body.
SCOTLAND were last night sweating over the availability of three likely starters for the pivotal Rugby World Cup meeting with Samoa in Newcastle on Saturday, with hooker Ross Ford and centre Matt Scott joining back row John Hardie in the queue of players still required to...
“World Rugby is investigating an alleged breach by the England coaching team of the match-day communications protocol between match officials and team members or union officials”, said a World Rugby statement.
The immediate inquest into England’s failure to survive the pool stage of their own World Cup threw up a thousand questions about Stuart Lancaster’s future as head coach that were never likely to be answered.
England will not rush into any hasty decisions over the future of head coach Stuart Lancaster after making their Rugby World Cup exit at the pool stage, Rugby Football Union Chief Executive Ian Ritchie said on Sunday.