Fiji Rugby Union chairman Francis Kean has stepped down from his position – forfeiting his nomination for the World Rugby executive committee – amid accusations of homophobia and racism.
The Pacific Rugby Players Welfare organisation has come out in support of World Rugby president Bill Beaumont’s call to allow internationally capped players to represent the Pacific Island nations.
Two Fijian rugby players have been arrested for allegedly breaking the country’s lockdown regulations and disobeying the isolation rules.
New Zealand Rugby has announced that the newly formed All Blacks XV team will assemble this year and undertake a mini tour of northern-hemisphere venues.
Werner Kok has attributed the Blitzboks’ stunning 29-24 LA Sevens Cup final win over Fiji to great depth in the Springbok Sevens set-up.
Branco du Preez has described the Blitzboks’ extraordinary 29-24 Cup final win over Fiji in Los Angeles as one of the most phenomenal victories of his career.
The Blitzboks fought back from 19-0 down to beat Fiji 29-24 in extra time and win the final of the Los Angeles Sevens on Sunday. DYLAN JACK reports.
The Springbok Sevens team will face African rivals Kenya for the fourth time during pool play this season at the Los Angeles Sevens.
The Springbok Sevens team closed the gap on New Zealand on the World Rugby Sevens Series log despite suffering an agonising 12-10 defeat by Fiji in the final of the Sydney Sevens.
The Blitzboks finished in tenth place at the Hamilton Sevens after suffering a 12-5 defeat to Fiji in the ninth-place playoff on Sunday. DYLAN JACK reports.