Pacifica Rugby documentary Oceans Apart asks, can the tide be turned

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Pacifica rugby has played and continues to play a big part in the makeup of the game. And a wonderful new documentary Oceans Apart has highlighted their valuable place in the game, while discussing whether Pacifica rugby can ever ‘turn the tide’. Look across the world and players from the Pacific Islands are prominent and […] READ MORE


Old hand vs young hotshot; World Rugby Chairman role

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There is now a contest for the World Rugby Chairman role, with Agustín Pichot entering the ring. It means that incumbent Chair Bill Beaumont must ‘see off the young hotshot’ if he wishes to retain command of the governing body. The positions of Chairman and Vice-Chairman will be determined at the annual meeting of the […] READ MORE


Pacific Nations: How can they compete against the Tier One nations?

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The Pacific Nations arguably produces some of the best players in world rugby but, their sides struggle to perform. A major talking point pre-World Cup was the number of players from the Pacific playing for the Tier One nations. However, Fiji showed glimpses of their world-class quality in the first half against Australia; as well […] READ MORE


World Rugby ‘Nations Championship’ loses support from leading nations

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News out from World Rugby headquarters in Ireland, is that the much-hyped Nations Championship has failed to gain the support from leading nations. Without that, it has prompted the governing body to discontinue the proposed annual competition. After the required unanimous agreement by unions to enter into exclusive negotiations was not achieved, World Rugby can confirm […] READ MORE