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




England Rugby World Cup ‘Pool of Trouble’

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If England do reach the quarter-finals, they will be physically and mentally prepared. Physically being the operative word. Tonga, USA, Argentina and France will test Eddie Jones’ men, as the England Rugby World Cup team negotiate the ‘Pool of Trouble’. It all kicks off for England on Sunday 22 September against the fearsome Tongans. Charlie […] READ MORE




Tonga Rugby World Cup performance tough to Predict

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Tonga has always been a key part of the Rugby World Cup history. Jonathan Davies memorably said that Tonga was “the most unpleasant team he ever played against”. Famous for their immense size and incredibly tough-tackling, however, situated in Pool C the Tonga Rugby World Cup performance will be hard to predict. Continuing, David Challis’ […] READ MORE




2019 Pacific Nations Cup squads and fixtures

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The 2019 Pacific Nations Cup teams have named their wider training squads, as a final chance to look at players performance before finalizing their squads for the coveted Rugby World Cup in September. Fiji, Samoa, and Tonga will be joined this year by Japan, Canada, and the USA to compete for the World Rugby 2019 […] READ MORE