Fiji Team.

Ireland throwing B team against Fiji in Dublin

Joey Carbury will be at flyhalf for Ireland against Fiji on Saturday at Lansdowne Road, with just two starters retained from the side which thumped South Africa 38-3.

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Fiji rugby coach backs sharing gate money to help tier 2s

Fiji coach John McKee wants global rugby administrators to force through a gate-sharing revenue model to help tier two nations like his thrive.

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England coach Eddie Jones looks across the pitch before a rugby union international match between England and Argentina at Twickenham stadium in London, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

Jones leaves barbs to Cheika ahead of England vs Wallabies

It has become customary for England coach Eddie Jones to rip into Australia ahead of rugby games against the country of his birth. Not this week.

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Sasaai.

Great news for Bluesky National 7s

Bluesky has again jumped into to support Samoan Rugby and promote local talents.

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Former English rugby international and World Rugby Chairman Bill Beaumont via a TV screen, announces the winning candidate country France to hold the Rugby World Cup in 2023, at a hotel in London, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Three competing countries South

France to host 2023 Rugby World Cup, stunning South Africa

France will host the Rugby World Cup in 2023, a year before the Olympic Games in Paris, after surprisingly beating South Africa and Ireland in a vote on Wednesday. The World Rugby Council disregarded the recommendation of an evaluation report to hand the tenth edition of its showpiece tournament to South Africa.

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Weʼre raising £150,000 to support Manu Samoa players in light of the bankruptcy of the Samoan Rugby Union.

Pacific Rugby Players Welfare rallies for global help for Manu Samoa players

Following the Samoan Rugby Union bankruptcy announcement last week, the Pacific Rugby Players Welfare is rallying to raise £150,000 to support Manu Samoa players.

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Scotland's Lee Jones, left, catches Samoa's Ah See Tuala by the foot during a rugby union international match at BT Murrayfield, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Manu Samoa names team for Romania

Manu Samoa Samoa coach, Fuimaono Titimaea Tafua, has named his team for their test match against Romania this weekend. Captained by Chris Vui, it is a largely unchanged line up from the one that lost narrowly against Scotland last weekend.

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New Zealand''s Patrick Tuipulotu, left, runs the ball with France's Jonathan Danty, right, during a rugby union international match in Decines, near Lyon, central France, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

New Zealand wins 28-23 to continue stranglehold over France

New Zealand continued its stranglehold over France with a hard-fought 28-23 away win on Tuesday. Although the match did not hold test match status, it was effectively a 12th straight success over the French and followed Saturday's 38-18 test win.

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South Africa's Lood de Jager wins a line out against Ireland during their rugby union international match at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland.

South Africa expects to receive 2023 Rugby World Cup

South Africa says World Rugby councillors have a duty to confirm it on Wednesday as the host of the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

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Wales' Jonathan Davies receives treatment during the game against Australia, during their Autumn International match at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, Saturday Nov. 11, 2017.

Wales center Davies to have foot surgery, out for 6 months

Wales center Jonathan Davies will be sidelined for about six months because of a left foot injury.

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England coach Eddie Jones looks across the pitch before a rugby union international match between England and Argentina at Twickenham stadium in London.

England rugby coach told off by his 93-year-old mother

At 57, Eddie Jones still isn't too old to be told off by his mother.

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Manu Samoa team in Romania. Photos: Manu Samoa.

Manu Samoa in good spirits as they prepare for Romania

A tad sad about their narrow loss to Scotland on Sunday morning (Samoan time) the Manu Samoa is ready to turn a new leaf for Romania this week. The team captained by Chris Vui has safely arrived in Romania with the Samoa Rugby Union reporting that they are in good spirits as they hunt for their first victory of their Northern Hemisphere tour.

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New Zealand flyhalf Beauden Barrett, foreground is congratulated by his brother Scott after scoring the match winning try against Australia during their Bledisloe Cup rugby test in Dunedin, New Zealand. Barrett, World Rugby’s reigning player of the year,

Barrett among 5 nominees for rugby player award for 2017

Beauden Barrett, World Rugby's reigning player of the year, has been named on a five-man shortlist for the 2017 award. The New Zealand flyhalf was joined on the list by teammate Rieko Ioane, England players Owen Farrell and Maro Itoje, and Australia fullback Israel Folau.

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England's Semesa Rokoduguni scores a try beating Argentina's Emiliano Boffelli during a rugby union international match between England and Argentina at Twickenham stadium in London, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

'It was a grindathon': Rusty England beats Argentina 21-8

England spluttered to a fourth rugby victory over Argentina in the past 12 months, winning 21-8 at Twickenham in a rusty display that coach Eddie Jones labeled a "grindathon" on Saturday.

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Ireland's Andrew Conway, left, scores a try against South Africa during a rugby union international match at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Ireland smash Springboks by record 38-3 in Dublin

Ireland humbled South Africa by a record 38-3, scoring four tries to nil at Lansdowne Road on Saturday. A victory was expected by the Irish but not the margin or as convincingly. In a series which goes back 111 years, the only better score was South Africa's 38-0 win in 1912 on the same ground.

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The New Zealand team performs, the Hakka before a rugby union international match at Stade de France stadium in Saint Denis, outside Paris, France, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

All Blacks win 38-18 for 11th straight win against France

New Zealand beat France 38-18 for an 11th straight time, scoring four first-half tries and withstanding a strong comeback after the break on Saturday. France has not beaten New Zealand at home since winning in Marseille in 2000, and anywhere since an away success in Dunedin in 2009.

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Wales' Taulupe Faletau is tackled by Australia's Tatafu Polota-Nau, left, and Tevita Kuridrani during a rugby union international match at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Saturday Nov. 11, 2017. (David Davies/PA via AP)

Clinical Australia scores 4 tries, beats Wales 29-21

Australia fed off Wales' errors and ran in four tries in a clinical 29-21 victory in Cardiff on Saturday, extending its winning streak over the Welsh to 13 test matches.

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Scotland's Lee Jones, left, catches Samoa's Ah See Tuala by the foot during a rugby union international match at BT Murrayfield, Edinburgh, Scotland, Saturday Nov. 11, 2017. (Ian Rutherford/PA via AP)

Scotland needs record score to edge Samoa at Murrayfield

Scotland needed a record score against Samoa to edge the Pacific island side 44-38 at a packed Murrayfield on Saturday. The Scots, the overwhelming favorite, squandered a 32-10 lead with half an hour to go with poor defense around the rucks.

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Photo: Alfred Schuster Facebook.

Samoa goes down fighting against Fiji

The Manu Samoa Sevens has lost the chance to win the Oceania Sevens Cup final going down to Fiji, 17-7, in Suva.

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The Manu Samoa Sevens in Fiji. Photo: Bluesky.

Winning start for Manu Samoa Sevens

The Manu Samoa Sevens won all their games on the first day of the Oceania Sevens in Fiji yesterday. The team overcame Vanuatu 40-0 in their opening game.

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Boxing

Deontay Wilder, left, punches Bermane Stiverne during their WBC heavyweight championship boxing match in Las Vegas. Wilder,  the WBC heavyweight champion, will square off again against Stiverne on Saturday night at Barclays Center. Wilder is 38-0 with 37

Wilder calls out Joshua again for big heavyweight fight

Deontay Wilder can't wait to get Anthony Joshua into the ring. He's just not sure when it's going to happen. "I just want to prove who is the best, that's all I want to do," Wilder said Thursday. "I want people to see a great fight and witness the two best heavyweights compete with each other one night in the ring."

NFL

New Orleans Saints players kneel down before the U.S. anthem was played for an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday Oct. 1, 2017.

Trump puts NFL players on notice: Stand for national anthem

President Donald Trump is putting pro football players on notice for Week 4 of the NFL season: He won't stand for it if they kneel in protest during the national anthem.

Football

Bronze medal for Samoa in Futsal

The Samoa Women’s Futsal team returned with a Bronze Medal from the Oceania Football Confederation O.F.C. Youth Futsal tournament held in Auckland, New Zealand, last week. Samoa both competed in the Men’s and Women’s divisions of the O.F.C. Futsal tournament.

Basketball

Kelsall hails from the villages of Fagalii, Letogo, and Vailele

Samoan basketball star ready for Oceania

Samoa enters this year’s F.I.B.A. U18 Oceania Championships aiming to improve on a promising performance in the 2014 tournament, and a lot of their fortunes will be placed on the shoulders of Linda Kelsall 

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