Flying Fijian Vereniki Goneva’s sublime arcing line cut Montpellier to ribbons in the opening minutes to pave the way for the Leicester Tiger’s 41-32 win at Welford Road. 888 more words
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Castres have reportedly struck a major blow with the signing of Clermont Auvergne wing Sitiveni Sivivatu on a three-year deal.
The ex-All Black has been a revelation at Clermont alongside fellow wide man Napolioni Nalaga, but according to L’Equipe, the 31-year-old is set to quit the club for the Top14 champions at the end of the season. 75 more words
Yesterday wrapped up the end of a weeklong workshop on photography and poetry at the Palolo Ohana Learning Center – a center which caters to the Palolo Housing community here in Honolulu – entitled “Capturing Waves of Change” (pretty cliche of a title but hey, I was cramming during the application). 615 more words
New Zealand’s victory over England consolidated their position at the summit of the IRB World Rankings in the latest list released on Monday.
The All Blacks have occupied top spot since 16 November 2009 and for more than 80 per cent of the time since the rankings were introduced in October 2003, and the recent success means they now boast 93.81 ranking points. 310 more words
Fijian internationals Sisa Koyamaibole and Dominiko Waqaniburotu have extended their contracts at Top 14 side Brive.
The two back row players have been outstanding so far this season as Brive have held their own in the top fight, a 25-12 win over Toulouse on Saturday taking them up to ninth place, just five points away from leaders Toulon.
Former Blues utility back Isa Nacewa has been appointed to the Auckland-based franchise’s management team as a mental skills coach.
He is one of two key additions to the Blues’ management team along with Richard Fry who has been appointed manager of rugby. 552 more words