Hunt ruled out of Australia's Bledisloe Cup tests in August

NEWCASTLE, Australia (AP) — Karmichael Hunt has been ruled out of Australia's opening Bledisloe Cup tests after undergoing ankle surgery. Hunt, who played rugby league for Australia ...

2019 Rugby World Cup Pools

2019 Rugby World Cup pools in Japan: Pool A: Ireland, Scotland, Japan, Europe 1, Playoff winner Pool B: New Zealand, South Africa, Italy, Africa 1, Repechage winner...

Fiji beats Samoa 38-16 in Pacific Nations Cup

APIA, Samoa (AP) — Scrumhalf Henry Seniloli scored a hattrick of tries as Fiji beat Samoa 38-16 in the final match of the Pacific Nations Cup Saturday to propel Tonga into the 2019 Rugby World Cup. ...

WORLD SPORTS at 1400 GMT

TOP STORIES: TEN--WIMBLEDON LONDON — Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic try to reach the fourth round of Wimbledon on Saturday, when No. 1 Angelique Kerber is also in...

2019 Rugby World Cup Pools

2019 Rugby World Cup pools in Japan: Pool A: Ireland, Scotland, Japan, Europe 1, Playoff winner Pool B: New Zealand, South Africa, Italy, Africa 1, Repechage winner...

Fiji beats Tonga 14-10 to qualify for Rugby World Cup

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Fiji claimed a place at the 2019 Rugby World Cup Saturday when it rallied to beat Tonga 14-10, securing the Pacific Nations Cup title for the second straight year. ...

Fiji beats Tonga 14-10 to qualify for Rugby World Cup

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Fiji claimed a place at the 2019 Rugby World Cup Saturday when it rallied to beat Tonga 14-10, securing the Pacific Nations Cup title for the second straight year. ...

Tonga beats Samoa 30-26 in Pacific Nations Cup

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Tonga has beaten Samoa 30-26 in a Pacific Nations Cup rugby test on Saturday, its first test in eight years in the Tongan capital Nuku'alofa. In front ...

Tonga beats Samoa 30-26 in Pacific Nations Cup

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Tonga has beaten Samoa 30-26 in a Pacific Nations Cup rugby test on Saturday, its first test in eight years in the Tongan capital Nuku'alofa. In front ...

Fiji reappoints national coach McKee through 2019 World Cup

SUVA, Fiji (AP) — Australian John McKee will coach Fiji at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan after the Fiji Rugby Union announced on Friday his contract as national coach had been extended by two year...

Saturday's International Rugby Results

Auckland, New Zealand New Zealand 30 (Rieko Ioane 2, Codie Taylor tries; Beauden Barrett 3 conversions, 3 penalties), British and Irish Lions...

WORLD SPORTS at 1330 GMT

TOP STORIES: SOC--CONFED CUP-NEW ZEALAND-PORTUGAL ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Portugal can advance to the Confederations Cup semifinals by beating already eliminated N...

Australia scores 2 late tries to clinch rugby win over Italy

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Australia rallied for two late tries in an unconvincing and error-filled 40-27 rugby test win Saturday over Italy at Suncorp Stadium. It extended Australia...

Fiji beats Scotland 27-22

SUVA, Fiji (AP) — Flyhalf Ben Volavola kicked 17 points as 10th-ranked Fiji upset fifth-ranked Scotland 27-22 in a thrilling rugby test at the National Stadium on Saturday. Volavola ...

Tebaldi recalled among 3 changes for Italy to play Australia

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Italy coach Conor O'Shea has made three changes to the team which was narrowly beaten by Fiji last weekend, bringing scrumhalf Tito Tebaldi into the starting lineup for the ...