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# fiji - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Exciting autumn for Farrell's Ireland as Fiji and Georgia get a welcome invitation

Fixtures against Italy and Georgia look like chances to test the depth

# fiji - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Busy autumn schedule is an exciting chance for Farrell's Ireland to progress

A new eight-team competition is set to see Ireland face Wales, England and Fiji.

# fiji - Friday 6 December, 2019

Racing 92 have sacked Fiji international Leone Nakarawa

The sensational second row is unlikely to be without a club for long.

# fiji - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

'If you play one Test for a country, you can’t go back... I think that’s wrong'

Ex-All Blacks Justin Marshall wants to see rugby’s eligibility laws relaxed.

# fiji - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Best to captain Barbarians in final game at Twickenham before retiring from rugby

The former Ulster and Ireland captain will lead the side when they take to the field against Fiji.

# fiji - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Wales secure quarter-final berth after bruising battle against Fiji

A sickening blow to Dan Biggar’s head will pose an injury concern for Warren Gatland’s side.

As it happened: Wales v Fiji, Rugby World Cup

We went minute-by-minute as Warren Gatland’s men took their chance to reach the quarter-finals.

# fiji - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

'The odds were 15/1 and they won!' - Uruguay revels in historic Rugby World Cup win

The South Americans pulled off the greatest upset in their history on Wednesday against Fiji.

Uruguay pull off massive shock with World Cup win over Fiji

Fiji scored five tries and come away with two bonus points, but the boot of Berchesi kept Uruguay’s lead in tact.

# fiji - Monday 23 September, 2019

'It's not in the spirit of the game' – Cheika criticises Fiji over Hodge referral

The former Leinster boss is unhappy with the decision to refer his player.

# fiji - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Hodge hit goes unpunished as Australia surge to win over Fiji RWC2019 This post contains videos

Hodge hit goes unpunished as Australia surge to win over Fiji

The Wallabies scored 27 second-half points without reply to avoid a shock after a fantastic start from Fiji.

# fiji - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Warrior Lealiifano poised to star in World Cup after overcoming leukaemia

The Australian out-half took on a stint with Ulster as he mounted his return to top class rugby.

Radradra on Fiji's wing as Cheika pairs Hooper and Pocock in Wallaby back row

The Australia coach was reluctant to suggest that the duo could also start together against Wales in week two.

# fiji - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Familiar foes all have a point to prove in Pool D

The teams in the fourth and final World Cup pool need no introduction (to one another).

# fiji - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Pacific Nations Cup wins for Ireland's World Cup opponents Japan and Samoa

Both teams are in Rugby World Cup Pool A alongside Joe Schmidt’s side for the upcoming tournament in Japan.

# fiji - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

'After rugby we have nothing': Player interests at the heart of enigmatic 'Caucau' story Oceans Apart This post contains videos

'After rugby we have nothing': Player interests at the heart of enigmatic 'Caucau' story

Dan Leo’s documentary tells the tale of one of rugby’s greatest talents.

# fiji - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Courageous Ireland fall short at London 7s after narrow defeat to Fiji

They will now face the All Blacks in the fifth place final after their 19-point win over Canada at Twickenham.

'Our goal is to get a Tier 2 nation into the World Cup quarter-finals'

World Rugby has been running a Pacific Islands Combine in recent years.

# fiji - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Conroy untouchable as Ireland beat Scotland to set up quarter-final clash with Fiji

The Tullamore flyer scored a hat-trick to tip the balance after an even first half.

# fiji - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Fiji to tackle World Cup without Nadolo after winger announces international retirement

Nemani Nadolo has called time on his Fiji career at 31.

# fiji - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Bastareaud slams 'pathetic' and 'shameful' France

Les Bleus had never lost to their opponents in nine previous attempts.

# fiji - Monday 20 November, 2017

The outrageous talent of Nemani Nadolo and more of the weekend's highlights November Tests This post contains videos

The outrageous talent of Nemani Nadolo and more of the weekend's highlights

In case you didn’t watch every minute of rugby going at the weekend, here’s a sampler.

Valuable experience, but back to the waiting game for Ireland's up-and-comers

The Pro14 returns this week and many of the team who defeated Fiji will find themselves back in provincial colours.

Schmidt braced for battle with 'frustrated' foe Argentina

The head coach says the 2015 World Cup quarter-final defeat won’t play a part in Ireland’s motivation this week, but he will have to look back to the clash.

# fiji - Saturday 18 November, 2017

'We took some chances tonight': Schmidt relieved to see experimental side find a way to win

“We wanted to see the players react under pressure,” says the head coach after a nervy end to the clash with Fiji.

Class of Conway and Carbery help stuttering Ireland edge past Fiji

An experimental selection from Joe Schmidt was put under intense scrutiny by a fantastic array of Fijian talent.

As it happened: Ireland vs Fiji, Autumn internationals

We had minute-by-minute coverage as Joe Schmidt’s side continued their November series when they met Fiji at the Aviva Stadium.

Ruddock leads an Irish charge low on experience, high on confidence against Fiji

From uncapped centre Chris Farrell to Andrew Porter on his first international start as tighthead, this Ireland side feel they are ready to meet Schmidt’s standards.

# fiji - Friday 17 November, 2017

Fiji boss wants end to 'amateur era' arrangements and a share of November wealth

Head coach John McKee has a re-energised Nemani Nadolo to call on for the sold-out clash in Ireland.

'They call today the captain's run, it was more Joey's run' -- Ruddock

“I’m just head down and push,” says lead-by-example skipper Rhys Ruddock.

Barbarian days a welcome change of pace and set Jordi Murphy up for Fiji

The Leinster man is back on the international scene for the first time since Chicago.

Schmidt excited to see how the depth chart holds up in 'acid test' against Fiji

Ireland’s head coach is counting down the matches before the 2019 World Cup, and he knows there are not many more chances to experiment.

# fiji - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Dillane determined to keep focus wider than just box-office Nakarawa

An inexperienced Ireland team will put an emphasis on their structure against Fiji.

Nadolo back in town as Fiji pack a punch in side to face Ireland

John McKee has made four changes to the side who lost to Italy last weekend.

# fiji - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Big-stage kicking priceless exposure for Joey Carbery

Ireland’s second choice out-half has found himself fourth in line for the kicking tee with Leinster.

# fiji - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Inspiring comeback sees Ian McKinley kick crucial penalty on Italy debut

McKinley scored an important second half penalty as Italy earned their first Test win of 2017.

# fiji - Friday 13 October, 2017

Kiwi refs appointed to Ireland's opening November Tests

Meanwhile, Frank Murphy will run the line for Wales’ biggest games next month.

# fiji - Saturday 24 June, 2017

No Ford fiesta as Scotland fail in Fiji a week after Wallabies win

Veteran hooker Ross Ford made history in Suva, becoming Scotland’s most capped player.

# fiji - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

McKinley misses out as Conor O'Shea names Italy squad for June Tests

The former Leinster man was part of the Italians’ wider training group ahead of the tour.

# fiji - Monday 8 May, 2017

Three new caps, but no Duncan Weir in Gregor Townsend's first Scotland squad

John Barclay will captain the squad for a gruelling travelling schedule that will take them through Singapore, Australia and Fiji.

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