With four tries to his name from the opening couple of matches of the NRL season, New Zealand Warriors flyer David Fusitu’a has every reason to be smiling. The winger again bagged a athletic double as his team secured back to back triumphs, beating the Gold Coast Titans 20-8 at Mt Smart Stadium on Saturday.
Source: Fusitu’a is flying for Warriors – NRL
Following the third day of round-robin matches on Tuesday April 15 in the International Rugby Board (IRB) Junior World Rugby Trophy for players under 20-years-old, has now reached the finals stage.
via Tonga-Japan Showdown for IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy – The Epoch Times.
Tonga will face Japan in the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy 2014 final with a place in next year’s IRB Junior World Championship awaiting the winner after finishing top of their respective pools in Hong Kong on Tuesday.
via International Rugby Board.
Canada will play for seventh place at the eight-team IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy after dropping a 37-12 decision to Japan on Tuesday.
via Canada beaten at Junior World Rugby Trophy, will play Hong Kong for seventh place – Yahoo News Canada.
Flanker Sebastian Brien will be one of four changes in the starting line-up for Hong Kong and his orders will be to close down the flashy game which opponents Tonga will bring in their second outing at the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy on Friday.
via Hong Kong aim to shut down flashy play of Tonga | South China Morning Post.
The Kingdom is vying with seven other teams for promotion to the Junior World Championship, having finished fifth last year and third in 2012.
Coach Fe’ao Vunipola says the team has had a thorough build-up playing three matches in the Australian Under 20 Championship.
via Sport: Tonga U20s ready for rugby revival | Radio New Zealand News.