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US Eagles unveiled for year-end Tests

Thirty-five players have been chosen for the US national team's tour next month - which features a Test against New Zealand.

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US Eagles' best for All Blacks

The United States will be able to select leading players based in Britain, France and Japan in their team to play New Zealand.

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Spain reign over Ukraine

At the freezing cold Spartak Stadium in Alushta on the Black Sea, Spain beat Ukraine 41-6 in a European Nations, Division One match on Saturday. Read More »

Georgia win brutal arm wrestle

Georgia showed good determination to hold off a physical Romanian side before pulling away and registering a convincing 25-9 victory in their World Cup Pool B clash in Palmerston North on Wednesday. Read More »

Pool B preview: Georgia v Romania

It's a long way for home for Georgia and Romania and yet their Pool B World Cup match has something of a local derby about it. Read More »

Romania pick strong side

Romania have made 11 changes to the weakened team they put in the field against England for Wednesday's 2011 Rugby World Cup Pool B in Palmerston North against neighbours Georgia, in one of rugby's big rivalries. Read More »

Ten-try England rout Romania

England ran in 10 tries as they thrashed Romania 67-3 in their Pool B match in Dunedin on Saturday to move a step nearer the World Cup quarterfinals. Read More »

Pool B preview: England v Romania

England should cruise to the third straight victory of their campaign when they take on a much-changed Romania outfit in their World Cup Pool B encounter at the Otago Stadium in Dunedin on Saturday. Read More »

Romania ring the changes

Romanian coach Romeo Gontineac has made 11 changes to his team to play England in their Pool B World Cup clash at the Otago Stadium in Dunedin on Saturday.

Pumas cut Oaks down to size

Argentina put together a scintillating first-half display of running rugby to brush aside the challenge of Romania, who they beat 43-8 in their World Cup Pool B fixture at Rugby Park in Invercargill on Saturday.

Pool B preview: Argentina v Romania

Argentina will aim to get their World Cup campaign back on track when they face Romania on Saturday in a Pool B game they must win to keep alive their hopes of, once again, reaching the last eight.

Oaks front up for Pumas challenge

Romania head coach Romeo Stefan Gontineac has named his team for the Oaks' second Rugby World Cup Pool B match - against Argentina at Invercargill's Rugby Park Stadium - on Saturday.

Danielli double prevents Scottish blues

Scotland escaped suffering an embarrassing shock on the opening weekend of the World Cup to Romania but only thanks to two late Simon Danielli tries, as the Scots claimed a 34-24 Pool B win over the Oaks.

Pool B preview: Scotland v Romania

Scotland will be out to gain some valuable early momentum when they take on minnows Romania in the opening Pool B encounter at Rugby Park in New Zealand's southernmost city of Invercargill on Saturday.

Six changes for Romania

Romania will have six changes from the team that beat Ukraine 41-16 last month, when they take on Scotland in a World Cup Pool B opener at Invercargill on Saturday.

Apostol answers Romanian SOS

Rugby World Cup organisers have confirmed that Romanian wing Catalin Fercu has withdrawn from the tournament, saying he has been diagnosed with pneumonia.

Profile: Romania seek knockout glory

Romania have played in every World Cup to date but unfortunately for the Oaks, they have yet to claw their way out of the group stages.

Kings triumphant in Romania

On the National Stadium with its arc of triumph, on a hot, hot Bucharest day, the South African Kings from the Eastern Cape triumphed in the IRB's Nations Cup, beating Portugal 39-12 on Day Three and so ending the only unbeaten team.