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Hosts in Nations Cup showdown

NEWS: Argentina Jaguars and Romania will go head-to-head for the Nations Cup 2015 title in Bucharest on Saturday.

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Nine weeks for Canadian eye-gouger

Canada's Ray Barkwill has been suspended for nine weeks for making contact with an opponent's eye area during his team's match against Romania.

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Romania kick past Canada

Canada have dropped the final game of their year-end tour to Romania in a tryless 9-18 defeat.
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Preview: Romania v Canada

Canadian coach Kieran Crowley made three changes to his starting XV for Saturday's Test against Romania in Bucharest, a game that closes out 2014 and the year-end tour.

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Japan kick their way to victory

Japan fullback Ayumu Goromaru scored six penalties to give his team a far from convincing 18-13 victory over Romania.

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Preview: Romania v Japan

Japan head into their clash with Romania with a 10-Test unbeaten streak which has seen them rise to ninth in the world rankings.

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Eagles bounce back in Bucharest

The USA Eagles bounced back from their heavy defeat to the All Blacks with a 27-17 victory over Romania in Bucharest on Saturday.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.