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Re: Rugby in Oceania

Postby Canalina » Fri, 17 Jul 2020, 10:22

The Oceania Cup 2020, to be held in Papua New Guinea, has been cancelled.
Usually the Oceania Cup was hosted just in odd years, but I think to remember that they decided to return to a yearly Oceania Cup. No luck for this first attempt.

The women's World Cup repechage, the women's Oceania Championship and the men's and women's Oceania 7s Championships are still in the 2020 program, at least as vague hope

https://www.fijitimes.com/oceania-rugby ... urnaments/
https://matangitonga.to/2020/07/17/ocea ... -cancelled
https://www.fbcnews.com.fj/sports/rugby ... cancelled/

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Re: Rugby in Oceania

Postby Canalina » Sun, 19 Jul 2020, 19:01

"Why World Rugby must suspend Fiji"

https://www.reddit.com/r/rugbyunion/com ... pend_fiji/

I just wonder why the two players were out of prison few time after having been condemned to years of jail

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Re: Rugby in Oceania

Postby Canalina » Sun, 26 Jul 2020, 08:16

Tonga funds-frozen and expelled by the PNC?

https://twitter.com/pacificwelfare/stat ... 4083177473

The same players' organization that writes this news denounced in the past days the scarcity of transparency and democracy in the Fiji, Samoa and Tonga federations

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Re: Rugby in Oceania

Postby victorsra » Sun, 26 Jul 2020, 14:17

Canalina wrote:Tonga funds-frozen and expelled by the PNC?

https://twitter.com/pacificwelfare/stat ... 4083177473

The same players' organization that writes this news denounced in the past days the scarcity of transparency and democracy in the Fiji, Samoa and Tonga federations

But they asked for it. They arent saying it is wrong.

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Re: Rugby in Oceania

Postby NaBUru38 » Mon, 27 Jul 2020, 15:56

So the Australian and New Zealand rugby unions are discussion a Trans-Tasman Super Rugby.

Apparently there are discussing between having 8 and 10 teams.

New Zealand wants to keep their 5 teams and add a Pacific team.

So the 8-team option would mean that Australia would have just 2 teams. I don't think it's feasible.

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Re: Rugby in Oceania

Postby Warpath » Fri, 25 Sep 2020, 01:39

Marist 7's is running in Fiji unfortunately no Channel is carrying all games but FBC Sports will carry most of it and the finals over the weekend, i'll be streaming them here ..may not work for all
http://walesi.rf.gd/fbcsports.html

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Re: Rugby in Oceania

Postby victorsra » Fri, 02 Oct 2020, 19:52


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Re: Rugby in Oceania

Postby NaBUru38 » Wed, 07 Oct 2020, 21:26

The New Zealand union announced that the Super Rugby Aotearoa will be played again in 2021, with a double round robin between the Blues, Chiefs, Crusaders, Hurricanes and Highlanders.

Australia and Argentina? Good luck, you will need it.

https://www.skysports.com/rugby-union/n ... rn-in-2021

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Re: Rugby in Oceania

Postby victorsra » Wed, 14 Oct 2020, 22:39

According to World Rugby the Solomon Islands are in North America https://www.world.rugby/organisation/me ... rthAmerica :lol:

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