ALL BLACKS CAPTAIN RULED OUT

The All Blacks are gearing up for their crucial game against Wales which will come up on Saturday, 25th November with the kick-off scheduled for 17:15 GMT.

New Zealand captain Kieran Read will miss Saturday’s game against Wales in Cardiff with a sore back. Lock Sam Whitelock, 29, will be the one to lead the team in the absence of Read for the first time in his 96th international appearance. Read More “ALL BLACKS CAPTAIN RULED OUT”

ARGENTINA CAPTAIN SENDS WARNING TO IRELAND

Despite having a good record against Ireland, Argentina have never won in Dublin. But Argentina captain Agustin Creevy has warned Ireland his side are out to create history in Dublin when the two sides meet.

Although the Pumas have beaten Ireland in three out of four World Cup meetings, and five of their nine meetings on Argentine soil, they have been beaten on each of their eight visits to Dublin. Creevy, who has previously lost here in 2010 and 2012, is keen to put the record straight. Read More “ARGENTINA CAPTAIN SENDS WARNING TO IRELAND”

AUSTRALIA THRASH FIJI

Valentine Holmes scored a record six tries as Australia thrashed Fiji 54-6 in Brisbane to reach their 14th straight World Cup final. But the clinical Kangaroos built a 22-2 lead by the break and Holmes’ World Cup record haul was among 10 tries. Billy Slater and Dane Gagai also crossed twice for Australia, while Suliasi Vunivalu scored for Fiji.

The Kangaroos will face England who defeated Tonga in the final, which takes place in Brisbane on December 2. Australia winger Holmes scored five tries against Samoa in Darwin and went one better in Brisbane on Friday. Holmes has now scored 12 tries at the 2017 World Cup. Read More “AUSTRALIA THRASH FIJI”