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The story behind Fiji's historic NRC move

Pacific neighbours: Ben Volavola of Fiji makes a break against Australia during the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Fiji's inclusion in the National Rugby Championship is the most meaningful gesture any tier one rugby nation has made to the Pacific Island nations. Here is the story behind Friday's historic announcement

Fiji to join NRC in 2017

 Vatemo Ravouvou

Fiji will play in Australia's National Rugby Championship next year in a historic development for the talent-rich Pacific Island nation.

Wales beat Fiji in epic battle

Desperate defence ... Matthew Morgan of Wales is pulled in by Fiji's Vereniki Goneva.

 Wales moved top of World Cup Pool A after claiming a third successive win that has left host nation England one defeat away from elimination.

Fiji's Waqaniburotu cited for May tackle

Case to answer: Dominiko Waqaniburotu of Fiji.

Fiji flanker Dominiko Waqaniburotu has been cited for an alleged act of foul play during the opening Rugby World Cup Pool A match against England at Twickenham, organisers said on Sunday.

Fiji's secret weapon for England

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 14:  Manueli Taubale Lagai of Fiji and Joji Baleviani Raqamate sing the national anthem ...

When the Fijian rugby team look over Twickenham, they won't see a band of angels coming to carry them home. Rather, they'll have a vicious England squad looking to stamp their authority on the World Cup in the opening game.

Wales hold on to edge 14-man Fiji

Nemani Nadolo touches down for Fiji.

Wales held on to edge a Fijian side reduced to 14 men in the 52nd minute by 17-13 in a hard-fought rugby Test at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on Saturday.

Thomas hat-trick on debut for France

Hat-trick hero: Teddy Thomas scores for France.

Teddy Thomas scored a hat-trick of tries on his France debut and South African-born Scott Spedding also shone on his first appearance for Les Bleus in a 40-15 victory over Fiji in Marseille on Saturday.