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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.

England picks serving Fijian soldier

Bath flyer Semesa Rokoduguni is set to make his England debut.

English rugby loves to trumpet its links with the military, so the RFU's marketing men will be beside themselves with the news that Semesa Rokoduguni, a serving soldier, has been called up to the squad for the four November internationals.

IRB suspends funding for Fiji

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The International Rugby Board announced on Saturday that it had suspended all direct financial support to the Fiji Rugby Union (FRU) with immediate effect because of concerns over the administration and governance of the Union.