USA

Stunning burst by Tonga puts Americans away

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A three-try burst in six minutes allowed Tonga to race away from the United States in a 40-12 rugby win on Saturday at Kingsholm in England.

All Blacks destroy USA as Sonny Bill Williams returns

On the double: Sonny Bill Williams scored twice for the All Blacks.

Code hopper Sonny Bill Williams made a successful return to international rugby by scoring two tries as the All Blacks hammered the United States 74-6 in their Test at Soldier Field in Chicago on Saturday.

Rugby

Scotland down USA to give Vern Cotter a winning start

On the scoreboard: Stuart Hogg.

Scotland made Vern Cotter's debut as coach a winning one, downing the United States 24-6 in a clash between teams that will face each other at next year's Rugby World Cup.

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Rugby

USA advances to Rugby World Cup

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The United States booked a berth in the 2015 Rugby World Cup with a 32-13 victory over Uruguay on Saturday at Kennesaw State University.

US bobsled medallist training closes in on Rio rugby berth

Elana Meyers (L) with Lauryn Williams after winning the silver medal in the bobsled. Meyers wants to play rugby at the Rio Olympics, Williams won a gold medal in athletics at the London Olympics.

US bobsled medallist training closes in on Rio rugby berth

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Rugby

Late try gives Uruguay World Cup qualifier draw with US

William Webb Ellis trophy

Scrumhalf Agustin Ormaechea scored a try five minutes from time to give Uruguay a 27-27 draw with favourites the United States in the first leg of their Rugby World Cup qualifier on Saturday.

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Hayden Smith returns to Saracens after NFL stint

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Australian-born American forward Hayden Smith has returned to leading English club Saracens after spending 18 months with the New York Jets in the NFL.

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Fiji keep Pacific Nations Cup hopes alive

Fiji kept alive their hopes of winning the Pacific Nations Cup rugby tournament when they beat the United States in a comprehensive 35-10 showing in Japan on Wednesday.

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Half-class: Shaw dominates as USA beats Russia in November series opener

The USA Eagles easily beat Russia 40-26 at Parc Eirias in Colwyn Bay, Wales, on Friday.

Italy thrash USA

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Riccardo Bocchino kicked three penalties and two conversions as Italy beat the United States 30-10, running in three tries on Saturday.

Four-try United States beat Georgia

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Roland Suniula and Taylor Mokate, brought into the United States starting line-up this week, both scored tries to help the USA Eagles beat Georgia 36-20 on Saturday.

Rugby

Canada pips USA in thriller

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New skipper Aaron Carpenter scored the winning try and fullback James Pritchard kicked in 13 points as Canada beat the United States 28-25 in a rugby union match on Saturday.