Tag - Rugby

Tonga’s Taufa Joins Montpellier as Test Cover

Montpellier, France, Oct 22 (AFP/APP): Tonga prop Toma'akino Taufa has signed a two-month deal as international cover for Montpellier, the French Top 14 club announced on Thursday. The outfit will be without three front-rowers -- France's Mohamed Haouas and Georgian pair Levan Chilachava and Misha Nariashvili -- for up to six league games due to upcoming Test matches and next month's Autumn Nations Cup.

All Blacks Coach Warns Wallabies will ‘Fight’ for Bledisloe Cup

Auckland, Oct 18 (AFP/APP): The All Blacks set a "marker" with their convincing win over the Wallabies but they must keep improving if they want to retain the Bledisloe Cup, new coach Ian Foster said on Sunday. The four-tries-to-one, 27-7 win in Auckland was much needed by New Zealand after they began the four-match series with a disappointing draw last week in Wellington, Foster's first game in charge.