Tag Archives: Pool C

Pumas looks set for quarters after Tonga thumping

Pumas fly-half Nicolas Sanchez scored 25 poins with a try and eight successful kicks against Tonga. Photo: World Rugby

Pumas fly-half Nicolas Sanchez scored 25 poins with a try and eight successful kicks against Tonga. Photo: World Rugby

Football legend Diego Maradona joins Argentina’s dressing-room celebrations following crucial Pool C win

Argentina have all but achieved their first goal at Rugby World Cup 2015, with victory over Tonga giving them a foothold in the quarter-finals.

Their next target has been set by none other than football legend Diego Maradona.

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Aulika calls for expansive rugby

Tongan prop Halani Aulika calls for Ikale Tahi to play running game. Photo: Planet Rugby

Tongan prop Halani Aulika calls for Ikale Tahi to play running game. Photo: Planet Rugby

Tonga prop Halani Aulika said there would be a paradigm shift when his team play against Namibia in a Pool C fixture at Sandy Park tomorrow morning.

Aulika, who was on the field for 64 minutes during that surprising defeat against Georgia in their opening World Cup match, said the onus would now be on Tonga to take the initiative.

The direct approach adopted against Georgia simply did not work under the circumstances.

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