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Nov 18, 2022

Portugal qualify for 2023 RWC

Portugal have kicked a penalty goal in the 82nd minute to draw with USA 16-16 in the final match of the last qualifying tournament for 2023 RWC.

Portugal therefore have qualified for the tournament, going through on points differential.

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Jul 25, 2022

Tonga qualify for RWC 2023

Tonga have qualified for RWC 2023 by beating Hong Kong 44-22 for the last Asia/Pacific spot in the RWC 2023.

Hong Kong go on to the Final Qualifying Tournament to find the last team to make the RWC. This final tournament will be played by Hong Kong, Portugal, USA and Kenya.

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Jun 19, 2022

Stormers win United Rugby Championship

The Stormers have won the inaugural United Rugby Championship, beating the Bulls 18-13 in Cape Town.

After a slow start and being down 7-3 at half time, the Stormers improved to score two second half tries to win a close match.

It was the Stormers first title after having not won the Super Rugby competition prior to the move to the URC.

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Jun 18, 2022

Crusaders win title again.

The Crusaders have dominated the Blues in Auckland, to win the 2022 Super Rugby Pacific title 21-7.

A dominant performance led to a 13-0 half time score in trying conditions. In the first half, the Crusaders took control of the set pieces and destroyed the Blues lineout ball. The second half was an improvement for the Blues but they were finished off by a try in the 76th minute.

The win was the Crusaders 11th Super Rugby title.

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May 29, 2022

La Rochelle win European Rugby Champions Cup

La Rochelle has won the European Rugby Champions Cup with a thrilling 24-21 win over Leinster in Marseille.

La Rochelle left it to the very last minute to score the winning points. a try next to the posts.

Leinster had scored 6 penalties to lead up to the 66th minute but in the end, with 3 tries to none, La Rochelle deserved the championship.

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May 27, 2022

Lyon win European Rugby Challenge Cup.

Lyon have won the EPRC Challenge Cup, their first ever European trophy, by dominating Toulon 30-12 in the final at Marseille.

A slim 10-7 lead at half time was suddenly out to a 20 point lead by the 50th minute with 14 points scored in a 5 minute period.

Toulon were well beaten and suffered their 4th loss in 4 appearances in the Challenge Cup final.

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