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Land -- and name -- for Fiji rugby coach after 1st gold medal

SUVA, Fiji (AP) Fiji continues to heap honors on Ben Ryan, the England-born coach who guided its sevens rugby team to the country's first-ever gold medal at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. (MORE)

Beauden Barrett re-signs with New Zealand Rugby

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) All Blacks flyhalf Beauden Barrett has re-signed with New Zealand Rugby through the 2019 Rugby World Cup. (MORE)

Cronulla, Melbourne in showdown for minor premiers

SYDNEY (AP) Cronulla rallied from 12-0 down to beat the Sydney Roosters 37-12 on Saturday, snapping a four-match losing streak and setting up a showdown with Melbourne for the minor premiership in next weekend's last round of the National Rugby League regular season. (MORE)

Wallabies coach bags ref after loss to New Zealand

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) Australia coach Michael Cheika launched a blistering attack on referee Romain Poite after his team lost to New Zealand 29-9 on Saturday, saying he was "bitterly disappointed" at the Frenchman's treatment of Wallabies captain Stephen Moore. (MORE)

No citing for Franks after NZ-Australia test

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) New Zealand prop Owen Franks will not be cited over an incident in Saturday's Rugby Championship test which Australia coach Michael Cheika highlighted amid claims of eye gouging. (MORE)

Argentina beats Springboks 26-24 in Rugby Championship

SALTA, Argentina (AP) A week after letting a winning chance slip through its fingers, Argentina beat South Africa 26-24 in the Rugby Championship on Saturday to claim only its second-ever victory over the Springboks. (MORE)

New Zealand beats Australia 29-9 to keep Bledisloe Cup

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) Winger Israel Dagg scored two tries as New Zealand beat Australia 29-9 in a Rugby Championship test on Saturday which also extended their 13-year hold on the Bledisloe Cup. (MORE)

Australia men, Fiji women win Olympics 7s berths

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) The Australian men's and Fiji women's teams claimed places in the rugby sevens tournament at next year's Olympics by winning their finals at the Oceania regional qualifying tournament on Sunday. (MORE)

England beat Kiwis 20-14 to win rugby league series

WIGAN, England (AP) England won a rugby league series against top-ranked New Zealand for the first time in eight years when it took an exhilarating third and deciding test 20-14 on Saturday. (MORE)

Samoa, Australia unbeaten at Oceania Olympic 7s

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) Australia and Samoa were unbeaten on the first day of the Oceania Olympic rugby sevens qualifying tournament on Saturday and remain headed for a showdown to decide which will claim a place at next year's Rio de Janiero games. (MORE)