Romania - Rugby's Dependables

They’ve featured in every World Cup since its inauguration and are preparing for the sport’s biggest stage once again in less than 500 days in England. So how do Romania remain so consistent?
4 June 2014

November Autumn Internationals Round 4 Preview

The November Autumn Rugby Internationals Round 4 features ten mouth-watering matches including the All Blacks vs Ireland match which is sure to see history made
22 November 2013

Finding the next Argentina: Tier 2 nation's quest for parity

Rugby is often referred to as a global game, implying its tentacles stretch into every continent. In fact, it is global in appeal but it is far from globally competitive.
20 November 2012

My World Cup Tales - Romania with Marius Tincu

Back in their heyday of the 1980's, Romania could list France, Wales and the 1984 Grand Slam winning Scotland side amongst their list of major scalps, while in 1981, they fell to the All Blacks by a mere 14 points to 6 in a game that also saw the 'Oaks' have two tries disallowed.
8 February 2012

World Cup Tales - Canada with DTH Van Der Merwe

Canada are one of the stalwarts of World Cup rugby, being one of only three countries outside the Six Nations and The Rugby Championship powerhouses to feature in every tournament (alongside Japan and Romania) and have consistently proven themselves as one of the second tier's most combative of opponents.
26 January 2012

Rugby World Cup Match Report - England 67-3 Romania

10 tries including hat-tricks from Mark Cueto and Chris Ashton, helped England secure a comfortable win as they finally announced their arrival at the tournament.
24 September 2011

Rugby World Cup Match Preview - England vs Romania

Martin Johnson has called for his England side to make "big improvements€ when they face Romania on Saturday morning.
23 September 2011

Rugby World Cup Match Preview - Argentina vs Romania

Argentina look to get their push for the World Cup quarter-finals back on track on Saturday afternoon as they face a Romania at Rugby Park, with the inhabitants of Invercargill hoping for a more engrossing affair than Scotland and Georgia offered up on Wednesday night.
16 September 2011

Rugby World Cup Match Report - Scotland 34 - 24 Romania

Scotland narrowly avoided an embarrassing opening game defeat as their World Cup campaign got off to a stuttering start.
10 September 2011

Rugby World Cup Game Preview - Romania vs Scotland

Scotland go into their opening Rugby World Cup match against Romania off the back of two encouraging victories against Ireland and Italy.
9 September 2011

Rugby World Cup 2011 - Ones To Watch Part 1: Northern Hemisphere

Ovidiu Tonita plies his trade in France with Perpignan. Tonita previously played lock for Romania, however now he plays at No.8 or Flanker
24 May 2011