A few new World Cup contenders, and a few amateurs soon to be professionals. Without further adieu, the class of the 2015 World Rugby Pacific Challenge.
The last round of the Pacific Challenge is in the books, but before we pick a best of there needs to be a proper selection from the fourth and final round.
An emotional day of matches brought an exciting couple of weeks of Pacific Challenge action to a close, with Argentina once again taking the spoils.
There were plenty of players putting up their hand this week which made a few selections difficult, but here’s the best of Pacific Challenge Round 3.
Round 3 of the Pacific Challenge is in the books, with some of the tournament’s most exciting action taking place as the teams wrapped up pool play.
It keeps getting tougher for Canada. After the narrow defeat to Samoa they now face defending champions Argentina in round 3 of the Pacific Challenge.
Not too much to think about this week, with Fiji and Argentina the clear standouts and contributing the bulk of selections. Japan are again out of the fold.
Round 2 of the Pacific Challenge saw the Argentina up their game against Tonga, Canada lose their discipline against Samoa, and Fiji throttle poor Japan.
A selection of the best players on show in Round 1 of the Pacific Challenge, with five out of six teams represented. Guess which one missed out?
There was plenty of entertaining rugby on display in the midst of sweltering heat in Suva as the inaugural Pacific Challenge kicked off in fine fashion.