17 Jun 2014

Sport: Fiji join Samoa in IRB top ten

2:29 pm on 17 June 2014

Samoa and Fiji and both risen in the latest IRB world rugby rankings.

Samoa's 15-0 victory over Italy saw them move up one spot to ninth, with Fiji joining them in the top ten after a resounding 45-17 triumph against Tonga on Saturday.

The Pacific rivals, who clash this weekend in Suva, overtake Argentina, who drop out of the top ten after suffering a second straight loss at home against Ireland.

The 'Ikale Tahi remain in 13th place.