19 Oct 2006

Australia A joins IRB Pacific nations Cup

7:01 am on 19 October 2006

Australia A will make its debut in the new International Rugby Board Pacific Nations Cup next year.

The new Tournament replaces the IRB Pacific Five Nations with Fiji, Japan, Samoa Tonga and the Junior All Blacks .

The Pacific Nations Cup will follow the Pacific Rugby Cup, which involves two representative sides from Fiji, Samoa and Tonga.

The competition kicks-off on the 26th of May when Samoa host reigning champion Junior All Blacks.