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King joins Tongan fans in 34-16 defeat to Australia

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) Australia crushed the hopes of a nation - and its watching king - when it beat Tonga 34-16 Saturday in their first rugby league test encounter. (MORE)

Jones names weakened England rugby squad amid injury crisis

LONDON (AP) With at least 11 players injured or suspended, England rugby coach Eddie Jones has delved into the country's deep pool of reserves to pick an enlarged squad for the November tests that include matches against the southern hemisphere's big three. (MORE)

Kerevi back for Wallabies, 3 uncapped players also in squad

SYDNEY (AP) Center Samu Kerevi has been recalled and three uncapped players have been included in Australia's 31-man squad for the third Bledisloe Cup test against New Zealand in Japan on Oct. 27. (MORE)

Wales pick 2 uncapped wingers for November rugby tests

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) Wales picked two uncapped wingers for its November rugby tests on Tuesday despite a serious hit to its stock of back-rowers. (MORE)

Vunipolas and lock Isiekwe latest England injury worries

LONDON (AP) No. 8 Billy Vunipola is the latest injury blow to England's home rugby test campaign next month after breaking his arm for the third time this year. (MORE)

New Zealand All Blacks select 51 for season-ending tour

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) The All Blacks have taken the unprecedented step of selecting a player based in Japan among an enlarged squad of 51 for autumn test matches against Australia, Japan, England, Ireland and Italy. (MORE)

Wane's Wigan beats Warrington 12-4 in grand final

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Wigan beat Warrington 12-4 in the English Super League grand final on Saturday to keep its promise to send coach Shaun Wane out on a high. (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)