Samoa captain David Afamasaga said “no one’s spot is safe” including his own heading into the next round of the World Rugby Sevens Series in Hamilton on January 26th and 27th.
“We’re so strong not just physically but mentally, so eager and fierce.” That’s how Manu Sina captain Masuisuimatamaalii (Sui) Pauaraisa, 31, describes Samoan women.
The clash between reigning champions Moata’a and Shield holders Vaiala highlights the first round of the 2019 Apia Rugby Union club season, kicking off today at the Tuanaimato fields.
The Samoa Rugby Union are doing their best to stay afloat in an increasingly competitive sporting environment. That’s what S.R.U CEO Faleomavaega Vincent Fepuleai told the Samoa Observer.
The Samoa Rugby Union have their sights set firmly on the Rugby World Cup in Japan. CEO Faleomavaega Vincent Fepuleai said that’s their primary focus for 2019.
Rugby Australia has confirmed Michael Cheika will lead Australia to next year's World Cup but from now on will work under the supervision of Scott Johnson, who takes a new role as Australia's director of rugby.
The most sought-after coaching position in world rugby became available Friday when All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen announced he will step down after the 2019 World Cup.
Manu Samoa 7s coach Sir Gordon Tietjens is pleased with the performance of his side through the first two rounds of the World Rugby Sevens Series. Samoa finished 9th in Dubai and 10th in Cape Town, leaving them 10th in the overall standings of the ten-round competition.
Samoa 7s played in the Challenge final yesterday/this morning for the second World Rugby Sevens Series event in a row. However after last week’s 9th place finish in Dubai, Samoa finished 10th overall having lost their final 14-38 to Argentina.
Fiji capitalized on mistake after mistake by the United States to win the Cape Town World Rugby Sevens 29-15 on Sunday, sending the Americans to a second straight defeat in a final at the start of the season.
For the second week in a row, Samoa were unlucky to finish third in their World Rugby Sevens Series pool. Once again they ended Day One on seven points, equal with the first and second teams in their pool.
New Zealand scored in the left corner more than a minute after the fulltime hooter to beat host South Africa 26-21 Saturday and scrape through to the quarterfinals at the Cape Town World Rugby Sevens.
A last-minute dropped goal by Elton Jantjies lifted the Barbarians past Argentina 38-35 in a rugby thriller at Twickenham on Saturday.
Dillian Whyte stopped Dereck Chisora in the 11th round of an all-British heavyweight bout at the 02 Arena on Saturday to make a claim to be Anthony Joshua's next challenger.
He can laugh about it now, the concept of being "too big" that led him on this extraordinary journey to the Philadelphia Eagles.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is keeping a close eye on Gabriel Jesus now the young striker's family are no longer with him in England.
American basketball player Mike James says he was racially profiled by Milan police who pointed guns at him and two friends after being stopped on the street — a claim that police deny.
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