Samoa Rugby Union chief executive officer Faleomavaega Vincent Fepulea’i said despite progress being made, there are still financial issues from the past that need to be addressed.
Samoa Rugby Union CEO Faleomavaega Vincent Fepulea’i said the departure of general manager of High Performance Zane Hilton shouldn’t be too much of an issue for the Union. Hilton resigned this week from the role, which involves overseeing the performance and direction of Samoa’s national teams. But Faleomavaega said next person in the job will just pick up where he left off.
Bristol Bears rugby coach and former Manu Samoa international Pat Lam said bringing in Samoan and Polynesian players wasn’t a conscious decision, but it is one that’s paying dividends.
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.
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.
© Samoa Observer 2016
Developed by Samoa Observer in Apia