Samoans Abroad

COURAGEOUS: Sam Stanley. Photo:

Samoan-English Sevens player Sam Stanley, nephew of an All Black great and a member of one of rugby’s most well-known families, has come out.

Joseph Parker shows off his hidden piano talent.

Samoan boxer Joseph Parker has shown off his impressive piano skills in a 60 second YouTube video.

TALKING POINT: Sonny Bill Williams, charging for the Chiefs against the Highlanders, is favoured to get first crack in this year's All Blacks midfield with Ryan Crotty of the Crusaders. Photo: Getty Images

Sonny Bill Williams' presence in a new-look midfield could be just one talking point of an intriguing All Blacks team to take on Samoa.

PROUD SAMOANS: Seiuli Dwayne Johnson and Tanoai Reed.

Russell Lupetaala is a patient at the Shriners’ Hospitals for Children in Honolulu, where he’s known by the nickname “Hollywood”.

Robbie Magasiva in Samoa.

While acting in movies may seem as a career that’s full of glitz and glamour, Samoa’s Robbie Magasiva will readily tell you that it’s not.