Samoans in Europe: Ah You, Mulipola's Newcastle unbeaten in 10

With two weeks of European Champions Cup and Challenge Cup competition complete, Samoan rugby players and their Northern Hemisphere clubs have returned to their domestic cups and leagues.

RFU Championship Cup

Newcastle 50-10 Hartpury
Former Ireland prop Rodney Ah You started for the Falcons as they extended their unbeaten start to the season to 10 games on Saturday morning.
He was replaced by Manu Samoa’s Logovi’i Mulipola during the second half.

 

Premiership Rugby

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Bath 12-25 Saracens
Former Wallaby Will Skelton and Scotland international Sean Maitland both started for Saracens in their away win on Saturday morning.
Maitland scored for the London club in their fourth win in five games to start the Premiership season, although they still sit at the bottom of the table after being deducted 35 points for a salary cap breach.

 

Pro 14

Ulster 29-5 Scarlets
Manu Samoa midfielder Kieron Fonotia missed out with a calf strain as his Scarlets side went down to the Irish province on Saturday morning.

 

Pro D2

Nevers 16-13 Beziers
Manu Samoa lock Senio Toleafoa came off the bench after 23 minutes for Nevers in their win on Saturday morning.
Tyrone Viiga started at number eight for Beziers, until he was replaced by fellow Samoan Kelly Meafua.

Aurillac 16-18 Montauban
Lock Utu Maninoa scored for Montauban in their come-from-behind win over second five Rhema Sagote’s Aurillac on Saturday morning.
Manu Samoa centre Robert Lilomaiava was brought on from the bench early for Montauban to replace former All Black Benson Stanley.

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