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BJ Telefoni Lima

BJ is a part-time sports reporter who has recently completed a Bachelor of Business at Waikato University. BJ plays club rugby for Fraser Tech in Hamilton. He is a youth group member of Apia Harvest Centre in Apia, and Arise Church in Hamilton.

Manu Samoa 7s Conquer the Pool of Death in Hong Kong

Your Manu Samoa 7’s have conquered the pool of death winning 3 matches from 3 defeating Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong. The host nation gave Samoa a run for their money pushing the men in blue for the full 14 minutes. Hong Kong scored first to the roars of the home crowd, and put […]

Samoa Defeat Defending Champions Australia by 22-17

Samoa are so far unscathed in the pool of death after a nail biting 22-17 win over defending champions, Australia. Samoa beat New Zealand 24-0 on Day 1 of the three-day prestigious Hong Kong 7s, and now face host nation Hong Kong to complete pool matches. Both teams had a decent crack at each other […]

Manu Samoa Open Hong Kong 7s with 24-0 Defeat of New Zealand

Manu Samoa 7’s have kicked off the 2022/2023 HSBC World Sevens Series with a dominant 24-0 win over the New Zealand All Blacks. Samoa were drawn into the pool of death for the Hong Kong 7’s,  matched off with defending champions Australia, Pacific rivals New Zealand and host nation Hong Kong. With a pool like […]

Toa Samoa ‘Usos are Game Ready’ for the Must-Win Match Against France

The Toa Samoa usos are game ready for their must-win match against France today. The team’s social media page depicts a side composed and ready for the task ahead, whilst the support of Samoans both at home and around the globe has been displayed through organised public events and parades. During an airport transit on […]

Manu Samoa 7’s Head Coach has named his squad for Hong Kong 7’s

Manu Samoa 7’s Head Coach Muliagatele Brian Lima has named his squad for the upcoming Hong Kong 7’s. The HSBC World 7s Series will kick start the 2022/2023 season with a return of the Hong Kong Sevens, which did not host a tournament last year due to the country’s Covid-19 restrictions. It is a crucial […]

Parish makes Six Changes to Toa Samoa Squad against Greece

Toa Samoa Head Coach Matt Parish has made six changes to his side that will face Greece this Monday morning (Sunday afternoon in England). Parish has been under fire by critics and public social media posts since his side took a 60-6 loss against England last week. To add to the stress, four players have […]

Vaiala Clinches 19-17 Win Over Tama Uli in Savaii

Vaiala Ulalei have taken out the Vodafone Iva Savaii Sevens after defeating Tama Uli 19-17 in a final that had every supporter on the edge of their seats. Vaiala started the match with a kick off that went too far into Tama Uli territory. This gave Tama Uli clean ball to put on an attack […]

Toa Samoa Players Apologise to the Nation for World Cup Loss to England

Toa Samoa player Faamanu ‘Nu’ Brown has posted an applogy on social media, asking the tapuaiga of Samoa to forgive them for the 60-6 loss at the hands of England in the opener of the League World Cup. The 27-year-old Christchurch-born Wests Tigers lock says, “Samoa forgive us.” “Samoa faamagalo ia matou. War aint over” […]

Toa Samoa Humbled by 60-6 Thrashing at the hands of England

Toa Samoa have been humbled by a 60-6 thrashing at the hands of England. This Samoa team has been talked about for over a year now however, the squad of superstars coming off briliant performances for their NRL clubs, have fallen well short of the mark in their first match of the Rugby League World […]

Former All Blacks Named in Manu Samoa Squad for Northern Hemisphere Tour

The Manu Samoa 32 man for the Northern Hemisphere tour was today announced by Lakapi Samoa Chairman, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi at a press conference held in Apia Wednesday afternoon. Manu Samoa Head Coach Vaovasaomanaia Seilala Mapusua has been able to capitalise on the long overdue changes to World Rugby eligibility rules. Headlining this 32 man squad […]