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Va’afauese Apelu-Maliko Amongst Outstanding Performers of 2023 World Rugby 7s Series

Sunday 21 May 2023, Source: World Rugby Sevens. The men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2023 Award winners were announced on Sunday following a spectacular conclusion to the Series which saw New Zealand awarded their 14th Series title, Argentina win the HSBC London Sevens, Australia secure the final Paris 2024 Summer Olympics spot and Canada […]

Rubgy World Cup Ends for Bundee Aki with 3 Match Ban

Samoa Overcomes Australia to Qualify for Cup Quarterfinal in London

Right from the kickoff Taunu’u Niulevaea showed excellent strength at the breakdown to earn Samoa the ball. From there they spread wide to Va’afauese Apelu-Maliko who made easy work of an Australian defender to score Samoa’s first try. Samoa’s second try was a carbon copy of their first. Brilliant work again by Samoa in the […]

Manu Samoa Sevens are 7th in Overall Standings after Vancouver

Hong Kong 7s: Manu Samoa Edge Out Australia 15-12

Manu Samoa have made the 9th place final in Hong Kong after a down-to-the-last minute battle with Pacific neighbours Australia. Tuna Tuitama continues his form to add early points for Samoa in the first minute. Vaafauese Apelu-Maliko added two tries to take his season tally to 31 – placing him first equal with New Zealand’s […]

Sir Gordon Makes One Change to Sevens Squad for LA-Canada

Vodafone National Provincial Championship Results for Round 1

The Vodafone National Provincial Championship (NPC) 2023 kicked off on Saturday 11th March at St Joseph’s College Fields, Alafua. After two years in the COVID wilderness Samoa provincial rugby finally made a comeback yesterday with the NPC kicking off for the first time since 2016. The Super 9 rugby championship replaced the NPC from 2017 […]

Sir Gordon Makes One Change to Sevens Squad for LA-Canada

TIR Moataa Retains Taula Apia Rugby Union Shield after Close Challenge by Laulii Lions

The Taumeasina Island Resort Moataa side managed to hold onto the shield after a solid challenge by the Laulii Lions. TIR Moataa were leading by 17-5 at halftime, with Laulii missing out on a try in the first five minutes, ruled disallowed due to a knock-on. The men in white only scored 7 points in […]

Anne Fatialofa Receives Award “On Behalf of Kerrs Road”

Lots of Action at Taula Apia Rugby Union

There was a lot of action at the Tunaimato rugby grounds as the Taula Apia Rugby Union competition continued into its second week with the men’s shield game and visitors from Aotearoa joining the launch of the women’s round-robin. The Men’s Senior A shield remains with the Taumeasina Island Resort sponsored the Moataa Whites after […]

31st Marist International Sevens Set For 15-16 February