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Hard gentleman captains Manu Samoa

7 November, 2012 - 1:57 pm in Latest News, Local News, Rugby, Sports

APIA: THURSDAY 08 NOVEMBER 2012: The hard running and determined loose head prop Sakaria Taulafo will captain the Manu Samoa in its opening test of its Northern Hemisphere tour against Canada this Saturday morning Samoan time. Fly half Tusi Pisi will direct…

Four changes to Manu Samoa due to injuries

1 November, 2012 - 3:52 pm in Local News, Rugby, Sports

SURREY, UK: FRIDAY 02 NOVEMBER 2012: Manu Samoa Team Manager, Namulauulu Sami Leota, has confirmed 4 new changes to the Manu Samoa’s initial selected…

$1.2m sponsors for Manu Samoa European tour acknowledged

1 November, 2012 - 3:27 pm in Local News, Rugby, Sports

By Aiga Tofilau APIA: FRIDAY 2nd NOVEMBER 2012: The Chairman of the Samoa Rugby Union and Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi today acknowledged…

Samoa hit by injuries after resolving dispute with French Rugby Federation

29 October, 2012 - 3:15 pm in Local News, Rugby, Sports

APIA: TUESDAY 30 OCTOBER 2012: Manu Samoa will have the bulk of its players at a training camp in Surrey this week after the Rugby Union resolved a dispute with its French counterparts. However management is scrambling for replacements after some key players…

Samoa goes legal to release players for Manu Samoa tour

28 October, 2012 - 9:47 pm in Local News, Rugby, Sports

APIA: 29 OCTOBER 2012: The Samoa Rugby Union Chief Executive Officer, Fred Amoa is taking stance by quoting the IRB Regulation 9 that allows players to fulfill their Test duties to their nation of birth. The concern was raised when the France Rugby Union (FRU)…