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  1. News - Asia - FIJI

    Thousands flee Cyclone Evan in Fiji

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:39pm by AFP

    ... as a precaution. At least four people were killed when the cyclone slammed into neighbouring Samoa late last week and the Fiji government said it was taking no chances, shifting tourists and residents from ... assessing damage to remote islands in Samoa, where the New Zealand Rescue Coordination Centre is overseeing a search for three boats carrying eight men that failed to return from fishing trips ...

  2. Three-try Pesamino toast of Samoa

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Battle of the Pacific islanders a classic story of a game of two halves, with Fiji losing out The bright city lights did not startle Samoa's village-grown heroes as they beat much-fancied Fiji in one of the strangest Cup finals ever played in the history of the Sevens. Samoa scored five first-half tries, three by Hong Kong debutant Mikaele Pesamino, ...

  3. Samoa get job done with minimum fuss

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Samoa got their title defence off to the best possible start with a 35-7 victory over Sri Lanka in pool B, although they know bigger challenges lie ahead. The Samoans never had ... outpaced the Samoan cover at least got the Lankans on the scoreboard in the second half, but that was as good as it got. For Samoa coach Rudolf Moors the fact his side completed their first match ...

  4. News - World - FIJI

    Fiji scrambles to evacuate tourists as monster storm Evan nears

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... threatened the Pacific nation with "catastrophic damage" after causing devastation in Samoa. After crossing Samoa, Evan intensified as it ploughed through the Pacific and forecasters said destructive winds could reach nearly 300km/h by the time it hits Fiji early today. At least four people were killed when Evan slammed into Samoa and the toll was expected to rise with a search ...

  5. Four out of four- New Zealand's perfect path to Hong Kong Stadium

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dubai December 1- beat Fiji But what a scare- having led 26-0 31-21 George December 8- beat Fiji Easier- but Fiji have two sin-binned 34-7 Wellington February 2- beat Samoa Victor Vito's try makes the difference 22-17 San Diego February 10- beat South Africa Thrash Fiji and Kenya on the way 27-12 ...

  6. Samoans soak up soggy conditions

    Posted Mar 25th 2009, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... in wet conditions- the team with the best ball skills will win. But we've had some rain in Samoa and the guys will be used to it. Whatever the conditions, we'll be looking to keep ... in Hong Kong so I'd say they are favourites.' Two years ago Samoa beat old rivals Fiji 27-22 in the final, while last year they were beaten 12-10 by South Africa in the semis. ...

  7. Hong Kong edged out of Cup by Fijians

    Posted Jan 25th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay A narrow loss to a Fijian select team- Uprising Beach Resort- saw Hong Kong missing out on a place in the Cup competition at the Heineken Hottest Sevens in Darwin yesterday. Hong Kong were edged out 21-17 by the Fijians, who finished second in the pool behind the tournament's second seeds, the Digicel Barbarians from Samoa. The Barbarians defeated Hong Kong ...

  8. Review needs to query some decisions

    Posted Apr 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to be called to receive an allotment while enjoying a rugby game. I cannot help but notice that England, while playing very good rugby, have had all major decisions go in their favour. Samoa have been ...

  9. Wrath

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... haka could be seen as 'rugby rage' incarnate- it is derived from a war chant, after all. And whenever Fiji face Samoa there are looks (and tackles) that could kill. But perhaps real ...

  10. News - World - FIJI

    Tropical Cyclone Evan hits Viti Levu, Fiji

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... But Fijian authorities said there had been no reported casualties from the category four storm by late yesterday, unlike in neighbouring Samoa, where it killed at least four people late last week ...




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