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  1. Holders Samoa primed after beachside bootcamp

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney It is said that it is harder to defend a title successfully than to win it, and no one knows this better than Samoa. The Samoans come to Hong Kong as champions after ... Moors pushed his squad to the limit during training on Maninoa Beach, Siumu, Samoa where his players underwent intense strength training, which included carrying two 20kg sand bags above ...

  2. Halai's absence deals Kiwis a major blow

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Elizabeth and Wellington. Fiji, England and Samoa have won the other legs. NZ squad Tomasi Cama, DJ Forbes, Bryce Heem, Mark Jackman, Tim Mikkelson, Waisake Naholo, Kylem O'Donnell, Charles ...

  3. Double jeopardy

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay England eke out victory against Samoa- and now they have to do it all over again Like a recurring nightmare, sentimental favourites England will once again meet Samoa ... Africa take on Australia while, in Groundhog Day fashion, the defending champions Samoa front-up against England. It was skin-of-the-teeth stuff, with Simon Hunt the hero for a young England ...

  4. Fiji boss backs kids to earn an education

    Posted Mar 29th 2009, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... (Fjji have won nine Hong Kong Sevens and two World Cup titles here). Tanivula was sweating buckets after his squad held six-man Samoa to a 12-12 draw, having laboured to an unimpressive 26-17 ... desperate. We pushed the passes but we didn't concentrate well. Credit to the boys, though. We came back when we needed to,' said Tanivula, whose side trailed 12-7 against Samoa ...

  5. Samoans make all the right moves

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford The new champions are Samoa, but they could easily have been joined on the podium by a series of sumo wrestlers, a horde of runaway brides and thousands of other partying ... night's hard-fought final between Samoa and Fiji topped a great weekend for sport in the city as Wong Kam-po won Hong Kong a cycling world championship in the men's 15km scratch race ...

  6. 'This victory is for Christchurch'

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... a semi-final against Samoa who couldn't quite conjure up the same magic they showed in winning the title last year. Missing injured skipper Lolo Lui, Samoa had an equally tough time in seeing off ...

  7. Welsh wizards grab World Cup glory in thriller

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... a triumphant march that included shock wins over powerhouse nations New Zealand and Samoa. A sniping blindside run from Aled Thomas paved the way for the Welsh victory as he broke a 12-12 deadlock ... Zealand, the 2001 champions, who were edged out 15-14 by Wales. Next up were England, stunned by Samoa in extra-time, 31-26. Argentina then held their nerve to beat South Africa 14-12 before Kenya ...

  8. Fiji gain revenge as HK fail to fire

    Posted Apr 09th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay One week after losing the Hong Kong Sevens, Fiji turned the tables on Samoa, scraping home to a 21-7 victory in the Cup final at the Adelaide Sevens yesterday. It was the fourth time they have met in a final at the IRB Sevens this season with the score standing at 2-2. Fiji, who lost 27-22 to Samoa in Hong Kong, avenged that loss and nailed their opponents ...

  9. Lindsay-Hague's return boosts England's Sevens hopes

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... in Dubai when he scored a brace of tries in the semi-final against New Zealand as well as in the final against Samoa. In his absence England were runners-up in both George, South Africa, ...

  10. Barbarians unveil strong Tens line-up

    Posted Mar 01st 2011, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... (Samoa), Takuro Miuchi (Japan), Timur Mashurov (Kazakhstan), Viliame Satala (Fiji). Coach: David Campese (Aust). President & Manager: Sean Fitzpatrick (NZ) ...




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