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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1107045/thousands-flee-cyclone-evan-fiji
  2. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    New Zealand up next for Wales after Samoa loss

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 01:46am by AFP

    ... lift the gloom hanging over his team after their 26-19 loss to Samoa. Wales may have won the Six Nations and the grand slam this year but are veering towards cri sis point after Samoa ... with an interception try on his home debut only for Fa’atoina Autagavaia, George Pisi and Johnny Leota to cross as Samoa  evoked memories of their famous World Cup victories over Wales in 1991 and 1999, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1085061/new-zealand-next-wales-after-samoa-loss
  3. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Samoa pile on gloom for All Blacks with victory in Dubai Sevens

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay in Dubai alvin.sallay@scmp.com Defeat in Rugby Sevens final for New Zealand as Perez scores twice in opening four minutes Samoa pile on gloom for All Blacks It was a bad ... 20-game unbeaten run, in Dubai Samoa defeated the All Blacks Sevens in the Cup final of the second leg of the HSBC Sevens World Series. The 26-15 victory was pleasing revenge for Samoa, who, three ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1095892/samoa-pile-gloom-all-blacks-victory-dubai-sevens
  4. Samoa off to flying start despite Kenyan resistance

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... stiff resistance from a spirited Kenyan outfit before winning 19-7. A barnstorming run from Ken Pisi was the show-reel highlight for Samoa with a minute left in the first half of the encounter ... as they come from there.' Next up for Samoa are Argentina and England, who knocked them out of the Cup 19-14 in the semi-finals last year, but Betham was not looking too far ahead- well, not yet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996375/samoa-flying-start-despite-kenyan-resistance
  5. Samoa deal rare loss to England

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... against Samoa in their final pool game last night. Despite losing captain Uale Mai midway through the first half, Samoa dug deep to pull off a tense 14-12 victory over England. But only pride ... have had to come through a gauntlet of fire in the pool competition, Fiji have been in cruise mode. The bottom half of the draw has the makings of a bar-room brawl with Samoa taking on South ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996524/samoa-deal-rare-loss-england
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/631498/holders-samoa-primed-after-beachside-bootcamp
  7. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/587459/three-try-pesamino-toast-samoa
  8. Samoans 'must lift their game'

    Posted Mar 28th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hat-trick hunting Samoa, the hottest team on the IRB Sevens World Series, have their work cut out to win the Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse Hong Kong Sevens, coach Stephen Betham says. Betham was an unhappy man last night after Samoa surprisingly conceded a brace of tries to both Russia (24-12) and Argentina (21-14) in their final pool matches. And if the team ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/709854/samoans-must-lift-their-game
  9. Vulnerable Kiwis look to return to glory days

    Posted Mar 26th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Played five, won one, lost four. That is the sorry record New Zealand have against Samoa this season. But Kiwi skipper DJ Forbes laughs aside any suggestions the uncompromising islanders are a bogey side. 'In all fairness Samoa have played well, but in honesty, in a couple of finals where we met them, our boys didn't do well,' said Forbes. 'We ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/709610/vulnerable-kiwis-look-return-glory-days
  10. A nation's new dawn

    Posted Jan 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporter APIA- Samoa jumped the international dateline, taking 'first-country' status from New Zealand. The tiny nation dropped its time-zone alliance with the US, lost a day and realigned with Asia, New Zealand and Australia. This now makes the nation the first to celebrate any new year, a status previously held by New Zealand. In return, Samoa had to lose ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/989403/nations-new-dawn

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