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  1. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong Sevens 2014 results

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 03:28pm

    ... Samoa E 15:28 Russia 19-17 Chile E 15:50 Zimbabwe 49-5 Barbados G 16:12 Japan 41-0 Trinidad & Tobago G 16:34 Cook Islands 5-31 Uruguay F 16:56 Hong Kong 38-7 American Samoa F 17:18 Italy 17-12 Tunisia E 17:40 Russia 45-10 Barbados E 18:02 Zimbabwe 19-14 Chile D 18:24 USA 26-12 Samoa C 18:46 Canada 35-7 Portugal B 19:08 Australia 28-14 Spain A 19:30 Kenya 24-0 Sri Lanka D 20:20 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Sport - Rugby

    Black Ferns eye fifth consecutive World Cup title

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 10:47am by AFP

    ... New Zealand have been drawn in Pool B alongside the United States, Ireland and Kazakhstan, while England are in Pool A with Canada, Spain and Samoa. Pool C comprises Australia, France, Wales ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - World - AVIATION

    Teenage pilot dies in crash during round-the-world record bid

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:38pm by AP

    ... was also on board. Family spokeswoman Annie Hayat said the plane flown by 17-year-old Haris Suleman went down shortly after leaving Pago Pago in American Samoa on Tuesday night. She said the body ...

  6. News - Asia

    Soccer’s ‘worst team ever’ bounce back for World Cup

    Posted May 21st 2014, 10:51am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Wellington As the best footballing nations on the planet prepare for the World Cup, a new documentary celebrates how the game’s worst team, American Samoa, bounced ... American Samoa had languished at the bottom of the FIFA rankings for the team’s entire 17-year existence, losing all of the 30-plus matches they had contested. The low point was the 31-0 loss ...

  7. One taste of Sevens and Desmond's hooked

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Tim Maitland

    ... Hong Kong as Samoa's top try scorer, crossing the line three times against Chinese Taipei, once against Namibia and, most memorably bamboozling the New Zealand defence with his agility ... home.' The folks back home are the reason that Fa'aiuaso found himself representing Samoa. 'We have a tournament in Samoa, the Marist Sevens, and I was asked to play for my village, ...

  8. Sport - Rugby

    South Africa stun New Zealand to grab Commonwealth gold

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 08:17am by AFP

    ... thing in midfield to hand South Africa a historic victory. Australia were always in control against Samoa in the bronze medal match, two first-half tries by impressive flyer Greg Jeloudev ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Chester Williams

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Robby Nimmo

    ... as the only black person on the team. Getting acceptance from the others players took time. I surprised everybody by scoring four tries in the quarter-final against Western Samoa. When Mandela walked ...

  10. Reigning champs find it's tough at the top

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Samoa have called for a rule allowing overseas-based players to be made available for national duty if they are not needed by their clubs, saying this would help countries with limited player resources. 'Teams like Samoa have professional players overseas and sometimes their season is over when we hit the tail end of the series, and it would be good if they could ...




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