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  1. 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 ...

  2. 2 Minutes with... JUNIOR SUA'A

    Posted Oct 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    .... I used to play rugby in Samoa but my favourite sport is rugby league. That is real rugby. I like the one-on-one situation. There is more contact. What has been your best moment since arriving ... I do. What do you do? I work for a charity mission called Youth With A Mission. We are a Christian organisation and I'm the sports co-ordinator for the ministry. We don't go around ...

  3. Faster-paced soccer kills off interest in strange kilikiti game

    Posted Mar 15th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... to substitute competitive sport for tribal warfare. It is also played in Tokelau, a dependency of New Zealand which recently rejected self-government in a national referendum, and Samoa, also a former ... in the palm-fringed islands of Polynesia, is one of the strangest sporting legacies of the British empire. But in Tuvalu, a scattered South Pacific archipelago which under British rule was one half ...

  4. Samoa sail into the Cup

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey Samoa emerged as title contenders after demolishing Japan and Canada in pool C. Mikaele Pesambino, Lolo Lui and captain Uale Mai led the scoring to ease Samoa ... is what we will continue to do, to dominate the possession as much as possible and not give the other teams a chance to score.' Using the same tactics, Samoa delivered a shock defeat to Fiji ...

  5. Island joy as Tonga swoop at the death to snatch Plate

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... in Tonga something to cheer about. 'You know all we care about back home is rugby, it's all that matters when it comes to sports,' Tanginoa said. 'Hopefully this win will go ... 'You know there are so many Tongan guys playing for Samoa and New Zealand that we actually had a lot of people rooting for us today,' Tanginoa said. 'We'll all enjoy this victory ...

  6. Sighs of relief as England avoid slipping up against Canada

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of that one,' said England coach Ben Ryan. Ryan's biggest hurdle today will be to settle the nerves of his young team before they come up against defending champions Samoa. 'The Samoans are around the corner and this will be a crucial match as it will virtually decide the pool. It is a winner-take-all game,' said Ryan. If England lose to Samoa, they will have to finish as one ...

  7. Pacific pawns

    Posted Apr 27th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... the summit was held to reward the loyalty of the Cook Islands, Fiji, Micronesia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu and Niue, a self-governing nation administered by New Zealand. The measures ... of approved tourism status. Fiji got loans for internet connections in all government offices, Papua New Guinea a multimillion-dollar sports stadium and Vanuatu help buying a new passenger jet. ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Australia looking to get back on track in HK

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... in with some of the tougher teams, and we had New Zealand and Samoa in Las Vegas and they ended up being the two finalists. But that was our own fault after some poor performances in Wellington. ...



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