Samoa and Tonga players are allegedly under pressure from their French Top 14 clubs to miss the World Cup in Japan later this year.
The Blitzboks progressed to the semi-finals of the Paris Sevens by handing Samoa a 40-7 hammering in the quarter-finals on Sunday. DYLAN JACK reports.
The Blitzboks overturned a 12-point deficit to claim a 21-12 victory over Samoa in their Singapore Sevens Cup quarter-final on Sunday. DYLAN JACK reports.
A three-try second-half blitz saw the Blitzboks claim a 28-19 win over Samoa in their Cup quarter-final in Hamilton on Sunday. DYLAN JACK reports.
A bid to set up a Super Rugby team from the Pacific Islands has been turned down.
Georgia scored 17 unanswered points in the second half to defeat Samoa 27-19 in Tbilisi on Saturday.
World Rugby has welcomed Fiji and Samoa onto an expanded council, while confirming that New Zealand will host the 2021 Women’s World Cup.
Will Hooley kicked a last-minute penalty to give the USA Eagles a 30-29 win against Samoa in San Sebastian on Saturday.
A group of investors has offered US$4.5-million to have an independent Hawaii-based team in Super Rugby from 2020.
Newly-appointed head coach Steve Jackson says he is relishing the prospect of revamping Samoa in the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup.