Manu Sevens named for World Cup

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MANU SEVENS: The Manu Samoa Sevens team during training at the Apia Park Stadium preparing for the upcoming Sevens Rugby World Cup in San Fransisco. Photos: Iain Photo: Iain McGregor/Samoa ObserverRugby. Sport.

MANU SEVENS: The Manu Samoa Sevens team during training at the Apia Park Stadium preparing for the upcoming Sevens Rugby World Cup in San Fransisco. Photos: Iain Photo: Iain McGregor/Samoa ObserverRugby. Sport. (Photo: Iain McGregor)

Manu Samoa Sevens Coach, Sir Gordon Tietjens, has named his side for the upcoming Sevens Rugby World Cup in San Francisco on the 20-22 July.

The team was announced yesterday.

“The boys had been subjected to a lot of intense training and I am proud of how they have all handled it,” Sir Gordon said. 

“Unfortunately, we cannot pick all of them. We cannot also promise anything but rest assured that we will give it our all come game day.” 

 

Manu Samoa 7's team:

1. Alamanda Motuga

2. Gordon Langkilde

3. David Afamasaga

4. Tofatuimoana Solia

5. Va’afauese Apelu Maliko 

6. Alatasi Tupou

7. Tomasi Alosio 

8. Neria Fomai 

9. La’aloi Leilua 

10. Malu Falaniko 

MANU SEVENS: The Manu Samoa Sevens team during training at the Apia Park Stadium preparing for the upcoming Sevens Rugby World Cup in San Fransisco. Photos: Iain Photo: Iain McGregor/Samoa ObserverRugby. Sport.
MANU SEVENS: The Manu Samoa Sevens team during training at the Apia Park Stadium preparing for the upcoming Sevens Rugby World Cup in San Fransisco. Photos: Iain Photo: Iain McGregor/Samoa ObserverRugby. Sport.
05072018 News Photo: Iain McGregor/Samoa ObserverRugby. Sport.Tomasi Alosio.Samoa sevens team train at Apia Park Stadium.
05072018 News Photo: Iain McGregor/Samoa ObserverRugby. Sport.Tomasi Alosio.Samoa sevens team train at Apia Park Stadium.
05072018 News Photo: Iain McGregor/Samoa ObserverRugby. Sport.Samoa sevens team train at Apia Park Stadium.Sir Gordon Tietjens coaching.
05072018 News Photo: Iain McGregor/Samoa ObserverRugby. Sport.Samoa sevens team train at Apia Park Stadium.Sir Gordon Tietjens coaching.

11. Joe Perez

12. Murphy Paulo

13. Belgium Tuatagaloa 

14. Jonathan Timo Ah Sui

 

Injured Players:

1. Darren Kellet-Moore 

2. Lafaele Va’a

3. Elisapeta Alofipo

4. Tila Mealoi

5. Samoa Toloa

Management:

Head Coach: Sir Gordon Tietjens Manager: Peter Poulos

Physio: Joshua Melrose

Trainer: Paul Tietjens

Video Analyst: Hari Jr Narayan

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