Samoa A Head Coach, Muliagatele Brian Lima.

Samoa A gears up for second challenge

Samoa A Head Coach, Muliagatele Brian Lima, has made three changes to his team ahead of this Saturday’s game against Junior Japan.

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England's head coach Eddie Jones.

Jones sorry for derogatory comments about Ireland, Wales

England rugby coach Eddie Jones apologized again on Thursday for making derogatory remarks about Ireland and Wales that have added spice to the final weekend of the Six Nations.

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Samoa gears up for Oceania Sevens

The Samoa U-18 Sevens team preparations for the Oceania U18 Sevens Championship 2018 are underway. The tournament will be held in Sydney, Australia on 21-22 April, 2018.

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Members of the England team reacts after the end of the Six Nations rugby union match between France and England at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis, outside Paris.

Chariot derailed: England's rugby team hits problems

The wheels are coming off the English chariot. After two years of unprecedented and virtually unstinting success under Eddie Jones, England's rugby team has hit problems just as the 2019 Rugby World Cup is looming into view.

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Toamua player running straight inside Taufusi's defense

Apia West Union gets going

The Apia West Rugby Union has kicked off its 2018 season despite not having some of the key teams participate. It started last weekend at the High Performance Unit’s Rugby field at Tuana’imato.

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Samoa Fans.

Samoa A smashes Tonga

Samoa A secured its first win of the Pacific Challenge 2018 tournament, walloping Tonga A, 40-10, yesterday.

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Action from Fagali’i vs Vaimoso game.

Teams battle for honour in Apia

Last weekend brought another exciting round of rugby at the Taula Apia Rugby Union domestic competition. The games were held at the Apia Park. A total of six Under-20 fixtures were followed by six matches from the Senior A division in the afternoon.

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The match is set to kick off at 4:30pm (Samoa time) at the ANZ Stadium in Suva, Fiji.

Samoa A made 5 changes against Tonga A

Five changes has been made by the Samoa A Head Coach, Muliagatele Brian Lima, to his starting line up to take on Tonga A later on tonight.

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Fiji players celebrate with the trophy after defeating Kenya to win the World Rugby Sevens Series final in Vancouver.

Fiji beat Kenya 31-12 to win Canada Sevens

 Sevuloni Mocenacagi scored two tries as Fiji beat Kenya 31-12 in the final of the Canada Sevens rugby tournament Sunday to become the first team to win two titles in this season's Sevens World Series.

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Wales' George North, left, goes over the line to score a try next to Italy's Mattia Bellini, right, during the Six Nations rugby union match between Wales and Italy at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, Sunday, March 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair

Wales beats Italy 38-14 to go 2nd in Six Nations

Wales rose to second in the Six Nations after a mixture of new faces and returning veterans combined to give the hosts a convincing 38-14 victory over Italy on Sunday. Warren Gatland was rewarded for his decision to freshen up a Welsh side that had experienced successive narrow defeats to England and Ireland.

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Gordon Langkilde (1) of Samoa is tackled by England during day 1 of the 2018 Canada Sevens Rugby Tournament.

Samoa 7s hopes for Quarterfinals still alive

Manu Samoa started their H.S.B.C World Series Vancouver tournament winning one of two of their opening games of Pool Match stages. Samoa went down against Las Vegas tournament runner up Argentinean side 22-7 points for their first Pool Match clash, and a comeback win over England on their second Pool Match clash 21-5 at fulltime.

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SWEET VICTORY: B.B.E Vaiala after defeating Moamoa Roosters 53-13 yesterday at Apia Park.

Vaiala too good for Moamoa

It was yet again a sweet victory for the B.B.E. Ulalei Vaiala Rugby Club yesterday. Vaiala retained the Shield defeating challenger, Moamoa Rooster, 53-13. It was just another day of rugby at the Apia Park Stadium hosted by the Taula Apia Rugby Union.

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WINNERS: Zone A Rugby 15’s Shields.

Zone A Rugby Champs underway

The Zone A Secondary Schools kick started their Rugby 15’s aside championships last week Thursday. At the Leiifiifi College field, a formal ceremony was held to mark the beginning of the Zone A Schools 15’s Rugby Championships.

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Hurricanes' Ngani Laumape in action during the Super Rugby match between Hurricanes v Crusaders, Westpac Stadium, Wellington,

Hurricanes beat Crusaders 29-19 in Super Rugby

The Hurricanes overcame an exhausting travel schedule to beat the defending champion Crusaders 29-19 in Super Rugby on Saturday, the Crusaders' first loss of the season.

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Scotland's Huw Jones, left, and Greig Laidlaw, right, tackle Ireland's Cian Healy during the Six Nations rugby match at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday March 10, 2018. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)

6N: Ireland KO Scotland 28-8 to stay on Grand Slam track

The Grand Slam is on for Ireland on St. Patrick's Day. Spicing it up a little more, Ireland go to Twickenham next weekend holding the Six Nations trophy surrendered by upcoming host England.

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France's Mathieu Bastareaud, on the ground gets the ball away during the Six Nations rugby union match between France and England at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis, outside Paris, Saturday, March 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

6N: England loses to France 22-16 and relinquishes title

Defending champion England conceded the Six Nations title to Ireland after losing to France 22-16 on Saturday. England's bid to win a third straight championship collapsed with a second away loss in the Six Nations for the first time in nine years.

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Kevon Williams of the USA during an attempted tackle, stretches the jersey of Samoa's Elisapeta Alofipo during a Pool C match on the first day of the 2018 USA SEVENS Tournament.

Samoa faces red hot Argentina

After a disappointing outing in Las Vegas last week, Samoa has it all to do better at the Vancouver Sevens in Canada tomorrow.

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Players celebrate Aaron Smith's try to seal the game during the Highlanders v Stormers, Super Rugby Round 4, Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin.

Highlanders, Rebels remain unbeaten in Super Rugby

The Dunedin-based Highlanders continued an unbeaten start to Super Rugby by beating the Cape Town-based Stormers 33-15 on Friday.

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Ben Gollings of England.

Ben Gollings coming to Samoa

England Sevens rugby veteran Ben Gollings is coming to Samoa. The former World Rugby Sevens top points scorer will be the Samoa Independence International Sevens Tournament Ambassador. The tournament is in May.

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England's Owen Farrell, right, as he runs on to score a try during the Six Nations rugby union international match between Italy and England at the Olympic Stadium, in Rome, Italy.  Owen Farrell will captain England against France in Six Nations rugby on

6N: England win can cure Jones insomnia, set up title finale

Eddie Jones hasn't been sleeping well for the past few days. It's got nothing to do with the after-effects of the verbal and physical abuse suffered by the England rugby coach on two train journeys that left him shaken, uncomfortable, and vowing to no longer travel on public transport.

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IN ACTION: Boxers in the ring during the Upolu and Savai’i boxing tournament last weekend.

Boxers tough it out at Vaitele

The Upolu and Savai’i Boxing Ring hosted its second round of amateur boxing tournament last weekend. It was held at their Vaitele Boxing Ring inside Papali’i Poloa’s compound.


A Philadelphia Eagles fan chants while waiting for the team to arrive at Philadelphia International Airport a day after defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 52 in Minneapolis.

Mayor hopes 'knucklehead contingent' avoids Eagles parade

An estimated 2 million people celebrating the Philadelphia Eagles' long-awaited first Super Bowl win will descend on the city Thursday as the Vince Lombardi trophy is paraded through five miles of jubilant fans.


FIFA President Gianni Infantino speaks during a press conference after the FIFA Council Meeting, in Bogota.

FIFA finally approves video review to use at World Cup

FIFA has finally and fully approved video review to help referees at the World Cup.


Former NBA basketball player Rasual Butler and his wife Leah LaBelle, whose given name is Leah LaBelle Vladowski, arrive at the NBA Awards at Basketball City at Pier 36 in New York.

Ex-NBA player Rasual Butler, wife die in Los Angeles crash

Former NBA forward Rasual Butler and his wife were killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash in Los Angeles early Wednesday.

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