The Samoa Touch Association completed its N.P.C. International tournament last Friday. Overall, Queensland Samoa won the Men’s and Open Mix category, while the East Steppers won the Women’s division.
Samoa’s under 19 team have made history, claiming their first ever international win at the 2018 I.C.C. Under 19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier – East Asia-Pacific 2017 in Samoa.
New Caledonia have finished second in Group A and will join New Zealand in the semi-finals after defeating Tahiti 2-1 in their final group stage match at the O.F.C. U-16 Women’s Championship in Apia, Samoa.
A decade after leaving her home nation’s shores, Meripa Seumanutafa has returned to Samoa to fulfil her national duty at the OFC U-16 Women’s Championship 2017 and the goalkeeper is completely in her element.
St. Joseph’s College proved too strong during the Zone B Athletics champs yesterday, winning all the boys divisions. S.J.C. was among six schools that vied for the ‘Zone B King of Athletics title’ in preparation for the Champ of Champs.
Round 3 of the Super 9 Rugby Championships is done and dusted. The Puapua Primary School field was packed last Saturday with spectators who witnessed the match of the week between the Warriors of Palauli, Salega and Asau taking on the Vikings of Faasaleleaga, Amoa and Itu o Tane.
Samoa is hosting the East Asia Pacific Region U19 Cricket tournament which starts today. Four teams will be competing in the qualifying tournament, including Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and Samoa.
Conor McGregor became known as a fighter with a mystical ability to defy the odds because of his stunning upset victory over Jose Aldo, the former UFC featherweight champion.
It takes something to upstage Usain Bolt in an Olympic Stadium. Then again, there is only one long-distance runner quite like Mo Farah.
The bad weather yesterday morning has seen the Zone B Inter-College Athletics Competition postponed until next Wednesday. The decision was confirmed by the Secretary of Zone B Inter-College Athletics, Siakisone Taleni, yesterday.
It’s been a year now since the NRL-Digicel Pacific Outreach Programme’s first Open Girls Rugby League Tournament at the Marist Grounds in Lotopa.
Yesterday was a great day for Avele College at Apia Park. The school dominated the track and field events during the Zone A athletics competition. Ten schools took part. The Girls category saw Palalaua College from Siumu running away with the junior girls awards, while Avele College topping Intermediate and Senior Girls Division.
Leulumoega Fou College’s Under 17 rugby team has returned from a tournament held in Wallis and Futuna victorious. The school represented Samoa in a one-week tournament involving Fiji, Wallis and Futuna and New Caledonia.
It wasn’t just rugby that tasted sweet success at the recent Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas. Boxing also joined the party with Ato Leau-Plodizcki Faoagali bringing home a bronze medal. Competing in 81kgs division, Faoagali is a Samoan residing in Australia.
Brisbane Broncos halfback Ben Hunt and Melbourne Storm playmaker Cameron Munster have been called in to the Queensland squad to replace injured stars Johnathan Thurston and Darius Boyd for next week's series-deciding State of Origin match against New South Wales.
Cristiano Ronaldo lost his cool, and now Real Madrid has lost its main man for five matches at the start of the Spanish season.
Samoa enters this year’s F.I.B.A. U18 Oceania Championships aiming to improve on a promising performance in the 2014 tournament, and a lot of their fortunes will be placed on the shoulders of Linda Kelsall
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