An ava ceremony welcomed the new members of the Toa Samoa to the team as they gear up for the Rugby League World Cup at the end of the month. Rugby League Samoa organised the ava ceremony at the Tanoa Tusitala Hotel on Monday night.
Sam Tagataese, is happy to be home and back in the Toa Samoa squad. The Cronulla Sharks player told the Samoa Observer he was excited to be joining the team who touched down yesterday morning for one week’s preparations before the Rugby League World Cup.
New Zealand-born and former Australian Kangaroos star, Josh Papali’i, is delighted with his selection for the Toa Samoa 2017 Rugby League World Cup squad. He, along with several others, will make his international debut for Samoa in the upcoming Rugby League World Cup after being selected in the team’s 24-man squad last week.
Blood is thicker than water. Aussie soccer star will be motivating the Samoa rugby league side through his cousins Frank Winterstein and Ben Roberts. Winterstein and Cahill have been friends since childhood and their blood ties have kept them grounded and connected for love of country and family.
Toa Samoa got a much-needed hit out prior to the World Cup against the NSW Country U23 team last night. Although a win was not the point of the exercise, Matt Parish’s team secured a 40-23 victory as a bonus.
Toa Samoa will warm up for the World Cup against the Country U23’s team this Friday, with Toa Samoa naming a strong team for the clash at McDonalds Park, Wagga Wagga.
National Rugby League star Jarryd Hayne will turn out for Fiji for the first time in nine years after being chosen in its 24-man squad for the Rugby League World Cup.
Zak Hardaker, one of England's top rugby league players, was provisionally suspended after failing a doping test and missed out on selection for the World Cup on Monday.
Ultimate Fighting Championship has struck a multiyear deal with Modelo Especial that will make the Mexican import the official beer and malt beverage of the world's largest MMA company.
Tim Lafai and Frank Winterstein have been called into the Toa Samoa squad for the Rugby League World Cup after two unexpected changes were forced on coach Matt Parish, with Sione Mata’utia and Tautau Moga withdrawing due to injury.
Australia and New Zealand have been hit by team defections ahead of the Rugby League World Cup as leading players quit the Kangaroos and Kiwis to play for Tonga.
Ex-Australia test forward Josh Papalii will make his debut for Samoa after being selected in the country's 24-man squad on Friday for the Rugby League World Cup.
Frank Pritchard will captain Toa Samoa at the 2017 Rugby League World Cup after being named in a 24-man squad which includes Canberra Raiders powerhouse Josh Papalii. Rugby League Samoa president Tagaloa Faafouina Su'a announced the squad in Samoa today for the tournament, which will be played in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea between 27 October and 2 December.
Toa Samoa could have Josh Papali’i in their Rugby League World Cup squad. Papalii is eligible to play for Samoa after he was axed from the Australian Kangaroos squad. And he could join a long list of Raiders lining up for second-tier countries despite their Australian absence.
The Melbourne Storm ended a dominating season with an almost routine 34-6 win over the North Queensland Cowboys in the National Rugby League grand final on Sunday.
The Football Federation Samoa has kick started another exciting local tournament. The Upolu National League features teams from Upolu competing for the top prize.
OneTouch Ministries completed its 10-Week Bootcamp Health Transformation Challenge recently.
The Samoa Rugby Union (S.R.U) will ask England for £160,000 ($T534,000) cut of next month's £10million (T$32million) Test against England. The Daily Mail reported that Chief Executive Officer, Faleomavaega Vincent Fepulea’i, is personally contacting his counterpart, Steve Brown, for the amount.
Muhammad Ali Enterprises on Tuesday filed a $30 million federal lawsuit against Fox Broadcasting Company, claiming Fox used without permission the late boxer's identity in a video that aired just before its broadcast of the Super Bowl last February.
President Donald Trump is putting pro football players on notice for Week 4 of the NFL season: He won't stand for it if they kneel in protest during the national anthem.
The Samoa Women’s Futsal team returned with a Bronze Medal from the Oceania Football Confederation O.F.C. Youth Futsal tournament held in Auckland, New Zealand, last week. Samoa both competed in the Men’s and Women’s divisions of the O.F.C. Futsal tournament.
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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