THANK YOU FOR THE MEMORIES: Veteran Manu Samoa and former Wasps winger, Sailosi Tagicakibau, has retired.

Manu Samoa winger retires

Veteran Manu Samoa and former Wasps winger, Sailosi Tagicakibau, has formally announced his retirement from rugby. The popular veteran Samoan international was forced to abruptly return to the Southern Hemisphere, prior to last season, following an illness in his family.

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Christian Leali’ifano.

Leali'ifano set for Ulster stint amid recovery from cancer

Wallabies utility back Christian Leali'ifano is set to join Irish club Ulster on a short-term contract as he bids to make up for lost time in his recovery from leukemia.

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Verna and Sir Colin Meads with the sculpture artist Natalie Stamilla at the official unveiling of All Black legend Sir Colin Meads bronze statue, and opening of the Gallagher Meads Brothers Exhibition at i-SITE, Te Kuiti, New Zealand.

Colin Meads, greatest All Black of 20th century, dies at 81

Colin Meads, a famously tough All Blacks lock hailed as New Zealand's greatest rugby player of the 20th century, has died after a year-long battle with cancer. He was 81.

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Jerome Kaino of the All Blacks performs the haka.

All Black Kaino cheated on wife with former model – reports

A popular Samoan All Black star Jerome Kaino has been cheating on his wife with a former Australian model in a string of hotel hook-ups, The Daily Telegraph has revealed. The revelation comes after New Zealand­ Rugby reopened its investigation into halfback Aaron Smith’s sexual encounter in an airport toilet­ cubicle. 

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S.I.I. 7’s CHAMPIONS 2016: Ulalei Vaiala.

S.I.I. 7’s is back!

The Samoa Independence International 7’s competition is back. This was confirmed by Organizing Committee member, Seumanu Douglas Ngau Chun.

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Team Caprtains of the Tornadoes and Chiefs Rugby Teams.

Chiefs continues to secure top spot

Chiefs’ are continuing their undefeated run for Super 9 Rugby Championships after defeating Southern Tornadoes yesterday on a crucial tight game 26-25 at fulltime.

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New Zealand's Damian McKenzie, second left, splits the Australian defence of Israel Folau, left, and Will Genia during their rugby union test match in Sydney, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Rugby Championship: 8 tries for NZ in 54-34 win v Australia

Before kickoff in Sydney, there was a sense New Zealand could be run close by Australia in the Rugby Championship opener.

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Argentina's Matias Orlando attempts to break through the defence of South Africa's, Elton Jantjies, left, and Jan Serfontein, right during their rugby test match in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

South Africa beats Argentina 37-15 in Rugby Championship

South Africa took another step toward banishing the bad memories of 2016 with a 37-15 win over Argentina to open its Rugby Championship campaign on Saturday.

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New Zealand's TJ Perenara is caught in an awkward tackle.

All Blacks, Wallabies take rivalry off field before 1st test

An increasingly acrimonious rivalry between the All Blacks and Wallabies has become more pronounced ahead of their first test of the Rugby Championship on Saturday.

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WELCOME HOME CHAMPS: Leulumoega Fou under 17, champions of the Wallis and Futuna rugby tournament.

Leulumoega Fou’s victorious welcome

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. 

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Fiji's fans.

National Rugby Championship: Fiji "Drua" to make debut

Fiji's new team in Australia's National Rugby Championship will be known as the Drua, named after a historic double canoe from the Pacific Island nation.

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New Zealand center Sonny Bill Williams.

Sonny Bill Williams returns to All Blacks after ban

Center Sonny Bill Williams has been recalled to the All Blacks team for Saturday's Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup test against Australia after completing a four-match suspension following his sending off against the British and Irish Lions.

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GO WHITE: The Moata’a Rugby Team showcasing their new jerseys with members of the Village Council.

Taumeasina Island Resort and Moata’a strengthen rugby links

Last week, the Moata’a Rugby Club received a tremendous boost through the donation of uniforms courtesy of Taumeasina Island Resort.

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England rugby backs Denny Solomona and Manu Tuilagi.

England rugby players sent home for 'culture issues'

England rugby backs Manu Tuilagi and Denny Solomona were sent home in shame from a national team training camp on Monday. A Rugby Football Union statement said the disciplinary action by coach Eddie Jones was a result of "culture issues," without elaborating.

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Winger Julian Savea.

Savea dropped from New Zealand's Rugby Championship squad

Winger Julian Savea has been dropped from the All Blacks squad for the Rugby Championship.

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National Mix Champions Blade Runners.

The Year of the Blade!

The Samoa touch rugby association as concluded its National Open Club competition for 2017 and the local touch rugby scene has again been headlined by the Pauli Ivan Williams led touch rugby club “The Blade Runners” who have ended the 12 year running streak of National Mix Champions the No Idea.

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TOP TEAM: Vaimauga Eels proved too strong for the Falealili and Siumu Tornadoes beating them by 33-19. The Eels now top the table after Round 3 of the competition.

Eels blow away Tornadoes

The Vaimauga Eels continued its undefeated run in the Super 9 yesterday, beating the Tornadoes of Falealili and Siumu, 33 -19.

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Crusaders beat 14-man Lions 25-17 in Super Rugby final

The Crusaders won a record-extending eighth Super Rugby title on Saturday, beating the 14-man Lions 25-17 in another supremely efficient performance by the southern hemisphere's most successful club team.

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Seta Tamanivalu with the ball pushes Sefa Naivalu , during Rebels v Crusaders, Round 14 of the 2017 Super Rugby season, AAMI Park.

Australian Rugby says it knows of Melbourne Rebels sale

Australian Rugby says it has confirmed the Melbourne Rebels Super Rugby franchise has been sold but has not been officially informed of the sale.

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Eels rugby team during training session.

Eels aim high in Super 9

Round 3 of the Super 9 Rugby Championships kicks off today.

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. trains at his gym Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Las Vegas.

Mayweather and McGregor will fight in smaller gloves

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor got their wish to fight in smaller gloves, but not before being chastised by a Nevada boxing official for using the issue to hype their fight later this month.


Queensland's Aidean Guerra tackles Aaron Woods of NSW during game 1 of the State of Origin rugby league, Queensland Reds v New South Wales, Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia. 31 May 2017.

Hunt, Munster in for Maroons; Blues unchanged for Origin 3

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.


Referee Ricardo de Burgos, right, shows a red card to Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo during the Spanish Supercup, first leg, soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/M

Cristiano Ronaldo banned for 5 games after pushing referee

Cristiano Ronaldo lost his cool, and now Real Madrid has lost its main man for five matches at the start of the Spanish season.


Kelsall hails from the villages of Fagalii, Letogo, and Vailele

Samoan basketball star ready for Oceania

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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