Wales are raring and ready to go ahead of tonight’s clash at Apia Park. Captain Jamie Roberts told the Samoa Observer his men are as prepared as they can be and now it’s just a matter of getting out there and giving it their best.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt made six changes to his starting lineup to face Japan in Saturday's rugby test, the final of the visitor's three-match summer tour.
Success in international rugby has come quickly to winger Rieko Ioane who will make his first test start for the All Blacks in Saturday's first test against the British and Irish Lions.
“They’re a team to be highly respected, they’re very fit, young and energetic. Led well by Jamie Roberts who has been around and knows what it’s like at test level. So I obviously have a lot of respect for the Welshmen. And it’s their last test match so they’ll be looking to finish on a high.”
Ireland flanker Peter O'Mahony will captain the British and Irish Lions in the first test against New Zealand on Saturday, assuming the leadership from tour captain Sam Warburton who starts on the bench.
“Despite enduring many difficult challenges over the years in my career, I can tell you that almost none have been more challenging or satisfying and frustrating at the time than in my roles as Chairman of Samoa Rugby Union,” - Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland kept his selection cards close to his chest after his midweek combination beat the Hamilton-based Chiefs 34-6 on Tuesday, four days out from the first test against New Zealand.
The British and Irish Lions achieved the first midweek win of their New Zealand tour, beating the Hamilton-based Chiefs 34-6 on Tuesday to bolster morale four days ahead of the first test against the All Blacks.
Michael Cheika is undoubtedly passionate about the game of rugby, which is why the Wallabies' coach decided to pin some "confronting" criticism from a likeminded but disgruntled fan to the wall of the Australian team's dressing room.
As a player, All Blacks legend Colin Meads was always larger than life. Now, a statue considerably more than life size, has been erected in his honor in the main street of his home town of Te Kuiti.
WELCOME TO SAMOA: Wales Coach Robin McBryde and their team arrived in Samoa last night. Wales will play against Manu Samoa this Friday at the Apia Park national stadium. They were welcomed last night by employees of Samoa Tourism Authorities.
Merab Kvirikashvili scored one of Georgia's two tries and kicked three penalties and a conversion to help his team hold off the strong-finishing U.S. Eagles 21-17 in a rugby test in the state of Georgia on Saturday.
Ireland hooker Rory Best will captain a British and Irish Lions team which features six uncapped players on the bench on Tuesday against the Hamilton-based Chiefs.
The British and Irish Lions built confidence a week out from the first rugby test against New Zealand when they ground their way to a highly efficient 32-10 win over the New Zealand Maori at Rotorua on Saturday.
France was reprimanded by the Six Nations on Friday for not following head injury assessment protocol in the rugby match with Wales which had 21 minutes of extra time.
Winger Alex Cuthbert scored a try after having two disallowed to help under-strength Wales beat Tonga 24-6 in a one-off rugby test at Eden Park on Friday.
The Mangere Shopping Centre was painted blue last Saturday morning as large numbers of the Samoan Community turned up to show their support for the Manu Samoa ahead of tonight’s test match against the All Blacks. As part of the 29-day countdown to the Pasifika Challenge, the Samoa Rugby Union (S.R.U) held community events around Auckland to raise support.
Heavyweight boxing champion Deontay Wilder was charged Wednesday with misdemeanor marijuana possession, but his lawyer says the marijuana found in his car did not belong to him.
Queensland playmaker Johnathan Thurston has been ruled out of next week's State of Origin rugby league opener against New South Wales due to a shoulder injury.
Cristiano Ronaldo capped his greatest year by helping Real Madrid become the first Champions League holder to retain its title, showcasing his enduring scoring qualities in a 4-1 victory over Juventus on Saturday.
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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