Samoa’s hopes of advancing to the playoffs of the Rugby League World Cup suffered a major blow tonight. It did when Tonga handed them a 32-18 loss at the much-anticipated clash of the Pacific teams at Hamilton.
New Zealand joined tournament co-hosts Australia in qualifying for the quarterfinals of the Rugby League World Cup with a record 74-6 win over Scotland at Christchurch on Saturday.
Forward Wade Graham, playing in only his second test match, scored four tries Friday to lead the Kangaroos to a 52-6 win over France, the defending champion's second consecutive win at the Rugby League World Cup.
Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi has applauded the Tongans who returned to their homeland to represent their country at the Rugby League World Cup. He described the move as admirable.
Toa Samoa and Mate Ma’a are ready for a war of epic proportions when they clash in tonight’s much-anticipated Rugby League World Cup match in Hamilton, New Zealand. But it is a battle of a different kind that has players, officials and the New Zealand Police worried as tensions build ahead of the match.
Cameron Smith keeps setting records in Australian rugby league, and Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga has no intention of interfering with the veteran hooker's streak.
Toa Samoa has to control the football a lot better this weekend if it wants to compete against Tonga. That’s the message from Head Coach, Matt Parish, who said the team’s capitulation in the second half against the Kiwis last week where they lost, 38-8, is a big lesson.
Toa Samoa Coach, Matt Parish, has made a change to his team to take on Mate Ma’a Tonga at the Rugby League World Cup clash in Hamilton this Saturday. Ricky Leutele has come into the starting team in place of Peter Mata’utia who has had to withdraw due to a groin injury.
A son of Samoa and bodybuilder, Johnny Afoa, has won gold for Samoa at the 2017 I.F.B.B. South Pacific Oceania Championships. This was confirmed in a Press release from the Samoa Body Building Association.
Marist Saints has dedicated their Rugby League 9s success to all their supporters. The team went through challenges and obstacles throughout their NRL 9s journey but they are grateful for the support.
West Indies cricket star Chris Gayle has won his defamation case against an Australian media organization which published reports that the player indecently exposed himself to a woman in a team dressing room during the 2015 World Cup.
Tonga’s opening forty minutes in their 50-4 win over Scotland at Barlow Park in Cairns will leave the Tier-One nations with another foe to fear after they lived up to their hype and delivered a brilliant display to conclude the opening round.
Toronto Wolfpack winger Liam Kay scored two early tries to help Ireland build a commanding 20-0 lead on its way to a 36-12 win over Italy at the Rugby League World Cup on Sunday.
New Zealand and Papua New Guinea joined co-hosts Australia in making winning starts to the Rugby League World Cup, posting emphatic victories Saturday.
Toa Samoa captain Frank Pritchard was not a happy man. Feeling deflated from a 38-8 loss to the Kiwis, Pritchard said there is a lot of work for Toa Samoa to do ahead of their next World Cup game against Tonga in Hamilton. Toa Samoa came out of the blocks firing on all cylinders.
Josh Dugan scored an 80-meter try in the closing minutes to clinch an 18-4 win by Australia over England on Friday in the opening match of the Rugby League World Cup.
Passion is the impetus that reveals the inner strength that you have never witnessed before. This is how Ruthie, a two-time Olympic gold medallist, describes the humble beginnings of the Vaimauga College basketball teams.
Yu Darvish has been close to perfect at Minute Maid Park, where he makes his first World Series start in Game 3 for the Los Angeles Dodgers against the Houston Astros.
A second-string Wales side barely survived another tier two team when it edged Georgia 13-6 in their maiden rugby test on Saturday.
Deontay Wilder can't wait to get Anthony Joshua into the ring. He's just not sure when it's going to happen. "I just want to prove who is the best, that's all I want to do," Wilder said Thursday. "I want people to see a great fight and witness the two best heavyweights compete with each other one night in the ring."
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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