Samoa Wins Paris Sevens

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Samoa defied all odds to win the Paris Sevens, scoring 24 unanswered points in the second half to give this determined young Samoan team their first victory of the season. It was a fairy tale and it’s always is in the City of Love. This was Samoa’s first cup win since Dubai 2012. Credit to […] READ MORE



Australia and Fijiana book spots to Rio Olympic Games

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The Australian Men’s team and Fiji Women’s teams booked their tickets to the Rio Olympics in style by winning the Oceania Rugby Sevens Olympic Qualifier at the Waitakere Trust Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand. The two day tournament which brought together the best sevens players from the West Pacific region to compete for that spot reserved […] READ MORE


Day One of Oceania Sevens Olympic Qualifier

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Every side had an opportunity to ‘reach for Gold’ during Day One of the Oceania Sevens Olympic Qualifier, held at Waitakere Trusts Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand. This was an important stage for all sides to perform on, with the reward for the winning side–automatic qualification for the Olympic Games in Rio. Both Men’s and Women’s sides […] READ MORE


Australia and Fijiana Top Bets for Oceania Rugby Sevens Olympic Qualifier

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Barring upsets,  the Qantas Australian Men’s Seven team and The Telecom Fiji Women’s teams are top bets to win this weekends Oceania Rugby Sevens Olympic Qualifier at The Trust Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand. Samoa and Tonga will also provide stiff competition for the Australian Thunderbolts while the Papua New Guinea Women’s team pose the biggest […] READ MORE


Springbok Rugby Back to Where it Should Be

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Springbok Rugby Back to Where it Should Be It seems that when every Rugby World Cup campaign comes around, the Springboks are relatively off the pace heading into the tournament. By their own high standards, they’re usually not where they should be in terms of their status in world rugby and their form is not […] READ MORE


Tuilagi original ban reduced by World Rugby

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World Cup chiefs have slashed Samoa wing Alesana Tuilagi’s five-week ban after an appeal was upheld – but he will still miss today’s critical World Cup clash with Scotland. His original ban imposed by the tournaments governing body; that was due to stretch to November 10, has now been trimmed back to just two weeks. An […] READ MORE


Springboks Open Their Account Against Samoa

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The Springboks opened their 2015 Rugby World Cup account with a 46 to 6 win against Samoa at Villa Park in Birmingham, with winger JP Pietersen scoring a hat trick of tries. It was certainly not a fire-cracker performance by the Springboks in the beginning, but by using their physical attack they were eventually able […] READ MORE


Basic Errors Deny USA Rugby a Chance Against Samoa

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An error strewn game ultimately ended with Samoa in the ascendency completing another victory over the USA Eagles, 25-16. It was a game that never really got going and was decided by the consistency of Samoa’s skill set and the complete unreliability of the USA’s. Basic errors were alarmingly too frequent, which many neutrals may […] READ MORE


USA Eagles Braced For Samoan Struggle: Team Announcement

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The USA Eagles have released the side that will take on Samoa in their opening Rugby World Cup game against Samoa. In what is a potentially winnable match Head Coach Mike Tolkin has selected a thoroughly strong side in the hope of competing with a heavily physical Samoan side. The Pool B clash will take […] READ MORE