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Samoa’s Tila Mealoi eyes the try line
Samoa’s Tila Mealoi eyes the try line as England’s Tom Bowen prepares to tackle him.  Mealoi scored the winning try on this play in the quarter final game of the World Rugby HSBC Sevens in Hong Kong on Sunday, April 7, 2019.  Final score Samoa 14, England 12.  Samoa will face France in the semi-...
Samoa fan at Hong Kong Sevens
The few Samoan fans who made it to Hong Kong showed flair but were outnumbered by Fijians attending in the thousands, at HSBC Hong Kong 7s at Hong Kong Stadium. The Springbok Sevens team topped their Pool with a 21-7 win over the Manu Samoa on Saturday (Hong Kong time).  Today,  the South Africans...
ir Gordon Tietjens greeted excited Manu Samoa fans
Vancouver, BC (AP) — Most of the usual suspects advanced to the Cup quarterfinals of the Vancouver Sevens on Saturday but not before a wild second round of matches that saw some of the top teams defeated in big upsets. During the topsy-turvy round, France beat Australia 21-17, Spain edged New...
Coach Gordon Tiejtens looks on approvingly after schoolboy rookie, Gasologa Pelenato, is welcomed by his new teamates after he made his debut for the Manu Samoa 7s vs Fiji.  Coach Tiejtens told the Samoa News that Pelenato made a huge impression on him at the recent Marist 7s in Samoa.  Pelenato...
Samoans from all over the world gathered in Sin City this past weekend to cheer on the Manu Samoa who made it all the way to the finals. Pictured is an entourage that traveled from Oceanside, CA to witness the USA Sevens this year. [photo: courtesy]
Cup Award to the USA Eagles
Las Vegas, NV — Samoa is taking plenty of confidence from their runners up finish at the USA Sevens, which marked their best tournament result in almost three years. The Manu 7s have climbed to seventh in the overall standings despite being thrashed 27-0 by the hosts and World Series leaders the...
Cup Champions, the USA Eagles, join 2nd place Manu Samoa and the 3rd place New Zealand All Blacks.
Cup Champions, the USA Eagles, join 2nd place Manu Samoa and the 3rd place New Zealand All Blacks. USA beat Samoa 27-0 in the final of the HSBC Sevens at Las Vegas on Sunday, March 3, 2019. [Photo by Joe Hamby / Courtesy Barry Markowitz]
Tusi Pisi
Apia, SAMOA — Manu Samoa's squad for the forthcoming Northern Hemisphere Tour in November this year has been named. Head coach Steve Jackson has retained most of the old heads in the team with a number of new young blood. Eleven players in the squad play their rugby in NZ with twenty of them...
S.R.U. Chief Executive Officer Faleomavaega Vincent Fepulea’i
Apia, SAMOA — The President of the Samoa Rugby Union, Namulauulu Sami Leota, has expressed disappointment with the hiring process of new Manu Samoa coach Steve Jackson.  His concerns were expressed in an email to the S.R.U. Chief Executive Officer Faleomavaega Vincent Fepulea’i dated September 20,...
 Gordon Langkilde is tackled in a file photo
San Francisco, CA — Samoa sevens player Gordon Langkilde has pleaded guilty to misdemeanour charges in a San Francisco court after attacking Welsh players in the tunnel after a game. The charges were reduced from two criminal counts of battery and one of assault after he attacked Welsh players in...

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