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Gordon Langkilde
San Francisco, CA — The Samoa Rugby Union has a staff member on the ground in San Francisco supporting Sevens player Gordon Langkilde, who remains in police custody. The 22-year-old was charged with felony, aggravated assault and felony battery causing serious bodily injury after being involved in...
San Francisco Hall of Justice photo
San Francisco, CA — Days after a Samoa rugby player allegedly punched three players on the opposing Wales team following a match at AT&T Park, a San Francisco judge on Wednesday ordered his release from jail with conditions. Samoa player Gordon Langkilde must remain in the U.S. while awaiting...
Manu player Gordon Langkilde, center-right with white headband
San Francisco, CA. — San Francisco Police have confirmed they have arrested Manu Samoa sevens player Gordon Langkilde in connection with an altercation during the recent World Cup tournament. Samoa Rugby Union chairman Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi said on Tuesday he understood that Langkilde had...
Manu Samoa 7s team in San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA — They tried but they fell short, four points at that.  And with that, Manu Samoa’s hopes of winning the Sevens Rugby World Cup in San Francisco, U.S.A., have been dashed.  Losing to England, 15-19, it was an emotionally fuelled clash where one of the strongest Samoan men, who had...
Manu Samoa took on England for their 2nd game on Saturday, which to Samoa fans had an extremely questionable outcome after England was awarded a try when the scorer's foot appeared to be out of bounds at the World Cup 7s USA, AT&T Park, San Francisco, California. Click to take a closer look,...
photo of Samoa Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Lupesoliai Malielegaoi
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi has laid into his national rugby team, saying they have "no guts". Speaking in Parliament as ministers looked to pass the 2018-19 budget, Tuilaepa, who is also the chairman of Samoan Rugby, revealed he was frustrated with the national...
  The Samoa sevens team are onto their third manager this season. [Photo: PHOTOSPORT via RNZI]
Apia, SAMOA — The Manu Samoa sevens team is searching for a third manager in little over eight months. Shalom Senara has resigned from the role due to family reasons. He took up the position in October, having spent the previous two years as the Samoa Rugby Union's Development Manager. "Shalom has...
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Apia, SAMOA — Manu Samoa 7s is dedicating the Hong Kong IRB 7s leg next week to the late La’auli Alan Grey. They will be wearing black armbands to honor La’auli celebrated as the man responsible for propelling Manu Samoa to the world stage single handedly. “He’s an exemplary man,” are the...