Underdogs Tonga snatched an 18-18 draw in injury time against Samoa to launch the Pacific Nations Cup tournament in dramatic fashion in Apia on Saturday.
Former Samoan captain Brian Lima, who's in the rugby hall of fame, faces up to seven years in jail after being found guilty of assaulting his former wife, it was reported Monday.
Michael Field Samoa rugby coach Brian Lima has quit his post after being arrested over domestic violence allegations involving his former wife.
Samoa rugby legend Brian Lima faces criminal charges after allegedly assaulting his ex-wife in public last week, leaving her with serious facial injuries, reports said Thursday.
Former Samoa rugby captain and perhaps New Zealand's most famous piano mover, Peter Fatialofa, has died aged 54.
David Legge Bryan Habana took his Test try total to 50 on Saturday to help South Africa crush 14-man Samoa 56-23 at chilly Loftus Versfeld and win a four-nation tournament final.
Pre-tournament favourites New Zealand lost unexpectedly to Samoa in the final of Dubai Rugby Sevens on Saturday.
Rejuvenated fly-half Frederic Michalak scored 19 points as France twice came from behind to defeat Samoa 22-14 in their one-off Test at the Stade de France on Saturday.
Matt Lloyd Samoa produced another memorable victory in Cardiff as Wales slumped to their fifth successive defeat, losing 26-19 to the south sea islanders in Friday's one-off Test match.
Wales captain Sam Warburton has dropped to the bench for this weekend's make-or-break international against Samoa, with interim coach Rob Howley making a raft of changes from the team that lost to Argentina.
Samoa demolished Canada 42-12 at Parc Eirias in Colwyn Bay, Wales on Friday.
Former All Black Simon Mannix has alleged three Fijian players at the French club he coached last year were paid to be unavailable for the Rugby World Cup.
Robert Harley ended years of waiting for his big break when he came off the bench to score the winning try for Scotland as they scraped home 17-16 in a one-off Test against Samoa.
Samoa stormed back from 0-16 down and survived a late onslaught to beat Pacific Nations Cup defending champions Japan 27-26 on Sunday, clinching the trophy for themselves.
Scrum half Galuefa Falamoe touched down early in the second half to lead Samoa to a 20-18 win over Tonga in the opener of the Pacific Nations Cup rugby tournament on Tuesday.