The Western Samoa Rugby Football Union was formed in 1924 after the Marist Brothers brought the game to Western Samoa in 1920. On August 18, 1924, at 7am a Western Samoa team played its first international against Fiji, the visitors winning 6-3. The early morning game allowed the Samoan players to go to work after the match and gave the Fijians plenty of time to catch their 4pm boat home. The return match was won 9-3 by Samoa to draw the series.
From Nov 1988 to Oct 1991 Samoa played 11 matches and were unbeaten! including Wales twice!
(or Manu Samoa Rugby
) is traditionally and Internationally known for it's amazing 7s players who rank amoung the best in the world (reaching the semi-final of the World Cup Rugby 7's in 2009. However their 15-a-side team are no easy side either .... who can forget their astonishing first ever World Cup Rugby match in 1991 when they defeated Wales! Latest
: 09/11/2013 Ireland v Samoa in Dublin
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