Samoa Newswire (Page 6)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Samoa. (Page 6)

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  1. Scotland Beats Samoa 36-33, Reaches RWC QuarterfinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | Samoa News

    Scotland reached the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals by beating Samoa 36-33 in a thrilling Pool B game on Saturday, denying Japan a last-gasp shot at advancing to the knockout stage for the first time. The Scots settled after a wild first half in which they conceded three tries and their defensive line was broken at will by the Pacific Islanders, who led 26-23 at the break.


  2. Scotland 0, Samoa 0Read the original story

    Oct 10, 2015 | RuggaWorld

    It's win or most likely bust for Scotland in terms of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the World Cup when they take on Samoa in Newcastle. Saturday's match sees Vern Cotter name his strongest available side, with several of those who missed the Springbok clash returning to the XV.


  3. Editorial: Time for our champions to find the sparkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... coherence. Perhaps the most significant aspect of the pool matches has been the sad fate of the Pacific nations. Fiji, Samoa and Tonga lit up previous tournaments. On this occasion, they have barely raised a gallop. Predictably, Fiji sank in the ...


  4. Maire Leadbeater: A glimmer of hope for West Papua?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... The delegation included the then Minister of Island Affairs and a high-ranked representative of almost-independent Samoa. He was Malietoa Tanumafili II, later Samoan Head of State. West Papua has been largely closed to outside media ever since ...


  5. Samoa 'focused on finishing with some pride' insists former captain ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Robert Louis Stevenson wrote many gripping stories throughout a life which started in Edinburgh and ended in Samoa, surrounded by islanders who revered their 'Tusitala' - teller of tales. The writer of Kidnapped and Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde created a legacy of storytelling that endures to this day, with Samoans still making the pilgrimage to Scotland's capital.


  6. Iaulualo pushes to include aquatic...Read the original story

    Oct 5, 2015 | Samoa News

    The head of the American Samoa Aquatics Agency Zero Iaulualo, who has been an advocate for many years in the territory for ocean conservation and preservation, will be making a presentation to the Department of Education during the teacher's orientation for grades 6-8 on Aug 6 and grades 3-5 on Aug 7, with the hopes of getting an aquatics program implemented into the DOE curriculum. His aim, he says, is not only to teach ocean conservation and ocean preservation, but it is for the safety of the children that constantly frequent the waters surrounding our island, especially during the holidays and summertime, when school is out.


  7. Samoa desperate to end Rugby World Cup on a high with win over...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Daily Mail

    If you believe Samoa have nothing left to play for when they face Scotland in their final World Cup group match then think again. As well as personal pride, there are 190,000 reasons - the total population of the South Sea Islands - why they want to end their tournament on a high.


  8. Pacific islands play vital role in advancing action on climate change: BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 |

    ... aim to ensure the long-term well-being of the planet and its people. All of these will boost our work on the SAMOA Pathway for small island developing States, he said, referring to the outcome of the Third International Conference on Small Island ...


  9. Pacific islands play vital role in advancing action on climate change, Ban tells leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | United Nations

    ... aim to ensure the long-term well-being of the planet and its people. "All of these will boost our work on the SAMOA Pathway for small island developing States," he said, referring to the outcome of the Third International Conference on Small Island ...


  10. Anger as Samoa-Pago flights...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Samoa News

    STRANDED: Mrs Pe'a with her husband Afoa Tupa'i Pe'a from Lalomalava, Savai'i had to fi nd refuge with another family next to the airport. [Samoa Observer] It has been three days since a Polynesian Airline plane left the Fagali'i Airport for PagoPago and the delay is frustrating hundreds of passengers who are running out of patience.


  11. Samoan prop Census Johnston savouring Rugby World Cup after battle with ToulouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 |

    ... Toulouse. After six years with the wealthy French club he was offered a two-year deal on the proviso he opted out of Samoa's squad for rugby's pinnacle event. He is far from alone in being subjected to such an uncertain, unfair situation. Yet World ...


  12. Video: Samoa Air - s new weigh to...Read the original story

    Sep 29, 2015 | Samoa News

    Samoa Air is relaunching today direct flights between Maota airport on Samoa's island of Savai'i and Pago Pago International Airport, introducing to local residents the new concept that the cost of air fare is based on the passenger and baggage weight, which has attracted international news media coverage. Direct flights between Tafuna airport and Savai'i were terminated several years ago leaving Savai'i residents having to either fly or sail to the main island of Upolu to get to Tutuila.


  13. Robson: All Blacks timing their World Cup run as rivals feel physical and emotional tollRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 |

    ... African captain Jean de Villiers had announced his retirement after breaking his jaw during the Springboks win over Samoa. "Not at all. That's the nature of the game," Howley said when asked if his side were cursed when it came to injuries. "Rugby ...


  14. Memories not medals but Samoa trip helps Niamh RobinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Lancashire Telegraph

    THE results may not have gone to plan but there was no doubting the valuable experience Niamh Robinson gained when she took part in the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa. The 15-year-old from Darwen travelled nearly 10,000 miles to represent the Isle of Man in the prestigious global gathering - but it was memories not medals she returned home with.


  15. Three Pisi brothers make Rugby World Cup history in Samoa loss to South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 |

    Previously Samoa had three brothers in the same squad but never on the pitch together. Five Slovenian Skofic brothers hold the record in their match against Bulgaria; three Fransescato brothers appeared in the same team for Italy against Romania in 1981 and three Finlays played for Scotland in 1875.


  16. Digital broadcasting switchover starts for Pacific...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Scoop

    ... . Following the Pacific Media Partnership conference in Apia last month , there are plans for Papua New Guinea, Samoa and Tonga to start the transition to digital broadcasting within the next two years. The conference was organised by the ...


  17. Ocean advocate Bruckner Chase...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Samoa News

    World renowned marathon swimmer and ocean advocate Bruckner Chase is back on island making a documentary and holding aquatic events. "We are down here in the territory this time, partially as part of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Collins Grant, which is supporting us in the filming of a couple of small documentaries to focus on capturing the Fa'a Samoa and the Samoan connection to the ocean, their islands and their community and families," said Chase.


  18. South Africa v Samoa in focusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Sky Sports

    With South Africa's World Cup in the balance, we look at five talking points ahead of their Pool B clash with Samoa. South Africa's shock loss to Japan has left their World Cup in the balance, with Heyneke Meyer's side now needing to win every game in order to ensure a path to the quarter-finals.


  19. Coconuts Beach Club Resort & Spa, Samoa is Pleased to Announce a New Wellness CentreRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2015 |

    ... of Coconuts Beach Club Resort and Spa, a boutique resort with 26 accommodation units in what was known as Western Samoa, and is now simply Samoa. The resort is located in the midst of a traditional Samoan village, about 30 minutes away from the main ...


  20. Pollard takes medal winners back to school so success becomes academicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    National academy student Cameron Tindle poses after winning his 100m bronze at the Apia Park Sports Complex in Samoa in the Commonwealth Youth Games. Picture: Getty ALL six members of Scotland's athletics team made the weary trans-Atlantic flight back from the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa with an additional piece of bling to place in their hand luggage.