Samoa Newswire (Page 6)

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

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  1. All Blacks: Apia crowd reduced to 8000Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Renovations and safety concerns over temporary seating plans have led to the usual 12,000 capacity being slashed, Stuff reported. There has also been criticism over ticket prices - the 3000 cheapest $22 tickets had yet to sell out.

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  2. Samoa cuts Apia Park capacity for All Blacks testRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Southland Times

    The All Blacks' historic test against Samoa next week will be played in-front of around 8000 people after Apia Park's capacity was significantly reduced for safety reasons. Samoan Rugby Union interim chief executive Faleomavaega Vincent Fepuleai confirmed capacity had been cut back by 4000 people and also defended the cost of tickets that are likely to be out of reach for many locals.

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  3. Athletics | Emma Hamplett earns place at Youth Championships in ColombiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    STAFFORD'S golden girl of athletics, Emma Hamplett, will throw the javelin for Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the IAAF World Youth Championships in Colombia later this month. The 16-year-old Stafford Grammar School sixth former will then head off on a second dream trip to Samoa for the Commonwealth Youth Games, where she will pull on an England vest.

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  4. South Africa's Peyper to ref England-Fiji opener of RWCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... the Hurricanes and Highlanders in Wellington, New Zealand. Then he moves on to ref the historic test in Apia, where Samoa will host the All Blacks for the first time next Wednesday. The match officials for the pool stage were released by World Rugby ...

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  5. Samoa names squad for historic All Blacks test in ApiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Samoa's 27-man squad for next week's historic one-off rugby test against New Zealand at Apia is heavy with overseas-based players. The match lineup has yet to be confirmed, but London Irish flanker Ofisa Treviranus was named captain last week, and is likely to combine in an experienced back row with France-based double international Maurie Fa'asavalu and Bristol No.

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  6. AB coaches keep Samoa game plan simpleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    The All Blacks' scare in their first test last year - a narrow win over England at Eden Park - will play a big part in their build-up to next week's against Samoa in Apia, their first of 2015. Aaron Cruden's decision to tap, rather than kick, a penalty in the final minutes, which swept the All Blacks on to a rare attack and allowed them to break a 15-all deadlock with a try to Conrad Smith for a 20-15 win, was a piece of clear thinking missing elsewhere because, the coaches believe, the players went into the test with muddled minds.

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  7. John Campbell speaks about departureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... gig with Sky Sport as sport commentator for next month's All Blacks test in Apia. "The fact that we never played in Samoa ever just seemed wrong so we just pushed hard for it to happen," Campbell told The Hits. "I liked him. I knew him from ...

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  8. Local boxing team heads to Apia to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Samoa News

    Six of the boxers who will be defending the Prime Minister's Cup during Samoa's 51st Independence Day Celebrations on June 1st. in Apia, Samoa.

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  9. John Campbell joins Sky SportRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Otago Daily Times

    ... the Sky Sport presenting team for next month's historic All Blacks test in Apia. "The fact that we never played in Samoa ever just seemed wrong so we just pushed hard for it to happen," Campbell told The Hits. "It would be wonderful to be a part of. ...

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  10. So John campbell, Is he back?Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | Geekzone

    Found this on the sky sport Facebook page MARVELLOUS! BREAKING: John Campbell to join SKY Sport NZ for All Blacks match in Samoa. The All Blacks' match against Samoa next month will have a very special guest with TV presenter John Campbell joining SKY Sport's presentation team for the historic game in Apia.

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  11. John Campbell and Ali Williams celebrating the All Blacks' 2011 World Cup victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | NBR Newsroom

    ... and rugby fanatic will be a commentator for Sky Sport's coverage of the July 8 match between the All Blacks and Samoa. The game, to take place in Apia, will be the first time New Zealand's premier rugby team has played in Samoa. Mr Campbell's ...

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  12. John Campbell fills in as sport commentator at All Blacks vs Samoa matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    While is was speculated that the popular journalist would join Radio New Zealand , it turns out that Campbell has other plans for now. He is joining Sky Sport's presentation team for the historic All Blacks' match against Samoa in Apia on 8 July.

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  13. Rugby fitness at the beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Samoa News

    The Mapusaga Fou Rugby team recently trained at the Utulei Beach Park for physical fitness to prepare themselves for the upcoming 2012 Moosoi Festival on October 26 & 27. The team said they are training daily and will soon be ready for the tough competition locally and from Samoa. Other rugby teams have been seen recently at the Utulei Beach Park to train as well, running in the soft sand to build up strength in their legs and swimming for endurance.

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  14. Rugby: NZ-final would bring All Black selection headacheRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Four injured All Blacks are expected to pass fitness tests this week to ease some selection headaches for the team's historic international with Samoa. Israel Dagg, Charles Piutau, Colin Slade and Jerome Kaino all missed the late stages of the Super Rugby series with injury.

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  15. My All Blacks' wider training squadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... wouldn't expect him to for the All Blacks. Ryan Crotty: Will struggle to make the World Cup squad. May be used in the Samoa test IF the Hurricanes make the final. Nehe Milner-Skudder is one of the Hurricanes players who've made the wider ABs squad. ...

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  16. New Zealand union goes globalRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    FIRST Union, New Zealand's second largest private sector union, is going international with the launch of Samoa's only private sector union, Samoa First Union. "Samoa First Union is building on the legacy of former private sector unions like the old National Union of Workers," says Samoa First Union co-ordinator Jerome Mika, "but our union differs because we have the benefit of support from an established union in New Zealand."

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  17. Naholo: The City College All BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    The City College teenager picked for first class rugby while still at school has joined the game's elite as former Wanganui player and standout Highlanders winger Waisake Naholo has been named in the first All Black squad for 2015. The 24-year-old bolter was one of five new faces in the extended-squad of 41 named by Steve Hansen yesterday to prepare for next month's test against Samoa in Apia.

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  18. Immigration Vice Chair says too...Read the original story

    Jun 21, 2015 | Samoa News

    Vice Chairman of the Immigration Board, Senator Tuiasina Esera is looking at "temporarily suspending" the entry permits for Asians and other foreigners, while the entry permits for those of the Independent State of Samoa will be exempted from this move. He told Samoa News last Friday this is the proposal he has in mind, so the Immigration Board can focus on the current overload of files they have on foreigners; and, at the same time, they can maybe account for how many Asians are currently in the territory, because he's certain that there's no accurate count at the moment.

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  19. Nehe Milner-Skudder set to be Queen Elizabeth College's first All BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Manawatu Standard

    ... or lose against the Brumbies in the Super Rugby semifinal. If they lose he would be free to play in the test against Samoa at Apia on July 8. There might also be other chances in one of the Rugby Championship matches against Argentina in ...

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  20. Rugby: Kaino ready to kick into gear after frustrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    All Blacks loose forward Jerome Kaino at the announcement of the All Blacks squad for the Samoa Test and Investec Rugby Championship. Photo / Jason Oxenham Should Jerome Kaino get the all-clear in the next 10 days to resume playing, it might be a wise idea to stand back as there is a bit of pent-up frustration within him.

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