Samoa Newswire (Page 6)

Samoa Newswire (Page 6)

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

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  1. Rugby: Crusaders' loss could be boon to ABsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | The New Zealand Herald

    The Crusaders are out of the playoffs - a dogfight they haven't missed since 2001 - but it's an absence which just might give the All Blacks and Richie McCaw an extra boost ahead of their World Cup defence. Instead of sneaking into sixth place on the table and extending their season by up to three away matches, their nine front-line All Blacks , will be given an extra rest period ahead of their next assignment, a historic July 8 match against Samoa which has taken on added significance following the tragic death of the Apia-born Jerry Collins.

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  2. Rugby: First test to honour son of ApiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | The New Zealand Herald

    It is the first time the side has played in Samoa in their 112-year history and will now also become a celebration of Collins' life and rugby career. Confirmation of the test last September had created mass celebrations in the tiny Pacific Island nation, as well as New Zealand's large Polynesian community.

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  3. Rugby: Crusaders pick up bonus point win over BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... all likely to have some involvement in the playoffs, they are going to be stitching a test team together to play Samoa from the Blues and Crusaders. Well, more the Crusaders than Blues so, in that respect, they will have been quite happy to see ...

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  4. Jerry Collins and wife killed in crashRead the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | The Otago Daily Times

    ... leader and player, and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family at this time." Collins, age 34, was born in Apia, Samoa. He played 48 tests for the All Blacks. He had three tests as captain. Collins made his All Blacks debut in 2001, the same ...

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  5. Crash kills All Blacks star CollinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Independent.ie

    ... and its players will wear a black armband in the Top 14 semi-final against Stade Francais. He was born in Apia, Samoa, and raised in Porirua - a blue collar suburb on the outskirts of the New Zealand capital Wellington. He showed huge potential at ...

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  6. Jerry Collins: 1980-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Sky Sports

    His peroxide blonde hair and broad smile masked a typically uncompromising New Zealand loose forward; ferocious in the tackle, fearless in rucks and a force to be reckoned with as a ball carrier. Born in Apia, Samoa in November 1980, Collins moved to Wellington, New Zealand where his rugby talent developed at the St Patrick's College and the Norths Club and it wasn't long before he went on to represent the NZ Secondary Schools.

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  7. (Rugby Union) Jerry Collins epitomised the word toughRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Standard

    Former New Zealand All Black flanker Jerry Collins was born in Apia, Samoa, and raised in Porirua _ a blue collar suburb on the outskirts of the New Zealand capital Wellington. He and his partner were killed early today in a car crash in France.

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  8. Former All Blacks flanker Jerry Collins dies in car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The New Zealand Herald

    " All Blacks flanker Jerry Collins, who died in an auto accident on a French motorway Friday at age 34, rose from humble beginnings to become one of the most feared and admired rugby players of his generation. Collins was born in Apia, Samoa and raised in Porirua " a blue collar suburb on the outskirts of the New Zealand capital Wellington.

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  9. Jerry Collins dead: Former All Blacks and Ospreys icon killed in car...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | IcNetwork

    ... Liberty Stadium, having so often been the scourge of the national team in clashes against New Zealand. Born in Apia, Samoa, Collins was a cousin of Tana and Mike Umaga, and like so many talented Pacific Islanders, was schooled in New Zealand, at St ...

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  10. Former Poly airline employee...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Samoa News

    ... both fine and imprisonment. According to the plea agreement, the defendant admits that she embezzled monies from the Samoa Government owned airline from March 2010 to October 2011. The defendant, who is out on bail, also agreed to pay back ...

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  11. PM sends congratulatory message to Samoa counterpartRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Fiji Times

    Update: 7:50PM PRIME Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has congratulated the Independent State of Samoa on the anniversary of the nation's independence. In a letter to his Samoan counterpart, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, Mr Bainimarama used the opportunity to call for closer relations with Samoa.

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  12. Collected Department Releases: Samoa's Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | State Department

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I extend my congratulations and best wishes to the people of the Independent State of Samoa as you celebrate the 53nd anniversary of your nation's independence. Our mutually held values and shared interests form the basis for our enduring relationship.

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  13. Sepp Blatter: how Fifa 'tyrant' won football's loyaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | The First Post

    ... combined weight of Argentina and Brazil is less than that of the British Virgin Islands, the Cook Islands and American Samoa, whose populations would barely fill the Maracana. Although votes in the presidential election are cast independently, ...

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  14. Ghana to participate in Commonwealth Youth GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Accra, May 29, GNA - Ghana have presented four athletes to participate in the fifth edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games fixed for 5-11 September in Apia, Samoa. The competition is expected to draw participation from over a thousand young Commonwealth athletes aged between 14-18 in nine disciplines.

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  15. Sepp Blatter: how did Fifa 'tyrant' win such loyalty?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | The First Post

    ... combined weight of Argentina and Brazil is less than that of the British Virgin Islands, the Cook Islands and American Samoa, whose populations would barely fill the Maracana. Although votes are cast independently, nations do tend to vote in ...

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  16. T&T to send four athletes to Samoa Youth GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    Hezekiel Romeo...first T&T athlete to medal at a Commonwealth Youth Games in the Isle of Man in 2011. T&T is expected to be represent by a small team of only four athletes in the sport of swimming and athletics for the Fifth Commonwealth Youth Games, to be held on the Pacific Island nation of Samoa from September 5-11, 2015.

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  17. Pacific Islands heading for 100% renewable energyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | The Ecologist

    A host of Pacific nations are turning to renewable technologies to satisfy 100% of their energy, writes Maxine Newlands. Samoa is aiming to achieve 100% renewable energy by 2017, while Tokelau has already reached 94% including 100% of its electricity.

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  18. All Blacks selector Grant Fox backs Dan Carter and Richie McCaw as RWC loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... A lack of Super Rugby playoffs action would put Carter in the frame for selection for the looming test against Samoa in Apia, though whether the selectors want to risk such a prime asset in the hurly-burly of an islands test remains to be seen. ...

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  19. Tabadamu ready for sevens battleRead the original story

    May 26, 2015 | Fiji Times

    THE CK Ezy Buy Tabadamu 7s team is one of the favourites at this weekend's Samoa Independent 7s tournament in Apia. The team which won the 2015 Marist 7s tournament earlier this year is coached and captained by former national 7s skipper Setafano Cakau.

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  20. New uniforms to boost Yamacia at Samoa 7s eventRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Fiji Times

    BLK chairman Kim Brant, right, general manager Josefa Matau, left, present the new Yamacia jersey to team officials David Dakuitoga and Jay Whyte at the BLK warehouse in Lautoka yesterday. Picture: MACIU MALO THE Yamacia 7s team yesterday received a timely boost from BLK sportswear ahead of this weekend's Samoa Independent 7s tournament in Apia.

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