Toa Samoa have named an initial train-on squad for the upcoming 2014 Rugby League Four Nations.
Samoa qualified for the Four Nations after beating Fiji in a Four Nations qualifier back in May.
Samoa head coach Matt Parish has named his 19 man squad to play Samoa at MS3 Craven Park on Monday (20:00)
By Ben Ryder
With the second round of Oceania Cup games scheduled in October/November 2019, Rugby League Planet takes an in-depth look at each competing island nation and what the game of Rugby League is doing for them, as well as their strengths, weaknesses, and the nations chances at winning their respective pools.
This week it’s Toa Samoa
Samoa will host a historic Test Match against Fiji in Apia on October 8 – Samoa’s first official Rugby League Test Match on home soil.
by Chris Newman, Date: 3/8/12
It has been a momentous two weeks for the development of rugby league in Samoa, with the touring NSW CRL side playing two gruelling tests against the Toa Residents side.
Both games were close and provided an entertaining promotion of rugby league at an elite level.
Press Release, Date: 25/6/12
Pesega College and Robert Louis Stevenson School battled it out to be the first ever Nigel Vagana Cup champions.The grand final more than lived up to expectations, with a passion-fuelled, tough and physical encounter.
Pesega College played a strong game, leading 12-0 early in the first half. Perry Falute and Leatulagi Lio were the try scorers, with Falute successfully converting both tries.
Robert Louis Stevenson School hit back five minutes before half time with a try to Ezekiel Lindemuth, which was converted by Pisi Leilua. The gap closed to 12-6 at the break.
An International Appeals Tribunal has lifted the one-match suspension handed down to Samoa player Sauaso Sue for tripping in the 58th minute of a Rugby League World Cup 2013 fixture against France on Monday.