Samoa name World Cup Squad

Samoa have announced their 31-man World Cup squad set to take part in this year's competition.
11 August 2015

Pacific Cup players to watch come RWC

Lewis Hughes looks at five players who impressed at this year's Pacific Nations Cup to keep an eye on at the World Cup.
6 August 2015

Fijians Retain Pacific Nations Title

Fiji retained their status as Pacific Nations Cup Champions with a thrilling 39-29 victory over rivals Samoa in Canada last night.
4 August 2015

Hopes high for Samoa come RWC

After their fine display against the All Blacks in Apia last weekend, attention now turns for Samoa to the upcoming Rugby World Cup.
20 July 2015

Can the Pacific Islands expect more high profile visits?

The world watched last week as the All Blacks made the 2,000 mile journey to Apia, Samoa, where they took part in a historic test against a nation which has had such a prolific bearing on the fortunes of New Zealand rugby.
13 July 2015

Carter pivotal in All Blacks win

New Zealand resisted a second-half fightback from Samoa to win 25-16 in this historic match in Apia.
8 July 2015

A must-watch special event - Samoa v All Blacks preview

Samoa hosts the All Blacks for the first time at Apia Park, in only the sixth ever match between these two nations.
7 July 2015

All Blacks Squad Named to Play Samoa in Historic Test

New Zealand Coach Steve Hansen is set to hand George Moala his first cap when the All Blacks take on Samoa on Wednesday.
6 July 2015

New Zealand without 17 for Samoa Test

It is a rarity to see a number of uncapped players in a New Zealand side, but Coach Steve Hansen has had to make a hold host of changes for their test against Samoa next week.
30 June 2015

Olympic Stadium to make rugby debut

The Barbarians will entertain Samoa in the first-ever rugby union match at London's Olympic Stadium in August.
19 February 2015

Full swing - 9 November internationals to choose from

There is plenty of rugby union for fans around the world to debate this coming weekend. Talking Rugby Union have shared several articles this week, centred on Stuart Lancaster and his England team.
21 November 2014

Vunipola is wary of the threat Samoa will pose

England number eight Billy Vunipola insists Samoa will "smell blood" when they arrive at Twickenham for Saturday's QBE International.
17 November 2014

Leicester Sign Rizzo and Sio

Leicester have announced the signings of international props Michele Rizzo and Aniseko Sio.
23 June 2014

Falcons Swoop for Tuilagi Brothers

Brothers Alesana and Anitelea Tuilagi have agreed two-year deals to join Newcastle Falcons next season.
9 May 2014

November Autumn Internationals Round 4 Preview

The November Autumn Rugby Internationals Round 4 features ten mouth-watering matches including the All Blacks vs Ireland match which is sure to see history made
22 November 2013

Autumn Internationals Round-Up - Week 2

After another enthralling weekend of international rugby, with all of the world’s best teams in action, Talking Rugby Union wanted to bring you all of the scores, analysis and reaction.
11 November 2013

Autumn Internationals Preview: Week 2

With only one day to go until the second round of the 2013 QBE Autumn Internationals, there is something for everyone this weekend, with ten matches in the northern hemisphere.
8 November 2013

Finding the next Argentina: Tier 2 nation's quest for parity

Rugby is often referred to as a global game, implying its tentacles stretch into every continent. In fact, it is global in appeal but it is far from globally competitive.
20 November 2012

Autumn Test Match International Review - New Zealand Perspective

Here is my Autumn International Test Rugby Review following the weekend, from a New Zealand perspective.
19 November 2012

Rugby World Cup Match Report - Wales 17 - 10 Samoa

Wales ground out a 17-10 win against Samoa in Wellington in what was a very hotly contested match. Shane Williams' try and 12 points from the boot gave the Welsh their first win of this year's tournament.
18 September 2011