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When competitive sport ground to a halt in the Pacific Islands, in an effort to combat the threat of Covid-19, it wasn't just the rugby fields, tennis courts and swimming pools that suddenly found…
Pacific Rugby Players Welfare has condemned the nomination of Fiji Rugby Union Chair Francis Kean for a position on World Rugby's powerful Executive Committee.
One game. One win. Then nothing.
Former All Black centre Eroni Clarke has been appointed New Zealand Rugby's first Pasifika Engagement Manager.
Sports grounds in Fiji have escaped major damage from Cyclone Harold.
A vote to determine the host of the 2027 Pacific Games will be delayed until next year, as Covid-19 continues to impact the sporting world.
With international cricket on the back-burner as a result of Covid-19, PNG's top players are staying motivated by challenging each other using unique training methods.
The Northern Marianas have been asked to consider alternative dates for hosting the 2021 Pacific Mini Games in an effort to avoid a clash with the Tokyo Olympics. The Mini...
The Manumā Samoa rugby team have gone into self-isolation in Auckland after returning from their Global Rapid Rugby season opener in Perth.
Rugby players with Pacific Island heritage will still be eligible to represent Fiji, Samoa or Tonga if they turn out for the newly-formed All Blacks XV.
New Zealand Rugby is appointing a Pasifika engagement manager, who will be tasked with giving the country's Pacific Island community more of a voice in how the sport is run.
A lack of understanding around Pacific Island culture and a fear of failure have been identified as key barriers preventing more Pasifika players becoming involved in rugby leadership in New Zealand. Audio
Papua New Guinea men's cricket coach says qualifying for next year's T20 World Cup has the potential to grow and set up the sport in PNG for the next 10 years.
The Niue men's Sevens team are embracing the difficult start they face at the Oceania Sevens Championship, which begins in Suva tomorrow.
Pierre Janssen might just be the biggest rugby fan in the Netherlands.
The performances of Fiji, Samoa and Tonga at the World Cup shows change is needed in the international game, the Pacific Rugby Players Association says.
Tonga have hinted at an exciting future after ending their Rugby World Cup campaign with a 31-19 victory over the United States.
Manu Samoa have made two changes in the tight five for their final Rugby World Cup pool match against Ireland in Fukuoka on Saturday.
Pacific Island nations are "sick" of the status quo and are calling on World Rugby to do more after Fiji, Samoa and Tonga all failed to qualify for the Rugby World Cup knockout rounds.
Fiji have bowed out of the Rugby World Cup with a gallant 29-17 defeat by Wales in Oita, but admit to wondering what could have been after two yellow cards and three forward passes undid a promising…
The Flying Fijians are blocking out all outside noise and insist their sole focus is on ending their World Cup pool play with a strong performance against Wales.
Manu Samoa may not have got the result they were hoping for against Japan but they still managed to attract some new local fans, who switched their allegiance, albeit briefly, from red to blue.
Tonga were left to rue another slow start as they fell agonisingly short of repeating their shock victory over France from eight years ago.
Samoa are embracing the challenge of playing a red-hot Japanese team in their own backyard.
From nailing tin roofs in a Christchurch winter to packing down against England at a World Cup -Tongan hooker Siua Maile is still pinching himself after a rapid rise to rugby prominence.