4 Mar 2013

Sport: Losing start for Pacific teams in PRC

11:33 am on 4 March 2013

Samoa and Tonga have both suffered defeats in the opening round of the Pacific Rugby Cup over the weekend.

Samoa A were thumped 52-19 by the Brumby Runners in Canberra on Friday.

Tonga A went down 24-3 to the Reds College XV in Brisbane a day later, while the Fiji Warriors v Junior Waratahs match was cancelled because of the weather.