15 Sep 2011

Samoa start in style

10:14 am on 15 September 2011

Samoa's won its opening match at the Rugby World Cup, beating Namibia 49-12 in Rotorua.

Winger Alesana Tuilagi scored three of Samoa's six tries.

Samoa led 25-0 at half-time.

Samoa next play Wales in Hamilton on Sunday, a match which could decide which team advances to the quarter-finals.