Samoa Rugby World Cup Team 2015

2015 Samoa Fixtures & Results at Rugby World Cup

20-Sep-15 Samoa  25–16  United States Brighton Community Stadium, Brighton
26-Sep-15 South Africa 46-6  Samoa Villa Park, Birmingham
3-Oct-15 Samoa  5-26  Japan Stadium mk, Milton Keynes
10-Oct-15 Samoa  33-36  Scotland St. James' Park, Newcastle

Points Table

Team Pld W D L TF PF PA +/− BP Pts
Samoa 2 1 0 1 2 31 62 –31 0 4

2015 Squad

Player  Position  Date of Birth Caps  Club/province
Ole Avei Hooker 13 June 1983 21 France Bordeaux Bègles
Manu Leiataua Hooker 26 December 1986 8 France Aurillac
Motu Matu'u Hooker 30 April 1987 3 New Zealand Hurricanes
Viliamu Afatia Prop 24 May 1990 11 France Agen
Jake Grey Prop 17 February 1984 4 SCOPA
Census Johnston Prop 6 May 1981 48 France Toulouse
Anthony Perenise Prop 18 October 1982 24 England Bristol
Sakaria Taulafo Prop 29 January 1983 36 France Stade Français
Filo Paulo Lock 6 November 1987 18 Italy Benetton Treviso
Joe Tekori Lock 17 December 1983 32 France Toulouse
Kane Thompson Lock 9 January 1982 31 England Newcastle Falcons
Maurie Fa'asavalu Flanker 12 January 1980 25 France Oyonnax
Alafoti Faosiliva Flanker 28 October 1985 13 England Bath
Jack Lam Flanker 18 November 1987 15 England Bristol
Faifili Levave Flanker 15 January 1986 6 Unattached
Ofisa Treviranus (c) Flanker 31 March 1984 32 England London Irish
TJ Ioane Number 8 9 May 1989 6 England Sale Sharks
Sanele Vavae Tuilagi Number 8 15 June 1988 4 France Carcassonne
Vavao Afemai Scrum-half 18 February 1992 5 Vaiala
Kahn Fotuali'i Scrum-half 22 May 1982 24 England Northampton Saints
Patrick Fa’apale Fly-half 5 March 1991 6 Vaiala
Tusi Pisi Fly-half 18 June 1982 21 Japan Suntory Sungoliath
Michael Stanley Fly-half 29 December 1989 6 Unattached
Rey Lee-Lo Centre 20 February 1987 2 Wales Cardiff Blues
Johnny Leota Centre 21 January 1984 19 England Sale Sharks
Paul Perez Centre 26 July 1986 11 South Africa Sharks
George Pisi Centre 29 June 1986 17 England Northampton Saints
Fa'atoina Autagavaia Wing 18 September 1988 16 France Nevers
Ken Pisi Wing 24 February 1989 6 England Northampton Saints
Alesana Tuilagi Wing 24 February 1981 34 England Newcastle Falcons
Tim Nanai-Williams Fullback 12 June 1989 1 Japan Ricoh Black Rams

Facts

Union Samoa Rugby Union
Nickname(s) Manu Samoa
Emblem(s) the Southern Cross
Coach(es) Stephen Betham
Captain(s)

Ofisa Treviranus

(Vice Captain)- Alesana Tuilaigi
Most caps Brian Lima (64)
Top scorer Earl Va'a (172)
Most tries Brian Lima (29)

 

First international
Western Samoa 0 – 6 Fiji (18 August 1924)
Largest win
Samoa 115 – 7 Papua New Guinea (11 July 2009)
Largest defeat
New Zealand 101 – 14 Samoa (3 September 2008)
World Cup
Appearances 6 (First in 1991)
Best result Quarter Finals, 1991, 1995

Samoa at Rugby World Cup 2011

Fixtures & Results

Date & Time Team vs Team Stadiums
14/09 - 14:30 SamoaSamoa 49-12 NamibiaNamibia Rotorua
18/09 - 15:30 WalesWales 17-10 SamoaSamoa Hamilton
25/09 - 15:30 FijiFiji 7-27 SamoaSamoa Auckland
30/09 - 20:30 South AfricaSouth Africa 13-5 SamoaSamoa Auckland

2011 Squad

Backs Players

Player Position Club
Kahn Fotuali'i Scrum-half Hawke's Bay
Uale Mai Scrum-half El Salvador
Junior Poluleuligaga Scrum-half Exeter Chiefs
Faatalatala Fagasoaia Fly-half Tepatasi
Joshua Keil Fly-half Warringah
Tasesa Lavea Fly-half Clermont
Jamie Helleur Centre Auckland
Iafeta Laau Centre Tepatasi
Seilala Mapusua Centre London Irish
George Pisi Centre Taranaki
Uarotafou Setu Centre Sunnybank
Josh Tatupu Centre Otago
Gavin Williams Centre Clermont
David Lemi Wing London Wasps
Fautua Otto Wing Scopa
Mikaele Pesamino Wing Vailele
Sinoti Sinoti Wing Hawke's Bay
Alesana Tuilagi Wing Leicester Tigers
Brando Va'aulu Wing Bourgoin
Lolo Lui Fullback Moata'a
Paul Williams Fullback Sale Sharks

Forwards Players

Player Position Club
Steve Fualau Hooker Canterbury
Ti’i Paulo Hooker Clermont
Mahonri Schwalger (c) Hooker Taranaki
Andrew Williams Hooker Marist
Viliamu Afatia Prop Vailoa
Cencus Johnston Prop Toulouse
Na'ama Leleimalefaga Prop Montpellier
Simon Lemalu Prop Counties Manukau
Logovi'i Mulipola Prop Don Bosco
Anthony Perenise Prop Hawke's Bay
Sakaria Taulafo Prop London Wasps
Levi Asifa'amatala Lock Vailele
Daniel Leo Lock Bordeaux Bègles
Filipo Levi Lock Newcastle Falcons
Simaika Mikaele Lock Vailele
Maselino Paulino Lock Le”auva’a
Afa Aiono Flanker A’ana
Manaia Salave'a Flanker Narbonne
Falemiga Selesele Flanker Moata’a
Misioka Timoteo Flanker Vaiala
Ofisa Treviranus Flanker Malie
Richard Muagututia Number eight Scopa
George Stowers Number eight London Irish
KJ Afuie Fullback Canterbury

Samoa at the Rugby World Cup

Year(s) Result
1987 Did not participate.
1991 Qualified. Quarterfinals.
1995 Qualified. Quarterfinals.
1999 Qualified. Quarterfinal play-offs.
2003 Qualified. Pool stage.
2007 Qualified. Pool stage.
2011 Qualified