Samoa overcome Russia but must improve to contend in Pool A

Rugby Union - Rugby World Cup 2019 - Pool A - Russia v Samoa - Kumagaya Rugby Stadium, Kumagaya, Japan - September 24, 2019 Samoa players celebrate their third try scored by Ed Fidow REUTERS/Annegret Hilse

KUMAGAYA, Japan (Reuters) – Samoa did little to suggest they could upset either Scotland or Japan for second place in Pool A at the Rugby World Cup after a 34-9 victory over a limited and exhausted Russia team at Kumagaya Rugby Stadium on Tuesday. The Pacific islanders did themselves no favours in a scrappy game […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories