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Pacific island players’ union to explore nuclear option of boycotting 2019 Rugby World Cup in light of proposed ‘World League’

Fiji, Tonga and Samoa have all qualified for the 2019 Rugby World Cup

1st March 2019

Leo column: Unearth the root causes to end off-field violence

Dan Leo highlights the skirmish between Amanaki Mafi and Lopeti Timani as one instance of how Pacific Islander physicality can take on..

16th August 2018

Leo column: Give Charles Piutau a reprieve after early capture by All Blacks

If an issue affects one Pacific Island, it affects all...

1st August 2018

Dan Leo column: World Rugby must act to redress this failing system

Dan Leo looks at how mistakes are allowed to re-occur and impact Tier 2 & 3 nations

18th July 2018

Dan Leo: Charitable mindset has held back Pacific rugby

Much of the kiwi media-fare leading up to the third test between New Zealand and the Lions focussed on Kieran Read and the fact it was to..

3rd August 2017

Thomas Young handed Wales debut

Thomas Young will make his Test debut on Friday after being named in the Wales starting XV to take on Tonga at Eden Park. The Wasps star,..

14th June 2017

Dream Team: Sami Fisilau – Jersey and Tonga scrum-half

1. Pauliasi Manu – He used to be my neighbour back in Auckland. He’s now with the Chiefs and also trained with the All Blacks before..

7th December 2015

Failure to perform leaves Pacific Islanders in mess – Kahn Fotuali’i

Kahn Fotuali’i has described the possibility of Samoa failing to qualify for the next World Cup in Japan as “potentially devastating”..

6th November 2015

Tonga win send Pumas to quarter-finals

Argentina and New Zealand will be the two teams from Pool C in the World Cup in the quarter-finals after the Pumas recorded a 45-16 win..

5th October 2015

WIN tickets to the world premiere of Pacific Warriors

The Rugby Paper has teamed up with Pacific Warriors to give the opportunity to three of our readers to win a pair of tickets to the world..

2nd September 2015

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