Western Samoa have played in every Rugby World Cup since the 1991 Rugby World Cup. Their omission from the inaugural tournament in 1987 was controversial, as there were no qualifications.
Samoa competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. This was the nation's ninth consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympic Games, although it had previously competed in four editions under the name Western Samoa.
Samoa competed at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from September 7 to 18, 2016, sending two discus athletes, one male and one female. This was Samoa's fifth consecutive Paralympics, with their first Paralympics in 2000.
Samoa Airways, formerly Polynesian Airlines, is the state-owned flag carrier airline of Samoa. The airline was founded in 1959 as "Polynesian Airlines", providing domestic and international flights throughout the South Pacific.
Samoa competed at the 2011 Pacific Games in Nouméa, New Caledonia between August 27 and September 10, 2011. As of June 28, 2011 Samoa has listed 318 competitors.
Samoa competed in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland from 23 July – 3 August 2014. Participating in the Commonwealth Games for the eleventh time, Samoans have won sixteen medals during their first ten participations.
Samoa competed at the 2015 Pacific Games in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea from 4 to 18 July 2015. Samoa listed 405 competitors as of 4 July 2015.
Samoa competed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia from April 4 to April 15, 2018.Weightlifter Lauititi Lui was the island's flag bearer during the opening ceremony.
Samoa competed at the 2019 Pacific Games in Apia, Samoa from 7 to 20 July 2019. As the host nation, Samoa participated in all 26 sports at the 2019 games.
The ʻAva Ceremony is one of the most important customs of the Samoa Islands. It is a solemn ritual in which a ceremonial beverage is shared to mark important occasions in Samoan society.
The Samoa A's Rugby team activities page. Related with social media posts of Samoa A's games and scheduled events. Match records planned for future dates as well as home and away matches. Plan a trip and experience the excitement of the match on the spot!