October 2022

Ikale Tahi Tonga Rugby Taniela Moa’s Legacy

By |2022-10-03T14:23:27+13:00October 3rd, 2022|

Photo source: Josiah Mika Foundation   Taniela Moa was a stalwart of Ikale Tahi Tonga Rugby who’s name is etched in the upper echelons of fellow Tongan Rugby legends for both his impact on and off the field. Taniela was a caring and passionate leader for his friends, family and the Tongan community, he loved to laugh [...]

Women’s Rugby Month

By |2022-10-02T22:12:24+13:00October 2nd, 2022|

Co-Founder and current Manu Samoa Head Coach Seilala Mapusua, Board Member, Annette Fale assisting Moana Leilua delivering Agent, Social Media and Well-being workshop during the PI Womens Combine.   Throughout the month of September Oceania Rugby along with its 17 member unions joined in celebrating Women in Rugby. This regionally lead initiative was focused on highlighting what [...]

Best foot forward with The Blues in Tonga

By |2022-10-02T21:46:57+13:00October 2nd, 2022|

  The Blues Rugby organisation has had an ongoing program called the “Blues best foot forward” initiative which aims to gift recycled rugby boots to players who might otherwise miss out on playing rugby. This year with the collaboration and assistance of Pacific Rugby Players, this programme was able to send more then 20,000 pairs of sports shoes and [...]

September 2022

Pacific Rugby Players at the Pacific Combine

By |2022-10-02T21:26:10+13:00September 29th, 2022|

  Launched in 2018, The Pacific Rugby combine is a World Rugby funded programme that gives emerging talent from Fiji, Tonga and Samoa the opportunity to access some of the world’s best coaches, strength and conditioning coaches and lifestyle mentors which prepares these players for a potential career in the modern elite rugby environment. World Rugby announced this initiative [...]

August 2022

Life After Rugby with Deacon Manu

By |2022-08-15T15:04:56+12:00August 15th, 2022|

  You’ve worked hard, opportunities await you with a professional career, where do you go from here? It’s not uncommon for sportspeople to question if they’re on the right path; or how long their sporting journey will be. We take a look at the choices some of our players have made, and where they are now. Pacific Rugby Players [...]

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