I READ a lot of stat sheets prior to writing these articles. But the reason for Samoa’s win against Wales won’t be found on any of them. You can’t measure it and you can’t count it on the field of play. Barring Jamie Roberts, the Samoans simply hit harder than Wales. Much harder. In a modern game awash with complex defensive systems and running patterns, rugby remains simple, sometimes you just have to smash the man that’s standing in front of you – and that’s what Samoa did.
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‘The Samoan Superman’ and London Irish wing took some time out before the 2010 Autumn Internationals had kicked off to chat about banter, church services, and being wary of Seilala Mapusua. Also loving sunday roasts.
RUGBY WORLD: Are you looking forward to Samoa’s Tests against Ireland, England and Scotland this month?
SAILOSI TAGICAKIBAU: It’ll be good to be playing against guys…
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From Rugby World reader, Larissa Falls
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Women’s Rugby… Matches at Twickenham and Stade de France following the men’s were great advertisements and should become regular occurrences not one-off opportunities. As for England beating New Zealand to show it isn’t a one horse race…bring on the World Cup!
Autumn Internationals… Genia, Guildford, J. Davies emergence with Moody’s comeback. The Samoan…