Samoa’s Rugby World Cup Record: P28 W12 D0 L16

1991 Quarter-finals
1995 Quarter-finals
1999 Quarter-final play-offs
2003 Pool stages
2007 Pool stages
2011 Pool stages
2015 Pool stages

 

Though Auckland-born, Pat Lam is of Samoan descent and is revered on the rugby-mad island. Not only as a teak-tough No 8 who could offload, carry hard and drive attackers…