28 May 2007

No major upsets in the Pacific Six Nations rugby competition

10:33 am on 28 May 2007

The Junior All Blacks have opened the defence of their Pacific Nations Cup campaign with a 31-10 victory over Samoa in Apia.

The Juniors led 19-3 at half time and scored 5 tries to 1.

Rico Gear scored 2 tries, while Mose Tuiali'i, John Afoa and Ross Filipo also touched down.

In other matches this weekend, Australia A beat Tonga and Fiji beat Japan.

Next weekend the Juniors play Fiji in Suva, while in a double-header at Coffs Harbour Tonga play Japan and Australia A play Samoa.