14 Jun 2009

Junior AB's score first up win

6:57 am on 14 June 2009

The Junior All Blacks have beaten Samoa 17-16 in their opening Pacific Nations Cup match in Apia.

The Juniors led 14-0 at half time through tries to Hosea Gear and Israel Dagg, while Colin Slade kicked the rest of the points.

The Juniors' next match is against Fiji in Lautoka next weekend.

In Saturday's other game Fiji beat Tonga 36-22 in Nuku'alofa.