2 Sep 2008

Pacific under-19 rugby teams arrive in Fiji

10:27 am on 2 September 2008

All six teams in the Federation of Oceania Rugby Unions Under-19 rugby tournament have arrived in Nadi ahead of tomorrows first round.

Defending champions Samoa who have Brian Lima as assistant coach are bubbling with confidence and expect to retain their title.

Samoa heads Pool A with Tonga as number two seeds and Fiji placed third.

In Pool B, Papua New Guinea is at the top followed by Vanuatu and


Tonga opens the tournament against Vanuatu tomorrow, followed by PNG against Tahiti and then the Fiji v Samoa clash

The tournament ends next Friday with the finals at Churchill Park in