The 2017 Americas Pacific Challenge started today with USA Selects playing Samoa A at the Estadio Charrua in Montevideo, Uruguay. Samoa won 48-26 in a match that featured plenty of American mistakes, Samoan opportunism, and an important red card.
The Selects kicked off and immediately won the ball back. Several phases inside the Samoa 22 ended with a knock-on. From the scrum, Samoa won a penalty... Read More
The USA Eagles fell to Samoa in their first match of the Pacific Nations Cup, 21-16.
Titi Lamositele was the lone try scorer for the Eagles, and scored it in the final ten minutes. A last-ditch effort to tie the game proved unsuccessful as Samoa held on for a hard-fought victory.
Samoa got out to a fast start in this one, controlling the pace and playing a very up-tempo game. In the fourth minute... Read More