Posts Tagged ‘Manu Samoa’

Manu Samoa wow locals with their singing at Mass

Friday, September 18th, 2015

The Samoan national team, Manu Samoa, are in Brighton for the Rugby World Cup. Last Sunday they went to mass at St Mary Magdalen’s Church. A video of the team singing was shared on the team’s Facebook page and has so far been viewed more than 80,000 times. Clare Bowskill, choir director at the church, praised Read more

Manu Samoa squad prepare for game by going to Mass

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Manu Samoa have prepared for their battle against the All Blacks with hymns and prayers at a service at Our Lady of The Rosary church on Sunday. The magnificent Catholic church in Siusega, on the outskirts of Apia, is in the parish of Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi. After the team entered the church to Read more

Manu Samoa visit the elderly

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Residents of a home for the aged in Samoa broke out in applause when introduced to the new Manu Samoa 7s coach last Friday. Viliamu Punivalu was a member of a Samoa Rugby Union (SFU) delegation who took gifts from Manu Samoa players to residents of Mapuifagalele Home for the Aged. Opened in 1975, Mapuifagalele Home Read more

Manu Samoa player given a rosary as a good luck charm

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

A member of the the Manu Samoa Rugby World Cup Team has been given a rosary as a good luck charm. The Manu Samoa visited Tafa’igata Prison as part of their final preparations for the Rugby World Cup. An emotional meeting between Manu Samoa winger, Alesana Tuilagi and his father, Tuilagi Namulauulu Leo II, was the Read more