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Samoan captains leading different teams at Rugby World Cup

10 August 2017

Posted in: Pacific Radio News,

Two Samoan captains are leading two different teams at the Women's Rugby World Cup in Ireland.

New Zealand Black Ferns Captain with the USA Eagles Captain. Photo/ Twitter: Apollo Perilini. 

Fiao'o Fa'amausili is leading the New Zealand Black Ferns while Tiffany Faaee leads the USA Eagles.

Faaee, who was born in American Samoa and raised in New Zealand, has already led the American team to their first pool victory against Italy.

Meanwhile, Faamausili led the Black Ferns to a big 44-12 win over Wales this morning.

The World Cup final will be held on Aug 26. 

Tags: samoa, rugby, Women's Rugby World Cup,