Samoan flyhalf Tusi Pisi landed five penalties to get Samoa home 15-0 over Italy in a tryless international in Apia on Saturday.
Underdogs Tonga snatched an 18-18 draw in injury time against Samoa to launch the Pacific Nations Cup tournament in dramatic fashion in Apia on Saturday.
The International Rugby Board clamped down on foul play in the Pacific Cup tournament this week.
Samoan legend Brian Lima has resigned as defence coach of his country's national team after his arrest for assault on his former wife.
Samoan rugby legend Brian Lima faces criminal charges after allegedly assaulting his ex-wife in public last week.
Georgia survived a late onslaught to seal a surprise 16-15 win over Samoa in Tbilisi on Saturday.
Samoan bad boy George Pisi will have to serve his full six-week ban, after his appeal was dismissed on Thursday.
Samoan centre George Pisi has formally appealed his six-week playing suspension for a tip tackle against Ireland.
Samoa centre George Pisi has been suspended for six weeks for a tip tackle on Ireland wing Tommy Bowe.
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