Posts Tagged ‘Barbarians v Samoa’

Barbarians v Samoa (3)

Posted: September 3, 2015 in Sport
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Barbrians get the game started

Barbarians get the game started

Contesting the ball at a line-out

Contesting the ball at a line-out

The brute power of the scrum

The brute power of the scrum

High ball to the back of line-out

High ball to the back of line-out

Barbarians kick for goal

Barbarians kick for goal

The ball's in there somewhere !

The ball’s in there somewhere !

A great match which the barbarians eventually won 27-24.

 

Barbarians v Samoa (2)

Posted: September 2, 2015 in Sport
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The mighty Samoans version of the haka!

Le Manu Samoa ia manu le fai o le faiva
(The Manu Samoa, may you succeed in your mission )

Le Manu Samoa lenei ua ou sau
(The Manu Samoa, here I come )

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Leai se isi Manu oi le atu laulau
(There is no other Manu (team) anywhere )

Ua ou sai nei ma le mea atoa
(Here I come completely prepared)

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O lou malosi ua atoatoa
(My strength is at its peak)

Ia e faatafa ma e soso ese
(Make way and move aside)

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Leaga o lenei manu e uiga ese
(Because this Manu is unique)

Le Manu Samoa
(The Manu Samoa )

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Le Manu Samoa
(The Manu Samoa)

Le Manu Samoa e o mai I Samoa
(The Manu Samoa reigns from Samoa)

 

Barbarians v Samoa (1)

Posted: September 1, 2015 in Sport
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Olympic Stadium

Olympic Stadium

As part of the warm up to the Rugby World Cup Keith and I went to the Olympic Stadium to see the Barbarians (an invitation team made up of International players) and the Samoan national team.

Here are some pictures of the teams during the warm-up

Scrum practice for Samoan forwards

Scrum practice for Samoan forwards

Barbarians try out their passing

Barbarians try out their passing

Samoans go their their exercises

Samoans go their their exercises

Line-out practise for the Samoans

Line-out practise for the Samoans

Catch!

Catch!