1990 Pacific Cup

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1990 (1990) Pacific Cup  ()
Number of teams 8
Host country  Tonga
Winner  Samoa (1st title)
Matches played 15
 < 1988
1992

The 1990 Pacific Cup was the fifth edition of the Pacific Cup, a rugby league tournament held between Pacific teams. The tournament was hosted by Tonga and eventually won by Western Samoa, who defeated New Zealand Māori 26-18 in the final, a replay of the 1988 final.

Squads[edit]

Results[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L Pts
1  Māori 3 3 0 0 6
2 Australian Aborigines 3 2 0 1 4
3  Papua New Guinea 3 1 0 2 2
4 Friendly Islands 3 0 0 3 0
1990
Māori  24 - 13 Australian Aboriginies
1990
Papua New Guinea  16 - 14 Friendly Islands
1990
Māori  20 - 4 Friendly Islands
1990
Australian Aboriginies 28 - 18  Papua New Guinea
1990
Māori  46 - 14  Papua New Guinea
1990
Australian Aboriginies v Friendly Islands

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L Pts
1  Western Samoa 3 3 0 0 6
2  Tonga 3 2 0 1 4
3  Tokelau 3 1 0 2 2
4  Niue 3 0 0 3 0
1990
Tokelau  26 - 16  Niue
1990
Western Samoa  42 - 8  Tonga
1990
Western Samoa  66 - 8  Tokelau
1990
Tonga  58 - 4  Niue
1990
Western Samoa  52 - 2  Niue
1990
Tonga  26 - 10  Tokelau

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Finals
           
1  NZ Māori 32
2  Tonga 8
 NZ Māori 18
 Western Samoa 26
1  Western Samoa 22
2 Australian Aboriginies 16

Semi Finals[edit]

1990
Western Samoa  22 - 16 Australian Aboriginies
1990
Māori  32 - 8  Tonga

Final[edit]

31 October 1990
Māori  18 - 26  Western Samoa

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b John Coffey, Bernie Wood (2008). 100 years: Māori rugby league, 1908-2008. Huia Publishers. pp. 266–269. ISBN 978-1-86969-331-2. 

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