FORU Oceania Cup

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FORU Oceania Cup
Region Oceania
Number of teams 9
Current champions Cook Islands
Most successful team(s) Papua New Guinea

The FORU Oceania Cup, where "FORU" stands for "Federation of Oceania Rugby Unions", is an international rugby union competition between nine countries and territories of Oceania: American Samoa, the Cook Islands, Niue, Tahiti, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Wallis and Futuna. Teams compete in varying formats, depending on the strength and number of teams involved.

The 2009 champions were Papua New Guinea, who defeated the Cook Islands 29-21 in the final.[1]

Papua New Guinea retained their title in 2011, winning the round-robin tournament over Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Niue.[2]

Cook Islands defeated Papua New Guinea 37-31 on the final day of the 2013 tournament, winning the tournament from the defending champions, with Solomon Islands third, and Tahiti fourth.

Champions[edit]

Year Winner Score Runner-up
2005 [3]  Cook Islands 37-12 and 11-20  Papua New Guinea
2006 2006 the final between Vanuatu and Niue was never played
2007-08 Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 46 - 27[4] Niue Niue
2008 Niue Niue 27 - 5[5]  New Caledonia
2009 Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 29 - 21[6] Cook Islands Cook Islands
2011 Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea Round-robin[7] Solomon Islands Solomon Islands
2013 Cook Islands Cook Islands Round-robin[8] Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

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