Pacific Rugby Cup

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Pacific Rugby Cup
Pacificrugby.jpg
Pacific Rugby Union logo
Sport Rugby union
Instituted 2006
Number of teams 9
Country AustraliaAustralia
ArgentinaArgentina
FijiFiji
Samoa Samoa
Tonga Tonga
Japan Japan
Holders Argentina Pampas XV (2014)

The IRB Pacific Rugby Cup is an annual rugby union development competition held in Oceania since 2006.

Originally, it features representative two teams from each of the three Pacific – Fiji, Samoa and Tonga.

From 2011, the three Pacific countries have been rapresented to a single team: Samoa A, Tonga A and Fiji Warriors with a change into a three-leg format. A fourth team was added in 2013, Junior Japan. The tournament format had three legs. The first two feature games against Super Rugby academy teams, and the third features games between each other.[1] The winner is the team with the most competition points after ten games:[2]

In 2014 there's a new change of format with 9 following teams:


Past winners[edit]

Year Final
Winner Score Runner-up Venue
2006
Details
Flag of Samoa.svg
Savaii Samoa
10–5 Flag of Fiji.svg
Fiji Warriors
Flag of Samoa.svg
Marist Grounds
Apia
2007
Details
Flag of Samoa.svg
Upolu Samoa
35–15 Flag of Tonga.svg
Tau'uta Reds
Flag of Tonga.svg
Teufaiva Stadium
Nuku alofa
2008
Details
Flag of Tonga.svg
Tautahi Gold
11–3 Flag of Samoa.svg
Upolu Samoa
Flag of Samoa.svg
Apia Park
Apia
2009
Details
Flag of Fiji.svg
Fiji Warriors
19–7 Flag of Samoa.svg
Upolu Samoa
Flag of Samoa.svg
Apia Park
Apia
2010
Details
Flag of Fiji.svg
Fiji Warriors
26–17 Flag of Fiji.svg
Fiji Barbarians
Flag of Fiji.svg
National Stadium
Suva
2011
Details
Flag of Fiji.svg
Fiji Warriors
Flag of Samoa.svg
Samoa A
2012
Details
Flag of Fiji.svg
Fiji Warriors
Flag of Samoa.svg
Samoa A
2013
Details
Flag of Fiji.svg
Fiji Warriors
Flag of Samoa.svg
Samoa A
2014
Details
Flag of Argentina.svg
Pampas XV
36–21 Flag of Australia.svg
Reds A
Flag of Australia.svg
TG Milner Stadium
Sydney

Total wins[edit]

Team Wins Runner-up
Fiji Fiji Warriors 5 1
Samoa Upolu Samoa 1 2
Tonga Tautahi Gold 1 0
Samoa Savaii Samoa 1 0
Argentina Pampas XV 1 0
Samoa Samoa A 0 3
Tonga Tau'uta Reds 0 1
Fiji Fiji Barbarians 0 1
Australia Reds A 0 1

Wins by country[edit]

Country Wins Runner-up
 Fiji 4 3
 Samoa 3 4
 Argentina 1 0
 Tonga 1 1
 Australia 0 1

2006 tournament[edit]

The 2006 Pacific Rugby Cup champions taking on the Fiji Warriors in the 2007 Pacific Rugby Cup
Team Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Point difference Bonus points Points
Savaii Samoa 5 4 0 1 120 81 +39 2 18
Fiji Warriors 5 3 1 1 112 72 +40 2 17
Fiji Barbarians 5 2 1 2 76 73 +3 2 12
Tau'uta Reds 5 2 0 3 70 89 −19 2 10
Upolu Samoa 5 1 1 3 81 113 −32 1 7
Tautahi Gold 5 1 1 3 62 94 −32 1 7

Final

20 May 2006
Savaii Samoa 10–5 Fiji Warriors Marist Grounds, Apia Att:2,500

2007 tournament[edit]

Upolu Samoa after winning the 2007 Pacific Rugby Cup
Team Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Point difference Bonus points Points
Tau'uta Reds 5 4 0 1 108 102 +6 1 17
Upolu Samoa 5 3 0 2 112 114 −2 3 15
Fiji Barbarians 5 2 0 3 97 108 −11 4 12
Savaii Samoa 5 2 0 3 106 88 18 3 11
Fiji Warriors 5 2 0 3 93 90 +3 1 11
Tautahi Gold 5 2 0 3 84 98 −14 1 9

Final

5 May 2007
Upolu Samoa 35–15 Tau'uta Reds Teufaiva Stadium, Nukuʻalofa Att:3,000

2008 tournament[edit]

Team Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Point difference Bonus points Points
Upolu Samoa 5 4 0 1 90 49 +41 1 17
Tautahi Gold 5 3 0 2 97 75 +22 1 13
Savaii Samoa 5 3 0 2 81 81 0 1 13
Fiji Barbarians 5 2 0 3 72 90 −18 2 10
Tau'uta Reds 5 2 0 3 84 95 −11 1 9
Fiji Warriors 5 1 0 4 70 104 −34 3 7

Final

24 May 2008
Upolu Samoa 3–11 Tautahi Gold Apia Park, Apia

2009 tournament[edit]

Team Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Point difference Bonus points Points
Upolu Samoa 5 4 0 1 114 84 +30 1 17
Fiji Warriors 5 3 0 2 168 89 +79 5 17
Savaii Samoa 5 3 0 2 103 91 +12 3 15
Tautahi Gold 5 3 0 2 110 78 +32 3 15
Tau'uta Reds 5 1 0 4 62 113 −51 2 6
Fiji Barbarians 5 1 0 4 74 191 −117 1 5

Final

30 May 2009
Upolu Samoa 7–19 Fiji Warriors Apia Park, Apia

2010 tournament[edit]

Team Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Point difference Bonus points Points
Fiji Warriors 5 4 0 1 155 73 +82 3 19
Fiji Barbarians 5 4 0 1 145 116 +29 3 19
Tautahi Gold 5 3 0 2 102 93 +9 2 14
Savaii Samoa 5 2 0 3 105 110 −5 2 10
Upolu Samoa 5 1 0 4 94 122 −28 3 7
Tau'uta Reds 5 1 0 4 82 169 −87 1 5

Final

29 May 2010
Fiji Warriors 26–17 Fiji Barbarians National Stadium, Suva

Overall results table (2006-2010)[edit]

Team Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Point difference Bonus points Points
Savaii Samoa 20 12 0 8 416 341 +75 9 57
Upolu Samoa 20 12 1 7 397 360 +37 6 56
Fiji Warriors 20 9 1 10 443 355 +88 11 49
Tautahi Gold 20 9 1 10 353 345 +8 6 44
Tau'uta Reds 20 9 0 11 343 399 −56 6 42
Fiji Barbarians 20 7 1 12 319 476 −157 9 39

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