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  NZ Māori 3 3 0 0 6
2 Australian Aboriginal Flag.svg 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
NZ Māori  24 – 13 Australian Aboriginal Flag.svg Australian Aboriginies
1990
Papua New Guinea  16 – 14 Friendly Islands
1990
NZ Māori  20 – 4 Friendly Islands
1990
Australian Aboriginies Australian Aboriginal Flag.svg 28 – 18  Papua New Guinea
1990
NZ Māori  46 – 14  Papua New Guinea
1990
Australian Aboriginies Australian Aboriginal Flag.svg v Friendly Islands

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L Pts
1  Tonga 5 5 0 0 10
2  Western Samoa 5 4 0 1 8
3  Tokelau 5 1 0 4 2
4  Niue 5 0 0 5 0
1990
Tokelau  26 – 16  Niue
1990
Tonga  14 – 4  Western Samoa
1990
Western Samoa  94 – 0  Tokelau
1990
Tonga  203 – 4  Niue
1990
Western Samoa  89 – 0  Niue
1990
Tonga  154 – 10  Tokelau

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Finals
           
1  NZ Māori 32
2  Tonga 20
 NZ Māori 18
 Western Samoa 26
1  Western Samoa 26
2 Australian Aboriginal Flag.svg Australian Aboriginies 22

Semi Finals[edit]

1990
Western Samoa  26 – 22 Australian Aboriginal Flag.svg Australian Aboriginies
1990
NZ Māori  32 – 20  Tonga

Final[edit]

31 October 1990
NZ 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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