1992 Pacific Cup (rugby league)

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1992 (1992) Pacific Cup  ()
Number of teams 10
Host country  New Zealand
Winner  Samoa (2nd title)
Matches played 24
 < 1990
1994

The 1992 Pacific Cup was the sixth edition of the Pacific Cup, a rugby league tournament held between Pacific teams. The tournament was hosted by New Zealand and eventually won by Western Samoa, who defeated Tonga 18-14 in the final, after double extra time.

Squads[edit]

Tournament team[edit]

The Tournament team was: Paki Tuimavave (Samoa), Richie Barnett (Māori), Darrell Trindall (Aboriginies), Jimmy Vaikoso (Tonga), Sanisuni Wabi (Fiji), Darryl Beazley (Māori), John Lomax (Māori), Fred Sapata (Samoa), James Pickering (Fiji), Wayne Alberts (Aboriginies), Tony Tatupu (Samoa), Tony Tuimavave (Samoa). Bench: Will Robinson (Aboriginies), Paddy Tuimavave (Samoa), Dave Schaumkell (Tonga) and Jason Mackie (Māori).

Results[edit]

Section 1[edit]

Team Pld W D L Pts
1  Western Samoa 4 4 0 0 8
2  Tonga 4 3 0 1 6
3  Cook Islands 4 1 0 3 2
4  Niue 4 1 0 3 2
5  Fiji 4 1 0 3 2
18 October 1992
1300
Tonga  24 - 8  Niue
18 October 1992
1430
Western Samoa  32 - 18  Fiji
20 October 1992
1830
Cook Islands  23 - 22  Niue
20 October 1992
2000
Western Samoa  20 - 12  Tonga
22 October 1992
1830
Niue  14 - 0  Fiji
22 October 1992
2000
Tonga  26 - 6  Cook Islands
24 October 1992
1300
Western Samoa  66 - 12  Cook Islands
24 October 1992
1430
Tonga  23 - 20  Fiji
26 October 1992
1300
Western Samoa  41 - 28  Niue
26 October 1992
1430
Fiji  58 - 6  Cook Islands

Section 2[edit]

Team Pld W D L Pts
1  Māori 4 4 0 0 8
2 Australian Aboriginal Flag.svg Australian Aborigines 4 3 0 1 6
3  American Samoa 4 2 0 2 4
4  Tokelau 4 1 0 3 2
5  Norfolk Island 4 0 0 4 0
17 October 1992
1230
American Samoa  26 - 18  Tokelau

An opening ceremony was held at Carlaw Park before the New Zealand Māori v Australian Aboriginies match.[2]

17 October 1992
1530
Māori  36 - 24 Australian Aboriginal Flag.svg Australian Aboriginies
19 October 1992
1830
Māori  84 - 8  Norfolk Island
19 October 1992
2000
Australian Aboriginal Flag.svg Australian Aboriginies 46 - 18  Tokelau
21 October 1992
1830
Australian Aboriginal Flag.svg Australian Aboriginies 74 - 2  Norfolk Island
21 October 1992
2000
Māori  26 - 12  American Samoa
24 October 1992
1300
American Samoa  94 - 2  Norfolk Island
Davies Park, Huntly
24 October 1992
1430
Māori  38 - 14  Tokelau
Davies Park, Huntly
26 October 1992
1300
Tokelau  44 - 8  Norfolk Island
Jubilee Park, Whangarei
26 October 1992
1430
Australian Aboriginal Flag.svg Australian Aboriginies 32 - 14  American Samoa
Jubilee Park, Whangarei

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals     Final
                 
  1   NZ Māori 6  
  2   Tonga 18    
          Tonga 14
          Western Samoa 18
  1   Western Samoa 44    
  2  Australian Aboriginal Flag.svg Australian Aboriginies 26   Third place
 
    NZ Māori 44
     Australian Aboriginal Flag.svg Australian Aboriginies 12

Semi Finals[edit]

28 October 1992
1830
Western Samoa  44 - 26 Australian Aboriginal Flag.svg Australian Aboriginies
28 October 1992
2000
Māori  6 - 18  Tonga

Third place playoff[edit]

31 October 1992
1300
Māori  44 - 12 Australian Aboriginal Flag.svg Australian Aboriginies

Final[edit]

The six teams that did not make the semi-finals played in a Nines tournament at Jack Colvin Park on the 29 October. The final was played as a curtain raiser to the Pacific Cup Final and won by Tokelau who defeated Fiji.

The match went into double overtime after Tonga had led 12-4 after 55 minutes.[1]

31 October 1992[3]
1500
Tonga  14 - 18  Western Samoa

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c John Coffey, Bernie Wood (2008). 100 years: Māori rugby league, 1908-2008. Huia Publishers. pp. 276–279. ISBN 978-1-86969-331-2. 
  2. ^ a b Lion Red Rugby League Annual 1992 New Zealand Rugby League, 1992. p.129
  3. ^ International Competitions 1992 The Vault