Manu Samoa open Pacific Nations Cup with thrilling win over Australia
Sat, 07/02/2022 - 8:56am
Suva, FIJI — A last-minute try to debutant wing Nigel Ah Wong ensured Manu Samoa a Pacific Nations Cup-opening win over Australia A in Fiji.
RugbyPass.com is reporting that with the match tied up in the closing moments of the tournament-opener, Ah Wong secured victory for Samoa by pinching an intercept from one-test Wallabies midfielder Lalakai Foketi inside the Australian red zone.
Strolling over untouched, Ah Wong’s second try of the contest handed Samoa an upset 31-26 victory over an Australia A outfit that featured five capped Wallabies in its match day squad.