Tumua Manu rugby player
Tumua Manu rugby player

Tumua Manu

18th Apr 1993 1.83m/97kg Outside Centre

Match Preview: England v Samoa

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s all about Samoa in Lille. England will finish first in Pool D and have qualified for the quarter-finals whatever the result here.  Not that England are taking any chances. Head coach Steve...

Big changes to the pack - Samoa name team to play England

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Samoa head coach names an all-new front-row of Jordan Lay, Sama Malolo (pictured in action against Japan) and captain Michael Alaalatoa and a new second-row of Sam Slade and Brian Alainu’u’ese...

Match Preview: Japan v Samoa

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There’s a lot at stake when Japan face Samoa at Stadium de Toulouse on Thursday. Two sides’ quarter-final hopes are on the line in a ferociously tight Pool D, in which a single point separates...

Fidow starts on wing - Samoa announce team to play Japan

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Samoa head coach Seilala Mapusua has made four changes to his side for their Pool D match against Japan in Toulouse on Thursday, with Taleni Seu and Sa Jordan Taufua coming into the back-row, Ed Fidow...

Rugby World Cup 2023 Match Preview: Argentina v Samoa

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Everything you need to know about Argentina v Samoa at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Étienne, on Friday, 22 September.     By the time this match kicks off in Saint-Étienne...

Alo-Emile and Alainu’u’ese join the pack - Samoa name team to play Argentina

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Seilala Mapusua goes with continuity with his Samoa team to play Argentina in Pool D in Saint-Étienne on Friday, with only two changes to his forwards and one change in his backs from...

Rugby World Cup 2023 Match Preview: Samoa v Chile

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eight days after the tournament kicked off, the perennially popular Samoa make their Rugby World Cup 2023 bow against new crowd favourites Chile at Stade de Bordeaux.   Chile’s brilliant fans...

Former Australia star Leali’ifano starts at 10 - Samoa name team to play Chile

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Samoa head coach Seilala Mapusua has named his match-day 23 to face Chile at Stade de Bordeaux on Saturday, with Australia's top points scorer at Rugby World Cup 2019, Christian Leali'ifano, starting...

All Blacks and Fiji climb World Rugby Men’s Rankings

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand successfully retained the Rugby Championship title, and with it the Bledisloe Cup for at least another year, following a comprehensive 38-7 victory over Australia in Melbourne on Saturday. It...

Samoa Down Japan While Fiji Triumph Over Tonga

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Pacific nations were out in full force this weekend along with Asian neighbours Japaan, as the four nations look to build towards the world cup. In a gripping Pacific Nations Cup encounter at the...