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Learn the awesome Samoan manu!
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Samoa perform the manu before facing Scotland

The mighty Samoans spiced up their version of the haka!

Samoa used to perform the traditional 'Ma'ulu'ulu Moa' on tour.

Prior to the 1991 World Cup, the 'Manu' war chant was composed.

It was considered it to be more 'aggro' and effective in psyching players up.

Samoa is one of the most fertile breeding grounds for raw rugby talent in the world and the islanders' influence can be felt pretty much wherever the game is played.

Most professional clubs in England has at least one Samoan on the books.

They are renowned for their hard-tackling, toughness and will to win.


Le Manu Samoa ia manu le fai o le faiva
(The Manu Samoa, may you succeed in your mission )
Le Manu Samoa lenei ua ou sau
(The Manu Samoa, here I come )
Leai se isi Manu oi le atu laulau
(There is no other Manu (team) anywhere )
Ua ou sai nei ma le mea atoa
(Here I come completely prepared)
O lou malosi ua atoatoa
(My strength is at its peak)
Ia e faatafa ma e soso ese
(Make way and move aside)
Leaga o lenei manu e uiga ese
(Because this Manu is unique)
Le Manu Samoa
(The Manu Samoa )
Le Manu Samoa
(The Manu Samoa)
Le Manu Samoa e o mai I Samoa
(The Manu Samoa reigns from Samoa)

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Introduction
All Blacks haka
Fijian cibi
Tongan kailao
Samoan manu

Did you know?
The traditional tri-series between Tonga, Fiji and Western Samoa was established in 1982 with Western Samoa winning the tournament"

Record win
In 1990, Samoa beat Korea 74-7



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