All Blacks ‘Samoan XV’ selected for Samoa Language Week

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Given the high number of world-class Samoan-New Zealanders to represent the All Blacks, the selection process was a tough one and ultimately several great players have missed the cut in this line-up.  


We present our team below and ask fans to share their own line-ups across social media.


All Blacks XV (Samoan descent)


1: Neemia Tialata

2: Keven Mealamu

3: Olo Brown

4: Patrick Tuipulotu

5: Brad Mika

6: Jerome Kaino

7: Michael Jones

8: Jerry Collins

9: Ofisa Tonu’u

10: Richie Mo’unga

11: Julian Savea

12: Ma'a Nonu

13: Tana Umaga

14: Bryan Williams

15: Christian Cullen


Samoa Language Week is celebrated from 24-30 May 2020 with the theme of “Tapena sou Ōso mo lau Malaga!” – Prepare yourself a gift for your travels.  Find out more information HERE. will further celebrate Samoa Language Week by replaying the All Blacks 2015 Test against Samoa in Apia on Youtube and Facebook from 7.30pm this Saturday 30 May.


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