Pacific Nations Cup Results

The Pacific Nations Cup is a rugby competition currently played for by Pacific rugby nations. It has been in existence since 2006. There have been a number of different teams from around the Pacific area involved over the years. Usually teams have played each other once with the winner being the team at the top of the table after the completion of the games. Changes have occured, as detailed below, in some of the years.

Here are the results from the latest competition and all the previous years.


2017

2017 was the second year of a 3 team format that also formed part of the qualification for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. The teams play each other once. The top two teams, on aggregate over 2016 & 2017, will qualify for the 2019 RWC.


Pacific Nations Table
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Fiji 4 4 101 60 1 17
Tonga 4 1 3 68 93 2 6
Samoa 4 1 3 88 104 1 5

 NB: Combined table over 2 year period

Match Results

July 1

July 8

July 15

Tonga

Tonga

Samoa

v

v

v


Samoa

Fiji

Fiji

Nuku'alofa

Nuku'alofa

Apia

30

10

16

26

14

38

 Fiji and Tonga qualify for the RWC 2019.


2016

Due to the qualification format for the 2019 RWC, Japan, Canada & USA did not take part in the competition. The three Pacific Island teams will play each other once. The top two teams, on aggregate over 2016 & 2017, will qualify for the 2019 RWC.


Pacific Nations Table
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Fiji 2 2 49 34 8
Samoa 2 1 1 46 36 4
Tonga 2 2 28 53 1 1

Match Results

June 11

June 18

June 25

Fiji

Fiji

Samoa

v

v

v


Tonga

Samoa

Tonga

Suva

Suva

Apia

23

26

30

18

16

10


2015

In 2015, further changes were made. Due to the Rugby World Cup the tournament was held later,  in July and August, and teams played each team in the opposing pool. Following these three games, teams will play off on the basis of their overall table position.

PNC
Pool 1
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Samoa 3 2 1 72 66 1 11
Tonga 3 2 1 83 67 8
Japan 3 1 2 60 56 2 6
Pool 2
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Fiji 3 2 1 87 74 1 11
USA 3 1 2 58 72 1 5
Canada 3 3 44 69 1 1
Overall Standings
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Fiji 3 2 1 87 74 1 11
Samoa 3 2 1 72 66 1 11
Tonga 3 2 1 83 67 8
Japan 3 1 2 60 56 2 6
USA 3 1 2 58 72 1 5
Canada 3 3 44 69 1 1

Match Results

July 18




July 25




July 30




Play Offs


August 3



August 3



August 3

Fiji

Canada

USA


Canada

Fiji

USA


USA

Fiji

Canada



5th Place

USA


3rd Place

Tonga


1st Place

Fiji

v

v

v


v

v

v


v

v

v




v



v



v


Tonga

Japan

Samoa


Tonga

Samoa

Japan


Tonga

Japan

Samoa




Canada



Japan



Samoa

Suva

San Jose

San Jose


Burnaby

Sacramento

Sacramento


Toronto

Toronto

Toronto




Burnaby



Burnaby



Burnaby

30

6

16


18

30

23


19

27

20




15



31



39

22

20

21


28

30

18


33

22

21




13



20



29


2014

In 2014, changes were made and there were 2 conferences of 3 teams each.

PNC
North Pacific Conference
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Japan 2 2 72 53 1 9
USA 2 1 1 67 72 2 6
Canada 2 2 60 72 2 2
South Pacific Conference
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Samoa 2 1 1 36 31 6
Fiji 2 1 1 58 35 2 6
Tonga 2 1 1 35 63 2

Match Results

June 7



June 14



June 21



Canada

Samoa


USA

Fiji


USA

Fiji


v

v


v

v


v

v


Japan

Tonga


Japan

Tonga


Canada

Samoa

Burnaby

Apia


Halawa

Lautoka


Sacramento

Suva


25

18


29

45


38

13

34

18


37

17


35

18


2013

Pacific Nations Table
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Fiji 4 3 1 109 59 4 16
Canada 4 3 1 85 70 1 13
Tonga 4 2 2 93 96 2 10
Japan 4 2 2 79 82 1 9
USA 4 4 48 107 1 1

Match Results

May 25



June 1


June 5


June 8


June 15


June 19



June 23

Japan

Canada


Fiji


Canada


Canada


USA


Japan

Fiji


Japan

Tonga


v

v


v


v


v


v


v

v


v

v

Tonga

USA


Japan


Fiji


Tonga


Tonga


Canada

USA


USA

Fiji

Kanagawa

Edmonton


Lautoka


Ottawa


Ontario


Utah


Aichi

Aichi


Tokyo

Tokyo

17

16


22


20


36


9


16

35


38

21

27

9


8


18


27


18


13

10


20

34

2012

Pacific Nations Table
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Samoa 3 3 0 76 70
12
Fiji 3 2 1 80 65 2 10
Tonga 3 1 2 59 69 1 5
Japan 3 0 3 65 76 4 4


Match Results

June 5



June 10



June 17


June 23


Samoa

Fiji


Fiji

Japan


Samoa


Fiji

v

v


v

v


v


v

Tonga

Japan


Samoa

Tonga


Japan


Tonga

Nagoya

Nagoya


Tokyo

Tokyo


Tokyo


Lautoka

20

25


26

20


27


29

18

19


29

24


26


17


2011

Pacific Nations Table
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Tonga 3 2 1 101 68 2
10
Japan 3 2 1 67 74 2 10
Samoa 3 1 2 71 80 1 5
Fiji 3 1 2 70 87 1 5


Match Results

July 2



July 9



July 13



Fiji

Japan


Tonga

Fiji


Tonga

Fiji

v

v


v

v


v

v

Tonga

Samoa


Japan

Samoa


Samoa

Japan

Lautoka

Lautoka


Suva

Suva


Lautoka

Lautoka

21

15


27

36


29

13

45

34


28

18


19

24


2010

Pacific Nations Table
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Samoa 3 2 1 78 63 1
9
Fiji 3 2 1 72 77 1 9
Japan 3 2 1 65 68
8
Tonga 3 0 3 84 91 4 4


Match Results

June 12



June 19



June 26

Samoa

Fiji


Fiji

Samoa


Japan

Samoa


v

v


v

v


v

v

Tonga

Japan


Tonga

Japan


Tonga

Fiji

Apia

Lautoka


Apia

Apia


Apia

Apia

24

22


41

23


26

31

23

8


38

31


23

9


2009

Pacific Nations Table
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Junior All Blacks 4 4 0 161 79 3
19
Fiji 4 3 1 112 120 2 14
Samoa 4 2 2 91 64 4
12
Japan 4 1 3 96 145 2 6
Tonga 4 0 4 79 131 1 1


Match Results

June 12

June 13


June 18



June 23



June 27



July 2

July 3

Samoa

Tonga


Fiji

Japan


Samoa

Japan


Tonga

Fiji


Tonga

Fiji

v

v


v

v


v

v


v

v


v

v


Junior All Blacks

Fiji


Junior All Blacks

Samoa


Tonga

Junior All Blacks


Japan

Samoa


Junior All Blacks

Japan

Apia

Nuku'alofa


Lautoka

Sigatoka


Lautoka

Lautoka


Lautoka

Lautoka


Suva

Suva

16

22


17

15


27

21


19

19


25

40

17

36


45

34


13

52


21

14


47

39


2008

Pacific Nations Table
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
NZ Maori 5 5 0 134 62 1
21
Australia A 5 4 1 220 77 4 20
Samoa 5 2 3 95 117 2
10
Fiji 5 2 3 94 117 2 10
Japan 5 1 4 121 181 3 7
Tonga 5 1 4 71 181 2 6


Match Results

June 7


June 8


June 14


June 15


June 21

June 22



June 28


June 29


July 5




Fiji

NZ Maori

Japan


Fiji

Samoa

Japan


NZ Maori

Australia A

Japan


Tonga

NZ Maori

Australia A


Tonga

Samoa

Australia A

v

v

v


v

v

v


v

v

v


v

v

v


v

v

v

Samoa

Tonga

Australia A


NZ Maori

Australia A

Tonga


Samoa

Tonga

Fiji


Samoa

Japan

Fiji


Fiji

Japan

NZ Maori

Lautoka

Auckland

Fukuoka


Lautoka

Apia

Miyagi


Hamilton

Sydney

Tokyo


Nuku'alofa

napier

Brisbane


Nuku'alofa

Apia

Sydney

34

20

21


7

15

35


17

90

12


15

65

50


27

37

18

17

9

42


11

20

13


6

7

24


20

22

13


16

31

21


2007

Pacific Nations Table
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Junior All Blacks 5 5 0 228 34 5
25
Australia A 5 3 1 1 172 104 2 16
Samoa 5 3 2 96 67 1
13
Fiji 5 1 3 1 70 115 3 9
Tonga 5 1 4 69 184 1 5
Japan 5 1 4 51 182 0 4


Match Results

May 19


May 25

May 26



June 2




June 9



June 16




June 23


June 24

Samoa


Australia A

Fiji

Samoa


Fiji

Tonga

Australia A


Tonga

Australia A


Japan

Fiji

Junior All Blacks


Samoa

Fiji

Japan

v


v

v

v


v

v

v


v

v


v

v

v


v

v

v


Fiji


Tonga

Japan

Junior All Blacks


Junior All Blacks

Japan

Samoa


Junior All Blacks

Japan


Samoa

Tonga

Australia A


Tonga

Australia A

Junior All Blacks

Apia


Sydney

Lautoka

Apia


Lautoka

Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour


Nuku'alofa

Townsville


Sendai

Lautoka

Dunedin


Apia

Suva

Tokyo

8


60

30

10


8

17

27


13

71


3

15

50


50

14

3

3


15

15

31


57

20

15


39

10


13

21

0


3

14

51


2006

Pacific Nations Table
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Junior All Blacks 4 4 0 167 47 4
20
Samoa 4 2 2 121 88 3 11
Fiji 4 2 2 92 94 2
10
Tonga 4 2 2 91 113 1 9
Japan 4 0 4 48 177 0 0


Match Results

June 3

June 4


June 9



June 17



June 24



July 1

Fiji

Japan


Junior All Blacks

Tonga


Samoa

Junior All Blacks


Junior All Blacks

Fiji


Tonga

Japan

v

v


v

v


v

v


v

v


v

v


Junior All Blacks

Tonga


Samoa

Fiji


Japan

Tonga


Japan

Samoa


Samoa

Fiji

Suva

Kitakyushu


Auckland

Gosford


New Plymouth

New Plymouth


Dunedin

Suva


Gosford

Osaka

17

16


56

24


53

38


38

23


0

15

35

57


12

23


9

10


8

20


36

29