Savai’i Blues claim both Men’s and Women’s Island of Origin series

The Savai’i Blues have secured back-to-back Rugby League Samoa Men’s Island of Origin series titles following their 22 – 14 win over the Upolou Maroons in Saturday’s decider at Apia Stadium.

After losing the opening match 33 – 12, the Blues kept the series alive last week with a 32 – 20 win over the Marons at ACP Marist Stadium in Lotopa before repeating the effort at the National Stadium in Samoa.

The Blues now had a 2 – 1 series lead over the Maroons after three seasons of the Men’s concept and have won the inaugural Women’s series, with the Savai’i Women winning the decider 23 – 14.

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