Pacific Islands Rugby Alliance

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The Pacific Islands Rugby Alliance (PIRA) was set up in 2002 as a basis of co-operation between the Fiji, Samoa and Tonga Rugby Unions. Niue and the Cook Islands also became members of the Alliance and supplied players to the Pacific Islanders team.[1]


  1. ^ Jr, Robert F. Dewey (2014-07-24). "Pacific Islands Rugby Alliance (PIRA): Rugby in 'Our Sea of Islands'". The International Journal of the History of Sport. 31 (11): 1406–1420. doi:10.1080/09523367.2014.895714. ISSN 0952-3367. S2CID 143276945.