When Fijian prop Isireli Temo killed himself last year, the old pros behind the Pacific Rugby Players Welfare group resolved to support even more youngsters.
Manu Tuilagi has called for greater support for Pacific Islands stars in Europe, to end the kind of honest mistakes that almost saw him deported from the UK in 2010
It has been a busy few days in the world of Rugby Union.
There are hopes that a new association will help ease the struggles hundreds of Pacific men face while playing professional rugby overseas.
More than 700 rugby union players have been exported from Fiji, Samoa and Tonga but for many it has become a fast track to misery
Rugby players from Fiji, Samoa and Tonga often fall prey to a distressing combination of cultural pressure and ruthless exploitation.
Olympic gold-winning coach Ben Ryan has joined the new-look board of Pacific Rugby Players Welfare
The Pacific Islands' brightest talents could be enticed abroad in their early teens due to the new five-year residency qualification period.
Dan Leo urges World Rugby to dig deep to stem the flow of talent away from the Pacific Islands.
Wasps star Nathan Hughes joined a host of big names at the inaugural PRPW event.
Dan Leo shares his thoughts with James Harrington of RugbyPass on how to prevent Pacific Islands talent drain