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Friday 15 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘Ikale Tahi will play the Barbarians on November 10 in Limerick, Ireland. The historic matchup will be the first encounter between the two teams. Squads for both teams are yet to be confirmed but the Barbarians lineup is expected to be full of All Black, Wallaby and Springbok legends.
Monday 17 July 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘Ikale Tahi have successfully qualified for the 2019 World Rugby Cup in Japan after coming second place in the Pacific Nations Cup which ended on Saturday after Fiji defeated Samoa 38 -16 in Apia.
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Tuesday 11 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
'Ikale Tahi coach, Toutai Kefu, this week reflected on Tonga’s game against Fiji on Saturday, and also opened-up about some of the challenges facing Tongan rugby. He hopes to take Tonga all the way into the World Cup with gifted and professional players. By Eleanor Gee.
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Saturday 8 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Flying Fijians narrowly defeated the ‘Ikale Tahi 14 – 10 today in a hard fought match at Teufaiva Stadium. The ‘Ikale Tahi crossed the Fijian try line in extra-time to an uproarious crowd, but jubliation was short-lived as the referee disallowed the try and ordered a 5 metre scrum to Fiji. Photos by Pesi Fonua and Eleanor Gee.
Friday 7 July 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Government has announced further funding to the Tonga Rugby Union (TRU) in support of the ‘Ikale Tahi. The new allowance follows last week’s allowance.
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Friday 7 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
'Ikale Tahi coach Toutai Kefu is sizing up the Flying Fijians ahead of tomorrow's match at Teufaiva Stadium. “Our aim is to be more physical for longer periods and to play smarter,” he said today. By Eleanor Gee.
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Friday 7 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Flying Fijians were in high spirits and looking relaxed at the captain’s run session at Teufaiva Stadium this morning, 7 July. Coach John McKee told Matangi Tonga the team is ready for tomorrow’s game against the ‘Ikale Tahi in Nuku'alofa. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Thursday 6 July 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Rugby Union have announced the official ‘Ikale Tahi team list for this Saturday’s game against Fiji at Teufaiva Stadium in Nuku'alofa.
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Saturday 1 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘Ikale Tahi defeated Manu Samoa 30 – 26 today at Teufaiva Stadium, winning their first home game in Tonga since 2009. The dramatic encounter saw a thrilling end with the ‘Ikale Tahi preventing a Samoan try during extra-time to win the game. Photos by Pesi Fonua and Eleanor Gee.
Friday 30 June 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s ‘Ikale Tahi and the Manu Samoa meet on Saturday, July 1 at Teufaiva Outdoor Stadium, in what should be a tough match for both sides, but many "Ikale Tahi players are fulfilling a dream of playing a test match at home.
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Friday 30 June 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘Ikale Team for this Saturday’s matchup against the Manu Samoa was officially announced. Siale Piutau will captain the team for the match that kicks off at Teufaiva Stadium, Nuku'alofa at 3:00pm.
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Wednesday 28 June 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After years of absence, the ‘Ikale Tahi national rugby team is finally playing a home game in Nuku'alofa on Saturday, July 1, and coach Toutai Kefu is very happy that they are. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Tuesday 27 June 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thirteen contestants for the Miss Heilala Pageant 2017 attended an orientation program this morning, June 27, at the Scenic Hotel in Fua’amotu. Another four contestants are expected to arrive in Tonga this week. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Friday 23 June 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's rugby coach Toutai Kefu says the 'Ikale Tahi is on track and ready to meet Manu Samoa and the Flying Fijians at Teufaiva Stadium, Nuku’alofa for the 2017 Pacific Nations Cup Championship matches on July 1 and July 8.
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Friday 16 June 2017

Auckland, New Zealand
Wales have defeated the ‘Ikale Tahi with a convincing score line 24 -6 at Eden Park in Auckland tonight, June 16.
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Friday 16 June 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongans will be crowding around their televisions and radios this evening for live broadcasts as the national rugby team 'Ikale Tahi faces Wales at 6:30pm Tongan time, in a match at Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand. Nuku'alofa work places today were full of red-dressed supporters.
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Wednesday 14 June 2017
Auckland, New Zealand
The organisers have released the names of the 'Ikale Tahi team captained by Siale Piutau for the Tonga v Wales test match in the Pasifika Challenge to be held at Eden Park in Auckland, on Friday 16 June 2017.
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Sunday 27 November 2016

Padua, Italy
The ‘Ikale Tahi have defeated Italy 19 – 17 after a successful extra-time penalty conversion by Sonatane Takulua snatched a sure victory from the Italians. The loss is a huge anti-climax for Italy who only last week defeated South Africa 20 - 18.
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Monday 21 November 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘Ikale Tahi survived a spirited comeback to overcome the United States 20 – 17 in the Spanish city of San Sebastian on Saturday November 19.
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Sunday 13 November 2016

Madrid, Spain
The ‘Ikale Tahi have won their first European test match, defeating Spain 28 – 13. The determined Spaniards gave the boys a run for their money, and were leading 3 – 0 in the 30th minute of the match. The ‘Ikale Tahi scored four converted tries in the form of Dan Faleafa, Fetu’u Vainikolo, Sonatane Takulua and Kali Hala. All tries were successfully converted by Sona Takulua.
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