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Wednesday 7 February 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A five-year Quick Rip rugby health program was launched on February 6 in Nuku’alofa with ambassadors Former All Black Pita ‘Alatini and Black Fern Charlene Gubb taking the game across Tongatapu.
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Tuesday 12 December 2017

Port Vila, Vanuatu
Tonga’s national 7s and tennis teams have won bronze medals at the 2017 Vanuatu Mini-Games.
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Sunday 12 November 2017

Cleveland, United States
Junior Fa (aka Uaine Fa) has earned his 13th win via a first-round knockout. His American opponent, Fred Latham, was an undefeated US fighter with nine wins on his record. The fight took place in the United States in Cleveland 10 November.
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Thursday 9 November 2017

Hamilton, New Zealand
The Mate Ma'a Tonga and Kiwis teams have been announced for this weekend’s clash. Solomone Kata will be out of action for the rest of the Rugby League World Cup 2017 after he sustained a foot injury against Toa Samoa. The game kick-offs at 5pm this Saturday 11 November in Hamilton, New Zealand.
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Tuesday 7 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘Ikale Tahi will face a power packed Barbarians team this weekend 10 November in Limerick, Ireland (11 November in Tonga). The Barbarians played the All Blacks last Saturday 7 November at Twickenham Stadium in England, losing 22 – 31 although the Barbarians were ahead 17 – 10 at halftime.
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Sunday 29 October 2017

Cairns, Australia
Mate Ma’a Tonga thrashed Scotland 50 - 4, scoring 9 tries. The big win is an excellent start for the Mate Ma’a Tonga in their opening game of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup. Mate Ma’a Tonga will face Toa Samoa on Saturday, November 4.
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Tuesday 24 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan heavyweight boxing prospect Junior Fa (Uaine Fa Jnr.) is scheduled to fight in the United States on 10 November in the City of Cleveland. He will face an undefeated U.S boxer, Fred Latham of Pittsburgh, who boasts a record of 9 wins and 2 draws.
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Monday 16 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mate Ma’a Tonga players paraded through Nuku’alofa on Saturday, waving to cheering crowds and taking selfies with excited fans.
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Friday 13 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mate Ma’a Tonga players were in a jovial mood at their first training session together at Pangai Lahi today, 13 October, in Nuku’alofa, Tonga.
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Friday 6 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Kingdom Sevens Rugby Tournament is underway with 16 men and seven women’s teams taking part in the competition over two days, 6 and 7 October.
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Wednesday 27 September 2017

Benidorm, Spain
An Australia boxer of Tongan heritage, Justis Huni, has recently won gold at two major world amateur boxing tournaments held in Turkey and Spain. The 18-year-old dominated the super heavyweight divisions (+91kg) of the competitions held this month.
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Tuesday 22 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Line fishing and spear fishing enthusiasts competed in an Open Fishing Competition hosted by the Nuku’alofa Fishing Club on Saturday, 19 August, when a spear fisherman caught a 16.2kg Tuna, the heaviest fish, while a kayaking fisherman snatched the top line-fishing prize with an 8.6kg Mahi Mahi.
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Thursday 17 August 2017

Cardiff, Wales
Veteran 'Ikale Tahi Prop, Taufa'ao Filise, has been signed again by Welsh rugby club, the Cardiff Blues. Filise has played for the Cardiff Blues since 2006, and is the club’s most capped player. He has so far played 241 games for the Blues.
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Tuesday 15 August 2017

Sydney, Australia
Retired Rugby League Player and Former Mate Ma’a Tonga prop, Richie Fa'aoso, has called for the National Rugby League (NRL) to address a “massive drug problem” in the sport. Fa'aoso, now 33, played in the NRL for 11 years, and retired in 2015.
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Friday 11 August 2017

British Columbia, Canada
A Tongan basketball team, “IATE Tonga National Team”, have won their opening game of the 2017 World Indigenous Basketball Challenge in Canada. They defeated a Native Canadian team “Gitxsan”, 99 – 74.
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Tuesday 8 August 2017

Leicester, United Kingdom
Valentino Mapapalangi has been signed by a UK club, the Leicester Tigers. The 24-year-old ‘Ikale Tahi back-rower has six caps for Tonga and has played professionally since 2015 for the Manawatu Turbos in New Zealand’s national provincial tournament.
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Friday 4 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga will hold a Sevens Rugby Tournament, the Kingdom 7's for both men and women set for October 6-7 at the 'Atele rugby grounds.
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Thursday 27 July 2017

Auckland, New Zealand
The Tonga Under-19 Women’s Soccer team have finished at the bottom of the 2017 Oceania Football Confederation tournament after losing their final game to New Zealand (0 – 9) last Tuesday July 24, in Auckland.
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Tuesday 25 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Ikale Tahi prop Siosiua Halanukonuka has signed with Scottish Rugby Club, the Glasgow Warriors. In the last two years, Halanukonuka has made 14 appearances for the Otago Highlanders, and has six caps representing Tonga.
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Monday 24 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
As the 2017 Rugby League World Cup approaches, apprehension builds for Pacific Island teams with the possibility of top-notch players being snatched by Australia and New Zealand.
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