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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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Friday 11 August 2017

United Kingdom
Former All Black centre, Charles Piutau (25) has reportedly signed a massive £2 Million deal with English club, Bristol Rugby. Piutau is reportedly set to become the world’s highest paid rugby player as soon as Dan Carter’s £1.2 Million per season salary expires next year with French blub, Racing.
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Monday 7 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The “Tongan Bear” Loni Uhila will play in France for ASM Clermont Auvergne in France’s premium rugby tournament, the Top 14 (Ligue Nationale de Rugby). The move makes the 28-year-old prop a strong prospect for the ‘Ikale Tahi jersey.
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Friday 4 August 2017

Sydney, Australia
A towering 7-year-old Tongan boy in Australia, Vaka Tuitupou, is gaining media attention for his strength and physical prowess. A recent video captured the youngster playing in an Under-8s Rugby league game where he was seen running through his opposition players like a champion.
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Wednesday 2 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former Aussie Rules Football (AFL) star, David Rodan (of Tongan descent), has begun his career as an umpire for Australia’s premium AFL tournament.
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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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Auckland, New Zealand
The Tonga Under-19 Women’s Soccer team is attracting attention for having the youngest player, Napa Talasinga (15), at the OFC U19 Women’s Championship 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand.
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Friday 21 July 2017

Melbourne, Australia
The Melbourne Rebels have honoured Amanaki Mafi with an award for best player for the season. The award was voted on by all members of the Melbourne Rebels team. The former Tonga College boy only started playing for the Melbourne Rebels this year.
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Wednesday 19 July 2017

Auckland, New Zealand
A towering 12-year-old boy of Tongan descent, Petelo Lemeki, was the centre of attention last week at an under-13’s rugby tournament in New Zealand. Petelo reportedly stands 6’2" tall (188 cms) and weighs 121 Kilos, and wears size-14 rugby boots..
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Thursday 22 June 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s first ever Winter Olympian, Bruno Banani married Silia Leger at the Catholic Basilica Church in Nuku’alofa, Tonga yesterday, 21 June 2017.
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Friday 26 May 2017

Auckland, New Zealand
Junior Fa (Uaine Fa Jnr.) has won his 12th pro-fight after defeating veteran Australian boxer Hunter Sam by unanimous decision at the ABA stadium in Auckland last night. Junior Fa now holds an undefeated record of 12 wins with 7 coming way by knockout.
Monday 8 May 2017

San Francisco, USA.
Tongan-raised Pita Taumoepenu of Pea, has been drafted by the San Francisco 49ers. He is among three football players of Tongan descent who were selected in the 2017 NFL Draft on April 27 – 29. The two others are Stevie Tuikolovatu from Utah and Sam Tevi from Texas.
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Thursday 4 May 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's famous Olympic flag bearer Pita Taufatofua has just finished a photo shoot in the Beverley Hills home of an American actress Jessica Alba in an advertising campaign for Cash Warren's underwear brand, where he plays the "perfect man".
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Monday 1 May 2017

Auckland, New Zealand
Dame Valerie Adams-Price is looking forward to becoming a mum in October. Valerie (32) revealed her pregnancy on twitter, stating “we have a shot ready for when you arrive in October little one. Love from your Mum and Dad to be”.
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Monday 1 May 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mate Ma’a Tonga has announced it’s squad for this Saturday’s highly anticipated Pacific Test against Fiji Bati in Campbelltown, NSW. Fiji Bati has not yet announced it’s lineup.
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Saturday 29 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The official medal tally for Tonga's 93rd Inter-Collegiate Athletics Competition 2017 was held back on Friday for final approval by an official sports committee, to be released to the public some time next week.
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Wednesday 29 March 2017

Bristol, United Kingdom
‘Ikale Tahi center Siale Piutau will play for Bristol Rugby on a permanent basis after re-signing with the club last week. The UK based club announced the new deal on Monday, March 27.
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Tuesday 28 March 2017

Sydney, Australia
Sydney Rooster’s winger, Daniel Tupou, is eager to represent Tonga at the 2017 Rugby League World Cup (RLWC17) this October. “If I got the chance I would definitely put my hand up to play for Tonga,” Tupou stated.
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Sunday 19 March 2017

Auckland, New Zealand
Junior Fa has won his first belt, the New Zealand Professional Boxing Association title, after defeating Daniel Tai by majority decision. Veteran boxer Daniel Tai proved to be a tough opponent, going the distance with Fa in an exhausting 10 rounds bout. The win extends Junior's undefeated record to 11 wins.
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Friday 17 March 2017

Auckland, New Zealand
Junior Fa will fight Daniel Tai for the vacant New Zealand Professional Boxing Association heavyweight title, tommorrow evening March 18, at the ABA stadium in Auckland.
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