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Tuesday 22 August 2017

Bretton, United Kingdom
Former 'Ikale Tahi prop, Viliami Ma'asi, is the new coach of an English Rugby Club, the Peterborough Lions. The Peterborough Lions compete in the Midlands Premier tournament, a fifth-division professional league in the English Rugby Union competition system.
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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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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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Friday 21 July 2017

Dunedin, New Zealand
French Rugby Club, RC Toulonnais (Toulon) has announced the signing of Malakai Fekitoa. The signing comes after weeks of speculation by New Zealand media that Fekitoa would move to France.
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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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Wednesday 21 June 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan rugby exports to Romania, helped secured a big win for Romania in a test match against Canada over the weekend. Tongan born winger Tangimana Fonovai scored two tries for his adopted country, resulting in a 25 – 9 victory over the Canadians.
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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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Thursday 8 June 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘Ikale Tahi team for its up-coming test matches against Wales, the Flying Fijians, and Manu Samoa was released by the Tonga Rugby Union this afternoon, 8 June. The team gathers in Auckland next week. (List with names of teams.)
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