The Tonga Rugby Union’s ‘Epeli Taione told Matangi Tonga on May 7 that a move by some members of the board to remove him as the TRU Chairman along with the TRU Chief Executive Officer, ‘Emeline Tuita was unlawful and unconstitutional.
Tonga’s Sevens rugby team is ready for the last leg of the World Sevens Series in London, where they will play in an eight-team qualifier alongside the main competition.
The ‘Ikale Tahi has announced its 39 man squad for the upcoming Pacific Nations Cup. The tournament is set to kick off on May 25 with Tonga taking on Japan in Yokohama.
Four young Tongan athletes will travel to China next year to represent Tonga at the Youth Olympic Games 2014 in the city of Nanjing.
The Friendly Islands Triathlon (FIT) hosted its first competition for 2013, at the American Wharf on Saturday morning, 16 March.
Tonga A has failed to make a win so far in the IRB Pacific Rugby Cup for 2013. The competition features Tonga A, Fiji Warriors, Samoa A and Junior Japan, who each have fixtures against three Australian development teams in Australia in the first leg of the competition, and three New Zealand development teams in New Zealand in the second leg of the competition.
A local ‘Te Tau Lava’ tournament started the netball season this year on Saturday March 9 at the ‘Atele Indoor Stadium. The community based event that encourages a healthy lifestyle through frequent physical activity, while promoting the game, is the first of three tournaments this year.
Tevita Tatafu, a Tongan student on a rugby scholarship to Japan, has been selected into a Japanese national U-18 team, playing at No. 8.
Mosese Fotuaika, a top Rugby League player of Tongan descent, has been found dead at his Sydney Home.
Thirteen young swimmers of the Malolo Swimming Club in Nuku’alofa departed for Fiji this afternoon to compete in a one day LC Grand Prix Series on Saturday, February 23.