Throughout the world keeping political interference out of sport is explicitly written into good Constitutions of sports bodies and their regulators. Tonga Rugby is no exception, but for the past two and a half years I have observed the intertwining of the TRU Leadership, in its quest for financial gain and personal advantage, and a political party in its quest to capture votes. I hope by sharing my experience it may bring more awareness of what is actually happening to Rugby Union in Tonga. By 'Inoke Afeaki.
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Thursday 14 November 2019
A big worry for sports in Tonga is having no Sports Act to provide direction to all local sporting federations, said Inoke ‘Afeaki, Tonga Sports Council (TSC) Program Coordinator, who expects to leave Tonga at the end of the year, after two years of service. By Eleanor Gee.