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Thursday 20 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 29-man preliminary squad for a test against Australia was announced yesterday, 19 September, by Mate Ma’a Tonga coach Kristian Woolf. The team list includes newcomers Moeaki Fotuaika (Gold Coast Titans) and Scott Sorensen (Cronulla Sharks).
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Friday 14 September 2018

Sydney, Australia
Rugby League stars Jason Taumalolo and Simaima Taufa, both won Player of the Year awards at the 2018 Players’ Champion accolades ceremony held in Sydney on Tuesday night.
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Wednesday 5 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Rugby league will be used to engage young men in Tonga to prevent domestic violence under a Voice Against Violence Program launched by the Australian National Rugby League on September 5. By Eleanor Gee.
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Wednesday 27 June 2018

Canberra, Australia
Mate Ma’a Tonga and Canberra Raiders star five-eighth Ata Hingano, has been ruled of for the rest of the 2018 NRL season due to an ankle injury he sustained against Toa Samoa last week.
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Thursday 3 May 2018

Sydney, Australia
Parramatta Eels Flyer Michael Jennings (30) has today committed to play for Tonga in the Pacific Test match against Samoa on June 23. He follows Andrew Fifita who in April confirmed his commitment to play for Tonga.
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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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Wednesday 10 May 2017

Cambelltown, Australia
Mate Ma’a Tonga front-rower, Leilani Latu, has opened-up about the tears he shed while waiting in the entrance tunnel of Cambelltown Stadium and during the Tongan national anthem at last weekend’s Pacific Test thriller in Australia.
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Friday 5 May 2017

Auckland. New Zealand
Tomorrow evening, Manu Vatuvei will put on the red jersey of Tonga for the first time and represent the country of his heritage. Vatuvei’s decision to play for the Mate Ma’a Tonga is a long time coming for many Tongan fans, who eagerly await to see him perform the Sipi Tau against the Fiji Bati.
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Thursday 13 October 2016

Auckland, New Zealand
Former Mate Ma’a Tonga centre Solomone Kata will debut for New Zealand this Saturday October 15 against Australia in Perth. The Vava’u born 23-year-old was the top try scorer for his NRL team the New Zealand Warriors this year, scoring 15 tries in 21 games in the 2016 NRL season. He was announced as part of the Kiwis squad last week.
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Thursday 6 October 2016

Sydney, Australia
A 17-year old Australian boy of Tongan heritage, Tyrone Taukamo, is the most wanted rugby player in Australia according to local media reports. Tyrone has been approached by 15 of 16 NRL clubs, and has also received two offers from French Rugby clubs Bordeaux and Toulon. He is a graduate of Newington College, an acclaimed rugby school in Sydney.
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Wednesday 11 May 2016

Sydney, Australia
Samoa coach Matt Parish criticized international rugby league organisers in the National Rugby League (NRL) after it was revealed Samoan players received no match payments for their game against Tonga at Pirtek Stadium, Parramatta last Saturday night. The Tonga side received $500 each only after they sourced their own sponsorship.
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Monday 4 April 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) has given its inaugural ‘NRL in Tonga Volunteers Award’ to 16 year-old 'Alani Taumoepeau of ACTS Community College.
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Friday 1 March 2013
Sydney, Australia
Mosese Fotuaika, a top Rugby League player of Tongan descent, has been found dead at his Sydney Home.
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