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Monday 11 November 2019

Suva, Fiji
Olympic hopes are alive for Tonga’s men’s national rugby 7s team after they defeated Papua New Guinea 31 – 0 to win 5th place at the Oceania Sevens Championship in Suva, Fiji over the weekend. The 5th place position means that they qualify for the Final Olympic Qualification Tournament to take place next year on 20-21 June at a location yet to be confirmed.
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Thursday 17 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former Paramatta Eels rugby league player Eric 'Aukafolau, was critically injured while on holiday last week in Bali, Indonesia. He suffered serious head trauma, reportedly in a motorbike accident.
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Monday 9 September 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘Ikale Tahi have two weeks to drastically improve their form, after a disappointing 92 – 7 loss against the All Blacks, before they face their first World Cup adversary England on 22 September.
Friday 12 July 2019

Apia, Samoa
With help from their friends the Real Tonga Touch Rugby team is taking part in the Pacific Games in Samoa. Fehoko Tu'ivai, President of Tonga National Touch said the team arrived in Apia, Samoa yesterday, 11 July.
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Thursday 18 April 2019

Sydney, Australia
Israel Folau will fight to keep his $4 million contract intact at a code of conduct hearing with Rugby Australia, expected later this month. He will face a panel of three adjudicators, whose decision will decide the fate of Folau’s rugby career in Australia.
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Thursday 27 December 2018

Dublin, Ireland
Japan, Canada, and USA are joining Tonga, Fiji, and Samoa in the 2019 World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup tournament from 27 July to 10 August 2019 in preparation for the upcoming Rugby World Cup.
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Monday 26 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Flying Fijians defeated France 21 – 14 on Saturday 24 November, securing a strong finish to their tour of the northern hemisphere, two weeks after suffering a huge 54 – 17 loss to Scotland.
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Tuesday 28 August 2018

Doncaster, England
‘Ikale Tahi fly-half Kurt Morath is travelling to England to play for the Doncaster Knights on a two-year contract. He leaves the United States where he has been playing professional rugby since 2016.
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Friday 22 June 2018

Suva, Fiji
The ‘Ikale Tahi have announced their team to play Fiji in the last round of the 2018 Pacific Nations Cup.
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Thursday 14 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tupou College Toloa pulled off a stunning 34 – 32 victory over Tonga College ‘Atele on Tuesday 12 June, to win the Under-18 Tongatapu Secondary Schools Rugby Finals at the Tupou College rugby grounds at Toloa.
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Sunday 10 June 2018

Suva, Fiji
The ‘Ikale Tahi were defeated by Georgia 16 – 15 in the opening round of the Pacific Nations Cup in Suva, Fiji on Saturday 9 June. Georgia's swarming defense frustrated the ‘Ikale Tahi throughout the match, and regularly forced Tonga's backline into lateral movements.
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Friday 25 May 2018

Glasgow, Scotland
Scottish rugby club, the Glasgow Warriors, have signed David Tameilau (28) on a two year deal. The American loose forward of Tongan descent hails from Redwood City, California.
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Wednesday 23 May 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Georgia will compete in the 2018 Pacific Nations Cup and play its first game against Tonga on 9 June in Suva, Fiji.
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Wednesday 23 May 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Rugby Union have announced the ‘Ikale Tahi team to play in this year’s 2018 Pacific Nations Cup.
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Monday 21 May 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The All Blacks have recruited former Tonga Under-20s and current Otago Highlander’s lock Shannon Frizell. The 24-year-old was named in the All Blacks team list that was announced on Saturday 19 May, three weeks ahead of the All Blacks test match against France on 9 June. Shannon is the brother of NRL star Tyson Frizell.
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Monday 14 May 2018

London, England
‘Ikale Tahi fullback Telusa Veainu was awarded Player of the Year by England’s Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) at a ceremony in London on 9 May.
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Thursday 5 April 2018

Canberra, Australia
ACT Brumbies back-rower Lachlan McCaffrey will visit Tonga on April 30 to assist with coaching clinics in various communities and give away rugby kits.
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Friday 6 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Kingdom Sevens Rugby Tournament is underway with 16 men and seven women’s teams taking part in the competition over two days, 6 and 7 October.
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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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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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