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Thursday 12 May 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan Primary School sports programs are further supported by a donation of rugby gear from a sports charity, SOS Kit, presented today through the British High Commission in Tonga. It follows development clinics and training held in the outer islands last year, under a program of ongoing training of physical education teachers.
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Thursday 17 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Rugby Union Men’s Sevens team has qualified for the Commonwealth Games and the Rugby World Cup Sevens this year, announced Oceania Rugby on March 10.
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Thursday 25 November 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga and other Pacific Islands will benefit from the new eligibility rules approved yesterday by the World Rugby Council that will allow international players like former All Blacks, Charles Piutau and former Wallaby Israel Folau to easily transfer from one union to another starting next year. By Eleanor Gee.
Friday 19 November 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘Ikale Tahi will take on Romania on Saturday November 20 in their last match of a challenging tour of the Northern Hemisphere. By Eleanor Gee.
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Friday 29 October 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Ikale Tahi has named its team, featuring 8 new caps, to face Scotland on Saturday, October 30, at BT Murrayfield, Edinburgh, kicking off at 2:30pm.
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Monday 8 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Women's rugby in Tonga reached a historic milestone after the Tonga Women’s Rugby Union (TWRU) elected its President, Hon Fanetupouvava’u Tuita Tu’ivakano, as a non-voting representative on the Tonga Rugby Union (TRU) board for the first time. The announcement was made today as part of celebrating International Women's Day.
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Tuesday 11 August 2020

United Kingdom
Mate Ma’a Tonga veteran prop Sam Moa joined Israel Folau in standing during a pre-kick-off kneeling ritual in their Super League team’s (Catalan Dragons) clash against the Castleford Tigers on Saturday 8 August.
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Monday 20 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The opening ceremony for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has been set for 23 July 2021 after the games were postponed this year due to CoViD-19.
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Thursday 18 June 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Louena, a Tongan mother of two who lives in Japan, is desperate to be reunited with her babies, daughter Kathleen (5) and infant son, who are now in Tonga without her. The sudden border closure caught the family by surprise and has separated them for over three months.
Saturday 25 April 2020

Ampthill, England
‘Ikale Tahi veteran loose forward Maama Molitika has retired from professional at the age of 45. He leaves his English club Ampthill after seven seasons.
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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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