Tongan Rugby players have experienced difficulties when going on rugby tours including the World Cup, but rugby player, Sione Kalamafoni (32) thinks having the right person running things in Tonga will help.
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Results for Tongan Rugby
Monday 11 January 2021
Sunday 25 November 2018
A test match will take place in Hamilton between the ‘Ikale Tahi and World Cup favourites the All Blacks next year on 7 September, two weeks before the start of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. NZ Rugby CEO Steve Tew said New Zealanders admire the way Tongan supporters get behind their team.
Sunday 27 November 2016
The ‘Ikale Tahi have defeated Italy 19 – 17 after a successful extra-time penalty conversion by Sonatane Takulua snatched a sure victory from the Italians. The loss is a huge anti-climax for Italy who only last week defeated South Africa 20 - 18.
Thursday 17 November 2016
Telusa Veainu at fullback is the only change that Toutai Kefu, the ‘Ikale Tahi coach, has made to the team that will play against the USA on Saturday, 19 November at Estadio Anoeta, San Sebastian, Spain.
Thursday 8 January 2015
Nine Tongan-born players have so far been listed in the New Zealand and Australian team rosters for the 2015 Super 15 Rugby Championship.
Thursday 6 February 2014
The Wellington Sevens 2014 will kick-off tomorrow. Tonga is lined-up to play against Australia, Samoa and Kenya.
Tuesday 14 January 2014
Cyclone warnings and rain was not enough to deter crowds from attending the final of Tonga’s premier rugby club tournament, the 2014 Lavengamalie Cup at a packed Teufaiva Stadium on Saturday January 11. Toloa Old Boys, who failed to convert four of their five tries, won a cash prize of $35,000.
Tuesday 30 January 2001
The $52,000 in cash prizes given at the Jesus 2000 Rugby Tournament in January amounted to the biggest prize ever offered for rugby in Tonga. From Matangi Tonga Magazine, Vol. 15, no. 4, January 2001.