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Tuesday 14 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Centenary Tournament featuring eight men’s 15-a-side and eight women’s sevens rugby premier teams will be launched on Friday, 17 September at Teufaiva Stadium, to commemorate 100 years of rugby in the kingdom, Tonga Rugby Union announced today.
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Tuesday 22 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Sevens rugby team failed to qualify for the Olympics at the repecharge tournament held on 19-20 June in Monaco. However, three Tongan players who played at the tournament have completed switching international allegiance to be able to play for Tonga's national fifteen-a-side team, 'Ikale Tahi.
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Friday 18 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Former All Blacks, Malakai Fekitoa will lead Tonga Sevens Rugby team as captain in next week’s Olympic Sevens qualifying tournament in Monaco, with vice captains Alaska Taufa and David Halaifonua.
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Tuesday 11 May 2021

Dublin, Ireland
New Zealand will host the Tonga vs Samoa Rugby World Cup 2023 qualifier over two legs in July, confirmed World Rugby on 10 May.
Friday 26 March 2021

Dublin, Ireland
Two new Pacific Islands potential super rugby teams, the Fijian Drua and Moana Pasifika, will be supported by World Rugby from 2022.
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Wednesday 24 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The World Rugby Ltd., last week approved the release of two-thirds of its financial contribution to the Tripartite Agreement with the Tonga Government and the Tonga Rugby Union.
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Monday 11 January 2021

Wales, UK
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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Thursday 24 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The World Rugby Sevens Repechage where national teams, including Tonga Men’s Rugby Sevens, will play for their chance to qualify for the Olympic Games, will be held in Monaco on 19-20 June 2021.
Tuesday 10 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Board of the Tonga Rugby Union has agreed to reform the structure of the dysfunctional organisation, that has faced financial disarray.
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Thursday 1 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The signing of the Tripartite Agreement between the World Rugby, the Tonga Rugby Union and the Tongan Government last Friday, 25 September was a breath of life for Tonga’s Rugby Union.
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Thursday 24 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
World Rugby has stopped providing funds indefinitely to Tonga Rugby Union, which means 'Ikale Tahi is now without coach Toutai Kefu.
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Wednesday 15 January 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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.
Wednesday 18 December 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s national men’s team will participate at the inaugural World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series in February next year.
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Saturday 24 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Last minute, below-the-belt fees imposed on local journalists for so-called “media rights” to cover the 'Ikale Tahi's home rugby match at the Teufaiva Stadium tomorrow, will further deplete the waning popularity of Rugby Union in Tonga. By Pesi Fonua.
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Friday 25 January 2019

Auckland, New Zealand
Tonga has announced its squad, led by Captain Tana Fotofili, for the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Hamilton, New Zealand, which kicks off tomorrow, 26 January.
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Wednesday 10 October 2018

Montevideo, Uruguay
Tonga A started off the World Rugby Americas Pacific Challenge 2018 tournament with a win over USA Select XV, 39-30, on 6 October in Montevideo, Uruguay. The tournament involves A teams from Tonga, Samoa, Uruguay, Argentina, Canada and USA.
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Tuesday 11 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
'Ikale Tahi coach, Toutai Kefu, this week reflected on Tonga’s game against Fiji on Saturday, and also opened-up about some of the challenges facing Tongan rugby. He hopes to take Tonga all the way into the World Cup with gifted and professional players. By Eleanor Gee.
Wednesday 14 June 2017
Auckland, New Zealand
The organisers have released the names of the 'Ikale Tahi team captained by Siale Piutau for the Tonga v Wales test match in the Pasifika Challenge to be held at Eden Park in Auckland, on Friday 16 June 2017.
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Sunday 4 June 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Representatives of Oceania Rugby looked at how to assist unions to do things better, when they gathered in Nuku’alofa last week, 30-31 May for the 2017 Annual General Meeting.
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Wednesday 15 March 2017

Suva, Fiji
A determined Tonga A put on a great performance to beat Samoa A yesterday, 30-22 in their second match of the 2017 World Rugby Pacific Challenge at ANZ Stadium in Suva, Fiji.
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