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Wednesday 5 October 2022

London, England
A 24-man Mate Ma'a Tonga squad has been announced ahead of Tonga's Rugby League World Cup campaign in England this month.
Tuesday 27 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Learning how community-based sport committees can be better administered, Rugby League club representatives from Tongatapu took part in a Sports in Community Course last week. Men and women, coaches, committee members and volunteers learned what makes a successful sports club and to how to effectively organise and deliver an event.
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Monday 11 July 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Mate Ma’a Tonga climbed to second place in the IRL World Rankings. This is the highest-ever ranking Tonga has reached.
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Monday 27 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s National Rugby League team lost 26 – 6 to a strong New Zealand side on Saturday, 25 June, in front of a full house at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland.
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Friday 24 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nuku’alofa was decked in red for Mate Ma’a Tonga this afternoon with a colourful float parade to show the country's support for the highly anticipated Mate Ma’a Tonga rugby league match against the Kiwis tomorrow Saturday, 25 June.
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Friday 24 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Rugby League guarantees an electric atmosphere in Auckland tomorrow, Saturday, 25 June, when rugby league makes an emotional return to Mt Smart Stadium. The teams for the highly anticipated Mate Ma’a Tonga game against the Kiwis were announced by the NRL on 22 June.
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Wednesday 15 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 25-man Mate Ma'a Tonga team has been announced for their upcoming international against the Kiwis next week in Auckland.
Saturday 16 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kristian Woolf will continue to be Head Coach of Tonga’s National Rugby League team ahead of the June test match against New Zealand and the World Cup in England later this year.
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Tuesday 10 August 2021

St Helens, UK
Tongan rugby league international star, Will Hopoate has signed with St Helen’s in the UK for two years starting in 2022.
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Monday 26 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Rugby League World Cup (RLWC) organizers and International Rugby League (IRL) officials will meet to decide how feasible the tournament would be after Australia and New Zealand withdrew last week. The RLWC is scheduled to start in October in England.
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Tuesday 29 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An interim group, chaired by Tonga's Prime Minister, will manage Tonga’s Rugby League Affairs, until a rugby league governing body is established next year, confirmed the Prime Minister’s office today, 29 June.
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Tuesday 4 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Manu Vatuvei, a former Rugby League Star player revealed on Instagram on 2 May that he was accused of possessing and importing the drug Methamphetamine in 2019.
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Thursday 22 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An appeal by the Tonga National Rugby League (TNRL) against its expulsion from the International Rugby League (IRL) was dismissed by the international Court of Arbitration for Sport on 20 April. The judgement said that IRL officials had consistently reached out to TNRL, which continually refused to cooperate.
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Monday 5 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
This year’s 2021 Rugby League World Cup will continue as scheduled, with the first game of the tournament set to kickoff on 23 October between hosts England and Samoa at St James’ Park Newcastle.
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Monday 1 March 2021

Sydney, Australia
The National Rugby League (NRL) is seeking millions of dollars from Australia's federal government to introduce rugby league in Pacific Islands schools, including Tonga.
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Thursday 18 February 2021

Sydney, Australia
Former rugby league player, Willie Mason (of Tongan heritage), is calling for a Pacific Island All Stars to be included in the annual All Stars fixture over the next few years.
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Monday 9 November 2020

Auckland, New Zealand
Hakula Tonga women’s rugby league team proved too strong for Niue Rugby League winning 66-8 in the ‘Clash of the Pacific’ test on 8 November in Auckland, New Zealand.
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Thursday 27 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
No further decisions have been made in regard to admitting a new International Rugby League member for Tonga, confirmed Asia Pacific Rugby League Head of Operations, Gareth Holmes today.
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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 3 August 2020

Leeds, England
Israel Folau has become the target of social media backlash for being the only player not to participate in a pre-kickoff ‘kneel down’ (to show solidarity with “Black Lives Matter”) in round three of the Super League tournament yesterday 2 August, where Folau’s team the Catalan Dragons suffered a heavy defeat to the St Helen Saints 34 – 6. The kneel down ritual was organized by Super League players to show solidarity with “Black Lives Matter” – a controversial activist movement in the United States that protests police brutality and racial profiling against African Americans. Public opinion is mixed over the movement with critics accusing it of promoting riots.
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