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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 6 September 2019

Hamilton, New Zealand
Siale Piutau will lead Tonga's World Cup team against the All Blacks at the FMG Stadium in Hamilton, New Zealand tomorrow 7 September.
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Friday 30 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A heavy ‘warm up’ game is expected by both the ‘Ikale Tahi and Flying Fijians at Eden Park stadium in Auckland, ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup next month. Fiji coach John McKee stated this week that he had told his players to “stand up” against the physicality of the ‘Ikale Tahi.
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Saturday 24 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's 'Ikale Tahi team put off a tough Western Force outfit securing the game in very wet conditions with a 19-15 win at Teufaiva Stadium today, 24 August.
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 23 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Star rugby players, George Smith, Nili Latu, and Hosea Saumaki, will take the field with local players in tomorrow’s curtain raiser match between the Barbarians and the President’s XV before the ‘Ikale Tahi team take on the Western Force at Teufaiva Stadium.
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Wednesday 21 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Australia’s Western Force rugby team were out training today at Tupou College (Toloa) as part of their preparation leading up to Saturday’s game against the ‘Ikale Tahi in Tonga.
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Sunday 4 August 2019

Higashiōsaka, Japan
The ‘Ikale Tahi suffered a crushing 41 – 7 defeat to Japan’s Brave Blossoms yesterday on Saturday night in Higashiōsaka, Japan in the second round of the Pacific Nations Cup 2019.
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Friday 2 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘Ikale Tahi will face Japan this Saturday 3 August, in Higashiōsaka, Japan, in the second round of the 2019 Pacific Nations Cup. Kick off time is 19.10pm in Japan (23:10pm Tonga time).
Thursday 25 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘Ikale Tahi team to play Manu Samoa in the 2019 World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup Tournament was announced on 24 July, by the coach, Toutai Kefu.
Thursday 23 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Fijian and the Samoan Rugby Unions are now members of the World Rugby Council, the Chairman of the World Rugby Chairman, Sir Bill Beaumont announced on 23 May at the World Rugby headquarter, Dublin, Ireland.
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Monday 13 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's HMAF women's rugby team held off an Australian Defence Force team to beat them 5-0 in a rugby union match at the Tupou College sports ground on Saturday 11 May.
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Tuesday 23 April 2019

Sydney, Australia
Israel Folau will face a panel of three distinguished barristers in a code of conduct hearing on 4 May at the Rugby Australia Building in Sydney, Rugby Australia announced yesterday 22 April.
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Tuesday 23 April 2019

Suva, Fiji
Merging rugby skills and life skills is part of a new rugby coaching style to ensure the welfare of rugby players (girls and boys) aged 10-14 years of age, that is being introduced in the western and central division of Fiji.
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Thursday 18 April 2019

England, United Kingdom
English number 8, Billy Vunipola, received a formal warning by England’s Rugby Football Union this week in regards to a statement he posted on social media last week defending controversy embroiled wallaby Israel Folau. He also received a warning from his club, the Saracens, and was booed at during a rugby game in England’s Premiership Rugby tournament.
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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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Friday 12 April 2019

Sydney, Australia
The CEOs of Australia Rugby (AR) and the New South Wales Rugby Union (NSWR) issued a joint statement yesterday, announcing intentions to terminate contracts with Wallaby star player Israel Folau because of a disrespectful and discriminating meme he recently shared on Instagram calling on “drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists and idolators” to repent.
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Friday 7 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A bid by the Fiji, Tonga and Samoa Rugby Unions to set up a Pacific Islands Super Rugby team has failed after competition organisers decided it was not commercially viable, the Fiji Rugby Union said on Thursday.
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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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Sunday 25 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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.
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