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Sunday 9 September 2007
Apia, Samoa
Tonga's third gold medal in the South Pacific Games came from 'Ana Po'uhila, in the women's Shot Put with a throw of 16.60m, on Friday.
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Sunday 9 September 2007
France
The 'Ikale Tahi has yet to play its first game in the Rugby World Cup against the USA Eagles on Wednesday, September 12, but after round one, Tongan players who are playing for other countries have made their mark on the competition.
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Saturday 8 September 2007
London, England
The Tongan team may have stunned pub staff in London recently with their enormous appetites, but the Pacific Islanders remain very humble, and deeply religious people.
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Friday 7 September 2007
Apia, Samoa
TONGA slipped back to the No. 12 position in the medal tally on the 13th day of the South Pacific Games in Apia. American Samoa and Tokelau with three gold medals have moved ahead of Tonga who has two gold medals.
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Wednesday 5 September 2007
Montpellier, France
The Australian and Tongan teams received their IRB Rugby World Cup honour caps at an official welcome ceremony at Montpellier's Stade Yves du Manoir on Monday night.
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Wednesday 5 September 2007
Apia, Samoa
New Caledonia leads the gold medal tally with 61 gold medals, on the 12th day of the South Pacific Game in Apia, today.
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Monday 3 September 2007
Apia, Samoa
Tonga's second gold medal at Apia, won by Paula Sitapa in the Taekwondo Male Black Belt 67kg - 72kg Light Weight, on 30 August 2007, put Tonga in 10th position on the gold medal tally after six days of competition at the South Pacific Games.
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Friday 31 August 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
If being able to watch the 2007 Rugby World Cup on television will enable one to go to heaven, only 700 Tongan families will make it; the rest will have to watch wrestling on Tonfon, or Beijing Olympic hype on CCTV, and ex-students' programs on TV Tonga.
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Thursday 30 August 2007
Apia, Samoa
AFTER four days of competition in the 2007 South Pacific Games in Apia, Samoa, Tonga has won 11 medals in three sports, with Judo boasting the only Gold, while the Burling family took three Silver medals in surfing, and the weightlifting team collected six medals - three by Kefilini Tualau.
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Thursday 30 August 2007
Apia, Samoa
Heimuli Faka'osi, won a Bronze Medal in judo yesterday, the second medal for Tonga at the South Pacific Games in Apia, both from judo and by the Faka'osi brothers.
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Wednesday 29 August 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's 'Epoki Faka'osi yesterday evening secured a Judo Gold medal for Tonga in the Men's - under 90kg category in the South Pacific Games Judo tournament. It was the first medal for Tonga at Apia.
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Tuesday 21 August 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Most of the Tongan athletes preparing to compete in the 13th South Pacific Games in Apia, Samoa, will leave Tonga today August 21.
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Monday 20 August 2007
Paris, France
New Zealand, the hosts of the 2011 Rugby World Cup would prefer to have only 16 teams competing in the 2011 World Cup, reported the New Zealand Herald today.
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Friday 10 August 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Rugby Football Union announced the Firepower 'Ikale Tahi 2007 Rugby World Cup 30 Man Squad and Management this morning, August 10, a day before the 'Ikale Tahi leaves for New Zealand.
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Friday 3 August 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 'Ikale Tahi 30-member team for the Rugby World Cup will be announced on August 14, Joe Fifita, the media liaison officer of Tonga Rugby Union confirmed today.
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Wednesday 18 July 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Firepower 'Ikale Tahi 40-man squad for the 2007 Rugby World Cup was announced today by the Tonga Rugby Football Union.
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Sunday 17 June 2007
Lautoka, Fiji
The FMF Flying Fijians went down 21-15 to a gutsy Tongan outfit in the IRB Pacific Nations Cup in Lautoka on Saturday despite leading 15-6 at the break.
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Saturday 16 June 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 'Ikale Tahi and the Flying Fijians teams that will meet at Lautoka this afternoon as part of the IRB Pacific Nations Cup tournament.
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Saturday 9 June 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
'Fo'i Malie', defeated but it was still a good game, most Tongans will agree, after watching the Junior All Blacks beat the 'Ikale Tahi 39-13 at Teufaiva Stadium this afternoon.
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Friday 8 June 2007
New South Wales, Australia
Tony Edwards is a true rugby man, and for years has been either liaison officer or manager for various teams, including the Waratahs, Australia A and the Pacific Islands. He is accustomed to weird behaviour from footballers. Still, his recent experiences with the Tongan side when they were in Australia playing in the Pacific Nations Cup take some beating.
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