Tonga Rugby League

By Richard Cowley, Date: 26/9/13

Tonga have named an initial train-on squad for the upcoming Rugby League World Cup being hosted by England and Wales.

Tonga play Scotland, Cook Islands and Italy in the Pool rounds of the World Cup and will need to top their Pool to progress to the quarter-finals of the tournament.

More players will be added to the squad as teams exit the NRL and Super League final series.

Tonga train-on squad: 

Brent Kite (Manly Sea Eagles)

Sosaia Feki (Cronulla Sharks)

Nesiasi Mataitonga (Cronulla Sharks)

Pat Politoni (Cronulla Sharks)

Anthony Tupou (Cronulla Sharks)

Mahe Fonua (Melbourne Storm)

Siosaia Vave (Melbourne Storm)

Glen Fisiiahi (NZ Warriors)

David Fusitua (NZ Warriors)

Siliva Havili (NZ Warriors)

Konrad Hurrell (NZ Warriors)

Sebastine Ikahihifo (NZ Warriors)

Ngani Laumape (NZ Warriors)

Siuatonga Likiliki (Newcastle Knights)

Jason Taumololo (North Queensland Cowboys)

Taniela Lasaolo (Parramatta Eels)

Fuifui Moimoi (Parramatta Eels)

Kelepi Tanginoa (Parramatta Eels)

Peni Terepo (Parramatta Eels)

Willie Tonga (Parramatta Eels)

Vai Toutai (Parramatta Eels)

Sika Manu (Penrith Panthers)

Daniel Foster (Penrith Panthers)

Atelea Vea (St George Illawarra Dragons)

Samsoni Langi (Sydney Roosters)

Ben Murdoch-Masila (Wests Tigers)

Etu Uaisele (Wyong Roos – NSW)

Ukuma Ta’i (Huddersfield Giants)

Mickey Paea (Hull KR)

Willie Manu (St Helens)

Epalahame Lauaki (Wigan Warriors)

Sydney Havea (Haakame Broncos – Tonga)

Daniel Kilioni (Havelu Bulldogs – Tonga). 


Tonga’s 2013 Rugby League World Cup Schedule

Week 1: Oct 29th (Tuesday), Scotland v Tonga, Location – Derwent Park, Workington, England

Week 2: Nov 5th (Tuesday), Tonga v Cook Islands, Location – Leigh Sports Village, England

Week 3: Nov 10th (Sunday), Tonga v Italy, Location – The Shay Stadium, Halifax, England