Tuesday, May 21, 2024
PNG v Tonga RLWC2021

Tonga edge past Papua New Guinea in brutal and brilliant bout

Tonga has survived a scare in its World Cup opener, holding off a powerful Papua New Guinea side to win a tight affair 24-18 late at St Helens. In a pulsating contest at the Totally Wicked Stadium, arguably the game...

June 2022 Rugby League Internationals locked in

The Australian Rugby League Commission (ARLC) has confirmed the return of the international game, with a Representative Round in June that will feature Ampol State of Origin and a Pacific Test double header. The NZRL has also confirmed a New...
Tonga v Australia

Tonga will play Australia at Mt Smart on 20th October 2018

Date: 05/9/18

In a joint New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) and National Rugby League (NRL) announcement today at the NZRL headquarters, two major new international fixtures have now been confirmed to be played in New Zealand.

Tonga Rugby League

2019 Oceania Cup Preview – Mate Ma’a Tonga

By Ben Ryder

With the second round of Oceania Cup games scheduled in October/November 2019, Rugby League Planet takes an in-depth look at each competing island nation and what the game of Rugby League is doing for them, as well as their strengths, weaknesses, and the nations chances at winning their respective pools.


This week it’s Mate Ma’a Tonga

Tonga v Australia

Tonga name Squad to Face Kangaroos on October 20 in Auckland

Date: 5/10/18

EXPERIENCED leader Sika Manu heads a 21-player squad for the Mate Ma’a Tonga’s historic end-of-season Test match against the Australian Kangaroos.

Tonga v Samoa Crowd

Test Flip-Flopping Makes a Joke of Rugby League

Here we go again. As the international calendar continues to pick up steam, yet another player has made the contentious decision to swap allegiances after having already played for two other countries during his career. And what’s more, the jelly...
Tonga Rugby League

Tonga name team for 2018 Pacific Test

Date: 17/6/18 Tonga have name their squad to take on Samoa this Saturday at Campbelltown Stadium. On back of a strong showing in the 2017 RLWC Tonga will be looking to the likes of Fifita, Jennings and Taumalolo to lead...
Tonga v Australia

Fans the real champions as Australia triumph over Tonga

Date: 20/10/18

Tongan Fans have set the benchmark for rugby league supporters as Australia defeated Tonga 34 - 16 in Auckland.

International Rugby League

IRL Publishes 2023 Annual Report

International Rugby League has released its 2023 annual report. The report focuses on the unprecedented growth of the international game in the wake of one of the greatest challenges faced by the IRL after the decision by France 2025...

Combined Affiliated States to tour Tonga

By Tony Munro, Date: 17/8/12

The Combined Affiliated States (CAS) team will continue their tradition of touring developing Pacific nations when they travel to Tonga in September.