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Tonga Rugby League 2014

Tonga Rugby League announce team to take on PNG in sanctioned Test

14/10/14

Tonga has today announced their 17-man team to take on the PNG Kumuls in a fully sanctioned International Test Match in Lae this Sunday 19th October 2014. The Tongans will arrive into Port Moresby on Wednesday

Current Broncos Assistant Coach Kristian Woolf who has recently taken on the Head Coaching job of the new Intrust Super Cup Team the Townsville Blackhawks for 2015 coaches the Tongans.

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Tonga name team for Cook Islands match – Travelling Tongans boost the Mate Ma’a

Date: 5/11/13

Tonga head coach Charles Tonga has named his 19 man squad to play Cook Islands at Leigh Sports Village on Tuesday (20:00)

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Tonga name 2013 RLWC team for Scotland match

Date:28/10/13

Tonga head coach Charles Tonga has named his 19 man squad to play Scotland at Derwent Park on Tuesday (20:00)

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Tonga name train-on squad for 2013 RLWC

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.

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Tonga finalise Test team for 2013 Pacific International against Samoa

By Richard Cowley, Date: 19/4/13

Ma’a Tonga coach Charlie Tonga has finalised his team for Saturday night’s Pacific Test Match against Toa Samoa at Centrebet Stadium, Penrith.

The Tongan team to take on Samoa is as follows:

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Test match against Samoa strategic part of Tonga’s preparation

Date:14/4/13

Tonga Rugby League have today named a 20-man squad for the representative Test against Samoa at Centrebet Stadium, Penrith on Saturday.

Head Coach Charles Tonga, along with his assistant Coach Kristian Woolf, has selected an experienced pool of talent from across the National Rugby League competition which will be captained by Brent Kite.

Tonga Rugby League jersey appeal

TNRL Development, Date: 27/2/13

The Tongan Rugby League is currently seeking jersey donations from junior clubs ahead of its upcoming inaugural primary school competition.

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.

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Rugby League Planet – Tonga snapshot and rugby league results

TONGAN RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW

Information on this page was updated - 14/3/2014

Foundation Year - 1988

International Team - Mate Ma'a Tonga

Highest finish in World Cup - Ranked 7th (2008)

Top level domestic competition - 12 teams compete in the national competition.

2008 Rugby League World Cup

Ten best teams in 2007 look towards the 2008 RLWC

By Richard Cowley, 23/12/2007

The final qualifiers for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup finished up in November. Australia, New Zealand, England, France and Papua New Guinea automatically qualified. The remaining five spots have seen 14 teams compete in the qualifying rounds over the last 2 years. The end result will see arguably the best 10 rugby league nations in the World battle it out in next years World Cup.