The Tongan community in Queensland is in for a real treat from this year’s Tupi Cup festivities, with Queensland Tonga Rugby Union confirming an amazing list of Tongan sporting stars from Queensland to attend this year’s tournament. Continue reading “TONGAN SPORTS STARS ROLL OUT IN FORCE FOR TUPI CUP”
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The relationship between the Queensland Tonga and the Willie-O NSW Tonga rugby union programs will officially be sealed, with a historic exhibition game between a special Queensland Tonga Fa’aleo XV and the current Willie O Cup champions Manly. Continue reading “HISTORIC CLASH BETWEEN QTRU FA’ALEO XV & WILLIE O CUP CHAMPS LOOMING”
Queensland Tonga Head Coach Samiuela Satui has begun his term as head coach by ushering in a bold new squad with a youthful focus, as the program looks to unearth and develop the Queensland Tongan community’s next wave of rugby talent. Continue reading “2016 QUEENSLAND TONGA TEAM A GLIMPSE INTO FUTURE”
The women of Queensland Tonga will be desperate to keep the series alive, as they enter game two for the inaugural Freedom for West Papua Cup against Queensland PNG at St Brendans Rugby League club today. Continue reading “QLD PNG IN PRIME POSITION TO WRAP UP FREEDOM FOR WEST PAPUA CUP”
The colossal clash the Tongan community has eagerly awaited for twelve long months, will finally come to an end this Saturday, as Logan Inala Tonga prepare to take on defending champions Alamuhu at St Brendan’s Rugby League club, that will headline the final round robin games in the second week of the 2016 Tupi Cup. Continue reading “FINALS WEEK PREVIEW: SOUTHSIDE SHOWDOWN TO HAVE HUGE BEARING ON FINALS”
The Logan Inala boys of Kalapu Mohetaha have surged to the top of the competition ladder after an impressive undefeated start to their Tupi Cup campaign, held at St Brendan’s Rugby League club over the weekend.
Continue reading “WEEK 1 REVIEW: LOGAN INALA SMASH THEIR WAY TO THE FRONT”
The defending Tupi Cup champions Alamuhu, will begin their title defense against the newly established Northside Tongan Vikings team. The Queensland Tongan community heavy weights will be looking to go back to back, especially with the tournament heading to their current home base of Kookaburra Oval at the St Brendans club in Rocklea, following the release of the official 2016 Tupi Cup draw.
Continue reading “2016 TUPI CUP DRAW RELEASED: TEAMS READY TO RUMBLE”
In preparation for the upcoming fixture against Siutaka New Zealand Tonga to be held in Sydney, NSW on November 5th, the Felenite Australia Tongan Rugby team have unveiled former Wallaby number 8 David Lyons and former NRC Sydney Stars head coach Peter Playford as the co-head coaches to lead their troops against their traditional trans-Tasman rivals. Continue reading “FORMER WALLABY AND NRC HEAD COACH NAMED NEW COACHES OF FELENITE AUSTRALIA TONGA RUGBY”