PRESS RELEASE: BRAVE NEW SEARCH FOR FURTHER POSSIBILITIES KEY, AS QTRU MOVES ON FROM MONIMONU

Queensland Tonga Rugby eyes future possibilities for its players as QTRU moves on from Monimonu.

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27/03/15

After careful consultation with its committee, elders, senior players and stakeholders, Queensland Tonga Rugby Union has decided to officially conclude its role within the Monimonu Union. As a result, Queensland Tonga Rugby will also cease any further official participation in future versions of the tournament. Continue reading “PRESS RELEASE: BRAVE NEW SEARCH FOR FURTHER POSSIBILITIES KEY, AS QTRU MOVES ON FROM MONIMONU”

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TOP 10 MOST INFLUENTIAL PRE QUEENSLAND TONGA PLAYERS

There is a special list of non household names that contributed greatly to the rich cultural fabric and tradition of Queensland Tongan rugby…..

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24/03/15

There is a special list of non household names that contributed greatly to the rich cultural fabric and tradition of Queensland Tongan rugby.

Continue reading “TOP 10 MOST INFLUENTIAL PRE QUEENSLAND TONGA PLAYERS”

OPINION PIECE: QRU RULING ON UNDERAGE FEMALE PLAYERS ANOTHER BODY BLOW TO GRASSROOTS RUGBY

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ONE AMONG MANY: After 2 years playing Brisbane Premier Grade women’s rugby, talented youngster Eseta Fangaloka faces a year on the sidelines, if she wants to continue playing 15’s alongside older sister Vetekina Fangaloka.

11/03/15

The Queensland Rugby Union has decided not to allow players under the age of 18 to participate in this year’s Women’s Brisbane Premier Grade competition, and the decision has baffled numerous Queensland clubs, threatening to harm the efforts and development of women’s 15’s rugby in Queensland.

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QLD TONGA TENS A RETURN TO THE GOOD OL’ DAYS

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The official QLD Tonga 10’s logo

02/03/15

In an effort to further strengthen the thriving playing talent in the Sunshine State, in 2015 Queensland Tonga Rugby Union will be introducing and hosting the inaugural “Queensland Tonga 10’s” competition. Continue reading “QLD TONGA TENS A RETURN TO THE GOOD OL’ DAYS”