FINALS WEEK PREVIEW: SOUTHSIDE SHOWDOWN TO HAVE HUGE BEARING ON FINALS

09/09/16

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”

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TONGAN SPORTS STARS ROLL OUT IN FORCE FOR TUPI CUP

16/08/16

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”

OPINION: WALLABIES SHOULD ACKNOWLEDGE TONGA’S ROLE TOWARDS WORLD RUGBY

08/07/16

Aside from the growing feel good stories and renewed momentum for a Pacific Super Rugby team, that has partly arisen from New Zealand rugby’s recent push to promote the game in the Pacific, one thing is evidently clear when it comes to Tonga, the third pillar of the Pacific’s traditional trio of rugby powerhouses alongside Fiji and Samoa, is that the humble home of the Ikale Tahi is in real danger of being left behind and missing out on the festivities altogether.

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THE SELFLESS SOLDIER WITHIN, SERVES TUPOU WELL

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Criff Tupou in action for club side Brothers. Photo courtesy of Maroondam Images.
25/04/16

What compels a soldier to stand and fight in the face of danger? To put the welfare of others before their own? The worthy possible answers are complex and many in number but perhaps one of those answers lies in the remarkable story of Criff Tupou. 

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OFFICIAL AUSTRALIAN TONGAN MONIMONU SQUAD ANNOUNCED

QLD vs NSW Grand Final Action: Queensland Tongan Brisbane City NRC Representative Chazz Toli Mahina secures valuable line out ball. Mahina was among the names selected in the Australian Tongan Monimonu team.

26/01/15

The best players from the recently completed Monimonu Cup tournament hosted by Queensland Tonga Rugby Union has finally been unveiled and the team acts as a who’s who list of the brightest rugby talents currently coming through the ranks and plying their trades from the Melbourne, New South Wales and Queensland Tongan communities.  

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