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.
Inset: (L-R) Isaac Helu, Chris Cook, Sione Na’a Helu)
To coincide with the Queensland Tonga Rugby program’s dedication to contributing to the community both on and off the field, senior players from the “Kidstime FDC” Queensland Tonga rugby teams were recently asked to do some community volunteer work with some of the youth at the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre in the Wacol area. Continue reading “QUEENSLAND TONGANS IN THE COMMUNITY A LESSON IN HOPE.”
being proactive about their rugby destinies via the tried and true ideals of hard work, dedication and desire to improve your craft will no doubt reap the desired results.
In association with sponsors Warehouse Strength and Conditioning, Queensland Tonga Rugby is pleased to announce the following individuals who have been named in the first ever Queensland Tonga Rugby Union academy. The academy is particularly focused on assisting in the development of women in the code and being proactive about continuing to unearth the future leaders of the Queensland Tongan female program. All individuals both male and female have been identified as potential players of promise with the potential to go further if given enough of an investment into their talents.