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.
The PNG Kumuls 18-man team will be announced on Wednesday ahead of their departure from base camp in Kokopo to Lae on Thursday.
Points for World Cup rankings are on offer as the Papua New Guinea Kumul’s prepare to host Tonga Ma’a this weekend in an historic clash.
After a solid, confidence building performance against the Australian Prime Ministers 13 in Kokopo last Sunday, the Kumuls will be looking to build on their first up hit out against a Tongan team stacked with NRL talent.
The game against Tonga is vitally important and the PNGRFL are calling on fans to pack out Lae Rugby League grounds this Sunday.
The game is scheduled for Sunday, October 19 at 2pm at the Lae Rugby League Ground. Tickets and merchandise will be on sale from 8am game day.
2014 Tonga Rugby League Team
Sitaleki-Moala Akau’ola – West Tigers
Viliami Fine – West Tigers
Sione Folau – Parramatta
Daniel Foster – Penrith
David Hala – Broncos
Solomone Kata – Warriors
Samisoni Langi – Sydney Roosters
Haveatama Luani – West Tigers
Viliami Manu – Penrith
Benjieman Murdoch – Penrith
Agnatius Paasi – Warriors
Wellentony Satini – Manly
Ukuma Taai – Huddersfield UK
Siosiua Taukeiaho – Sydney Roosters
Peni Terepo – Parramatta
Vai Toutai – Parramatta
Pio Bill Tupou – Canberra
Coach: Kristian Woolf