Friday, October 22, 2021
Newcastle Thunder

Giant capture for Thunder as Tongan international signs

Tongan international Ukuma Ta’ai will join Newcastle Thunder for the 2021 Betfred Championship season, after the Tyneside club seized upon the opportunity to bring further top-flight experience to Kingston Park Stadium. A highly regarded...
Tonga 2017 RLWC

Future direction starts to emerge for Rugby League in Tonga

Photo Credit: NRLPhotos Rugby League in Tonga has taken a major step towards getting back on track with a determination by the Asia-Pacific Rugby League Confederation (APRL) on its recommendation for a new...
Tonga National Rugby League

International RL Board expel Tonga National Rugby League

At a Special General Meeting of International Rugby League (IRL), the membership confirmed the IRL Board decision to expel Tonga National Rugby League (TNRL) by a majority of nine votes to five.

Tonga Rugby League

IRL report into Tonga National Rugby League recommends governance reform

The International Rugby League Board has recommended a package of reforms for Tongan rugby league following the conclusion of a two-month investigation into the operation and governance of Tonga National Rugby League.

Tonga v Australia

Upset of the Century as Tonga make history with win over Australia

The Tonga Invitational XIII has pulled off one of the greatest upsets in International Rugby League history, defeating world champions Australia 16-12 in an enthralling Test match at Eden Park.

Tonga Rugby League

Tonga topple Great Britain Rugby League Lions in boil-over

The Great Britain Rugby League Lions returned to International Rugby League for the first time in 12 years, but it was the Tongan Invitational XIII who won 14-6 in front of a passionate crowd in Hamilton.

Tonga Rugby League

Tonga team named for opening clash as Great Britain hit with drama

Huge drama has hit the Great Britain Rugby League Lions team ahead of their opening tour match vs the Tonga Invitational XIII kicking off at FMG Stadium Waikato on Saturday night.

Kava Ceremony welcomes Tonga Invitational XIII

Kava ceremony welcomes Tonga Invitational XIII to Hamilton

Clad in their red, waving their flags, and singing popular national songs, more than 500 members of Hamilton’s Tongan community welcomed their rugby league heroes to the city last night (Monday 21 October).

Tonga Rugby League

Tonga Sports Council comments on Rugby League crisis in Tonga

The Tonga Sports Council (TSC) is pleased to acknowledge the announcement of the Tonga Invitational XIII named for the Oceania Cup and GBRL Lions Tour.

Tonga Rugby League

Tonga squad and fixture details for 2019 Internationals

Tonga have named an all star line-up for their end of year internationals against the touring Great Britian Rugby League Lions and the Oceania Cup fixtures.