By Richard Cowley, Date: 19/4/13
Maâ€™a Tonga coach Charlie Tonga has finalised his team for Saturday nightâ€™s Pacific Test Match against Toa Samoa at Centrebet Stadium, Penrith.
The Tongan team to take on Samoa is as follows:
Tonga Rugby League have today named a 20-man squad for the representative Test against Samoa at Centrebet Stadium, Penrith on Saturday.
Head Coach Charles Tonga, along with his assistant Coach Kristian Woolf, has selected an experienced pool of talent from across the National Rugby League competition which will be captained by Brent Kite.
TONGAN RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW
Information on this page was updated - 14/3/2014
Foundation Year - 1988
International Team - Mate Ma'a Tonga
Highest finish in World Cup - Ranked 7th (2008)
Top level domestic competition - 12 teams compete in the national competition.
By Richard Cowley, 23/12/2007
The final qualifiers for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup finished up in November. Australia, New Zealand, England, France and Papua New Guinea automatically qualified. The remaining five spots have seen 14 teams compete in the qualifying rounds over the last 2 years. The end result will see arguably the best 10 rugby league nations in the World battle it out in next years World Cup.