Cancer survivor Manu eyes RWC spot for Tonga

2019-07-09 07:29

Cancer survivor Nasi Manu says he wants to cap an inspirational Test comeback with an appearance for Tonga at this year's Rugby World Cup.

Tonga want sacked Folau for 2023 Rugby World Cup

2019-06-13 07:29

Tonga coach Toutai Kefu wants sacked Wallaby Israel Folau to play for the Pacific island nation at the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Wales warm up for Bok clash by thrashing Tonga

2018-11-17 18:38

Dan Biggar guided Wales to their eighth consecutive victory as a much-changed side scored 10 tries in a comprehensive thrashing of Tonga.

Fiji suffer surprise loss to Tonga

2018-06-23 09:16

Vereniki Goneva was both hero and villain as Pacific Nations Cup champion Fiji suffered a surprise loss to Tonga.

World Rugby increases aid for Pacific Islands

2017-11-09 14:28

World Rugby has announced details of an increased investment into Fiji, Tonga and Samoa.

Wales coach learns 'valuable lessons'

2017-06-16 12:56

Wales head coach Robin McBryde believes his youthful side learned some valuable lessons in their hard-fought triumph over Tonga.

Pacific rugby nations get June boost

2017-03-23 18:38

Pacific Island nations will play five matches against leading rugby union nations during the June international window, World Rugby has announced.

Tonga sevens captain killed in accident

2016-12-31 07:36

Tonga rugby sevens captain Atelea Okati was reported to have died following a car crash in the Pacific island kingdom.

Agents ruining Pacific Island rugby - Ryan

2016-09-22 21:50

The Pacific Islands are being drained by unscrupulous agents, Fiji's Olympic winning coach Ben Ryan says.

Fiji beat Tonga in Pacific Nations Cup

2016-06-11 09:57

Fiji rallied from 15-0 down at half-time to beat Tonga in the opening match of the Pacific Nations Cup.


Pacific rugby: The great brawn drain that left poor nations behind

2019-07-04 06:59

Rugby aims to open up new frontiers this year when Japan host the Rugby World Cup, but the talent-rich Pacific island nations feel they are still being neglected.

All Blacks choose Tonga to fine-tune for RWC

2018-11-25 11:45

New Zealand have chosen Tonga for their final dress rehearsal before defending their crown at the Rugby World Cup in Japan next year.

Holmes to make Wales debut against Tonga

2018-11-15 14:40

Leicester back Jonah Holmes will make his Wales debut against Tonga, the Welsh Rugby Union has announced.

Tonga bans girls playing rugby, boxing

2018-03-21 10:16

Tonga's government has banned girls from participating in rugby and boxing, drawing widespread criticism.

Tonga down Samoa in Pacific Nations Cup

2017-07-01 09:57

Tonga has beaten Samoa 30-26 in a Pacific Nations Cup rugby test on Saturday, its first test in eight years in the Tongan capital Nuku'alofa.

Wales call on youth against Tonga

2017-06-14 09:18

Wales will rely on youthful exuberance as a weakened squad seeks to maintain a perfect winning record against Tonga in Auckland.

Pitch delays take Wales match out of Tonga

2017-02-17 16:51

The match between Tonga and Wales, scheduled to take place in Nuku'alofa in June, will have to be moved to another country because of pitch problems.

Tonga stun Bok-beating Azzurri

2016-11-26 18:25

Minnows Tonga have stunned Italy in their Test at the Stadio Euganeo in Padova.

Samoa beat Tonga 30-10 in Pacific Cup

2016-06-25 07:47

Samoa beat Tonga 30-10 in the Pacific nations Cup on Saturday as another weekend of international fixtures kicked off.

Broke Tonga look for government bailout

2016-03-24 11:47

The head of the Tonga Rugby Union says the organisation is in receivership and is negotiating a rescue package with the government.

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