7-week ban for Tonga hooker for kicking opponent's face

2019-10-15 12:34

Tongan hooker Paula Ngauamo has been banned from rugby for seven weeks after admitting to kicking an American opponent in the face.

France overcome plucky Tonga in close-fought RWC encounter

2019-10-06 11:41

France have beaten Tonga at the Rugby World Cup but were forced to dig deep for their victory.

'Samurai spirit' as Tonga seek fresh France upset

2019-10-04 12:29

Tonga are taking inspiration from samurai swordsmen as they seek to repeat their famous 2011 victory over France at the Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Kefu says Tonga can stun France at RWC

2019-09-28 12:43

Tonga coach Toutai Kefu says they are capable of inflicting another Rugby World Cup defeat upon France.

Argentina's World Cup on the line against Tonga

2019-09-27 10:17

Argentina know their Rugby World Cup rests on a must-win game against Tonga in Osaka.

Urdapilleta in at 10 as Argentina change 4 for Tonga

2019-09-26 07:21

Flyhalf Benjamin Urdapilleta was handed his first Test start in six years as Argentina made four changes for their Rugby World Cup match against Tonga.

Folau set for shock rugby league return with Tonga

2019-09-23 10:33

Sacked Wallaby star Israel Folau is set to make a shock return to rugby league, making himself available alongside his brother for Tonga at next month's Oceania Cup.

England's Vunipola set for 'emotional' RWC opener against Tonga

2019-09-21 11:48

Billy Vunipola knows he will be the cause of split loyalties when England open their 2019 World Cup campaign against Tonga in Sapporo.

7 English-based Tongans to face England at RWC

2019-09-20 07:53

Tonga coach Toutai Kefu announced a team stacked with English-based players for their Rugby World Cup opener against the Roses.

Tonga's Veainu ready for 'nuisance' neighbour Tuilagi at RWC

2019-09-18 11:32

Telusa Veainu is looking forward to facing a familiar foe when Tonga launch their World Cup campaign against England.

 

Tonga claim 1st win at RWC 2019 by downing USA

2019-10-13 09:42

Tonga have claimed their first win at the 2019 Rugby World Cup, beating the United States and condemning the Eagles to the wooden spoon position in Group C.

Spectre of 2011 haunts injury-hit France against Tonga

2019-10-05 11:40

France go into their clash with Tonga looking to produce a dominant performance that will keep them on track for a Rugby World Cup quarter-final.

France change 11 for Tonga clash at RWC

2019-10-03 09:36

France unveiled their third halfback pairing in three games as they changed 11 players for their Rugby World Cup meeting with Tonga.

Pumas hold on for bonus-point win over Tonga

2019-09-28 08:36

Argentina held on to beat Tonga in their Rugby World Cup encounter at the Hanazono Rugby Stadium in Osaka.

Kefu shuffles Tongan backs for Argentina clash

2019-09-26 07:52

Toutai Kefu has reshuffled his back division for Tonga's Pool C Rugby World Cup match against Argentina at Hanazono Rugby Stadium.

Tonga lose record-breaker Morath over throat injury

2019-09-24 09:25

Tonga suffered a major Rugby World Cup setback as record points-scorer Kurt Morath was ruled out of the tournament and may need surgery.

Error-prone England get RWC underway with scrappy win over Tonga

2019-09-22 14:11

England have opened their 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign with a scrappy win over Tonga at the Sapporo Dome.

England's Vunipola 'should play for us', jokes Tonga boss

2019-09-20 10:46

Tonga's coach joked Friday that England star number eight Billy Vunipola, who has Tongan parents, should switch back to his home nation.

Farrell leads full-strength England against Tonga

2019-09-20 06:49

England have paid Tonga the compliment of selecting their strongest available side for the teams' Rugby World Cup Pool C opener.

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

2019-09-10 07:31

Rugby aims to open up new frontiers when Japan hosts the 2019 World Cup, but the Pacific island nations feel they're still being neglected by the game's powerbrokers.

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