Tonga Articles


THE Cowboys finally arrived last night in Alice Springs for their trial against Brisbane, having been stranded for more than two days in Darwin because of Cyclone Carlos. North Queensland's squad had been scheduled to fly to the red centre on Wednesday but that flight, along with one on Thursday, more

Rebels maul timid Tonga

MELBOURNE Rebels coach Rod Macqueen conceded his team needed to substantially and rapidly improve if it was to be successful in its inaugural Super Rugby season despite its improved showing in thumping Tonga 54-0 last night in Morwell.

Minister lied about ferry

WELLINGTON. Tonga's former transport minister has admitted he never saw any paperwork that proved the doomed ferry Princess Ashika was seaworthy, despite telling the Prime Minister and king he had done so.

Moimoi's latest dream could become Kangaroos' biggest nightmare

LONDON: Fuifui Moimoi might have wandered into the Tongan dressing-rooms after last week's Kiwis-Tonga Test in Rotorua, he might have changed national allegiance four times in four years, but after earning his Test recall to play for New Zealand against Australia on Saturday night, he says there's no doubting more

Dogged effort denies Cowboys

BULLDOGS 22 (H El Masri, B Goodwin, J Morris tries; H El Masri 5 goals) bt NORTH QUEENSLAND 12 (J Thurston,WTonga tries; J Thurston 2 goals) at Dairy Farmers Stadium. Referee: Shayne Hayne, Jason Robinson. Crowd: 18,199.