Tonga defeat tryless US Eagles in tough Pacific Nations Cup Test


Tonga rebounded from a bad-tempered loss to Canada by defeating the United States 18-9 in Pacific Nations Cup rugby at the Home Depot Center late on Friday night.Tonga lost three players to suspensions after falling to Canada – leading their coach to allege racism in the way his players were treated – but the ‘Ikale Tahi, the Sea Eagles, were still too good for the US Eagles, staying in front from the 15th minute, when the center Sione Piukala scored the first of his two tries.

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