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Parade ends Inter-College Athletics competition for 2014 | Matangi Tonga


Three days of Inter-College Athletics attracted hundreds of competitors from Vava’u, Ha’apai and Tongatapu ended with a parade at Teufaiva on Thursday 17 April.

Athletes marched in their school colours for the closing ceremony of the Inter-College Athletics Competition 2014, and the presentation of medals by Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala.

via Parade ends Inter-College Athletics competition for 2014 | Matangi Tonga.

Tonga-Japan Showdown for IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy – The Epoch Times


Following the third day of round-robin matches on Tuesday April 15 in the International Rugby Board (IRB) Junior World Rugby Trophy for players under 20-years-old, has now reached the finals stage.

via Tonga-Japan Showdown for IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy – The Epoch Times.

19 schools in Tonga Inter-college sports | Matangi Tonga


Thousands of students from schools from around Tonga have gathered at Teufaiva stadium in Nuku’alofa yesterday, 15 April for the annual Inter-college Athletics Competition 2014.

via 19 schools in Tonga Inter-college sports | Matangi Tonga.

Wales v Scotland 2014 Taulupe Faletau | Flickr – Photo Sharing!


 

Wales v Scotland 2014 Taulupe Faletau | Flickr – Photo Sharing!.

Netball star helps Tonga’s bid for Pacific Games glory – Australia Network News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)


Former Australian netball star Mo’onia Gerrard has been recruited to help raise the profile of the sport in Tonga – and get the national team back on track.

Tonga’s goal is a podium finish at the 2019 Pacific Games, despite the fact the country doesn’t currently have a national team.

via Netball star helps Tonga’s bid for Pacific Games glory – Australia Network News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

Sport: Tonga U20s ready for rugby revival


The Kingdom is vying with seven other teams for promotion to the Junior World Championship, having finished fifth last year and third in 2012.

Coach Fe’ao Vunipola says the team has had a thorough build-up playing three matches in the Australian Under 20 Championship.

via Sport: Tonga U20s ready for rugby revival | Radio New Zealand News.

Sevens Wellington to dig deep for Tonga


Fans, supporters and Wellingtonians at this year’s magnificent Sevens Wellington tournament are being urged to help out their Pacific neighbours Tonga to assist with relief efforts for Cyclone Ian.The charity Oxfam, which is heavily involved in relief efforts for the devastated communities of Ha’apai in Tonga, will be the charity partner for this year’s Sevens.

via Sevens Wellington to dig deep for Tonga – Yahoo Sport New Zealand.

Tonga’s sporting teams need fair treatment


The Special Olympics team won three gold medals in Newcastle, but didn’t get a seniti from the government.

The Rugby Sevens team had to play in borrowed women’s shorts at the Mini South Pacific Games in Uvea.

via Tonga’s sporting teams need fair treatment – New Zealand Kaniva Pacific | New Zealand Kaniva Pacific.

Tonga Special Olympic Games | Flickr – Photo Sharing!


 

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2013 Asia Pacific Special Olympic Games – Surf Life Saving Experience | Flickr – Photo Sharing!.

Tonga wins 9 medals in Special Olympics


The Tonga team has won nine medals in the final medal tally at the Special Olympics 2013, Asia Pacific Games, that ended last week in Newcastle, Australia.

In the final day of the competition on Friday 6 December, Tonga’s medal tally stood at three gold, four silver and two bronze medals.

via Tonga wins 9 medals in Special Olympics | Matangi Tonga.