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Tonga Offer Israel Folau International Rugby Lifeline

Israel Folau

Tonga head coach, Toutai Kefu, has opened the door for Israel Folau to join the Pacific island international side ahead of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.  Kefu revealed to the Sydney Morning Herald that he has been in contact with Folau’s camp following the disgraced stars sacking over his controversial comments that “Hell awaits” homosexuals. Folau’s brother, John, …

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Even More All Blacks Want To Play For Pacific Islands At The 2019 World Cup

Momentum is beginning to grow towards a change in the World Rugby eligibility rules when it comes to representing international sides.  Currently, a player may represent another international union if he fulfils the following criteria: He must not have played for the first international side for three years; He must have a passport for the second country; The first game he …

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Should There Be A Pacific Islanders Super Rugby Team?

during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool A match between Fiji and Uruguay at Stadium mk on October 6, 2015 in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom.

The question has been asked before and it will be asked again. Right now, with the state the Tongan Rugby Union’s finances are in, the state Samoan Rugby Union’s finances were in recently and with Fiji, the Cook Islands and Niue being unknowns, it is uncertain the matter will be raised very soon. And yet, the question has been there ever …

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Watch How Georgians Responded To Their Teams Victory Over Tonga

Georgia secured a historic result when they beat Tonga 17-10. After Georgia beat Tonga in their opening game, Georgian second row, Giorgi Nemsadze, told reporters that their victory was as significant as Dinamo Tbilisi winning the Cup Winners Cup in 1981. In 1981, our football team won the Cup Winners’ Cup, and now everyone is saying this victory against Tonga is creating …

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5 Of The Biggest Upsets To Occur At The Rugby World Cup

The Rugby World Cup has occasionally presented us with a surprise result. Surprise results are not generally associated with the Rugby World Cup. Usually the tournament runs like clockwork, as the top seeded teams make their way to the latter stages. Indeed only five teams have ever reached the final, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, England and France. However on …

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