Tonga Rugby Union

Tonga Rugby Union

Tonga Rugby Union
Association crest
Sport Rugby union
Founded 1923
WR affiliation 1987
PIRA affiliation 2002
President Epi Taione
Men's coach Mana Otai
Website http://www.tongarugbyunion.org

The Tonga Rugby Union are the governing body of the sport of rugby union in Tonga. They are members of the Pacific Islands Rugby Alliance (PIRA) along with Fiji and Samoa. There is a rugby union playing population of less than 800 out of a total population of 100,000.

They were formed in 1923 and joined the International Rugby Board in 1987 when they were invited to play in the inaugural World Cup.

See also

External links

  • Official site
  • Pacific Islanders Rugby Team Supporters site
  • Tonga Rugby – World Cup 2007