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France still looking back

2011-10-06 09:42

France are more concerned about erasing the memory of their loss to Tonga last week than taking revenge on England this weekend.

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The Tongans have not yet made a impact at the Rugby World Cup, but they are a physical outfit and have the potential to cause upsets.
Rugby World Cup 2011

Maka fit for RWC opener

2011-09-08 11:45
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Tonga captain Finau Maka has been declared fit after a captain's run on Thursday and will starrt in the opening match of the RWC.

 
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Tonga get haka head-start

2011-09-07 09:41
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Tonga will kick off the RWC's haka wars after getting the nod to start their traditional war dance ahead of New Zealand.

 
Rugby World Cup 2011

Maka only RWC opener worry

2011-09-07 12:58
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Tonga captain Finau Maka says a sore Achilles will not stop him from playing against New Zealand in the opening match of the RWC.

 
Rugby World Cup 2011

Lomu rates Tonga's chances

2011-08-19 10:51
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Former All Black legend Jonah Lomu believes Tonga have a chance at reaching this year's Rugby World Cup quarter-finals.

 

Aleki Lutui

Aleki Lutui is a robust, aggressive hooker and is one of the most experienced players in the Tongan Rugby World Cup squad.
 
 
Rugby World Cup 2011

Pacific teams are 'dangerous'

2011-08-04 12:53
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Former Wales centre Tom Shanklin believes Samoa and Fiji could prevent his countrymen from reaching the RWC quarter-finals.

 
 
Rugby World Cup 2011

Tonga fire World Cup warning

2011-09-05 22:09
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Tongan captain Finau Maka has warned their RWC counterparts that they will not hold back on their physical, confrontational style.

 
 
 
 
 

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Lessons learnt from RWC 2011

2011-10-26 16:45

A few vital life lessons from Tank Lanning's recent trip to New Zealand for the Rugby World Cup quarter and semi-finals. Read More

 
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