Tonga name RWC squad

2015-08-18 13:17
Tonga haka (File)

Cape Town - The Tonga squad named on Tuesday for the Rugby World Cup in England and Wales from September 18 to October 31. 

Tonga will line up in Pool C alongside Georgia, Namibia, Argentina and current Webb Ellis Cup holders New Zealand. 

Tonga have named only 30 players in the squad with the 31st expected to be named at a later stage.

Tonga’s first pool game is on September 18 against Georgia at Kingsholm Stadium, Gloucester.

Tonga squad:

Tevita Mailau (Perpignan), Alisona Taumalolo (Grenoble), Soane Tonga'uiha (Oyonnax), Halani Aulika (London Irish), Sila Puafisi (Gloucester), Elvis Taione (Exeter Chiefs), Paula Ngauamo (Mont de Marsan), Aleki Lutui (Ampthill), Tukulua Lokotui (Beziers), Joseph Tu'ineau (Lyon), Steve Mafi (Western Force), Opeti Fonua (Leicester Tigers), Hale T. Pole (Otago), Nili Latu (Newcastle Falcons), Jack Ram (Auckland Blues), Viliami Ma'afu (Oyonnax), Sione Kalamafoni (Gloucester), Sonatane Takulua (Newcastle Falcons), Samisoni Fisilau (Jersey), Sosefo 'Oliveto Ma'ake (Havelu Bulldogs), Kurt Morath (Biarritz), Latiume Fosita (Doncaster), Sione Piukala (Perpignan), Siale Piutau (Yamaha), Viliami Tahitu'a (Northland), Fetu'u Vainikolo (Oyonnax), Telusa Veainu (Melbourne Rebels), Tevita Halaifonua (Gloucester), William Helu (Edinburgh), Vungakoto Lilo (Montauban), AN Other.

Coach: Mana 'Otai

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