Tonga Team for Rugby World Cup 2019

Get the officially announced team squad of Tonga team for Rugby World Cup 2019. Here you will get all updates about the Tonga team and the complete list of a team player and members of the Tonga national rugby union team. The Tonga national rugby union team is nicknamed ʻIkale Tahi (Sea Eagles). Tonga is members of the Pacific Islands Rugby Alliance (PIRA) along with Fiji and Samoa. Tonga has been achieved a historic 19–14 victory against France in Rugby World Cup 2011 but they lost some matches from Canada and New Zealand And they are qualified to the quarter-final matches in 2011.

Tonga Team for Rugby World Cup 2019

Tonga first time beat Fiji in their first test in 1924 played in the capital Nukuʻalofa. However, Tonga lost the second test 14–3 and drew the decider. Team Tonga new qualify for a semi-final match in Rugby World Cup. Only one time they are qualified for quoter-final. Tonga team always try their best in world cups but they have seen many problems. The head coach of a team was outai Kefu where they prepare their team in very good form.

Current Squad

  • Paul Ngauamo
  • Sosefo Sakalia
  • Elvis Taione
  • Paea Faʻanunu
  • Maʻafu Fia
  • Siegfried Fisi’ihoi
  • Siua Halanukonuka
  • Ben Tameifuna
  • Toma Taufa
  • Leva Fifita
  • Onehunga Havili
  • Sam Lousi
  • Steve Mafi
  • Daniel Faleafa
  • Zane Kapeli
  • Fotu Lokotui
  • Maama Vaipulu
  • Nasi Manu
  • Sione Vailanu
  • Sami Fisilau
  • Leon Fukofuka
  • Sonatane Takulua
  • James Faiva
  • Latiume Fosita
  • Mali Hingano
  • Otumaka Mausia
  • Siale Piutau
  • Nafi Tuitavake
  • Viliami Lolohea
  • Atieli Pakalani
  • Cooper Vuna
  • David Halaifonua

Other Stats

  • Coach:   Toutai Kefu
  • Captain:  Siale Piutau
  • FIH ranking: 13th
  • Top scorer: Kurt Morath (338)
  • Most Caps:  Nili Latu (54)
  • Top try scorer: Fetu’u Vainikolo (15)
  • Home stadium: Teufaiva Sport Stadium
  • Best result: Pool stage, 1987, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011 and 2015
  • Official Website:  http://www.tongarugbyunion.net

Tonga achieved one of the most unexpected victories in Rugby World Cup history with their 19 – 14 win over France in the 2011 World Cup. In 2007 Tonga participated in the 2007 Rugby World Cup, winning two of their pool matches and nearly defeating the eventual champions and South Africa, before losing 30–25. At the 2003 Rugby World Cup Tonga lost all their games and finished bottom of their pool. Although they kept Wales to 20–27, they were again thrashed by New Zealand 91–7.

Tonga Team for Rugby World Cup 2019 has been fully prepared where the Siale Piutau was the captain of the team. Kurt Morath was one of the best players in this team and he was the top scorer of the team. In this World Cup edition, he is in very good form because they play very well in previous matches.

Rugby World Cup 2019