‘A big relief’: Tonga gets its mojo back after qualifying for Rugby World Cup

“Relief” was the word heard over and over again in the Tongan camp after they beat Hong Kong 44-22 at Sunshine Coast Stadium at Kawana Waters on Saturday. Key points: Tonga scored six tries to three against Hong Kong Captain Sonatane Takulua starred with three tries for Tonga Tonga enjoyed enormous crowd support on the Sunshine … Read more

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3277: Small Countries | Houston Public Media

Engines Podcast Episode: 3277 Microstates, Micronations, and the impulse to create small countries. Today, Very small countries. Episode: 3277 Microstates, Micronations, and the impulse to create small countries. Today, Very small countries. Listen To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code: <iframe src=”https://embed.hpm.io/427816/427815″ style=”height: 115px; width: 100%;”></iframe> X   Source … Read more

Israel Folau’s Test rugby return short-lived in Tonga’s heavy loss to Fiji

Israel Folau’s return to Test rugby lasted less than 30 minutes before he was injured during Tonga’s 36-0 loss to Fiji in the Pacific Nations Cup in Suva. Key points: Folau sustained a leg injury during the first half of the Test The former Wallabies back was sacked by Rugby Australia in 2019 Folau was one … Read more