Tonga Rugby Union

The Tonga Rugby Union is 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 fewer than 800 out of a total population of 100,000.

Tonga Rugby Union
SportRugby union
Founded1923 (1923)
World Rugby affiliation1987
PIRA affiliation2002
PresidentEpi Taione
Men's coachToutai Kefu
Websitewww.tongarugbyunion.org

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


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