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News Tongo History: Waikato researcher re-writing history of Pacific

Published on: Sunday 09 February 2020
Waikato researcher re-writing history of Pacific
News source: https://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC2002/S00017/waikato-researcher-re-writing-history-of-pacific.htm

A University of Waikato researcher is re-writing the history of ancient human movement across the Pacific ... from their origins in Papua New Guinea to later settlement in the remote islands off Fiji, ...

News Tongo History: A peek into Gen Tongo’s pistol, love letters and war strategies

Published on: Wednesday 05 February 2020
A peek into Gen Tongo’s pistol, love letters and war strategies
News source: https://www.herald.co.zw/a-peek-into-gen-tongos-pistol-love-letters-and-war-strategies/

The late General Josiah Magama Tongogara, who would have turned 82 on Tuesday, has been immortalised through a running exhibition in Harare giving insights into his family life, strategies and never-seen-before images.

News Tongo History: Photo essay: Norfolk Island's cemetery steeped in history

Published on: Saturday 18 January 2020
Photo essay: Norfolk Island's cemetery steeped in history
News source: https://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/118784438/photo-essay-norfolk-islands-cemetery-steeped-in-history

The Auckland-based Sunday Star-Times/Stuff photographer covered the devastation of Vanuatu's Cyclone Pam in 2015, and the aftermath of the Kaikoura earthquake in 2016; he travelled to Thailand in 2017 ...

News Tongo History: Why did Khyiris Tonga, Matt Bushman delay NFL future for one more year at BYU?

Published on: Friday 17 January 2020
Why did Khyiris Tonga, Matt Bushman delay NFL future for one more year at BYU?
News source: https://www.ksl.com/article/46705926/why-did-khyiris-tonga-matt-bushman-delay-nfl-future-for-one-more-year-at-byu

PROVO — Khyiris Tonga had one foot out the door in the days ... If he does, he’ll build on an immense legacy as just the third-ever tight end in BYU history with 500 or more yards in three straight ...

News Tongo History: Woolf hunting success with St Helens

Published on: Wednesday 20 November 2019
Woolf hunting success with St Helens
News source: https://au.news.yahoo.com/woolf-hunting-success-st-helens-181311369--spt.html

"I'm very aware of the history of the club and that the history is an attacking style of rugby league. "That's exactly what we'll continue to do. I think the best example I can give you is the way ...

News Tongo History: Golden Boot shortlist trimmed to three as history beckons

Published on: Wednesday 13 November 2019
Golden Boot shortlist trimmed to three as history beckons
News source: https://www.nrl.com/news/2019/11/14/golden-boot-shortlist-trimmed-to-three-as-history-beckons/

Kiwi pair Roger Tuivasa-Sheck and Jared Waerea-Hargreaves plus Tonga star Siosiua Taukeiaho are the final three players in the running, with the winner to be announced on Sunday. Saturday's clash ...

News Tongo History: New Zealand snatch top spot off Kangaroos in RLIF world rankings

Published on: Monday 18 November 2019
New Zealand snatch top spot off Kangaroos in RLIF world rankings
News source: https://www.sportingnews.com/au/league/news/new-zealand-snatch-top-spot-off-kangaroos-in-rlif-world-rankings/ntc6yatgnucv1lblt7fnimy6j

Despite remaining in fourth spot, Tonga's history-making win over the Kangaroos sees them peg back the gap between them in fourth and England in third position. Meanwhile, Papua New Guinea's heroic 28 ...

News Tongo History: Kristian Woolf: St Helens can see Sydney Roosters test as a barometer of progress

Published on: Wednesday 20 November 2019
Kristian Woolf: St Helens can see Sydney Roosters test as a barometer of progress
News source: https://www.bbc.com/sport/rugby-league/50504211

Saints have already enjoyed some famous moments in World Club Challenge history, twice enjoying notable successes against Wayne ... reaching a Challenge Cup final in addition to Grand Final and League ...

News Tongo History: Tonga stun Australia in one of the greatest upsets in Test history

Published on: Friday 01 November 2019
Tonga stun Australia in one of the greatest upsets in Test history
News source: https://www.smh.com.au/sport/nrl/tonga-stun-australia-in-one-of-the-greatest-upsets-in-test-history-20191102-p536ug.html

Tonga are suddenly genuine chances to win the 2021 World Cup. Kotoni Staggs was brilliant in the halves, Ben Murdoch-Masila shone brightest in an all-star forward pack, while Konrad Hurrell thumped ...

News Tongo History: 'What a moment': Tonga makes history in Test boilover

Published on: Friday 01 November 2019
'What a moment': Tonga makes history in Test boilover
News source: https://au.sports.yahoo.com/tonga-australia-kangaroos-test-boilover-091357351.html

Tonga has defeated the Kangaroos 16-12 in a stunning Test match boilover at Eden Park in Aukland. Australia failed to score a point in the second half as Tonga’s defence tightened after the break. The ...

News Tongo History: Tonga make more rugby league history with shock win over Australia

Published on: Friday 01 November 2019
Tonga make more rugby league history with shock win over Australia
News source: https://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/league/117119162/tonga-make-more-rugby-league-history-with-shock-win-over-australia

Tonga have made a habit of making history but it doesn't get any better than this. The Pacific Island nation pulled off the biggest upset in international rugby league on Saturday night, becoming the ...

News Tongo History: Rugby World Cup 2019: France v Tonga

Published on: Friday 04 October 2019
Rugby World Cup 2019: France v Tonga
News source: https://sports.yahoo.com/rugby-world-cup-2019-france-160109046.html

France fly-half Romain Ntamack insists he and his team-mates have no interest in discussing one of the biggest humiliations in the national team's history ... against Tonga. Ntamack will feature ...

News Tongo History: France survive Tonga scare and set up England game to decide Pool C winner

Published on: Saturday 05 October 2019
France survive Tonga scare and set up England game to decide Pool C winner
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/oct/06/rugby-world-cup-france-tonga-match-report-england-pool-c

Tonga, whose 19-14 win over Les Bleus in New Zealand remains a fairytale chapter in World Cup history, were 17-0 down before half-time but battled back valiantly. For a fleeting moment it seemed there ...

News Tongo History: Rugby World Cup 2019: Tactics critical for England's tournament opener against Tonga, says Eddie Jones

Published on: Friday 20 September 2019
Rugby World Cup 2019: Tactics critical for England's tournament opener against Tonga, says Eddie Jones
News source: https://www.sportingnews.com/au/rugby/news/rugby-world-cup-2019-tactics-critical-for-englands-tournament-opener-against-tonga-says-eddie-jones/5ct7s35e4bwe1irn8pmb8xqwo

Billy Vunipola, though, will line up against Tonga 20 years after his father and uncle represented ... Key front-rower and the heaviest player in World Cup history, Ben Tameifuna, returns to the XV ...

News Tongo History: Vunipola relives family memories ahead of England’s clash with Tonga

Published on: Thursday 19 September 2019
Vunipola relives family memories ahead of England’s clash with Tonga
News source: https://uk.sports.yahoo.com/news/vunipola-relives-family-memories-ahead-210006863.html

“They have a lot of pride. You can just go back through the history – Tonga has never been colonised and that fact has been fed down through to me and my dad. Pretty positive news on the ...

News Tongo History: England ace Billy Vunipola reveals how Tonga plan to upset odds in Rugby World Cup

Published on: Thursday 19 September 2019
England ace Billy Vunipola reveals how Tonga plan to upset odds in Rugby World Cup
News source: https://www.express.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/1180311/England-Tonga-Rugby-World-Cup-Billy-Vunipola

Tonga will certainly not be the easiest of opponents, though they are yet to beat the Red Rose in their history. But Vunipola believes they will use that to their advantage though England are keen not ...

News Tongo History: Steve Mafi signs for London Irish

Published on: Wednesday 24 July 2019
Steve Mafi signs for London Irish
News source: https://www.premiershiprugby.com/2019/07/26/steve-mafi-signs-for-london-irish/

London Irish has secured the services of Tonga international Steve Mafi who will join the ... London Irish is entering an exciting period in its history and I am thrilled to have signed. “Next season ...

News Tongo History: Pacific Nations Cup provides vital testing ground before Rugby World Cup

Published on: Thursday 25 July 2019
Pacific Nations Cup provides vital testing ground before Rugby World Cup
News source: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2019/07/26/rugby/pacific-nations-cup-provides-vital-testing-ground-rugby-world-cup/

The PNC usually features the Pacific nations of Fiji, Tonga and Samoa, but this year Japan ... Two weeks ago in Suva, the home side made history with a first win over the Maori All Blacks since 1957. ...