Official Launch of Tonga's Kingdom Sevens

Yesterday marked the official launch of the Tonga's Kingdom Seven's lead by a Parade from all of the registered teams with a theme of 'Violence against women'.

This tournament is not only for men but the introduction of women teams from across Tongatapu.

As the president for the Tonga Kingdom Seven Mrs Vanessa Heleta said that this tournament is not just racing for the first prize but for a way to support & nurtured local talents here in Tonga.

More than 20 teams have registered and ready to compete today, 6th October with several cash prizes to be won which proudly sponsored by Digicel Tonga and the UNWomen.

The kick off for all pools game was at Apifo'ou Rugby Field from 8am followed with the finals at the Halaano Rugby Field at 9am, Saturday 7th October.

As Digicel and UNWomen as the main sponsors for this tournament, encourages young men and women to be part of this tournament as it will develop their skills towards rugby and might be able to represent Tonga in the next South Pacific Games.