Competition

Boks yet to decide on which competition to play

The Springboks have not been in action since lifting the World Cup in Japan last year, and face an uncertain schedule in the remainder of 2020 as travel restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic limit their ability to tackle multiple tours.

South African Rugby chief executive Jurie Roux said they were hoping to start an eight-team domestic competition in either late August or early September to prepare players for an international window somewhere between October and December.

Digicel pledges support for Nuku’alofa Outrigger Club

The Digicel team kicked off with training sessions today.

This will be followed with a competition next week Monday involving a 4km race to Pangaimotu Island. 

 

 

Photo: Dennis Fuapau, Head of Commercial Digicel Tonga, Ben Kealy, CEO Digicel Tonga and the Nuku’alofa Outrigger Canoe Club Team.  

     

Launch of Protect Pacific Whales Facebook Competition to celebrate World Biodiversity Day

The competition was launched in celebration of World Biodiversity Day on 22 May.

The competition calls for residents of SPREP's island member countries and territories to submit either an original artwork or photograph inspired by Pacific whales in order to enter. The entries will then be open to public voting through liking the submission they best prefer. The winner will be selected based on the most popular entry.

High schools compete 2nd day for Tongan superboys and supergirls

The minnows took to center stage in their midget and junior events with vigor yesterday. The shortest boys and girls are not intimidated by their bigger counterparts. Some are fairly fast even running barefooted. The nag for competition does not seem a deficiency in Tongan youths.  

Some established records have been broken. Considering these athletes’ sizes and physiques − they are considered overweight and full of mush − since Tongans had been tarnished as the most obese people in the world.

Fighting Obesity in the Land of Endless Physical Activities