Tongan international

Connacht sign Tongan international Fifita

The 31-year old joins the Westerners from French side Grenoble where he earned 65 appearances in four seasons with the club. The 6’5, 116kg lock previously represented New Zealand side Waikato in the Mitre 10 Cup.

Fifita started in all four games in the country’s 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign and has earned 19 caps to date.

NRL legend Billy Slater hammers Tevita Pangai Jnr

Having struggled to match their opponents in the middle of the field since the season restarted from the COVID-19 shut down, the return of Pangai Jnr from suspension was expected to boost the Broncos' go-forward.

The Tongan international enforcer had been sidelined for four weeks after he was charged for dangerous contact for a high shot on Justin O'Neill in the Broncos' round one win over the Cowboys. 

Konrad Hurrell acknowledges support of his parents

Hurrell says being the youngest of 6 children, he is very happy and grateful for all their love and support.

The World All Stars rep and former New Zealand Warriors team member shared some of his life lessons when he visited staff at the Digicel Tonga office in Nuku’alofa yesterday.

Hurrell was in the country for a day to meet with the Tonga Rugby Board about Kids Rugby development which is something he is passionate about.