Monday, October 3rd, 2016
NUKU’ALOFA-October 3: 4.10pm (Nuku’alofa Times): There was no sign of the long-awaited motion of no-confidence in Tonga’s government that has been making the news in the last two months.
NUKU’ALOFA-October 3: 3.05pm (Nuku’alofa Times): The Ikale Tahi will play two Test matches in Spain on their November Tour.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu-October 3: 1.37pm (RNZI/Pacnews): A former Prime Minister of Vanuatu says the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) is becoming ineffective because of games being played by Fiji and Papua New Guinea.
NUKU’ALOFA-October 3: 12.42pm (Nuku’alofa Times): His Majesty King Tupou VI and Her Majesty Queen Nanasipau’u will be travelling to Fiji on Wednesday to attend the funeral of the late Lord Madraiwiwi Tangatatonga – otherwise known as the late Ratu Joni Madraiwiwi.
SYDNEY, Australia-October 3: 12.36pm (BBC SPORTS/Pacnews): Cronulla Sharks withstood a late onslaught from Melbourne Storm to win their first National Rugby League title in Sydney.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand-October 3: 12.30pm (RNZI/The Fiji Times): Fiji, the Cook Islands and Samoa have nine months to prepare for the netball’s World Youth Cup after sealing their qualification in Auckland last week.
NUKU’ALOFA-October 3: 12.12pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Tonga Police have called on international partners to help them locate an American who is wanted to face the law.