Sunday, October 8th, 2017

 

Samisoni pays tribute to late Eddie Waqa

Samisoni Asi receives his prize from Hon Fane Tupouvavau at the Haalano Grounds. Photo: NUKU'ALOFA TIMES

By ILIESA TORA NUKU’ALOFA-October 8: 10.40am (Nuku’alofa Times): The Kingdom 7s tournament’s Player of the Tournament Samisoni Asi of the Toloa Old Boys yesterday paid tribute to the late Eddie Waqa, a former Tonga 7s head coach.


Kingdom 7s a success says sponsor

Digicel boss Ben Kealy with rugby refs at the Haalano ground including Avii from Samoa. Photo: NUKU'ALOFA TIMES

By ILIESA TORA NUKU’ALOFA-October 7: 10.10am  (Nuku’alofa Times): The first-ever Kingdom 7s tournament completed its matches at the Ha’alano Grounds in Kolomotu’a today, with major sponsors Digicel already committing to continue their sponsorship next year.


Marist wins men’s title at Kingdom 7s

The Marist 7s team bow before Hon Fane Tupouvavau before receiving their prize this afternoon. Photo: NUKUALOFA TIMES

By ILIESA TORA NUKU’ALOFA-October 7: 10pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Marist took home $10,000 after winning the first-ever Kingdom 7s tournament at the Ha’alano Ground in Kolomotu’a here in Tonga earlier today.