Match Report: Tonga 19 – 14 France

Tonga put a beating on France that wasn’t reflected in the final scoreline. Vincent Clerc dotted down in the last minute of the game to put a bit of a gloss on what was a horrific defeat for a French team utterly lacking in heart and direction. Continue reading

Lievremont Takes His Revenge

That'll teach you to ferment revolt on foreign shores

Marc Lievremont has crushed the rising at source, dropping noted dissident Damien Traille for the clash with Tonga.

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New Zealand v Tonga

The Tongan gameplan

New Zealand and Tonga kick off the 2011 World Cup. It’s customary for NZ to pummel the other teams in their group and this match shouldn’t be much different. Tonga will be out to level a few big names – I’m looking at you Sunny Bull – and Tonga’uiha is a giant who destroyed some big names during the Northern Hemisphere season. Continue reading