2005 Tonga rugby union tour of Italy and France

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2005 Tonga tour in Italy and France
Type P W D L
Total: 4 1 0 3
Test match: 2 0 0 2
Opp. P W D L
 Italy 1 0 0 1
 France 1 0 0 1
Statistics against Test match opponents

The 2005 Tonga rugby union tour of Italy and France was a series of hour matches played in November 2005 in Italy and France by Tonga national rugby union team.


It was a tour with heavy losses , with only a victory in the opening match with the italian second team.

Results[edit]

8 November 2005
Italy A Italy 27–33  Tonga XV

12 November 2005
Italy  48–0  Tonga
Try: Bergamasco 2, Bortolami 2
Canale, Sole 2
Con: Pez 5
Pen: Pez
Stadio Lungobisenzio, Prato
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Matt Goddard Australia

Italy: 15.Ezio Galon, 14.Mirco Bergamasco, 13.Gonzalo Canale, 12.Cristian Stoica, 11.Ludovico Nitoglia, 10.Ramiro Pez, 9.Paul Griffen, 8.Josh Sole, 7.Aaron Persico, 6.Sergio Parisse, 5.Marco Bortolami (capt.), 4.Carlo Antonio del Fava, 3.Carlos Nieto, 2.Carlo Festuccia, 1.Andrea Lo Cicero, – replacements: 16.Matias Aguero, 17.Fabio Ongaro, 18.Valerio Bernabo, 19.Alessandro Zanni, 20.Luciano Orquera, 21.Maurizio Zaffiri, 22.Pablo Canavosio
Tonga: 15.Sila Va'enuku, 14.Suka Hufanga, 13.Sione Tuipulotu, 12.Rodney Mahe, 11.Salesi Finau, 10.Fangatapu 'Apikotoa, 9.Soane Havea, 8.Chris Hala'ufia, 7.Viliami Vaki (capt.), 6.Ma'ama Molitika, 5.Milton Ngauamo, 4.Inoke Afeaki, 3.Tonga Lea'aetoa, 2.Ephraim Taukafa, 1.Soane Tonga'uiha, – replacements: 16.Vili Ma'asi, 17.Peni Fakalelu, 18.Fakataha Molitika, 19.Ueleni Fono, 21.Sikuti Vunipola, 22.Keni FisilauNo entry: 20.Sioeli Nau


19 November 2005
France  43–8  Tonga
Try: Clerc 2, Jauzion
Lievremont, Rougerie
Con: Yachvili 3
Pen: Yachvili 4
Try: Vaki
Drop: Tuipulotu
Stadium Municipal, Toulouse
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Robert Dickson Scotland

France: 15.Julien Laharrague, 14.Aurelien Rougerie, 13.David Marty, 12.Thomas Castaignede, 11.Vincent Clerc, 10.Yann Delaigue, 9.Dimitri Yachvili, 8.Sebastien Chabal, 7.Julien Bonnaire, 6.Yannick Nyanga, 5.Jerome Thion (capt), 4.Gregory Lamboley, 3.Sylvain Marconnet, 2.Raphael Ibanez, 1.Olivier Milloud, – replacements: 16.Sebastien Bruno, 17.Pieter de Villiers, 18.Lionel Nallet, 20.Thomas Lievremont, 21.Frederic Michalak, 22.Yannick JauzionNo entry : 19.Remy Martin
Tonga: 15.Sione Tuipulotu, 14.Pila Fifita, 13.Suka Hufanga, 12.Andrew Mailei, 11.Salesi Finau, 10.Elisi Vunipola, 9.Sioeli Nau, 8.Chris Hala'ufia, 7.Rodney Mahe, 6.Viliami Vaki (capt.), 5.Milton Ngauamo, 4.Fakataha Molitika, 3.Tonga Lea'aetoa, 2.Ephraim Taukafa, 1.Soane Tonga'uiha, – replacements: 16.Vili Ma'asi, 17.Alani Maka, 18.Talite Vaioleti, 19.Ueleni Fono, 20.Soane Havea, 21.Fangatapu 'Apikotoa, 22.Epi Taione


26 November 2005
France A France 39–19  Tonga XV

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