Tonga women's national rugby union team (sevens)

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Tonga
Union Tonga Rugby Football Union
Coach(es) Eva Mafi
Captain(s) Tokilupe Veamatahau
Team kit
World Cup Sevens
Appearances 0

The Tongan women's national sevens team represents Tonga in Rugby sevens. They won the Bowl final at the 2011 Borneo Women’s Sevens competition which included teams from Asia and the Oceanic region.[1][2]

Tonga will be attending the 2012 Oceania Women’s Sevens Championship in Fiji. The tournament will act as an Oceania regional qualifier for the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens that will be held in Russia.[3]

Squad[edit]

Squad to 2012 Oceania Women's Sevens Championship [4]

  • Fakaola Malungahu
  • Nina Alofaki
  • Tokilupe Veamatahau (c)
  • Pesalini Lave
  • Losaline Potaufa
  • Suliana 'Uta'atu
  • Penateti Feke
  • 'Atelaite Manu
  • Mele Manumu'a
  • Buccilea Ongolea
  • Sela Va'enuku (vc)
  • 'Eseta Vi

Management[edit]

  • Lano Fonua - Manager
  • Fotumoa Tu'ipulotu - Assistant Manager
  • Duke Mataka - Doctor

Asia-Pacific Championship 2010[edit]

29–31 October 2010 at Kota Kinabalu, Borneo

Pool Stages[edit]

Group A

Nation Won Drawn Lost For Against
 Kazakhstan 2 0 0 53 0
 Tonga 1 0 1 25 24
 Cook Islands 0 0 2 0 54

Finals[edit]

Quarter finals

Plate Semi-finals

  •  Tonga bye

Plate final (5th place)

2011 Borneo Women’s Sevens[edit]

23–25 October 2011 at Kota Kinabalu, Borneo

Pool Stages[edit]

Nation Won Drawn Lost For Against
 China 3 0 0 62 25
 Papua New Guinea 2 0 1 62 22
 Tonga 1 0 2 50 36
 Malaysia 0 0 3 0 100

Group B

Finals[edit]

Quarter finals

Plate Semi-finals

Bowl final

References[edit]

  1. ^ IRB (22 September 2011). "Borneo gets set for Sevens". Retrieved 24 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Taimi Media Network (26 September 2011). "Tonga Bowl Champions at Borneo Women’s Sevens". Retrieved June 24, 2012. 
  3. ^ Federation of Oceania Rugby Unions (June 21, 2012). "Oceania Sevens: Big Guns confirmed as Fiji host Oceania Women's Sevens Championship". 
  4. ^ Matangi Tonga Online (August 2, 2012). "Tonga Women in Oceania Sevens Championship". Retrieved August 3, 2012. 

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