Esikeli Tonga

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Esi Tonga
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Personal information
Full name Esikeli Tonga
Born (1988-02-05) 5 February 1988 (age 29)
Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 94 kg (14 st 11 lb)
Playing information
Position Centre, Wing, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008–11 Gold Coast Titans 36 10 0 0 40
2012 Parramatta Eels 3 0 0 0 0
2013 Manly Sea Eagles 1 0 0 0 0
Total 40 10 0 0 40
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008 Tonga 2 1 0 0 4
As of 26 July 2011
Source: [1]

Esikeli Tonga (born 5 February 1988 in Dubbo, New South Wales) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who last previously played for the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles in the National Rugby League. A Tongan international representative three-quarter or second-rower, he is the younger brother of Parramatta Eels centre Willie Tonga.[2]

In 2005 Tonga graduated from Marsden State High School in Logan City.[3]

In August 2008, Esi Tonga was named in the Tonga training squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup,[4] and in October 2008 he was named in the final 24-man Tonga squad.[5]

He is of both Australian Aboriginal and Tongan descent.

References[edit]

  1. ^ RLP
  2. ^ Turgeon, Luke (31 May 2008). "Young Titan Tonga set to make debut". GoldCoast.com.au. News Limited. Retrieved 5 June 2008. 
  3. ^ Marshall, Matt (23 April 2009). "School days to class acts". The Daily Telegraph. News Limited. 
  4. ^ "Tug-of-war over Mason". Sky Sports. BSkyB. 5 August 2008. Retrieved 6 August 2008. 
  5. ^ "Anderson ruled out of World Cup". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 8 October 2008. Retrieved 9 October 2008. 

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