Tangia Tongiia

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Tangia Tongiia
Playing information
Position Wing

Years Team Pld T G FG P
2000 Cook Islands 2 0 0 0 0

Tangia Tongiia is a Cook Island former professional rugby league footballer of the 1990s and 2000s. He played at representative level for Cook Islands, and at club level in New Zealand for Papanui Tigers, and Canterbury Bulls, as a wing.

Playing career[edit]

Tongiia played for the Papanui club in the Canterbury Rugby League competition during the 1998 and 1999 seasons.[1][2]

He then was picked to represent the Canterbury Bulls in the 2000, 2001 and 2002 Bartercard Cups.[3]

Representative career[edit]

Tongiia won caps for Cook Islands in the 2000 Rugby League World Cup.[4][5]


Tangia's surname is variously spelt with one, or two i's, i.e. Tongia, or Tongiia.


  1. ^ Hornby sneaks home in fluctuating match The Press, 26 April 1999
  2. ^ Linwood dispels Koloi threat The Press, 15 June 1998
  3. ^ Otahuhu guards against backlash The Press, 15 September 2000
  4. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  5. ^ Kiwis looking for second win BBC Sport

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