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
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org

Tangia Tongiia is a Cook Islander rugby league footballer of the 1990s and 2000s, playing at representative level for Cook Islands, and at club level 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