With one win out of four, Tonga will not join New Zealand in the knock out stages of the tournament which begin next Saturday 17 October. However Tonga will exit the world cup with their heads held high after making the reigning champions, New Zealand, work hard for their victory. Tonga hooker Paula Ngauamo has […]
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New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has named his team to play Tonga in their final Pool match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup which features Dan Carter starting and Ma’a Nonu winning his 100th Test cap. Nonu is not the only All Black that will reach a milestone in this match as Owen Franks […]
Blockbusting centre Ma’a Nonu becomes the All Blacks sixth centurion on Friday but without his hero and inspiration Richie McCaw alongside him. McCaw has been sidelined from their final Pool C match against Tonga in Newcastle after taking a knock to the thigh which coach Steve Hansen downplayed as nothing serious, as with the All […]
NEWCASTLE (UNITED KINGDOM) – Even without a limping Richie McCaw the All Blacks go into their final group game against Tonga insisting they are ready for the World Cup knockout rounds. Their final Pool C game is their last chance to erase any anxieties before the competition goes into sudden death. But they will be […]