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NSW pair Daniel Tupou, Cotony Stags named for Tonga-New Zealand test


Tupou has been Mate Mao’s regular match since 2013, and Stegs also participated in Tonga’s historic victory over Australia in late 2019, the country’s last test match. Stags will play five-eighths for the Tanganyika if he commits.

If the pair chooses a country rather than a state, the Blues will need to find a new combination from the right edge against Queensland.

Kangaroos surrounded by the red and white flags of Tanga before the last test in 2019.Credit:Getty

While Origin players earn $ 15,000 per game, Tangans will receive a modest $ 2,000 each for a clash with a kiwi.

“We know we can’t compete financially, but the honor of representing Tonga – and the pride they feel when they come together – is a big reason why these guys want to play for Tonga,” Wolfe said. , who will hand over the reins to Dean Young and Wayne Bennett next week at Mt Smart Stadium as he stays in England to coach Super League champions St. Helens.


“We just want them to make a decision that suits them and their families. If it’s Tonga, then great if it’s NSW, we also understand the reasons.

“Toops has played with us since 2013 and has played in almost every test since then. No one will ever doubt his loyalty to us.

“His inclusion would also be a significant incentive for some of the young guys in our group who might find themselves in a similar [eligibility] the position is moving forward. “

Tonga has named some of the best young forwards in its team, including Manly, who destroys the ball to Haumol Olakawatu, who is 23 years old ready to ignore any future NSW achievements hold on tight with Tonga.

Keaon Kalaamatangi and Junior Tatola of South Sydney, Sydney Roosters back rowers City Tupuniua and Sio Sioux Taukejaha, Tevita Pangai of Canterbury Jr., Warriors supporter Adin Fonoua Blake and Tangany-Blake Taila were also named together with

Tolu Cole of Manly is the first contender to start as a full-back, Moses Sully and Siosif Talakai are the starting centers, while Junior Amon of St. George Ilovar is a logical option.

Tangi national team:
1. Talat Cole
2. Daniel Tupov
3. Siosifa Talakai
4. Moses Sulli
5. Zion Katoa
6. Cotony Stags
7. Talat Amon
8. Sousse Taukeaga
9. Siliva Havili
10. One Fonois-Blake
11. Tupuniua City
12. Keaon Kalaamatangi
13. Jason Taumalola
14. Sony Luke
15. Haumole Olakawatu
16. Tevita Pangai
17. Tevita Tatola
18. Mayaki Fotuajka
19. Will Penisini
20. Isaiah Katoa
21. Andrew Fifita
22. Joe Ofahengaue
23. Starford To’a
24. Christian Tupilot
25. Eliza Katoa

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