Watch the Rugby League World Cup Pacific Qualifier between Tonga and Cook Islands live on NRL.com from 7.25pm AEDT, Saturday, October 17.
Ahead of the Cook Islands' World Cup qualifier against Tonga, Sam Mataora is focusing on leading a relatively inexperienced Kukis pack.
Ahead of Saturday night's World Cup qualifier, Tonga coach Kristian Woolf believes international eligibility rules need to be tweaked to aid emerging nations.
Ben Hunt's golden try in a classic against the Roosters, injuries hit as Penrith down Manly and RTS signed with the Warriors in a big week for the NRL.
After a review of their football department the Wests Tigers have confirmed their coaching staff for the 2016 season.
With Tests few and far between, the cultural ties between members of the Tonga international team means the squad is a tight-knit bunch.
Pat Richards produced a try assist for the ages as the Good Friday clash between Souths and the Bulldogs created plenty of controversy.
Ahead of his first game in charge of the Cook Islands, coach Alex Chan is ready to usher in the next generation of Kukis talent.
Tonga will look to get young Warriors sensation Solomone Kata on the ball as much as possible against Cook Islands, with the centre shifting to fullback.
After spending time away from the NRL, former Raider and Bulldog Drury Low is hoping to use this weekend's World Cup qualifier to spark interest from NRL clubs.