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About us

NRL in Tonga promotes living a healthy lifestyle through the Mai E 5 health & wellbeing program, advocates for the elimination of violence against women & children through the Voice Against Violence Program, and conducts rugby league development activities to promote pathways for players and officials throughout Tongatapu and the Outer Islands.

The NRL Tonga Office is located in Nukuʻalofa, the capital of Tonga.  Nuku'alofa is located on the north coast of the island of Tongatapu, in the country's southernmost island group.

The NRL Tonga Program was launched in 2016 and has gone from strength to strength.  This year the NRL staff engaged over 80 primary schools in the Health and Wellbeing Program.  

The NRL team are:

Tavake Fangupo – NRL Tonga Manager

Johannsi Pataleone Vi

Josefa Kafatolu

Loketi Manu

Seni Lafoou

Aiona Prescott

Amelia Asi

Viviana Koloi

Should you wish to contact the team, please email Tavake Fangupo:

The NRL are advocates of health and well-being.

Tavake Fangupo NRL Tonga Manager
Acknowledgement of Country

National Rugby League respects and honours the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.