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Jason Taumalolo Cup kicks off this weekend

Following on from the most successful Rugby League World Cup campaign yet, a record 30 teams are set to take part in the opening round of the Tongan National Rugby League senior competitions this weekend.

The recently renamed Jason Taumalolo Cup will feature 16 clubs in the competition’s First Division, with another 14 to take part in the Second Division, all from the island of Tongatapu.

Teams for the competition:

First Division:
Group A:
Fasi Ma’ufanga Vikings
Ha’ateiho Spartans
Ha’asini Kali Panthers
Lapahana Knights
Toloa Old Boys
Ha’alolo Peauma’a

Group B:
Kolomu’a Warriors
Ha’ateiho Crusaders
Vani Doves
Mu’a Saints
Ha’akame Broncos
Te’ekiu Fuekafa
Liekina Liahona Barbarians
Havelu Bulldogs

Second Division:
Group A:
Kolomotoua Eagles
Mu’a Saints
Fasi Ma’ufanga

Group B:
Kolomu’a Warriors
Lapahana Knights
Tongan Army

The opening round will see games played at Toloa, Vaini and Longolongo this Saturday.

The Jason Taumalolo Cup will run until May.

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