2015 Rugby World Cup Preview: Tonga

By Matt Findlay The Tongans, simply, aren't expected to progess to the quarter-finals. Not without a small miracle anyway. That won't stop them potentially creating a world of trouble for New Zealand and Argentina though – the two sides tipped to move forward. Twenty of the Tongans third-finishing World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup side have made the cut for the RWC squad, with three players who made their debut in that competition in Telusa Veainu, Viliami Tahitu’a and Sosefo Ma’ake being named. Scrum-half Sonatane Takulua and winger Fetu’u Vainikolo, who finished as joint top try-scorers in the PNC, also got picked. The ‘Ikale Tahi also boast 11 stars all playing their rugby in England. In pool C's most interesting game, Tonga faces Argentina in its third clash of the pool stage, and the game will almost certainly decide which of the two sides progresses along with the All Blacks. However it would take a monumental effort from Tonga to topple Argentina, but considering
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