The 'Ikale-Tahi team were today served with a wonderful meal given by the Queen Mother of Tonga, Her Majesty Queen Halaevalu Mata’aho.
The taumafa was delivered by the Queen's niece, Hon Lavinia Veiongo Latuniua ‘Ahome'e and nephew Hon Pavel Takanga-moe-Mafi ´Ahome'e, to the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Foster City, San Francisco where the team stay.
It was received by the Team Manager, Dr Viliami Fukofuka before it was given to the team members .
Her Majesty is in the States and while she is there Her Royal families celebrated her 87th Birthday on May 29.
The Tonga National Rugby Team will depart San Francisco on June 4 to play against Canada on their next PNC rugby tournament at Richardson Stadium, Kingston.