Did you know? Tonga’s first All Black

The first Tongan player to play for the All Blacks team was Walter Batty, who joined the New Zealand side 87 years ago in 1928. Batty’s father was English, but his mother was a Tongan, Luʻisa Tupou, Walter Batty was born in Tonga in 1905 and became an All Black in 1928. Batty played six…


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