TRNL withdraws Supreme Court proceedings against government over league management

Kuo ‘ikai toe hoko atu ‘a hono faka’ilo fakalao ‘o e pule’anga Tonga’ mo e Tonga Ma’a Tonga Rugby League ne fai ‘e he poate fakataimi ‘o e līki ‘a Tonga’. Na’e tu’utu’uni ‘e Laki Niu ki mu’a ‘i he faka’ilo ko ‘eni ‘a e ngaahi taputapui ki he liiki ‘a Tonga’ kau ai e ‘oua na’a toe ngāue’aki ‘e taha e hingoa Mate Ma’a Tonga’ mo e loko ‘a e līki’ pea mo hano fili ‘o ha toe timi. Ka kuo to’o e ngaahi fakataputapui ko ia’ hili hano fakamahino ‘e he loea ‘a e poate fakataimi’ ki he fakamaau lahi’ kuo’ ne ma’u ha tu’utu’uni kapineti ‘o e ‘aho 26 ‘o Sepitema’ ‘oku fakamahino ai kuo ‘osi toe fai e ngāue ia ‘a e pule’anga’ ki he tu’utu’uni ki ha sino ke ne tokanga’i ‘a e sipoti’ ni ‘i Tonga. ‘I he ‘uhinga ko ia’, kuo loto ai ‘a e poate fakataimi’ ke to’o ‘ene faka’ilo’. Na’e tu’utu’uni leva ‘e he ‘Eiki Fakamaau Lahi’ ke fakata’e’aonga’i e tu’utu’uni ne fai ‘e fakamaau Laki Niu’.

Supreme Court action between Tonga’s National Rugby League and the government has been withdrawn. Earlier this month Justice Laki Niu declared the government and the RLIF-endorsed interim body Tonga Ma’a Tonga Rugby League were “restrained and prohibited” from making decisions involving Tonga’s national rugby league team. The ruling clashed with a recent suspension of the…


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