Tonga vs Samoa: Kick-off Time, Venue, TV Channel and Team News

The final quarter final in the Rugby League World Cup this year could be the biggest and best quarter final in the competition’s history as two teams who people believe could go on and win the competition do battle for a place in the final four against England.

Samoa have a star studded line up including plenty of reigning NRL Champions and some stars of Super League. Likewise, Tonga have plenty of big names but have also been together since the last World Cup.

Here is everything you need to know about the game.

Kick-off time and venue 

The game kicks off at 14:30 at Warrington Wolves’ Halliwell Jones Stadium.

TV Channel 

TV coverages starts at 14;00 on BBC Two.

Team News 

The big news for Tonga is the return of St Helens star Will Hopoate from injury. However there is no room for Saints teammate Konrad Hurrell. Huddersfield Giants star Tui Lolohea will start whilst ex-Salford Res Devils man Ben Murdoch-Masila could feature in the 17.

Will HOPOATE
Daniel TUPOU
Will PENISINI
Sione KATOA
Talatau AMONE
Tuimoala LOLOHEA
Addin FONUA-BLAKE
Silva HAVILI
Siosiua TAUKEIAHO
Felise KAUFUSI
Keon KOLOAMATANGI
Jason TAUMALOLO
Soni LUKE
Tevita TATOLA
Moaeki FOTUAIKA
David FIFITA
Mosese SULI
Ben MURDOCH-MASILA
Isaiya KATOA

As for Samoa Salford’s Tim Lafai as well as Hull FC’s Ligi Sao should feature again. Penrith Panthers’ Taylan May will make only his second appearance of the tournament.

Joseph SUAALI’I
Taylan MAY
Stephen CRICHTON
Brian TO’O
Jarome LUAl
Anthony MILFORD
Josh PAPALI’I
Daniel LEVI
Junior PAULO
Ligi SAO
Jayan SUA
Royce HUNT
Spencer LENIU
Martin TAUPAU
Chanel HARRIS-TAVITA
Kelma TUILAGI
Oregon KAYAUSI
Ken SIO

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