14 May 2012

Sport: Tonga beat USA in rugby league test

10:45 am on 14 May 2012

Tonga have beaten the USA 28-20 in a rugby league international in Hawaii at the weekend.

The home side scored first before James Tutuila and Siafau Talanoa crossed to give Tonga a 10-6 halftime lead.

Talanoa scored his second immediately after halftime to stretch the visitors' advantage to 10 points, with two further tries keeping a Tomahawks comeback at bay.