Tonga is set to celebrate the historic rugby league wins over Australia and Great Britain with a public holiday and reception for players next Friday.
Tongan government officials are set to announce a public holiday following the 16-12 win over the Kangaroos, by far the highest-profile in the team's history.
It came just a week after Tonga also caused a massive boilover by defeating Great Britain, the runners-up behind Australia from the 2017 World Cup.
Players will also travel to the country next week to be a part of the celebration, albeit without coach Kristian Woolf as he heads to the English Super League with St Helens.
[Source: TV NZ]
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