It has been announced that Tonga will travel to Tees Valley to take on the Cook Islands in the Rugby League World Cup 2021. The fixture, which will be a South Pacific derby will be played at the Riverside Stadium in Middlesbrough on Sunday 7 November 2021 at 2.30pm. The two teams, both from islands in the South Pacific Ocean, have faced each other twelve times previously, with world number-four ranked team Tonga winning 11 of those head-to-heads. The announcement comes just over a month after it was revealed that the Cook Islands would be based in Tees Valley while they compete in the seven-week tournament, staying at Rockliffe Hall and training at Mowden Park in Darlington.
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