Four players from Super League have been included in the Tonga squad to take on Great Britain and Australia this autumn.
Hull FC’s new recruit Manu Ma’u has been named in Kristian Woolf’s squad as well as Leeds centre Konrad Hurrell, Salford half-back Tui Lolohea and Warrington forward Ben Murdoch-Masila.
The Mate Ma’a Tonga take on Great Britain at Hamilton on October 26 and Australia in the Oceania Cup at Eden Park on November 2.
Woolf will take charge of Tonga’s Tests against the Lions and Kangaroos, with David Tangata-Toa overseeing the World Cup Nines.
Tonga invitational XIII:
Joh Asiata (North Queensland Cowboys)
Andrew Fifita (Cronulla Sharks)
Addin Fonua-Blake (Manly Sea Eagles)
David Fusitu’a (New Zealand Warriors)
Siliva Havili (Canberra Raiders)
Ata Hingano (Canberra Raiders)
William Hopoate (Canterbury Bulldogs)
Konrad Hurrell (Leeds Rhinos)
Michael Jennings (Parramatta Eels)
Sione Katoa (Penrith Panthers)
Tui Lolohea (Salford Red Devils)
Manu Ma’u (Hull FC)
Ben Murdoch-Masila (Warrington Wolves)
Joe Ofahengaue (Brisbane Broncos)
Tevita Pangai Junior (Brisbane Broncos)
Kotoni Staggs (Brisbane Broncos)
Tevita Tatola (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
Si Siua Taukeiaho (Sydney Roosters)
Jason Taumalolo (North Queensland Cowboys)
Daniel Tupou (Sydney Roosters)
Still Tupouniua (Sydney Roosters)