Teufaiva Sport Stadium

Teufaiva Sport Stadium which was previously known as Tenefaira Field Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Nukuʻalofa, Tonga. It is used mostly for rugby union, football and rugby league and the Ikale Tahi team matches. The stadium holds 10,000 people. It is the home ground of the Tonga national rugby union team.[1] Teufaiva is where the Secondary School sports in Tonga are held (every year).

Teufaiva Sport Stadium
Former namesTenefaira Field Stadium
LocationNuku'Alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga
Coordinates21°8′29″S 175°12′26.6″W / 21.14139°S 175.207389°W / -21.14139; -175.207389
Tonga national football team
Tonga national rugby union team
Moana Pasifika (Super Rugby) (2024–present)

The stadium fell into disrepair in the early 2000s and was unused for eight years. It was reopened after being refurbished in 2017,[2] but badly damaged by Cyclone Gita just a few months later.[3] It was re-opened again in 2019.[4]

on the 4th of May 2024, Moana Pasifika, from the Super Rugby Pacific competition hosted their first game at the stadium against the Highlanders (Dunedin, New Zealand)[5]. The Highlanders won 28-17 in wet conditions.[6] This made Tonga the 12th country to host a Super Rugby match.


  1. ^ Thomas, Chris. "Attention NRL: A glorious future awaits in the Pacific". The Roar. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Teufaiva reopening makes Tongan rugby whole again: Vunipola". RNZ. 20 June 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2021.
  3. ^ "Newly refurbished Tonga stadium badly damaged by Gita". RNZ. 20 February 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Sport: Tonga's Teufaiva Stadium set to re-open". RNZ. 15 August 2019. Retrieved 30 January 2021.
  5. ^ "Historic First Match In Tonga". Super Rugby Pacific. Retrieved 2024-07-02.
  6. ^ "Highlanders hold off Pasifika in historic Super clash". Super Rugby Pacific. Retrieved 2024-07-02.