FEDERAL RANK SYSTEM NOW COUNTING STATS

After 7 years, since the inception of TRI, players and teams are finally receiving TRI statistics. The Federation feels this is is an important part of growth for the international sport so players can begin to learn how to improve and grow with the developments. Major competitions are now requiring uniforms to include player rank and Captainship. Rec leagues around the world can soon tap into the Federation player profiles and see their personal scores.

2013 MVP TAKES FLIGHT KAVA KEN HALAFIHI

Only 20 years old, the Tongan Native playing in his first TRI World Finals departs from his MVP competition flying over pursuing defenders. Using speed and power this rising cavalry player opened the runway for young TRI players. Halafihi was the only player to score in almost all if his games, including the Final. It seems the Polynesian Islands Union has found their airforce.

INAUGURAL 4 NATIONS HALIFAX ENGLAND 2013

For the first time in the young organization’s history, a TRI competition will be played in the UK. This is not only just a game, it is the 4th ever international tournament featuring England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Proving the sport’s international attractiveness, this event is expected to produce some of the best talent yet and expand TRI further into the UK and Ireland.

DIPLOMATIC VICTORY AGAINST USA & JAPAN

During the 2013 TRI World Finals, China surprised their opponents, just a few goals short of advancing to the championship. Amidst fears of bad blood due to current political tension between all three nations, on the field the players proved politics have no place in TRI. China, the clear underdog in game 7, did not allow any goals conceded and scored on USA for possibly one of the first victories over both opposing nations in any team contact sport. China’s TRI program rallies behind success.

2013 WORLD CHAMPS SOUTH AFRICA

The third ever TRI World Finals hosted in Shanghai China crowned the 2013 Champions after a hard fought victory against France and the Polynesian Islands Union with a close final score of RSA 1, PIU 0, FRA -1.
The South African side displayed sheer power and speed scoring against both opponents and locking down their territory in the third.

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