Boots and all, Brisbane’s Triple M sends in the rugby guns for Tonga

This week Triple M Breakfast with Marto & Margaux raised an astonishing $24,000 for UNICEF Australia’s Tongan Recovery Appeal.

Tomorrow, the Vintage Reds take on a Tongan Invitational side at Suncorp Stadium and dual International Lote Tuqiri and fan favourite George Smith will feature in the Tongan side coached by Toutai Kefu while Chris Latham, James Horwill, Scott Higginbotham and David Croft will line up for the Vintage Reds.

Marto and Margaux auctioned off a place in the Vintage Reds side won by Sam Delvin from Harcourts Property Centre who come in with seconds left in the auction.

Sam says, “My brother was the First IV coach with Toutai Kefu at Ioana last year, so I’ll go to nine grand on the proviso that Toutai (former Wallabies great Toutai Kefu) doesn’t tackle me.” 

Sam traded bids with Rob Flux from Property Developer Network was leading the bidding heading into the final stages, until coming to a gentlemen’s agreement to each buy a place in the team for $12,000.