'But I'm scared!' Tonga's RLWC prop freezes and stalls before completing Sky Jump

Tonga's rugby league team have been all about reaching new heights in this year's Rugby League World Cup tournament.

But today four of their players went a little higher than they may have liked, on the edge of the Sky Tower.

Some Mate Ma'a Tonga players stepped out of their comfort zone, facing their fears of heights. Source: 1 NEWS

Prop Sio Siua Taukeiaho normally leads the charge for Tonga's forward pack on the pitch, but today it was a little different.

It took two whole minutes for the star NRL prop, but he eventually jumped.

The Tongans will stay grounded from now on as they aim to continue their fairy-tale run into the World Cup final.

They meet England in Auckland on Saturday. 

The Mate Ma'a Tonga winger enjoyed a lighter moment with one of the team's assistants. Source: 1 NEWS

The two league stars have hit it off since being in camp for the RLWC. Source: 1 NEWS

Fusitu'a could be in doubt for Tonga's RLWC semi-final against England on Saturday in Auckland. Source: 1 NEWS

Mate Ma'a Tonga will face England at Mt Smart Stadium on Saturday for a spot in the World Cup final. Source: 1 NEWS

The Tongan centre wasn't getting too far ahead of himself, however, saying his side first need to overcome a tough England side to reach the final. Source: 1 NEWS

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Normally leading from the front on the field, Sio Siua Taukeiaho froze for a while before taking the leap off the Sky Tower in Auckland. Source: 1 NEWS