David Fusitu'a: Tonga team were 'playing for our families' in Kiwis victory

Tongan back David Fusitu'a has spoken about what it meant for his side to secure their first ever victory over the Kiwis in Hamilton last week.

Mate Ma'a Tonga became the first second tier nation to defeat a tier one side, with a 28-22 win sealing top spot in the group.

Speaking to media today, Fusitu'a spoke about the intensity of the match.

"It was crazy, I know the boys really enjoyed it," he said.

"The effort the boys put in there... they did it for each other, it really showed out there."

"We did it for our families."

Mate Ma'a Tonga shocked the rugby league world with a 28-22 win over New Zealand in Hamilton. Source: 1 NEWS