Watch: Where's Taumalolo? Tongan coach says he was too heavy for plane - 'they had to offload' him




Tongan rugby league coach Kristian Woolf has hilariously revealed the reason that Jason Taumalolo missed the squad's initial flight to their homeland - the superstar was too heavy for the plane.

It sounds incredible but it's true. The superstar forward will arrive in Tonga later today.
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Taumalolo, 24, will link up with the Tongan squad later today, having not travelled with his teammates yesterday.

Speaking to 1 NEWS, Woolf explained the reason for his star man's absence.

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"We all got on the plane... then they decided that there was too much weight on the plane," he said.

"They had to offload a couple of guys and unfortunately, one of those was Jason."

"It was a funny one."

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