Possible entry of PNG team in Queensland Rugby League competition a step closer
Representatives of the Queensland Ruby League visited PNG over the weekend on a scouting mission for a possible entry of a PNG team into the 2014 Intrust Super Cup competition.
The trio consisted of Rick Green (Queensland Rugby League Board Member), Jamie O’Connor (General Manager Competitions) and Brock Schaefer (CEO – Northern Pride).
PNG minister for sport hands over cheque for PM13 rugby league match
Minister for Sport Hon Justin Tkatchenko has today handed over a cheque for K240,000 for upgrades to Kalabond Stadium for PM13 Kangaroos vs. Kumuls match on September 29th.
The cheque was presented to PNGRFL Chairman Don Fox and ENB Governor Ereman Tobaining JNR today and matches kina for kina the contribution also made by Governor Tobaining towards the important match. Team Kumul mentor Mal Meninga was also present to thank the Minister and Governor for their contribution.
PNGRL Digicel Cup 2013 full season fixtures
By Richard Cowley, Date: 13/4/13
The 2013 Digicel Cup kicks off this Sunday with 5 rugby league matches taking place across Papua New Guinea. The opening match will see the Rabaul Gurias take on the Mendi Muruks at the Kalabond Oval in Kokopo.
The first round of fixtures are:
Digicel Cup 2013 season comes alive with ten teams up for the prestigious prize
PNG’s most prestigious rugby league competition, the Digicel Cup 2013 came alive last night with the official launch event staged at the Gateway Hotel in Port Moresby.
About a hundred invited guests including, corporate support sponsors, members of parliament as well as representatives from the ten participating franchises and members of the media were all there to witness Digicel, PNG’s leading telecommunications company officiate the 2013 Digicel Cup season.
PNGRL's Digicel Cup gets K3m sponsorship investment from Digicel
Digicel Cup will be officially launched this Thursday April 11th. The first games of the year will kick off this coming Sunday the 14th of April.
Papua New Guinea’s premier sport-rugby league has better days to come thanks to Digicel PNG’s support as the Naming Rights sponsor of the competition for the next three years.
ANZAC test double header required to honour contribution from Fuzzy Wuzzy Angles
By Richard Cowley, Date: 4/4/13
Papua New Guinea's contribution to Australia during World War II cannot be underestimated. While Australia and its Allies met the invading Japanese troops in the Jungles of Papua New Guinea, local tribes along the Kokada trail became legendary.
PNG Rugby League get their ship in order with 2013 RLWC semi-final berth in sight
By Richard Cowley, Date: 26/3/13
There have been lots of positive rugby league stories coming out of PNG recently. Just last week it was announced that Mal Meninga would join the Kumuls World Cup team as high performance coaching director. The Kumuls actually have a high performance division? Wow it's amazing the progress that can be made when the right people are running the show.
2013 Prime Minister’s XIII match with Australia and PNG scheduled for 29th September
By Richard Cowley, Date: 19/3/13
According to the Papua New Guinea newspaper the Post Courier, the annual Prime Minister’s XIII match between Papua New Guinea PM XIII - Australia PM XIII will take place at the end of the regular NRL season on the 29th of September.
Papua New Guinea now aim for team in Queensland Cup
By Richard Cowley, Date: 19/2/13
In line with PNG Rugby League's new strategy, the PNGNRL bid team have now been renamed the PNG Rugby League Foundation.