PNG name 2016 Prime Minister’s XIII squad for Australian clash

Date: 15/9/16

PNG have named their squad for the upcoming PM XIII's clash against Australia on Saturday the 24th of September in Port Moresby.

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PNG make biggest gains in new Rugby League World Rankings

Date: 2/6/16

Papua New Guinea, who will host a group in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, were the big winners after the southern hemisphere international weekend, moving up three places to eleventh in the new world rankings.

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PNG SP Hunters players get train and trial opportunities with NRL clubs

Date: 19/11/15

Two SP Hunters players have been given “train and trial” opportunities with NRL clubs while the third has been contracted to another Intrust Super Cup club.

Kato Ottio has joined the Canberra Raiders while Warren Clare is bound for Cronulla Sharks on “train & trial” engagements.

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Australian PM's XIII (40) win against PNG (12)

Date: 26/9/15

The Australian Prime Minister’s XIII notched up their 10th win in 11 starts overnight, 40 - 12 against a spirited Papua New Guinea Prime Minister’s XIII in Port Moresby.

The game was enjoyed in front of a packed crowd of more than 18,000 fans at the Sir John Guise Stadium in the nation’s capital, with everyone excited to see their heroes on both sides finally take the field after a much anticipated build-up.

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TVWAN secures TV Rights for Prime Ministers XIII as all rugby channel introduced

Date: 21/9/15

TVWAN has secured TV Rights for the Prime Ministers XIII game and the Melanesian Club championships. PNG Rugby Football League chairman Sandis Tsaka announced this today.

He said TVWAN has undertaken some bold steps to grow the game of rugby league in Papua New Guinea with the latest significant move being introduced an all-RUGBY channel.

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PNG Prime Ministers XIII Team and Under 16 Team Announced

Date: 14/9/15

National Selectors have named a Prime Ministers XIII team based on both experience and youth in preparation for the annual rugby league fixture against an Australian select side later this month.

PNG Rugby Football League chairman Sandis Tsaka when announcing the team said that the squad is made up of Digicel Cup players and has one confederate player. He said the delay in announcing the team was to allow for protocol whereby the squad would be sent to the Prime Minister before it was released.

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National Confederates Championships ready for kick off as PNG look towards PM13

Date: 31/8/15

Papua New Guinea Rugby Football League kicks off its 2015 National Confederates championships in Lae this Tuesday.

Southern, Highlands, New Guineas Islands and Northern confederates have finalised their teams for the championships and will be flying into the Morobe capital for what is considered an integral part of the PNGRFL programs at the Lae Rugby league grounds.

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PNG and Fiji rugby league champions to play off for Melanesian honours

Date: 20/8/15

PORT MORESBY, August 20 – The winners of Papua New Guinea’s Digicel Cup competition and Fiji’s Vodafone Cup competition will face off in Port Moresby in October in the inaugural Rugby League Melanesian Club Championship.

Following in the footsteps of the World Club Challenge, long contested by NRL and Super League clubs, the premiers of PNG and Fiji’s national leagues will now play off for a regional title.

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Phil Gould, Penrith Panthers delegation to visit PNG

Date: 13/8/15

Famous rugby league personality Phil Gould is part of a four-member Penrith Panthers delegation that will visit Port Moresby this weekend.

PNG Rugby Football League chairman Sandis Tsaka when announcing this said they appreciated the gesture of the Penrith Panthers following almost 12 months of dialogue.

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