Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea

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.

This year the game will move from Port Moresby to Kokopo which is based in the North East of the country. (See map on right for location)

The Prime Minister’s XIII match will be the last hit out for the Kumuls before they head to England to take part in this year Rugby League World Cup (RLWC). It is still expected that the Kumuls will play a warm up game in England a week before they meet France in their first World Cup match at Craven Park in Hull on the 27th of October.

Previous Prime Minister’s XIII Rugby League Results

2012 Sep 23rd Papua New Guinea PM XIII 18 – Australia PM XIII 24
2011 Sep 25th Papua New Guinea PM XIII 22 – Australia PM XIII 36
2010 Sep 26th Papua New Guinea PM XIII 18 – Australian PM XIII 30
2009 Sep 27th Australian PM XIII 42 – Papua New Guinea PM XIII 18
2008 Sep 28th Australian PM XIII 54 – Papua New Guinea PM XIII 30
2007 Sep 23rd Australia PM XIII 24 – Papua New Guinea PM XIII 24
2006 Sep Australia PM XIII 28 – Papua New Guinea PM XIII 8
2003 Sep Australia PM XIII 32 – Papua New Guinea 0

2013 Papua New Guinea RLWC fixtures

GROUP B
Oct 27th (Sunday), France v Papua New Guinea, Location – MS3 Craven Park, Hull, England
Nov 4th (Monday), Samoa v Papua New Guinea, Location – MS3 Craven Park, Hull, England
Nov 8th (Friday), New Zealand v Papua New Guinea, Location – Headingley Carnegie Stadium, Leeds, England

2013 Prime Ministers XIII

 

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