Alex Johnston and Daniel Russell are set to debut as PNG LNG Kumul Nos. 294 and 295 respectively in this Saturday’s 2nd Pool B Oceania Cup Pacific Test against Fiji Batis in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Photo: PNG Rugby League fans in Port Moresby during the Rugby League World Cup in 2017.
Papua New Guinea will host an NRL pre-season trial match between the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks and the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs in February next year.
By Ben Ryder
With the second round of Oceania Cup games scheduled in October/November 2019, Rugby League Planet takes an in-depth look at each competing island nation and what the game of Rugby League is doing for them, as well as their strengths, weaknesses, and the nations chances at winning their respective pools.
This week it’s Papua New Guinea
The 2019 Great Britain Rugby League Tour will see the Lions taking on the New Zealand Kiwis, Mate Ma'a Tonga and Papua New Guinea Kumuls in the Southern Hemisphere.
England Knights head coach Paul Anderson congratulated Papua New Guinea and reflected on an unforgettable experience for his squad after the Kumuls came from behind in Port Moresby this morning to square the two-match series with a 32-22 win.
Papua New Guinea will be looking to square things up in their 2nd and final Test against the England Knights in Port Moresby this Saturday, November 3rd at 3pm local time (5.00am BST).
England Knights head coach Paul Anderson saluted his team’s resilience after they battled to a 16-12 win in the first of their two internationals against Papua New Guinea in Lae today.
Papua New Guinea head coach Michael Marum has named a 20 man squad ahead of their clash against the England Knights in Lae this Saturday, October 27 at 3pm local time (6.00am BST).
Papua New Guinea have named a strong squad ahead of their Prime Minister's XIII clash in Port Moresby on the 6th of October 2018 against Australia.