Rugby League World Cup Chief Executive Andrew Hill congratulated the PNG Hunters for a thrilling Queensland Cup Grand Final win today that has kick-started the biggest six weeks of sporting action in the country’s history.
PAPUA New Guinea has won the first ever Commonwealth Rugby League Championship Nines title sweeping all before them to signal some exciting times ahead for the future of the game here.
The team went through the two-day tournament in Glasgow undefeated clinching the gold medal with a 22-8 win over Australia in the grand final on Saturday.
An International Disciplinary Tribunal has tonight cleared Paul Aiton to play in Papua New Guinea’s Rugby League World Cup Group B game against Samoa at Craven Park, Hull, on Monday November 4.
PNGRFL Chairman Sandis Tsaka has today announced his Chairman’s select squad for the Cabramatta 9’s tournament in Sydney on Saturday the 31st January 2015.
The attendance of the PNG side at the tournament is funded through the PNG Olympic Committees “Go for Gold” program and is a vital tournament leading up to this year Pacific Games said Tsaka;
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.
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.
The PNGRFL through the Team Kumul and the PNG Hunters program are creating a pathway to develop our young sportsman from Papua New Guinea to play rugby league at the highest level and competitions and to improve and raise the standard of the players, officials and the game in general in PNG.
PM13 PNG Coaches Mal Meninga and Michael Marum have today announced the line up who will face the PM13 Australian Team on Sunday @ 3pm:
The PNGRFL will host the touring Queensland Murri U16 squad when they arrivein Port Moresby this weekend. The Squad who arrive today (Thursday) will be in PNG until Monday 7th October and will play two matches while in country. The tour is the brainchild of Arthur Beetson Foundation organiser Troy Byers and former Queensland and Australian representative Tony Currie.