By Richard Cowley, Date: 23/1/13
According to the PNG Post Courier the Coca-Cola Ipatas Cup rugby league competition will break all records with a total of 84 teams from 21 provinces scheduled to take part in 2013.
By Richard Cowley, Date: 15/1/13
Papua New Guinea are not taking the 2013 Rugby League World Cup lightly if their activity in February is anything to go by. While other rugby league nations are focusing on the start of their domestic competitions Papua New Guinea are battle hardening their locally based international players.
By Richard Cowley, Date: 14/9/12
In what could be a big coup for Papua New Guinea as they continue preparations for the World Cup Adrian Lam will return as coach of the Kumuls for their Prime Minister XIII's clash against Australia.
By Richard Cowley, Date: 11/9/12
PNG's premier rugby league competition the 2012 Digicel Cup came to an end on the weekend.
Source: The National
By KEVIN PAMBA, Date: 20/7/12
THE PNG NRL Bidâ€™s schoolboy rugby league fever has hit Madang, with the resort town starting a competition for eight schools last month.
Madang Rugby League administrator Mark Sagho said on Sunday the schoolboys competition was an arrangement between the PNG NRL Bid and the schools.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW
This page was updated 14/3/14
Foundation Year - 1975
International Team - Kumuls
Highest finish in World Cup - Quarter Final (2000)
Top level domestic competition - The Digicel Cup consist of 10 teams: Season runs from May to October. Click here for the 2013 Digicel Cup draw
By Richard Cowley, 23/12/2007
The final qualifiers for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup finished up in November. Australia, New Zealand, England, France and Papua New Guinea automatically qualified. The remaining five spots have seen 14 teams compete in the qualifying rounds over the last 2 years. The end result will see arguably the best 10 rugby league nations in the World battle it out in next years World Cup.