The PNGRFL are gearing up for what they believe will be a highly successful and well supported Senior National Championships this weekend in Lae.
An additional two players have been added to the PNG PM13 squad for the upcoming match against the PM13 Kangaroos in Kokopo.
The inclusions have been brought in to replace Wellington Albert and Luke Page who are unavailable for the PM13 and Tonga Tests.
The PNG RL Foundations National Elite U16 & U18 teams returned home after a successfulInternational tour. The 8-day tour saw the PNG teams play 4 matches in 6 days against top quality Club and Schoolboy teams in Brisbane. The U16â€™s team won 2 matches out of their 4 with the U18 winning 3 of their 4 tour matches.
Digicel Cup will be officially launched this Thursday April 11th. The first games of the year will kick off this coming Sunday the 14th of April.
Papua New Guineaâ€™s premier sport-rugby league has better days to come thanks to Digicel PNGâ€™s support as the Naming Rights sponsor of the competition for the next three years.
PNGRFL Deputy Chairman Sandis Tsaka has been confirmed today as the travelling representative of the PNGRFL to the 2013 World Cup in the UK.
Interim PNGRFL CEO Brad Tassell said it was a requirement that all National bodies have at least one representative;
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.
Air Niugini has today released packages for PNG supporters to cheer on their Team Kumul squad at the Rugby League World Cup in the UK in October.
PNGRFL Interim CEO Brad Tassell said the packages were well priced and offered a range of options to PNG supporters wishing to travel to the World Cup;
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