The PNGRFL has today announced they have confirmed participation of a PNG Kumuls U19 team in this year’s Commonwealth Games Festival in Glasgow.
PNG’s participation will be funded through the Team Kumul program in preparation for the South Pacific games in 2015. Other teams who have confirmed participation include Jamaica, South Africa, Australia, Scotland, England, Canada and Wales.
Team Kumul has fired a warning shot ahead of their opening World Cup clash against France next Saturday, with a comprehensive win against Scotland in their warm up match last night.
ALBERT brothers Wellington and Stanton and Martin brothers Tyson and Rhyse will create history for the PNG Kumuls when they face Fiji Bati in Saturday’s Pacific Test match at the CBUS Stadium on the Gold Coast.
This is the first time in history when two sets of brothers will wear the red, black and gold in the same Kumuls team.
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.
By:Jannel Mañibo Dela Torre, Date; 03/10/2014
Papua New Guinea (PNG) is the only country in the world where Rugby League is the National sport.
So what better way for PNG expatriates studying, working and living in the Philippines to celebrate their countries 39th Independence day celebrations, but organize a Rugby League tournament at the Adventist University of the Philippines (AUP) in Cavite on Saturday the 16th of September.
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.
SP PNG Hunter Mark Mexico has been signed by Australian NRL club the Cronulla Sharks and will link with his new club immediately.
Mexico, a World Cup Kumul front rower, has signed a one-‐year contract with the option of an extended contract based on his performances at his new club this season.
REIGNING Digicel Cup Champions Hela Wigmen is determined to lift the standards of their establishment as they prepare for another challenging Digicel Cup 2015 season.
And they are grateful to the SP PNG Hunters for allowing their Head Trainer Sova Milfred the opportunity to upgrade his knowledge of the game with a one-‐week stint with the Intrust Super Cup team.