On September 1 four Filipinos answered Timothy Buipe, a Papua New Guinea (PNG) national living in the Philippines call, for Filipinos in Manila to try a new sport; "The Greatest Game of All" - Rugby League, in the Philippines field of heroes, Rizal Park and the Manila Storm was born.
“Good afternoon all the way from Manila.
I’m Timothy Buipe 27 years of age, I have been playing Rugby League since I was in high School in Papua New Guinea (PNG). I always play Center # 3.
I came to the Philippines to study, and enrolled at Adamson University in 2013 and was studying Customs Administration. Due to a financial set back with sponsors I withdrew from studies and started a small computer shop with my Filipina girlfriend here at Pasay City.
By Erick Elefante Date: 9/2/15
The Philippine Airlines (PAL) Tamaraws again entered 4 teams in the Cabramatta International 9s tournament held at St Mary’s Rugby League club on the weekend.
Teams 3 and 4 reached the quarter finals and Teams 1 and 2 the Semifinals.
By Erick Elefante, Date:6/8/2013
When Marlyn Simpson sent the Philippines National Rugby League (PNRL) the latest pictures of the San Narciso Junior Rugby League team training at the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy (PMMA) she titled the photos, â€œFirst time to play Rugby League on Grassâ€!