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Independence Cup the 1st RL tournament in Cebu City Philippines

 

Date: 29/9/15

In celebrating their country’s 40th Independence Day anniversary in the Philippines, Papua New Guinea (PNG) students in Cebu City, made Rugby League history on the 12th of September, by playing the first ever Rugby League tournament in the Philippines second city.

Cebu City as with Manila is a popular destination for PNG nationals taking up tertiary studies in the Philippines.

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Philippines based Development Officer aiming to grow rugby league locally

Date: 22/09/2015

“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.

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Philippines reach the Semi Final of the Cabramatta International Rugby League 9s

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.

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Junior Tamaraws Run Riot against Thailand Stars whilst their Senior counterparts hold their own against Niue

By Michael Holt, Date: 10/10/14 (Photos By Jeff Kan)

On the eve of the biggest Rugby League event of the year the NRL Grand Final, on Saturday the 4th of October, 3 League minnows were preparing for history in the Western Sydney suburb of Wentworthville.

The canteen area of the stadium had gone from the traditional Aussie smells of sausage sangas and steak sandwiches, to the streets of Manila and Bangkok with Pork Adobo and Pad Thai filling the air.

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