Teams named for Oceania Cup clash between PNG and Fiji | Papua New Guinea | International Rugby League News

Alex Johnston and Daniel Russell are set to debut as PNG LNG Kumul Nos. 294 and 295 respectively in this Saturday’s 2nd Pool B Oceania Cup Pacific Test against Fiji Batis in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Alex Johnston and Daniel Russell are set to debut as PNG LNG Kumul Nos. 294 and 295 respectively in this Saturday’s 2nd Pool B Oceania Cup Pacific Test against Fiji Batis in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Edene Gebbie, Terry Wapi and Kyle Laybutt who made their debuts against Samoa in Sydney in June this year have also been named in the starting line -up.

Edwin Ipape, Stargroth Amean, Stanford Talita and Garry Lo are on the extended bench. Rhys Martin will captain the side.

9 NOVEMBER - ORANGETHEORY STADIUM, CHRISTCHURCH

4.30pm Gates Open
5.20pm Fiji v Papua New Guinea
8.00pm GBRL Lions v New Zealand

The 20- man squad PNG is:
1. ALEX JOHNSTON
2. EDENE GEBBIE
3. DANIEL RUSSELL
4. JUSTIN OLAM
5. TERRY WAPI
6. KYLE LAYBUTT
7. WATSON BOAS
8. WELLINGTON ALBERT
9. WARTOVO PUARA Jnr
10. LUKE PAGE
11. NIXON PUTT
12. RHYSE MARTIN – Captain
13. MOSES MENINGA
Interchange
14. EDWIN IPAPE
15. STANTON ALBERT
16. ENOCK MAKI
17. STARGROTH AMEAN
18. GARRY LO
19. STANFORD TALITA
20. DAVID MEAD

Coach Michael Marum will confirm the final 17 at the Captains Run on Friday. Kick off is at 3.20pm (PNG Time) on Saturday November 9, 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

FIJI
1. SITI MOCEIDREKE
2. MAIKA SIVO
3. TAANE MILNE
4. BRAYDEN WILLIAME
5. SULIASI VUNIVALU
6. KEVIN NAIQAMA
7. BRANDON WAKEHAM
8. KANE EVANS
9. JOEY LOVODUA
10. TUI KAMIKAMICA
11. VILLIAME KIKAU
12. BEN NAKUBUWAI
13. D'RYS MILLER
14. JOSEPH RATU
15. KING VUNIYAYAWA
16. LAMAR LIOVAVAVE
17. PENIONI TAGITUIMUA
18. ISAAC LUMELUME

 

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