Papua New Guinea

Rugby League Tri-Nation Results

Rugby League Tri-Nation Results

15/10/2017, Papua New Guinea, Multi Sports, Papua New Guinea Facts (Publication), Article # 24478186
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1. PNG Kumuls 10 beat  Fiji Bati 0 (first 40 mins)
2. Australian Kangaroos 20  beat PNG Kumuls 4 (second 40 mins)
3. Australian Kangaroos 18 beat Fiji Bati 0 ( final 40 mins)

The PNG KUMULs took on Fiji Bati yesterday at ANZ Stadium in the TRI – Nations Series with the hope to topple the Bati and the kangaroo’s for the title.
Just 10 minutes into the first 40 minutes the KUMULS did not waste time creating an amazing gap for Captain David Mead who scored the opening try for the PNG Kumuls.
Adding more pressure for the Fiji Bati the Kumuls did not let the Bati’ s stand a chance when they scored the second try by Luke Page with an outstanding conversion from Ase Boas bring the score to 10 points - nil in the first 40 minutes.
Into the second test PNG KUMULS went up against the Australian Kangaroos.
The Kangaroos scored an opening try by Tom Troboehvich with a missed conversion from James Maloney and not far from the first try Josh Menso scored a second try with a great successful conversion by James Maloney bringing the score 10 points to nil.
Not letting the Kangaroos get away PNG Kumuls came back hard with Rhys Martin scoring with a missed conversion bringing the PNG Kumuls 4 points to 10.
With less than 10 minutes to go Dane Gagai from the Kangaroos scored with an unsuccessful conversion from James Maloney.
Coming back hard with just 4 minutes left Wayne Grant scored with this time a great conversion from James Maloney bring the final score at full time 20 points to 4. PNGTV



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Zimbabwe to host World Cup qualifier in March 2018

Zimbabwe to host World Cup qualifier in March 2018

13/10/2017, Papua New Guinea, Cricket, Cricket PNG, Article # 24463280
The tournament will begin in March 2018, where ten teams play for the two spots left for the 2019 World Cup

http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci-icc/content/story/1123810.html?CMP=OTC-RSS
Dai leads Papua New Guinea to second on WCL points table

Dai leads Papua New Guinea to second on WCL points table

08/10/2017, Papua New Guinea, Cricket, Cricket PNG, Article # 24408638
A five-wicket victory over Scotland in Port Moresby meant they are only two points behind Netherlands

http://www.espncricinfo.com/wcl-championship-2015-17/content/story/1123287.html?CMP=OTC-RSS
MacLeod 154 propels Scotland past PNG

MacLeod 154 propels Scotland past PNG

06/10/2017, Papua New Guinea, Cricket, Cricket PNG, Article # 24388529
The No. 3 batsman made the third-highest score for Scotland and led them to their third-largest ODI victory by margin of runs

http://www.espncricinfo.com/wcl-championship-2015-17/content/story/1123117.html?CMP=OTC-RSS
Scotland still winless after high-scoring draw

Scotland still winless after high-scoring draw

04/10/2017, Papua New Guinea, Cricket, Cricket PNG, Article # 24365751
Richie Berrington's patient 129 helped Scotland to a 110-run first-innings lead, but two strong batting performances from Papua New Guinea thwarted their push for a win

http://www.espncricinfo.com/icc-intercontinental-cup-2015-17/content/story/1122930.html?CMP=OTC-RSS
Prime Mininster O'Neill says PNG ready for NRL

Prime Mininster O'Neill says PNG ready for NRL

30/09/2017, Papua New Guinea, Multi Sports, Papua New Guinea Facts (Publication), Article # 24319784
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Prime Minister Peter O'Neill says Papua New Guinea is ready to enter a team into Australia’s National Rugby League competition.
Mr O'Neill said this following the success of the PNG Hunters in the Queensland Intrust Super Cup competition, where they are now the reigning champions.
The Prime Minister, who's also the Sports Minister, says the Hunters have showed that they have what it takes to compete at the highest level.
Mr O'Neill says he will seek additional meetings between the PNG Rugby League and the National Rugby League to advance these discussions.



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