Digicel Cup Competition

Rugby teams prep for Men of Honour Round

Themed “Play to Build Peace”, the workshop on Thursday has been organised by the Digicel PNG Foundation and facilitated by Eddie Aila of Aila Consultants and Ruth Kissam from PNG Tribal Foundation.

The objective of the workshop is to help sensitise players and officials on how to advocate for peace building and anti-violence through interactive and practical sessions to help them to implement solutions not only in their teams and sports code but also in their communities.

NRLC content with Digicel Cup progress

In a press conference yesterday, manager of the PNG NRLC, Stanley Hondina, said with the conclusion of round 14, the points table speaks volumes of the tough games that have been played over 14 weekends.

To further ensure a smooth running of the game, the National Rugby League Competition has put some systems in place to collect and keep records.

“We have a sporting software that loads all team sheets, team lists and scoring of the game sheets,” said Hondina.

He further explained the system used by referees and linesmen to award the player of the year.

Round 13: Wins to Tigers, Vipers and Gurias

Up in Minj today, Tigers defeated Waghi Tumbe 42-28.

Meantime across in Goroka, Bintangor Goroka Lahanis drew with PRK Mendi Muruks 26-26.

Down to Port Moresby, Vipers defeated Kroton Hela Wigmen 15-10.

In Kokopo, Gurias defeated EPG Enga Mioks 22-18.

Round 11 in Minj, Lae, POM, Kokopo

Starting at 2pm in Minj, Waghi Tumbe are scheduled to go up against the PRK Mendi Muruks.

Moving down to Lae, the first-placed Lae Snax Tigers will host the visiting EPG Enga Mioks.

In the nation’s capital, the NCDC Port Moresby Vipers have a date with the Bintangor Goroka Lahanis.

Finally, across to Kokopo, the Agmark Rabaul Gurias will clash with the Kroton Hela Wigmen.

All three matches are set to kick off at 3pm.

Provincial Government boosts Wigmen with K600, 000 backing


In presenting the cheque yesterday, Hela Provincial Administrator, William Bando said the Hela Wigmen rugby league team is a brainchild of the late Governor, Anderson Agiru .

“We respect what he started. We need to carry on the work the late Governor Agiru left behind. This is for them to finish off the season,” said Bando.

Hela Wigmen Club Chairman, Andy Hetra thanked the Provincial Government for their continued support to the club.

“Thank you to the Hela Provincial Administrator, William Bando.