EPG Enga Mioks

Lahanis scoop coveted trophy

Strengths were evenly matched in the first 30 minutes of the match until table-toppers, Mioks, broke the ice with a Paul Wawa try.

A successful conversion ensured a 6-0 lead for them until Brendon Nima responded a few minutes later.

An unsuccessful conversion left the scores at 6-4 until a return from second half saw Mark Tony score the winning try for the Eastern Highlands side.

In front of a tightly-packed National Football Stadium, the Lahanis came from behind to claim the cup with a score of 10-6.

 

Digicel Cup finalists congratulated

Lorna McPherson, Digicel PNG's Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer, has wished EPG Enga Mioks and Goroka Bintangor Lahanis all the best in their match this Sunday.

The 2018 PNG National Rugby League Competition Digicel Cup comes to an end this Sunday, September 2, with a grand final between Minor Premiers Enga Mioks and the Lahanis at the Oil Search National Football Stadium in Port Moresby.

McPherson has passed her best wishes to both teams and their captains.

“Best a lot, boys. I hope both teams do well,” she said.

Mioks holding top spot

The Timothy Lepa coached side have beaten the Bintangor Goroka Lahanis, Agmark Rabaul Gurias, Giru Waghi Tumbe, PRK Gulf Isou and made it five from five with a win over the PRK Mendi Muruks yesterday.

Running second are last year’s runner-up, the Gurias, whose first loss this season was to the Mioks in round two.

Waghi Tumbe and the boys from Hela have also shown they are teams to be reckoned with, picking up impressive wins while defending premiers, the Tigers, have yet to find their form, having recorded only one win putting them in eighth spot on the ladder.

Mioks hold on to beat Vipers

The Mioks found the try line first, right before the 20-minute mark after a break from Junior Bobby drawing in the defence before passing out to a flying Daniel Tapol to score out wide.

From the sideline, Jeffery Para struck it clean to take the Mioks to a 6-0 lead.

These were the only points in the first half.

The Mioks extended their lead minutes into the second half after Para kicked a penalty from thirty metres out.

The city boys finally got on the board late in the match when Rex Maima scored.

Mioks stomp over Wigmen

The Mioks hit the front after five minutes through a penalty converted by halfback Jeffrey Para Saturday afternoon at the National Football Stadium.

Former SP Hunters playmaker, Roger Laka was instrumental having a hand in two tries scored to put the Mioks out to a 12-0 lead by half-time.

The Wigmen narrowed the score to 12-4 midway through the second half when they went wide sending Ian Maliaba over to score.

But this was all from the Wigmen as Mioks scored two more times through Levai Bobby and Junior Bobby to set up an easy win.

Eagles soar to win over Mioks in week 1 of finals

The venue was packed to capacity with the main game of the day played in sunny and windy conditions.

The Eagles looked the more dangerous side in the opening minutes as they dominated possession.

But it was the Mioks who got the first points from a penalty successfully converted by -eighth Philemon Taim.

In their next visit to the Eagles half, a dangerous tackle on a Mioks player presented the chance for them to extend their lead.

Taim attempted to convert from 25 metres out but his kick just sailed wide.