Cricket PNG joins in fight against cancer

Cricket PNG (CPNG) last Sunday successfully hosted its Biggest Morning Tea in support of the work of the PNG Cancer Foundation (PNGCF).

The event which was sponsored by CPNG and the Australian Government was extra special being held on Mother’s Day.

In attendance were representatives of the cricket fraternity, Women’s Cricket Director, Iammo Launa, PNGCF Educator, Paulus Miroi and the women’s national cricket team- the City Pharmacy Ltd Lewas.

Miroi stressed on the dangers of mouth cancer and the risks of developing the disease from excessive smoking and chewing of betel nut.

Amongst the guests were students from the CPNG Kriket Blo Olgeta Program who brought along their mothers for the occasion.

 Special raffle draw prizes including a cricket bat signed by players of the national cricket teams – the HEBOU PNG Barramundis and the CPL Lewas.

CPNG also made a small donation to the PNGCF to further assist the PNGCF’s cancer awareness programs.

Troy Taule