The three year deal was made official today with the signing between Digicel Retail Director, Lorna McPherson and PNG Rugby Football League (PNGRFL) Chairman, Sandis Tsaka at the CHM building in Port Moresby.
This is the second term of the platinum agreement and marks the first time the PNGRFL has had an exclusive telecommunications partner.
‘Nothing brings people together like rugby league in PNG. Digicel is thrilled to line up beside the world’s most passionate rugby league supporters and cheer on our home grown team, the SP Hunters.
“The Hunters are more than just a group of people playing. They’re great ambassadors for ruby league.
“This is the start of another exciting three-year relationship between Digicel and the PNGRFL.
“Rugby league is arguably PNG’s most loved sporting code and we are looking forward to partnering with the league as they continue to grow and develop the sport in PNG,” said McPherson
Tsaka described the event as a milestone for rugby league and added he was confident that the league will flourish under the partnership.
“This is welcoming news for us. We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Digicel. We look forward to having Digicel’s support behind us as we explore growth opportunities for our beloved game,” said Tsaka.