Governors Cup- Rugby 7s tournament underway

The National Capital District Governors Cup started yesterday with teams eyeing grand cash prizes including the Cup, Plate, Bowl and trophy.

There are 28 male teams and 7 female teams taking part in the two day tournament.

Teams from almost all over the country are taking part including the West Papuans, for the first time.

However, the National Champions Lae Hammer Heads couldn’t make it to the tournament to defend their title.

Some of the tournaments best teams are the 2015 Madang Cup champions Kimbe Rebels and runner-up for the Madang Cup the Black Orchids of Bougainville.

All teams from the 8 pools played 3 matches each to qualify with 3 or 2 wins for the second elimination round today.

Lamech Jinimbo