PNG into gold playoff with Samoa

PNG have advanced to the gold medal play offs for men's touch rugby at the Pacific Games.

This came after handing out a 17-2 thrashing to the Solomon Islands this morning.

PNG will play Samoa this afternoon for gold. Samoa defeated Cook Islands in the other semi final 9-3.

The bronze medal play off will be between Cook Islands and the Solomon Islands.

The PNG women's touch team will also play for gold today against Samoa. The bronze medal play off will see Kiribati play the Cook Islands.

Troy Taule