PNGRFL working with World Cup Committee to ensure safety

The PNG Rugby Football League (PNGRFL) will be working closely with the World Cup Committee to ensure safety for all come the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.

The World Cup will be played across played across Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea in four pools.

Three games will be played in PNG- October 28 and on November 5 and 12.

“Concerning security, it’s not up to the PNGRFL, the event is being organised by the World Cup Committee.

“But as members and stakeholders in the Local Organising Committee team, we (PNGRFL) will provide intelligence on cultural and environmental issues in PNG so that they (World Cup Committee) are in line and they can take the necessary precautions to ensure the games are safe and secure for all,” said PNGRFL Chairman, Sandis Tsaka.

He said the Local Organising Committee will be meeting at the end of this year to release more details on updates of preparations especially to do with security for the World Cup.

The World Cup will run from the October 27 to December 2.


Troy Taule