POMRFL women to play curtain raiser for PM’s XIII

Two Port Moresby Rugby Football League (POMRFL) women’s teams will play one of the curtain raiser to the annual Prime Minister’s XIII this weekend.

The PM’s XIII match between Australia and Papua New Guinea will be played this Saturday, September 24 at the National Football Stadium.

The two women’s teams are Paga Panthers and Royals who are SP POMRFL Women grand finalists.

POMRFL board chairman, Dr James Naipao said women’s participation in this annual event illustrates the promotion of gender equality in sports.

The PNG and New South Wales Under 16 teams will also challenge as curtain raiser.

Meantime, the Australia PM’s X111 team arrives this Thursday for the match.

Leading up to the game, a lineup of activities have been planned including a visit to the Bomana War Cemetery.

The NGCB PNG PMX111 captain will be named on Friday evening.

The match officially kicks off at 4.30pm and will be televised live on TVWAN.

Tickets for the match are selling at K15 outer stand, K60 grand stand, K45 west wings and K250 club lounge and can be purchased at Stop n Shop outlets in Moresby.

Quintina Naime