Southern Rugby 9s launched

After a three-year absence the Southern Rugby 9s tournament is back on the roll at the National Football Stadium in Port Moresby.

More than 50 teams mostly from the Central Province assembled at the NFS today for the official launching.

The 52 teams have been placed in 13 Pools with the ever popular Aroma Coast teams dominating the tournament and Goilala stamps a mark in the 9s rugby sending in two teams, Tapini Snails and Minaru Storms. Gulf sends in a team, Gulf Ifearea.

The tournament is tailored for the youths of Southern region to participate over the next five days ending on 24 December 2022.

Tournament Director, Ivan Ravu said the tournament aims to promote physical fitness, active lifestyle, leadership, commitment, responsibility and respect for one and another.

Ravu said it was important that players network and develop friendship with others from within the region while participating in this tournament. 

“The administration and management will do our best possible to ensure that these matches are conducted according to the Rules and Guidelines set,” he said.

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