National women’s rugby league head coach position advertised

The position of Head Coach for the PNG national women’s rugby league team, the Raggianas has been advertised.

CEO of the PNG Rugby Football League, Reatau Rau said the position is being advertised following the PNGRFL board meeting last month in Port Moresby.

“The board resolved that the position of Head Coach for our national women’s team must be advertised so that a suitable and qualified coach is appointed,” said Rau.

Rau said the main role of the head coach will be to identify potential players in the domestic and overseas competitions, instil discipline and values on and off the field and develop a team centred environment, and select and prepare a squad to take part at the Women’s Rugby League World Cup at the end of this year in Australia,

He added the position is open to PNG citizens only and urged those who hold a NRL level one coaching certificate or similar qualifications and have been actively involved in coaching for the past three years or so to submit their applications.

“The person we are looking for must be committed and dedicated to the task at hand. He or she must be prepared to devote their energies and efforts into developing a competitive side to represent PNG at international events during the year and the World Cup later this year,” said Rau.

All applications can be sent to the CEO at PO Box 1845, Boroko or hand delivered to the PNGRFL Headquarters at the National Football Stadium in Boroko.

Applications close on Wednesday January 18, 2017. 

Troy Taule