Orchids side named to face Jillaroos

The PNGRFL has named a 20-member squad for the Oil Search PNG Orchids team to take on Australia on October 6th.

The bulk of the team remains from the squad that played the Brisbane Broncos early this month in Australia, while there are some new faces.

Amelia Kuk, who played for Broncos against the Orchids, now joins the squad to take on the Jillaroos in the second curtain raiser to the Prime Minister’s XIII match.

The recent Regional trials have seen the selection of Lilah Malabag and Betty Kawak from the Southern Confederate and Elmah Turpa from the NGI.

Oil Search PNG Orchids Team:

  1. Amelia Kuk - Australia
  2. Matha Molowia - Southern
  3. Naomi Kaupa  - Southern
  4. Catherine Anjo - Southern
  5. Jacobetha Wake - Northern
  6. Nicole Mato - NGI
  7. Jenni-Sue Hoepper - Australia
  8. Elsie Albert - NGI
  9. Therese Aiton - Australia
  10. Tahina Booth - Australia
  11. Janet Michael - Southern
  12. Carol Humeu  - Southern
  13. Venesa Nakas - NGI
  14. Roswita Kapo - Southern
  15. Lilah Malabag - Southern
  16. Betty Kawak - Southern
  17. Grace Mark - Northern
  18. Elmah Turpa - NGI
  19. Regila Wilfred - Highlands
  20. Shirey Jerry - Highlands

David Westley – Coach

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Cedric Patjole