PNG Mozzies fall to Ireland

The PNG Mosquitoes went down to Ireland 6.5 (41) to 4.6 (30) in their opening match of the 2017 AFL International Cup in Melbourne, Australia, today.

In the reply of the 2014 grand final, the Irish got their revenge, booting themselves to an 11 point win at McAlister Oval.


Goal Kickers: T. Goroga 2, M. King, K. Paulias Siwee

Best Players: J. Ikupu, S. Agita, W. Aisi, M. Lavai, G. Simon, J. Peni


Goal Kickers: P. Lucey 3, P. Brennan, D. Mcelhone, R. Cull

Best Players: D. Mcelhone, P. O''Halloran, G. Walls, S. O''Sullivan, P. Lucey, M. Finn.

Round two will see the Mozzies take on Nauru on Wednesday, August 9, at Marty Busch Recreation Reserve at 12:30pm.

Troy Taule