2018 Oil Search PNG Orchids

Changes in PNG Orchids coaching staff

The recently appointed head coach, David Westley, believes the coaching staff is made up of individuals who are reliable and can deliver.

The staff is led by Westley as head coach, Sammy Rice Jackson as assistant coach and Ruth Turia as the team manager.

When queried on the exclusion of one of last year’s coaches, Westley said he had his chance last year where unfortunately, his actions have resulted in his omission.

2018 Oil Search PNG Orchids squad announced

The squad was selected following the 2018 National Women’s Championships held in Port Moresby over the weekend.

The 26 women have been selected to take on the Brisbane Broncos on Sunday, September 2nd, in Brisbane.

The team is made up of 22 players and 4 shadow players.

Southern Confederate boasts 8 players in the squad, while Highlands and Northern 4 each, and New Guinea Islands has 3.

Furthermore, 3 Australian players have also been added to the team.

Oil Search PNG Orchids squad