Bradley Simon

Sepik 9s get financial backing

Bradley Simon, one of the founders of Sepik Pride, made this remark after receiving a K100, 000 dummy cheque from YFIG Group Ltd to finance the 9s competition.

While expressing his gratitude for the financial support received, Simon quickly pointed out where he wanted to use the money and why.

Simon said the support is not only for the 9s tournament but also stressed the importance of developing the code.

All teams must show true sportsmanship: Coordinator

In a first for East Sepik province, teams from Maprik, Vanimo and Wewak will converge upon Maprik to battle it out to win the one golden pass on offer.

Maprik United ready to face the best at NGI Super 9s

The team left Madang yesterday by bus to Lae. They will leave for East New Britain today where the 9s tournament will staged.

Coach of Maprik United and former Agmark Gurias player, Bradley Simon said his team has been hard at training and are looking forward to the challenge.

“The boys had a training session at Divine Word University on Wednesday afternoon and the boys are ready to go against the best.

“We will have the weekend off after a week of travelling and we’ll be back in training on Monday leading up to the tournament weekend.

Maprik to host Sepik Challenge of CCIC

Coordinator of the Sepik Challenge and former Agmark Gurias player, Bradley Simon, said he received the confirmation yesterday from Enga Governor Peter Ipatas and CEO of the CCIC, Timothy Lepa.

Simon said this is the first time one of PNG’s biggest off-season rugby league competitions is coming to East Sepik, and also the first for the Sepik Challenge to be inlcuded in the CCIC.

The Sepik Challenge will start on Febuary 17, 2017, and will be held at the Maprik field, which will be converted from a soccer field into one big rugby field.