Chinese cleared in PNGRFL logo case

They are owners of shops at the Erimart shop complex. They appeared before Justice Panuel Mogish on Monday, November 7, for a trial to answer to allegations that they were selling printed jerseys and polo shirts containing counterfeit logos for the PNGRFL, Kumuls and Hunters.

However, before the trial started, the court was made known of a declaration filed by the State saying the trademarks were never registered by the complainant, the PNG Rugby Football League.

Hunters trailing 6-4 at break

It was a tough first fifteen minutes with both sides having nearly equal chances to score.

Several visits to the Falcons half were fruitless for the Hunters as they failed to turn their chances into points.

The Falcons stuck first right on the twenty minutes mark after Thomas Murphy dummied and ducked his way past three Hunters defenders to score near the posts.

The score was 6-0 from the boot of Joe Stimson.

Ase Boas to lead team against Blackhawks tomorrow

With Hunters sitting on the third spot with 32 points and Blackhawks on fourth with 31, the round 23 clash will see a decider to find the team that will finish third on the ladder after the end of the regular season.

With co-captain Noel Zeming still out of the team and captain Adam Korave yet to be rated a good chance to play because of a knee injury picked up in the previous match against Jets, Boas was  named to lead the team for tomorrow’s game.

Hunters ready for Bears

It may be revenge time for the Hunters after losing to Bears in Round 8 games.

With the home ground advantage, the PNG Hunters will be strongly tipped to record their 26th straight win at home.

The Hunters looks fully prepared to take on the competition leaders and will be taking the game as a grand final match.

Bears are currently sitting on the top of the ladder with 33 points followed by Redcliffe Dolphins with 32 points as Hunters still clinging onto third place with 30 points.

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Government plans fitting farewell for Sir Michael

The National Government will give a chiefly farewell to the country’s first Prime Minister Sir Michael Somare when he pulls down his political carrier in nine months’ time, after 48 years in politics.


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Pandia brothers out to win v Hunters

It was against the Hunters in Round 12 that the defending premiers ended their early-season losing streak and begin the find their form.

With the different style of footy the Walker Brothers coach, it is set to be an entertaining game.

Ipswich – who lost to the Burleigh Bears last weekend – will aim to cause an upset against the in-form Hunters, however with the inclusion of Pandia brothers might gain them some local support.

Two Digicel Cup players join Hunters training squad

The first is Gulf Isapea captain, Bernard Goma  who started who training with the Hunters on Tuesday while confirmation has yet to be received from Lae Snax Tigers, Junior Rop who is expected to join the Hunters camp next Monday.

“Both these players have been very impressive with their respective franchise clubs.

“They join the Hunters camp to fit into our training structures and regime," said Marum.

Hunters remain in third place

After 11 rounds and from 10 games, the Hunters are on 16 points from 7 wins, 3 losses and 1 bye.

The Hunters arrived today from Australia and will regroup to prepare for this Sunday’s match against the 13th placed Ipswich Jets at the North Ipswich Reserve, Australia.

The top 6: Townsville Blackhawks (19), Burleigh Bears (17), SP Hunters (16), Easts Tigers (15), Redcliffe Dolphins (14) and Northern Pride (12).


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UPNG gives O’Neill 24-hour ultimatum

The University of Papua New Guinea students have given the Prime Minister 24-hours to respond favourably to their petition or there’ll be a mass withdrawal.


Hundreds gather at UPNG

Hundreds of people have gathered at the University of Papua New Guinea’s main Waigani campus.

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