Ipatas Cup

Ipatas Cup Day two underway

The results so far:

Paga Panthers def. Niugini Online 6 Mile Storms 14-5, QPR Wanderers def. Young Valuers 8-0, 5 Mile Kongos def. M2 Mumuts 12-0, North Build Hummers drew with D8 Mosquitoes 0-0, Emparado Giants def. Okuk Watch Dogs 14-4, Agro Bullets def. City Redbacks 8-0, UPNG Attaffair Aladin def. Debona Hornets 18-2, and Garden Hills Niutel def. Waigani Irelai 8-4.

Official, David Silovo confirmed there are 16 teams taking part in the four day tournament for the one golden pass available to progress on to the next stage of the 2018 CCIC.


PNG Loop's 5@5

Signatures on no-confidence motion to be checked


The signatures on the motion for the vote of no-confidence (VONC) against Prime Minister Peter O’Neill will have its authenticity confirmed.


HB Case: Empty shell matches weapon

Eastern End Challenge over

Hawks piped out Morobe Chiefs 20-18 while Crushers crushed their brothers from Chimbu, the Sine Suwai Brothers 15-0.

Hawks were the dark horses in this two-day competition and a surprise to all to book themselves a ticket for the great show down.

The Crushers/Brothers game finished yesterday as they couldn't complete it on Sunday due to fading lights.

Crushers were leading 11-nil when the game ended at half time and all agreed to continue the second half yesterday at the same venue.

The lads from Kamkumung scored an unconverted try to win by 15 points.

Ipatas Cup league kicks off in Lae

After much delay in getting the Coca-Cola Ipatas Cup (CCIC) started towards the end of last year, it was finally got off the ground with the Chimbu Leg of the competition played in Lae over the weekend.

Chief Executive Officer Timothy Lepa said the Chimbu game was stage in Lae because the playing field in Kundiawa was in bad shape as well as other issues.

He said they had in the past encountered many issues which had disrupted the competition in the past.

"We have all agreed to move the games to Lae because the Kundiawa Dickson Oval is not good for playing.


Fixtures set for Ipatas Cup

The games will start in about a month’s time and will run for eight weeks.

The knock-outs will be held in Lae in mid February with the finals to be moved to Wabag in the third week of the same month.

Below is the official calendar released by the Ipatas Cup CEO Timothy Lepa: