Judah Rimbu

Rimbu heads to Super League

The British Media, Hull Live, reported that the Hunter has agreed to a deal with English Rugby League club and would join the club for next season.

Duration of the deal, reported to have signed, is unknown at this stage, but the Football Club is looking long term, which the 22 year old Hunter fits the bill.

Hull FC targets Rimbu

Rugby League Live revealed that the Black and Whites have identified Judah Rimbu as a recruitment target and are working on a deal to bring him to the MKM Stadium next season.

Rimbu picks up pace

The 23-year-old Southern Highlander burst onto the QRL scene in 2021 at 19 years of age and has never looked back since. 

Rimbu, is relishing his 4th season with the Hunters is his own unique way. He is gifted with extraordinary rugby league skill and knowledge about the game, having trained and played under NRL and Dolphins coaching guru Wayne Bennet, at the Dolphins during pre-season.
Back with the Hunters, Rimbu continues to push himself on and off the field to be better at his game and be a role model for the next generation of Hunters.

Rimbu primed for Season 2024

Rimbu now relishing his 4th season as a Hunter, has greatly improved since he made his debut as a 19-year-old back in 2021 and shows no sign of stopping anytime soon.

Hunters pathway continues

This collaboration is an integral part of the strategic partnership between the SP PNG Hunters and the Dolphins NRL club, intending to facilitate the entry of more local players from Papua New Guinea into the NRL competition.

Under the guidance of Waynen Bennett NRL’s coaching guru and Dolphins head coach, Rimbu and Kapinias commenced their training this week.

Over the next eight weeks of preseason, they will be working towards securing a full-time NRL contract.

RIMBU READY FOR CALL UP

The 22-year-old Southern Highlands star made his mark representing Southern Confederate schools boys and was part of the Junior Kumuls in 2018.

After bursting onto the scene as Hela Wigmen’s Digicel Cup Rookie of the Year two years ago in 2020, it’s been an amazing whirl wind journey for young Rimbu excelling through the PNG Hunters program to earning his first Kumul jumper under newly appointed PNG Kumuls coach, Justin Holbrook.

Rimbu to fill big Shoes

Boas returns to England to complete his contract with League One club Doncaster.

It will be tough for an injury-riddled PNG Hunters but Rimbu starting up as five-eight and should direct the match to victory.

Rimbu’s 70 minutes against the Burleigh Bears and has benefited him for the No.6jersey this weekend.  

He was 2020 Digicel Cup Rookie of the Year, while playing for the 2020 premiers, Hela Wigmen.

Energetic utility forward, Edwin Ipape returns in Round 8 from a two-game suspension collected in the Hunters’ 25-18 Kokoda Cup loss to Burleigh Bears.