Moni Plus NCDC Vipers

Gurias home in nail biter

Going into Sundays block buster both teams were sharing top spot in their pool with 10 points apiece with Vipers edging Gurias out on percentage.

Foundation clubs Rabaul Gurias and Port Moresby Vipers took to the Santos National Football stadium on Sunday to replicate and show off their wares why they are still the benchmark teams of the national rugby league.

The physicality and pace of top of the Pool B classic was next level that kept the vocal crowd cheering their teams on throughout the intriguing match-up.

Vipers announce 2022 squad

While majority of the players from this season's playing roster have been retained, six have been released for personal reasons.


When releasing the Vipers pre-season train-on squad, Vipers Board Chairman Dr Newton Albert said majority of players from this season have been retained for consistency game management and combinations.


Dr Newton said they are now looking at other pathway competitions such as the NCD Governor’s Cup, Hope Cup and Amazing Moresby Cup to select additional young players to boost their squad for the 2022 season.