Ox & Palm Pacific Test Invitational 2019

Brave performance in Pacific Test: Coach

Despite a 28-0 loss to the Fiji Bulikula, Oil Search PNG Orchids Coach Nigel Hukula said he was extremely proud of the team’s effort.

“The numbers on the board are secondary. The numbers the Oil Search PNG Orchids produce in the future by these ladies’ effort today is what will be counted,” he said.

“They competed till the end with grit and resilience, which is testimony to what PNG women are made of.”

United under one banner: PNGRFL

“They will be representing not only their family, but a nation, a people of a thousand different tribes with over 850 languages. But all will be united under the banner of rugby league,” says the PNG Rugby Football League.

“We have a number of debutants from both our teams, they all have a story to tell, a legacy to continue and to create.