PM's 13

Orchids go down to Jillaroos

The match ended with a 40-4 scoreline, in favour of the visitors.

The visiting Australian Jillaroos treated this match like any other, making sure they got into the rhythm of the game immediately at kick off.

With the intense city heat, the Jillaroos piled on in attack from the get go, eventually scoring their first converted try in just under 10 minutes.

The Oil Search PNG Orchids were tough in their defence, tackling hard but not so much in attack.

The Jillaroos prevented them from getting too close to their try line.

Segeyaro set for tough reception on Saturday

The 11th edition of the annual challenge will be played under the lights at Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby on Saturday.

In a combined media conference this afternoon, PNG PMs 13 coach Stanley Tepend gave a thumbs up for his troops' preparation.

“The camp is good; they all play against each in the Digicel Cup and have now bonded well as a group.”

His counterpart Ivan Cleary said, “Many (of the players in the squad) play together and the combination will there.