PNGRFU President: We want to be world class

Speaking at the announcement of the PNG Pukpuks Sevens side for the upcoming HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Wellington and Sydney, Kami said him and his board want PNG to be world class.

After Wellington and Sydney, the Pukpuks will look to the Hong Kong fixtures in the hope to qualify for the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in 2017-18.

“We want to be world class and Hong Kong gives us that chance. If we need to, we’ll fine tune again for next year.

Tkatchenko denies 'politically ‘interfering’ in PNGRFU affairs

Speaking this morning at Bava Park, Port Moresby, Tkatchenko denied any claims of him interfering in the affairs of the PNGRFU.

“There have been some comments made against me by the general manager of the PNGRFU, Frank Genia, stating that I’ve been politically interfering in the process of putting up a new president, that plus we’ve never assisted rugby union at all as a government.