Port Moresby Rugby Football League

POMRFL completes season

In the U20 men’s match that was played first, Hekari Tarangau def. Sports Tok Kone Tigers 12-4.

To the women’s final that followed after, Kroton Souths drew with PNG Waste Co/TGM Paga Panthers 6-6. Both teams were declared winners in the women’s division for 2017.

In the main game of the day, Black Swan International Royals def. Lalokau FM Hawks 38-18.

Chairman of the POMRFL, Dr James Naipao, congratulated all 14 clubs for another successful season playing in the U20 Men’s, Women’s and Men’s divisions.

68th POMRFL grand final on tomorrow

The draws for tomorrow are:

U20 men’s: Hekari Tarangau vs Sports Tok Kone Tigers (11am)

Women’: Kroton Souths vs PNG Waste Co/TGM Paga Panthers (12:30pm)

Men’s: Lalokau FM Hawks vs Black Swan International Royals (3pm)

“My boys have gone through good preparation for the last three weeks. We’re well prepared for this. It’s going to be a good game,” said Royals coach, Steven Gunue.

“We’re ready to give Royals a good challenge tomorrow,” said Hawks coach, Edea Morea

The prize money breakup is:

POMRFL into week 9 of games

In the games played yesterday at the National Football Stadium, in the U20 men’s, Tarangau settle for a 6-6 draw against Hohola Flies.

The only women’s match saw Hawks cruise over Tarangau with an 18-4 win.

Reigning champions in the men’s A grade division Hohola Flies did it easy over Tarangau beating them 18-4, while Royals def. Souths 32-12 and Kone Storms def. Defence 20-10.

Week nine and six of the competition will be completed tomorrow afternoon.

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POMRFL completes week four

In yesterday’s games in the U20 men’s, Defence def. Paga Panthers 14-0 and Tarangau def. Kone Storms 6-4.

To the A Grade men’s division, Defence def. Paga Panthers 10-6, Royals def. Kone Tigers 12-10 and Tarangau def. Kone Storms 14-4.

From Friday, U20 results: Hohola Flies def. Magani 10-4, Souths def. Wests 10-8 and Kone Tigers def. Royals 12-6.

The only A Grade match played saw Wests draw with Souths 10-10.

POMRFL into round two

In games played yesterday in the U20 men’s, Hawks def. Tarangau 8-0, Hohola Flies def. Defence 6-4, Butterflies def. Paga Panthers 14-0.

The only A Grade men’s fixture saw Hohola Flies beat Defence 22-8.

Round two games will be completed tomorrow on field two at the National Football Stadium.

The draw for tomorrow:

10:45am-Kone Storms vs Magani (U20), 11:30am- Dobo Warriors vs Royals (U20), 12:30pm- Butterflies vs Paga Panthers (A), 1:30pm- Kone Storms vs Magani (A), 2:40pm- Wests vs Kone Tigers (A).

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POMRFL to hold 2016 AGM next month

POMRFL administrator, Meke Maino, said key issues will be addressed, including preparation for the 2017 POMRFL season.

He said the AGM will start at 6.30pm and will be held at the National Football Stadium.

Maino urged all clubs to pay the affiliation fee of K1,000 and submit club reports before the date of the AGM.

He added the POMRFL board will be sitting in for a meeting this week to outline the main agendas that will be discussed during the AGM.

POMRFL plans upskill training program for officials

POMRFL competition director Ben Kaupa said there’s a need for rugby league officials to undergo further skills training to stay on par with the changing rules and regulations of the game.

Kaupa said they’ll be working very hard in the coming months to bring upskill training program for our technical support staff like referees, linesmen and coaches.

“We need to look for new areas where we can promote and develop rugby league into a more competitive level.

POMRFL set for grand final this weekend

The grand final play offs will see the Under 20, A Grade and Women’s division vie for the top prize.

The women’s grand final will be played as curtain raiser to the Prime Minister’s XIII between Australia and PNG on Saturday, Sept 24 and the men’s grand finals will be played on Sunday, Sept 25.

In the women’s match, Paga Panthers will take on defending champions Royals for the top prize of

K7,000 and runner up will get K2,500.

In the U20 division, Brothers will play Souths for a top prize of K7,000 and second place will take home K2,500.

POMRFL women to play curtain raiser for PM’s XIII

The PM’s XIII match between Australia and Papua New Guinea will be played this Saturday, September 24 at the National Football Stadium.

The two women’s teams are Paga Panthers and Royals who are SP POMRFL Women grand finalists.

POMRFL board chairman, Dr James Naipao said women’s participation in this annual event illustrates the promotion of gender equality in sports.

The PNG and New South Wales Under 16 teams will also challenge as curtain raiser.

Meantime, the Australia PM’s X111 team arrives this Thursday for the match.