Port Moresby Rugby Football League 9s

Tarangau win back-to-back titles

This was in the Cup grand final today at the National Football Stadium.

The Hohola boys raced away to the lead but Tarangau kept their cool, fighting back in the second half to edge out their opponents.

In the other results:

Men’s Bowl - Kone Storms (2) def. Tarangau (1) 20-12.

Men’s Plate - Royals (2) def. Wests (1) 10-4.

Women’s Plate - Port Moresby Souths def. Hohola Flies 20-8.

Woman’s Cup - Royals def. Paga Panthers 34-12.

The theme for this year’s tournament was ‘Lukautim Mama Graun’.

POM 9s grand final today

The draw:

Men’s Bowl: Tarangau vs Kone Storms

Women’s Plate: Hohola Flies vs POM Souths

Men’s Plate: Wests (1) vs Royals (2)

Women’s Cup: Paga Panthers vs Royals

Men’s Cup: Hohola Flies (1) vs Tarangau (2).

Tournament coordinator, Meke Maino, said everything is set to go ahead and there will be no disruptions.

He said the finals plus the presentation will finish before 4pm for the SP Hunters training.

The Mineral Resources Development Company-sponsored tournament has put up K23,500 in prize money.