Port Moresby Rugby League

POMRFL remembers Late Lloyd Robson as Legend

Late Robson, who is from Banora Point in New South Wales, passed away on Thursday, September 29 at the Tweed Heads Hospital in Queensland, Australia.

The Lloyd Robson Oval, now redeveloped into the National Football Stadium in Moresby, was named after the Late Robson.

Chairman of the SP POMRFL Dr James Naipao hailed Lloyd Robson as a name that has been kept and attached, fostered and will be remembered for a very long time, a name synonymous with POM rugby league.

NFS to host POMRFL grand final for first time

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.

The last time a grand final for POMRFL was played at PRL Oval was back in 2013 before the venue was transformed into the new stadium.

The K170 million world class stadium was opened in February, 2016 and sits about 10,000 people.

It has so far hosted matches for the Queensland Intrust Super Cup and the Digicel Cup competition.

Warriors and Royals level 14-14 in final round of PRL

It was a close encounter as the A Grade players braved the Moresby heat to put up a good challenge.

Warriors were the first to score, 4-0 through Junex Steven ten minutes into the first half followed by another try, making it  8-0 through Simpi Fred five minutes later.

Both tries were followed by unsuccessful conversions.   

Royals fought hard to score their first try minutes to half time,  taking the score up to 8-6 at the break.

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Prediction: PNG to be world’s top copper miners

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Papua New Guinea will join the ranks of top copper producing nations in the next decade says PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum executive director Greg Anderson.

Zeming: Morobe MPs intact in Government

Oro Butterflies move closer to finals in Pom league

Butterflies defeated Paga Panthers 18-4 today in the A Grade division at the Murray Barracks oval in the final round of the competition.

In the hot weather and strong winds, Butterflies didn’t let the dry conditions stop them from scoring four tries to Panthers’ one try.

Butterflies were the first to score through Jeromy Benny followed by a successful conversion  which had them leading 6-0 just ten minutes into the game.

Butterflies took advantage of Panthers’ weak defence to score another try through captain Moses Mosmina.