A busy weekend for sports in Port Moresby

The much-anticipated Seventh Edition of Niu Power Sports Tok Rugby Sevens Tournament will be a must watch event this weekend.

The event is already shaping to be a great rugby fest with 32 men's teams, 12 women and junior teams competing for K85000 cash prize money in total. The event commences tomorrow at Bava.

Woman evades security, runs rings around snooker champ's table, fails to pot black

O'Sullivan, who had already won the frame, stayed composed to sink the pink while the invader was causing a ruckus, and was one ball away from a total clearance of 136 points.

But rather than pot the black himself he handed his cue to the giddy fan, who was dressed in blue jeans and a grey top and carrying an orange handbag.

"I saved her from getting a rugby tackle," O'Sullivan said.

And O'Sullivan moved into the fourth round by beating Chinese player Zhang Yong 4-1 at the Barnsley Metrodome in northern England on Thursday.

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Nominations open for National Snooker Titles

The minor B Grade titles cues off on Sept 7-11 followed by the major A Grade titles from Sept 14-18.

Papua New Guinea Billiard and Snooker Association (PNGBSA) vice president John Chan said 40 players are expected each for the minor and major titles.

Chan explained that the winner of the minor title gets automatic entry in the major competition and tries for a double as well.

He said apart from Moresby, players will be coming from Kavieng and Alotau as well to make this a really national championship.

Nominations open for women’s snooker titles

PNG Billiards and Snooker Vice President, John Chan said nomination and registration fees are K150 per player.

The tournament is scheduled to be held from May 24-28.  Forty players will take part in the tournament.

The tournament will be held at the Lamana Q Club, Dragon’s Den, Laguna Hotel and Aviat Club – registration forms can be picked up from the four venues.

“Nomination and registration for players out of Port Moresby will close on May 18 and for those players in Port Moresby, it will close on May 23,” said Chan.