Sepik 9s get financial backing

Bradley Simon, one of the founders of Sepik Pride, made this remark after receiving a K100, 000 dummy cheque from YFIG Group Ltd to finance the 9s competition.

While expressing his gratitude for the financial support received, Simon quickly pointed out where he wanted to use the money and why.

Simon said the support is not only for the 9s tournament but also stressed the importance of developing the code.

Ambunti gears up for Sepik River Festival

The highly anticipated festival, scheduled to take place from the 5th to 7th of August, is set to highlight the cultural significance of crocodiles to the Sepik community.

BSP Financial Group Limited (BSP) has reaffirmed its commitment to preserving and promoting cultural heritage by pledging K30, 000 to the event.

The three-day event will be a vibrant celebration of the Sepik River's crocodiles and their importance to the communities living along its banks.

LCA supports Lae sporting teams

Member for Lae and chairman of LCA, John Rosso, said they have been supporting the franchise with K50,000 per annum.

“We will also be the major sponsors of the Lae City Football Club and the Lae City Dwellers. We have sponsored them K50,000 before and we will also continue the sponsorship.

“These are Lae teams so we will continue the sponsorship.

“We cannot support every single team in Lae but we will support representative sides and, where necessary, different codes. We don’t have the money to support individual teams.”

Coke backs Enga Cultural Show

The show has not only become a symbol of cultural preservation but also a major attraction for tourists since its inception in 1994. 
Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) has announced its gold sponsorship for the show.

The sponsorship aligns with the event's theme, "Preserve Enga by Promoting its Culture," which highlights the importance of upholding cultural identity and values.

Tim Solly, CCEP Commercial and Sales Director, emphasized the company's commitment to sustainability and praised the Enga Show Committee for its dedication to uniting the people of Enga. 

Theodist supports Cricket development

The tournament featured teams from the Lae Cricket Association (LCA) and the Popondetta Cricket Association (PCA) competing to select a team for the upcoming PNG Games and Isuzu Cup.

The Women's grand final showcased an exceptional performance by Lae Gold, led by captain Elizabeth Farah, who scored an explosive 36 runs from just 22 balls.

Lae Gold dominated the match, defeating Popondetta convincingly and claiming the victory.

TISA sponsors PNGDF Commander’s Cup

In announcing this sponsorship, Group CEO for TISA, Michael Koisen said, “TISA is delighted to support this event because a lot of our service men and women are members of Tisa and its one way of giving back to our members.”

“This event is also special because for the first time since the competition started in 2002, there will be women’s matches played and our support will assist the organizing committee to stage these games in Lae this July,” Koisen said.

Steamships continues support to festival

Steamships is a Gold sponsor and naming rights sponsor for the Coral Sea Cultural Performance for the festival. A sponsor of K100, 000 was done today at the Motu Koita Assembly Office.

Steamships Trading Company managing director, Rupert Bray shared that Steamships has a really long history with the towns and villages around the coast and its over 105 years now that they have been involved with business and the communities of Motu Koita.

ISC to be new sponsor for Agmark Gurias

Making the announcement last night at the Gurias presentation night at the Gazelle International Hotel in Rabaul, coach Steven Nightingale told the players and supporters about the good news.

He did not mention the amount of sponsorship ISC will be committing to the Gurias, but said it will be a huge sponsorship.

Currently the ISC is sponsoring the Brisbane Broncos and the Melbourne Storms uniforms.