Women's Touch Rugby

PNG leads Samoa 2-1 in gold playoff

PNG struck first on the wing through Nadya Taubuso and then hit from the opposite wing thanks to the brilliance of captain Diane Vetu.

Samoa hit back just before the break to get back in the game.

PNG women through to touch finals

Max continued her good form, running in two more touch downs in what was a walk over for her team.

Kiribati were left scoreless and could not find the try line.

The win is PNG’s fourth consecutive win and they are all but assured of a place in the finals,  topping the round robin ladder.