MINJ in Jiwaka and Goroka in Eastern Highlands will host this weekend’s Digicel Cup round-eight matches, says Papua New Guinea National Rugby League Competition manager Stanley Hondina.
And if both venues comply with the PNG Rugby Football League’s Banis Protocols, Kimbe in West New Britain will get the chance see their Cutters at home before the regular season ends.
Hondina said in a statement yesterday that the challenge was now on Minj and Goroka to deliver good quality rugby league games without compromising the protocols.
HELA Wigmen coach Charlie Wabo says the inclusion of former SP Hunters centre Noel Zeming as the Digicel Cup team’s trainer has helped get the best out of his players.
Last year’s runners-up Wigmen and defending champions Lae Tigers are the only unbeaten sides this season.
Former Kumuls rake Wabo told The National yesterday that Zeming, who played two tests for Papua New Guinea, had fit in well and pushed the players at training every week.
The Central Dabaris Rugby League take down the Gulf Isou 18-6 in the final match for today, Round 1 of the Digicel Cup 2020.
Grab your tickets at the gate for tomorrow's matches at the Sir John Guise Stadium and the Lae Rugby League oval!
The Agmark Gurias have defeated the Wamp Nga Mt. Hagen Eagles in the 1st of the Digicel Cup games for 2020 at the Sir John Guise Stadium. The Gurias won 30 - 10.
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