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PNG – Schoolboys league fever hits town

Source: The National

By KEVIN PAMBA, Date: 20/7/12

THE PNG NRL Bid’s schoolboy rugby league fever has hit Madang, with the resort town starting a competition for eight schools last month.


Madang Rugby League administrator Mark Sagho said on Sunday the schoolboys competition was an arrangement between the PNG NRL Bid and the schools.

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PAPUA NEW GUINEA RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW

This page was updated 14/3/14

Foundation Year - 1975

International Team - Kumuls

Highest finish in World Cup - Quarter Final (2000)

Top level domestic competition - The Digicel Cup consist of 10 teams:  Season runs from May to October. Click here for the 2013 Digicel Cup draw

2008 Rugby League World Cup

Ten best teams in 2007 look towards the 2008 RLWC

By Richard Cowley, 23/12/2007

The final qualifiers for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup finished up in November. Australia, New Zealand, England, France and Papua New Guinea automatically qualified. The remaining five spots have seen 14 teams compete in the qualifying rounds over the last 2 years. The end result will see arguably the best 10 rugby league nations in the World battle it out in next years World Cup.