TEAMS allowing drawn opposition easy points on forfeit face fines in the Simon Sia Cup off-season rugby league competition in Goroka, Eastern Highlands province.
Their future participation could also be compromised, games manager, Benji Filele has warned.
“We are gravely concerned over teams not taking field to play, we take note of them and they will be penalized in paying fines.
“These teams will not be allowed to come in next year,” he said.
Filele said despite these, players have displayed high levels of skills in every game in the competition.
After round 11, the top eight on the points ladder in their pools are; Pool A, EHSB One 18, Daulo Reds 17,UoG Nokondis 16, K92 Blacks 15, Bena Siviris 15,Yondu Watabung Blues 15,Payako Jets 14, JS Noktis 14.
In Pool B, Minamalo East 19, 52 Oxford18,GDH Brumbies, Noikopa Owls, ANZ JD Bena United and TVETS on 15 points each share the fifth spots, Titans 14 and LufaKuimers 14.
According to Filele round 12 kicked off on Saturday with a final format to be announced yesterday
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