Tonga has today announced their 17-man team to take on the PNG Kumuls in a fully sanctioned International Test Match in Lae this Sunday 19th October 2014. The Tongans will arrive into Port Moresby on Wednesday before connecting direct to Lae.
Current Broncos Assistant Coach Kristian Woolf who has recently taken on the Head Coaching job of the new Intrust Super Cup Team the Townsville Blackhawks for 2015 coaches the Tongans.
The PNG Kumuls 18-man team will be announced on Wednesday ahead of their departure from base camp in Kokopo to Lae on Thursday.
Points for World Cup rankings are on offer as the Papua New Guinea Kumul’s prepare to host Tonga Ma’a this weekend in an historic clash.
After a solid, confidence building performance against the Australian Prime Ministers 13 in Kokopo last Sunday, the Kumuls will be looking to build on their first up hit out against a Tongan team stacked with NRL talent.
The game against Tonga is vitally important and the PNGRFL are calling on fans to pack out Lae Rugby League grounds this Sunday.
The game is scheduled for Sunday, October 19 at 2pm at the Lae Rugby League Ground. Tickets and merchandise will be on sale from 8am game day.
Sitaleki-Moala Akau'ola (West Tigers)
Viliami Fine (West Tigers)
Sione Folau (Parramatta)
Daniel Foster (Penrith)
David Hala (Broncos)
Solomone Kata (Warriors)
Samisoni Langi (Sydney Roosters)
￼￼Haveatama Luani (West Tigers)
Viliami Manu (Penrith)
Benjieman Murdoch (Penrith)
Agnatius Paasi (Warriors)
Wellentony Satini (Manly)
Ukuma Taai (Huddersfield UK)
Siosiua Taukeiaho (Sydney Roosters)
Peni Terepo (Parramatta)
Vai Toutai (Parramatta)
Pio Bill Tupou (Canberra)
Coach: Kristian Woolf
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Downer Rugby League 9s World Cup
- PNG Kumuls 0 Australia 26
- PNG Kumuls 18 New Zealand Kiwis 18
- PNG Kumuls 23 USA Tomahawks 10
Pacific Test Results
201 9 - PNG Kumuls 28 Great Britain Lions 10
2019 - Fiji Bati 22 PNG Kumuls 20
2019 - PNG Kumls 6 Samoa 24
2018 - PNG Kumuls 26 Fiji Bati 14
2017 - PNG Kumuls 32 Cook Islands 22
2016 - PNG Kumuls 24 Fiji Bati 22
2015- Fiji Bati 22 PNG Kumuls 22
World Cup Results
Round 1 : PNG Kumuls 50 Wales 6
Round 2: PNG Kumuls 14 Ireland 6
Round 3 PNG Kumuls 64 USA 0
Quarter Finals : PNG Kumuls 6 England 36