PNG Step Closer to Hosting NRL Match

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David Riccio from the Daily Telegraph reports that Papua New Guinea is a step closer to hosting an NRL match.

  • Possibly Canterbury and Cronulla set to clash in Port Moresby next year.
  • Likely to be a trial match
  • Supported by the Australian Government and could possibly continue into 2022
  • Both teams likely to conduct coaching clinics before match
  • Both clubs aiming to increase fan and membership base
  • NRL CEO Todd Greenberg said the trial match was proof the code was intent on broadening rugby league’s footprint
  • 9Sharks CEO Richard Munro added: “This is groundbreaking moment and it’s important that our club is taking part.

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