Papua New Guinea national rugby union team (sevens)

Papua New Guinea national rugby union team (sevens)

Papua New Guinea
Union Papua New Guinea Rugby Football Union
Samoa playing Papua New Guinea at the 2014 Commonwealth Games

The Papua New Guinea national rugby union team represent Papua New Guinea in rugby sevens. The team competes in the IRB World Sevens Series and in regional competitions that feed into the series. The last event IRB Sevens event that Papua New Guinea took part in was the 2008 Wellington Sevens (part of the 2007–08 season), but they have qualified for the 2010 edition of the same event.

PNG has also qualified for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. [1]

Wellington Sevens

2007–08

Samoa 22–0 Papua New Guinea
New Zealand 41–0 Papua New Guinea
Canada 27–21 Papua New Guinea
Cook Islands 24–17 Papua New Guinea 1/4 final Bowl
Kenya 38–7 Papua New Guinea SF Shield

2006–07

Samoa 26–0 Papua New Guinea
England 22–7 Papua New Guinea
Scotland 17–12 Papua New Guinea
Tonga 19–12 Papua New Guinea 1/4 final Bowl
Portugal 26–19 Papua New Guinea SF Shield

2005–06

Australia 24–10 Papua New Guinea
England 64–0 Papua New Guinea
Scotland 34–12 Papua New Guinea
Canada 33–10 Papua New Guinea 1/4 finals Bowl
USA 12–15 Papua New Guinea SF Shield
Tonga 19–14 Papua New Guinea Shield Final

2010 Commonwealth Games

Group C

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 Kenya 3 3 0 0 69 22 +47 9
 Samoa 3 2 0 1 109 29 +80 7
 Papua New Guinea 3 1 0 2 85 65 +20 5
 Malaysia 3 0 0 3 10 157 −147 3
11 October 2010
Samoa  38–17  Papua New Guinea
Kenya  17–12  Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea  56–10  Malaysia


Bowl Quarter Final

12 October 2010
9:44
Papua New Guinea  26–12  Sri Lanka
University of Delhi, New Delhi

Bowl Semi Final

12 October 2010
13:22
Papua New Guinea  24–5  Tonga
University of Delhi, New Delhi

Bowl Final

12 October 2010
15:22
Canada  10–19  Papua New Guinea
University of Delhi, New Delhi
 2010 Commonwealth Games Bowl Winners 

Papua New Guinea

[2]


Current Squad

12 Men squad for 2011–12 IRB Sevens World SeriesAustralia Leg

  • Monty Diave
  • Shadrach Ghabiliha
  • Billy Torea
  • Dougie Guise
  • Chris Kakah
  • Eugene Tokavai
  • Henry Liliket
  • Alistair McLay
  • Tisa Kautu
  • Albert Levi
  • Jason Missian
  • Gairo Varo

References

  • McLaren, Bill A Visit to Hong Kong in Starmer-Smith, Nigel & Robertson, Ian (eds) The Whitbread Rugby World '90 (Lennard Books, 1989)
  1. ^ http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/07/01/2942581.htm?site=sport§ion=rugbyunion
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