PNG Kumuls break 16 year drought with 2 point win over Fiji
Papua New Guinea vs Fiji Kumuls come back for 2-point win
By John Coomer, 7 May 2016
John Coomer is a Roar Guru & Live Blogger
The Papua New Guinea Kumuls have defeated Fiji in a highly
entertaining game at Pirtek Stadium. After trailing 16-8 at
half-time, the Kumuls had a strong second half to win 24-22
in a thriller. It was end-to-end attack in the second half, but
too many handling errors ultimately proved costly for Fiji.
Kumuls halfback Watson Boas scored 2 tries, while Fijian winger Etuate Qionimacawa scored a hat-trick. Both sides were very willing
in defence and played with a lot of pride. The game was a
great advertisement for Pacific rugby league and this win is
sure to be celebrated long and hard in Papua New Guinea.
Ed. Also for reference information on the match, refer
the links below from The Daily Telegraph and a YouTube
highlights of the match;