Papua New Guinea Team
The Papua New Guinea (aka 'Papua New Guinea') are a based Rugby League team.
Final World Cup standings following all the pool matches.
New Zealand coach Stephen Kearney was delighted with his side's 56-10 Rugby League World Cup victory over Papua New Guinea but admitted the loss of Thomas Leuluai with a recurrence of a groin injury took away some of the gloss.
Rugby League and sporting fans alike flocked to Headingley on Friday night to see World Champions New Zealand see off the challenge of Papua New Guinea and book their Quarter Final return to Headingley next Friday.
Code-swapping star Sonny Bill Williams scored a hat-trick as defending champions New Zealand steamrolled Papua New Guinea 56-10 on Friday in their final Rugby League World Cup Pool B match.
Headingley Carnegie is set to host a record breaking crowd for a World Cup game when World Champions New Zealand take on Papua New Guinea this Friday, kick off 8pm with over 16,500 tickets already sold for the game.
All 2013 Rugby League World Cup games will be broadcast live and exclusive on 7mate (channel 73) in Australia. Following the success and popularity of the World Cup all matches will be replayed in full on 7mate later that day.
Bradford Bulls Chief Executive Robbie Hunter-Paul believes that Rugby League fans across West Yorkshire should head to Headingley Carnegie on Friday night to see the World Champions New Zealand take on Papua New Guinea.
Leeds Rhinos have announced that they have signed Papua New Guinea hooker Paul Aiton, 28, from Super League rivals Wakefield Wildcats for an undisclosed fee.
Headingley Carnegie Stadium is set for another major global event this Friday when World Champions New Zealand take on Papua New Guinea in the Rugby League World Cup but Leeds Rugby Chief Executive Gary Hetherington has warned that without investment hopes of attracting such fixtures in the future could be in jeopardy.
The Rugby League World Cup has so far surpassed the expectations of Rugby Football League chairman Brian Barwick.
Latest World Cup standings after the completion of two rounds.
Papua New Guinea's Rugby League World Cup exit was all but confirmed on Monday as they lost what was effectively a qualifying shootout with Samoa 38-4 in Hull.
Leeds Rhinos are expecting a bumper crowd for this Friday's crunch Rugby League World Cup clash between World Champions New Zealand and Papua New Guinea with the Kiwi's superstar Sonny Bill Williams proving to be a major attraction for sporting fans across the region.
Papua New Guinea's World Cup hopes will be put on the line at their second home of Craven Park on Monday, and hooker Paul Aiton is hoping that being in the shop window can inspire his teammates to put in the required performance.
Former England international Keith Senior believes Steve McNamara's side should kick start their World Cup campaign this Saturday when they take on Ireland at a sold out John Smith's Stadium in Huddersfield.
An International Disciplinary Tribunal has tonight cleared Paul Aiton to play in Papua New Guinea’s Rugby League World Cup Group B game against Samoa at Craven Park, Hull, on Monday November 4.
All 2013 Rugby League World Cup games will be broadcast live and exclusive on 7mate (channel 73) in Australia. Includes links to Perth, Adelaide and Darwin TV schedules.
By Liam FitzGibbon LONDON, Oct 27 AAP-PA - Gold Coast flyer David Mead was left devastated after missing a late penalty in front of the posts to cruelly deny Papua New Guinea a first Rugby League World Cup victory in 13 years
A William Barthau field goal 15 minutes from the final whistle was enough to allow France to scramble past Papua New Guinea on Sunday in an opening Rugby League World Cup Pool B match.
Local businesses are being urged to support the next global sporting event when it arrives in Leeds next month.
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