Papua New Guinea vs Great Britain 1990 Series

Game 1

Papua New Guinea 20 def. Great Britain 18

Match URL
www.rugbyleagueproject.org/matches/15018
Date
Sunday, 27th May, 1990
Referee
Dennis Hale
Venue
Danny Leahy Oval (Goroka)
Crowd
11,598

Papua New Guinea
20 18 Great Britain
Lions

Match Stats

Halftime Score 14 8

Match Scoresheet

Tuiyo EVEI T Jonathan DAVIES
Stanley HARU   Paul EASTWOOD
      Bobbie GOULDING
 
Bal NUMAPO 5 G 3 Jonathan DAVIES
 
Stanley HARU FG    
Bal NUMAPO      

Teams

Ipisa WANEGA 1 FB 1 Alan TAIT
[Widnes]
Arnold KREWANTY 2 W 2 Paul EASTWOOD
[Hull FC]
Phillip BOGE 3 C 3 Daryl POWELL
[Sheffield]
Bal NUMAPO 4 C 4 Jonathan DAVIES
[Widnes]
Mea MOREA 5 W 5 Carl GIBSON
[Leeds]
 
Stanley HARU 6 FE 6 Garry SCHOFIELD
[Leeds]
Gigmai ONGUGO 7 HB 7 Bobbie GOULDING
[Wigan]
 
Bobby AKO 8 FR 8 Roy POWELL
[Leeds]
Michael MATMILLO 9 HK 9 Lee JACKSON
[Hull FC]
Tuiyo EVEI 10 FR 10 Paul DIXON
[Leeds]
Joe GISPE 11 2R 11 Denis BETTS
[Wigan]
Arebo TAUMAKU (c) 12 2R 12 Karl FAIRBANK
[Bradford]
Michael ANGARA 13 L 13 Mike GREGORY (c)
[Warrington]
 
Goro ARIGAE 14 B 14 Shaun IRWIN
[Castleford]
Noah KOOL 15 B 15 Keith ENGLAND
[Castleford]
 
Skerry PALANGA   COACH   Malcolm REILLY
 

Match Notes

Play in this match was stopped after 14 minutes by referee Dennis Hale due to a threat of tear gas on the field. For three minutes players waited as police tried to contain some 2000 fans locked out of the venue, who had begun rioting.

This match is a part of the following:

Contributions: Shawn Dollin, Andrew Ferguson