PNG NRL vs Australia 1996

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Papua New Guinea (NRL) 6 lost to Australia 52

Match URL
Sunday, October 6th, 1996
Kelvin Jeffes
PNG Football Stadium (Port Moresby)
  Papua New Guinea (NRL) Australia
  6 52

Match Stats

Halftime Score    

Match Scoresheet

Tries   Adrian Lam   Wayne Bartrim (2)
        Tim Brasher (2)
        Michael Buettner (2)
        Rod Wishart (2)
        Andrew Johns
Goals   Tuksy Karu (1)   Andrew Johns (8)


Fullback 1. Luke Waldiat 1. Tim Brasher
Wing 2. Seko Pae 2. Rod Wishart
Centre 3. Alfred Sangoro 3. Terry Hill
Centre 4. Tom O'Reilly 4. Mark Coyne
Wing 5. Robert Volu 5. Matt Sing
Five-Eighth 6. Tuksy Karu 6. Michael Buettner
Halfback 7. Adrian Lam (c) 7. Geoff Toovey (c)
Front Row 8. James Naipo 8. Paul Harragon
Hooker 9. Stanley Haru 9. Andrew Johns
Front Row 10. Kera Ngaffin 10. Mark Carroll
Second Row 11. Jim Wilson 11. Daniel Gartner
Second Row 12. Ric Emmanuel 12. Gary Larson
Lock 13. Karo Pat 13. Nik Kosef
Bench 14. Goie Waine 14. Wayne Bartrim
Bench 15. Michael Mondo 15. Jason Smith
Bench 16. Pipi Gari 16. David Fairleigh
Bench 17. Joe Gatana 17. Andrew Walker
Coach   John Wagambie   Bob Fulton

Match Notes

This match was staged by the ARL during the Super League war.

This PNG side comprised of players who were part of the PNG National RL, a rebel competition which was aligned with the ARL. Effectively, the team that took the field was mostly players from local team the Port Moresby Vipers.

This match is only recognised as a Test by the ARL.

This match is a part of the following:


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