Papua New Guinea vs Great Britain 1990 Series

Game 1

Papua New Guinea 20 def. Great Britain 18

Papua New Guinea vs Great Britain 1990

Papua New Guinea
20
18
Lions
Match Info
Match URL www.rugbyleagueproject.org/matches/15018
Status Completed
Date Sunday, 27th May, 1990
Referee Dennis Hale
Venue Danny Leahy (Goroka)
Crowd 11,598
Match Stats
Halftime Score 14 8
Papua New Guinea Scoresheet Great Britain
Tuiyo EVEI T Jonathan DAVIES
Stanley HARU   Paul EASTWOOD
      Bobbie GOULDING
 
Bal NUMAPO 5 G 3 Jonathan DAVIES
 
Stanley HARU FG    
Bal NUMAPO      
Papua New Guinea Teams Great Britain
Ipisa WANEGA 1 FB 1 Alan TAIT
[Widnes]
Arnold KREWANTY 2 W 2 Paul EASTWOOD
[Hull]
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]
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   HC   Malcolm REILLY
   
 

Team Info

Papua New Guinea

Previous Game:
Kumuls Tour 1988 - Game 8 vs. Central Coast
Next Game:
World Cup 1989/92 - Game 4 vs. Great Britain
In:
Ipisa Wanega (fullback), Arnold Krewanty (wing), Phillip Boge (centre), Bal Numapo (centre), Mea Morea (wing), Stanley Haru (five-eighth), Gigmai Ongugo (halfback), Bobby Ako (front row), Michael Matmillo (hooker), Tuiyo Evei (front row), Joe Gispe (second row), Arebo Taumaku (second row), Michael Angara (lock), Goro Arigae (bench), Noah Kool (bench)

Great Britain

Previous Game:
Lions Tour 1990 - Game 2 vs. Northern/Highlands
Next Game:
Lions Tour 1990 - Game 4 vs. Island Zone

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