The Under 14 Binatangs lost their first match at the Queensland championship on Saturday.
The Binatangs went down to Gold Coast 55 points to 16. The Binatangs will play North Queensland in their Round 2 match.
The Coca Cola U14 Binatangs departed on Friday to participate in the The AFL Queensland Under 14 State Development Championships in Brisbane, Australia, which will be held till the fourth of July.
The U14’s bear the pressure of performing a notch higher this year, to remain undefeated in the Development carnival.
The PNG boys had a rough start to game one, losing against the Gold Coast North Region.
Given the team’s lack of momentum, it was a little too late as the team’s performance improved in the later stages of the match.
The PNG players fought very hard all day and matched the Gold Coast side around the ground.
With their superior speed and avsiveness, PNG was able to dominate play for long periods, but were unable to take their chances to score goals.
The final score saw the Gold Coast North 8.7.55 defeating the PNG Cocoa Cola U14 Binatangs 2.4.16
AFL PNG’s young guns are expected to face North Queensland’s North Region in round 2.
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