The PNG National Women’s team for the Women’s Rugby League World Cup has been announced. They are the Oil Search PNG Orchids.
Yesterday’s announcement was for Oil Search PNG Limited, and Kumul Petroleum Holdings Limited, who have signed on as TV sponsors for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup for Women. EMTV was also announced as the exclusive TV broadcasters for this event.
The PNG Women’s Rugby League Team will take part in the World Cup later this year.
PNGRFL Chairman Sandis Tsaka said the women’s team never had an official name until yesterday.
Lady Lynda Baboa O’Neill unveiled the new logo and the Team name.
Oil Search has come on board as naming right sponsors of the Women’s team. Managing Director Peter Botten said they are looking forward to this year’s Rugby League World Cup.
The Women’s Rugby League World Cup tournament will be held in Sydney, Australia. All matches will be shown on EMTV.
The Oil Search PNG Orchids will play a curtain raiser match against the Australian Jillaroos during the Prime Minister’s XIII match.