by Skola Sengi – EM TV Sports, Port Moresby
Despite the delay, National selectors have named a 20-men Kumuls team for the annual Prime Minsters XII clash.
This year’s team sees a majority of players selected from the Intercity Cup.
The SP PNG Hunters have not been selected due to them playing their final series match on the Intrust Super Cup.
Agmark Gurias Captain, Albert Patak joins former Hunters, Noel Joel and David Loko will add experience to a young Kumuls side. As he looks to build his game time and fitness, Sebatian Pandia has also been named.
Majority of which will get their first stint of representing the Black, Red and Gold.
The Kumuls will be guided by two-time minor premiership and Lae Snax Tigers Coach, Stanley Tepend, and Hagen Eagles, ToBata, as assistant Coach.
The Prime Ministers XIII clash will be played on the 26th on this month at the Sir John Guise Stadium.
PNGRFL will announce where amount and availability of tickets in weeks leading up to the game.
The final 20-Men Squad are:
1. Watson Boas- Agmark Gurias
2. Radley Brawa- TNA Lions
3. Sydney Fred- Laen Snax Tigers
4. Benjamin Hetra- Hela Wigman
5. Andrew Ipi- Hela Wigman
6. Chris Jerry- Agmark Gurias
7. Noel Joel- Lae SnaxTigers
8. Philimon Kimisive- Goroka Lahanis
9. David Loko- Lae Snax Tigers
10. Sam Miniai- Northern Confederate
11. Issac Mell- Mendi Muruks
12. Moses Meninga- Hagen Eagles
13. David Missian- Agmark Gurias
14. Justin Olam- Lae Snax Tigers
15. Danial Pai- Agmark Gurias
16. Sebastian Pandia- Port Moresby Vipers
17. Albert Patak- Agmark Gurias
18. Junior Rau- Hagen Eagles
19. Enack Sine-TNA Lions
20. Charlie Simon- Lae Snax Tigers