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Sports Scene – Episode 18, 2014

In this episode:

We look at Sport in the country. Sport in the county was headlined by the K350 000 prize money up for grabs in the SP Export PNG open.

Defending champion Peter Zwart had been in contention until the last few holes but the limelight was all on Tasmanian Kalem Richardson, who took the winners green jacket. When accepting the trophy at the presentation, Richardson was both thankful and humbled in his acceptance speech.

 

In equal Second were Samuel Brazel of Australia and Kiwi Jared Pender, who played some fantastic shots throughout the event. PGA Australia Tournament coordinator, Justin Maker, was ecstatic over the event and congratulated the local organizers for their preparations

 

In its twenty year history, the PNG Open has yet to have a back to back champion

Richardson takes News a total of K74, 044 in prize money. Kila Kila Cricket Club President, Tony Elly, was ecstatic about the fact that yoiung members of his club are making waves both locally and on the international scene.

 

The Telikom National Soccer League Board at a special meeting earlier today, confirmed that the Telikom National Soccer League 2014 season semi-finals will be played on the 17th followed by the grand final, and presentation on 24th of this month, at the Sir Ignatius Kilage Stadium in Lae.

 

The board have asked that the general public and soccer fraternity in Lae appreciate this gesture by showing respect and sportsmanship to the visiting teams, in the unlikely event that this does not happen, the board will not hesitate to move the Grand Final back to Port Moresby.

 

And finally, Admiralty FC showed devastating form by thrashing BESTA Fc in the last match of the regular season. The win however was bittersweet as Admiralty are second last in the NSL competition, and will have to rebuild inorder to be competitive on the national stage.

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