Sports Scene – Episode 38, 2014

In this episode:

Steamships Trading Company held its annual 7s rugby competition hosted at the University of Papua New Guinea oval.

Teams from the company’s various divisions turned out, resplendent in their new uniforms. It was the first time that a team from the highlands division had lost, with members of the Morobean and NGI contingent taking out the major awards.

Private Industry Touch Association (PITA) hosted its grand-finals at the Murray Barracks field with the finals in all their divisions ranging from the senior men’s, women’s and mix, as well as the open divisions.
 
Also at Murray Barracks and on an adjacent field, the Corporate Touch Port Moresby (CPTA) held its elimination rounds.
 
In volleyball, Raukele had a hard-fought win in the women’s under-21, while Telikom and University slugged it out in the men’s premier division, both teams with a swathe of representative players in their outfits.
 
The PNG Body Builders convincingly strutted out their competitors from other parts of the world and collected the spoils in their respective categories. The event was held on the 21 September 2014.
 
It was a clean sweep in the U70kg division for our PNG boys. Mark Donald from Jiwaka bagged the gold, and Iso Finch and Lucas Wemin from Port Moresby both collected silver and bronze respectively.
 
The Salvation Army’s Red Shield Appeal saw thirty-six corporate teams play-off on a beautiful (and rare) Port Moresby day. Funds raised will go to special projects set up by the organisation.
 
Geua Tau was among a host of players at the Defence Lawn Bowls Club. The Commonwealth gold medalist was part of the combined NCD/Central fundraising drive for the PNG Games in November.

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