Papua New Guinea Rugby Football League

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Papua New Guinea Rugby Football League
Founded 1949
RLIF affiliation 1974 (Test nation)
Responsibility Papua New Guinea
Headquarters Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea
As of 1 July 2009

The Papua New Guinea Rugby Football League are the governing body for rugby league in Papua New Guinea. They are based in the capital Port Moresby, the League has suffered financially due to member leagues not paying affiliation fees.[1][2]


They were founded in 1949 and have been members of the Rugby League International Federation since 1974.

Along with the governing bodies of Tonga, Samoa, Fiji and the Cook Islands, they founded the Asia-Pacific Rugby League Confederation in December 2009.

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