Papua New Guinea Rugby Football Union

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Papua New Guinea Rugby Union
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Sport Rugby union
Founded 1962
WR affiliation 1993
FORU affiliation 2000

The Papua New Guinea Rugby Football Union, or Rugby PNG is the governing body for rugby union in Papua New Guinea. It was established in 1962 and was affiliated to the International Rugby Board in 1993.[1][2]

Rugby PNG is a full member of the Federation of Oceania Rugby Unions (FORU), which is the regional governing body for rugby in Oceania.[3]

National teams[edit]

Papua New Guinea's national team, the Pukpuks, has not yet competed in a Rugby World Cup, but has won the FORU Oceania Cup Championship four times (as at November 2015). PNG fields teams in 7's competitions as well as 15's. The national women's 7's team was established in 2007, and won the Asia Pacific Women's Sevens Championships in 2011.[1]

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Reference list[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Papua New Guinea Rugby Union History". Archived from the original on 11 November 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "IRB Handbook" (PDF). International Rugby Board. 2013. p. 17. Retrieved 2 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Member Unions: Papua New Guinea Rugby Football Union". Retrieved 11 November 2013.