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Muruks surprise Mioks in Round 14 of Digicel Cup

The eighth placed Mendi Muruks have pulled off one of the upsets of the season, defeating competition leaders, the Enga Mioks 18 – 8 on Sunday.

The loss to the Muruks, place a strong 28 – 20 win by the Agmark Gurias over the Port Moresby Vipers means that the Mioks now only hold a two point lead at the top of the 2018 Digicel Cup ladder as the competition finals fast approach.

In other matches, the Lae Tigers leaped back into the top four with a 24 – 10 win over the Waghi Tumbe, whilst the Hela Wigmen sit just one point outside of the top four following their 26 – 6 win over the Gulf Isous.

RESULTS:
Agmark Gurias 28 defeated Port Moresby Vipers 20
Goroka Lahanis 26 defeated Chimbu Warriors 4
Mendi Muruks 18 defeated Enga Mioks 8
Lae Tigers 24 defeated Waghi Tumbe 10
Hela Wigmen 26 defeated Gulf Isous 6

LADDER:
Enga Mioks – 23 Points
Agmark Gurias – 21 Points
Waghi Tumbe – 18 Points
Lae Tigers – 16 Points
Port Moresby Vipers – 15 Points
Hela Wigmen – 15 Points
Goroka Lahanis – 13 Points
Mendi Muruks – 11 Points
Gulf Isous – 4 Points
Chimbu Warriors – 4 Points