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Southern Confederate win Men’s title at National Confederate Championship

The Southern Confederate Representative teams have successfully won all three titles on offer at this year’s PNGRFL National Confederate Championship in Lae.

Despite drawing with the Niugini Islands, the Southern Confederate team secured victory after defeating the Northern Confederate team 14 – 0 in the Final match of the day to finish with two wins and one draw.

The National Confederate Championship features the best Rugby League talent from across Papua New Guinea grouped into four regional team, Southern, Northern, Highlands and Niugini Islands (NGI) in the Men’s, Women’s and Under 20’s divisions play in a round-robin competition over the three days.

RESULTS:
Southern def Northern 14-0
Highlands def NGI 22-20
Northern def Highlands 8-6
Southern drew with NGI 4-4
Northern def. NGI 28-0
Southern def. Highlands 10-6

AWARD WINNERS:
Best Back: Elizah Philip (Northern Confederate).
Best Forward: Lance Mutu (NGI Confederate).
Player Of The Tournament: Jamie Mavoko (Southern Confederate)