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Chayil Panthers & Gumine Pythons win opening round of TNA Cup Finals Series

The Chayil Panthers have earned the right to face TNA Cup Minor Premiers, the Kupsy Rabbitohs, in Wednesday’s Major Semi Final after winning their respective Qualifying Final on Sunday.

The clash between second and third place teams proved to be a tight affair with the end score of 22 – 14 to the Panthers not necessarily reflecting how closely the Bee Jay Crushers pushed them.

In the Elimination Final, the Gumine Pythons defeated the NGR Mosquitos to keep their Finals homes alive.

The next round of the TNA Cup Finals Series will take place this Wednesday at Dickson’s Oval in Kundiawa.

Winner of the Major Semi Final will qualify for the tournament Grand Final.

The TNA Cup is the premier Off-Season Rugby League competition in the Simbu Province of Papua New Guinea.

RESULTS:
Qualifying Final:

Chayil Panthers 22 – 14 Bee Jay Crushers

Elimination Final:
Gumine Pythons 16 – 8 NGR Mosquitos

FIXTURES:
Major Semi Final:

Kupsy Rabbitohs v Chayil Panthers

Minor Semi Final:
Gumine Pythons v Bee Jay Crushers