PNG set to host Great Britain Lions on Nov 16

first_imgRugby League BY SIMON KESLEP Great Britain Lions will play the PNG LNG Kumuls at the Oil Search National Football Stadium in Port Moresby on November 16. The announcement was officially made yesterday by the Rugby League International Federation southern hemisphere General Manager Jeremy Edwards who was providing details of the Lions tour of the southern hemisphere. “Papua New Guinea and New Zealand will host the Great Britain Lions Tour down under. That is the first time in 13 years the Lions have been down in the southern hemisphere, coached by Wayne Bennett,” Edwards said. He said the Lions will be breathing new life into the tradition of rugby league tours. Lions will play against Tonga, New Zealand and, of course, Papua New Guinea. “The Great Britain Lions are thrilled to be finishing their tour in Papua New Guinea – the only nation in the world where rugby league is the number one sport, known for their fans and best in the world who turn up to support their home team.” Edwards said they are grateful for the sponsors and governments for supporting in which the spotlight will be on PNG Kumuls taking part in the Oceania Cup and Great Britain Lions.“Matches played here will be high definition and will be broadcasted live across Australia, PNG and the Pacific and also in the United Kingdom,” said Edwards.“Showcasing the stadium (Oil Search National Football Stadium), Port Moresby and PNG to the world, generating tourism and opportunities that we would like to bring to the top tier more often in the future.”Edwards said it will be an exciting day for International Rugby League, the Kumuls and PNG and it has taken a huge team of partners to make this happen. Great Britain Lions tour dates: Great Britain rugby league Lions vs Tonga (Saturday, 26th October-Hamilton, New Zealand) Great Britain rugby league Lions vs New Zealand (Saturday, 2nd November-Eden Park, New Zealand) Great Britain rugby league Lions vs New Zealand (Saturday, 9th November-Christchurch, New Zealand), Great Britain league Lions vs Papua New Guinea (Saturday, 16th November – Port Moresby – Oil Search National Football Stadium, PNG).last_img read more

Carlo Ancelotti has ‘special interest’ in midfielder – Everton interest is…

first_imgEverton are interested in Torino midfielder Daniele Baselli, with the 28-year-old of particular interest to manager Carlo Ancelotti. That’s according to Tuttosport, who believe the midfielder could be targeted this summer with the club facing a raid on their top talent.While the likes of Andrea Belotti, Simone Zaza, Salvatore Sirigu and Armando Izzo are likely to be at the top of many club’s lists, several others in the squad could be targeted.Baselli is one oft hem, having enjoyed a solid campaign, making 21 appearances in all competitions and managing four assists in total.Embed from Getty ImagesHe has several suitors, with Everton, Napoli and Lazio all keeping an eye on him according to the newspaper.Everton’s interest stems from manager Carlo Ancelotti, who it is claimed has a ‘special interest‘ in the Brescia born midfielder.Whether the Blues have yet made an approach isn’t mentioned, although the likelihood is that Baselli is simply on a list of potential targets, with it well established Everton are on the hunt for a central midfielder this summer.What’s interesting is that this isn’t the first time Baselli has been linked with a move to Goodison Park, with reports in 2016 indicating they were keen.That was under a completely different managerial team and structure, but perhaps his name has remained on a list, and as fate would have it, Ancelotti is a fan, leading to this new Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksTrending TodayForge of Empires – Free Online GameIf You Like to Play, this City-Building Game is a Must-Have. No Install.Forge of Empires – Free Online GameUndo聽多多 Hearmore.asia1969年前出生的香港居民現可免費試戴頂尖的歐洲助聽器聽多多 Hearmore.asiaUndoHero WarsGetting this Treasure is impossible! Prove us wrong!Hero WarsUndoRaid: Shadow Legends | Free DownloadEven Non-Gamers Are Obsessed With This RPG Game (It’s Worth Installing!)Raid: Shadow Legends | Free DownloadUndo熱門話題小心會長過頭…網友推爆:「真的長得超誇張!」熱門話題UndoStanChart by CNBC CatalystDigitization in Banks Is No Longer About Efficiency, but Business Resilience. Don’t Get Left Behind.StanChart by CNBC CatalystUndoCoworking Space | Search AdsThe cost of shared office in Hong Kong might surprise youCoworking Space | Search AdsUndoCNN with DBS BankWhat Banks Did To Help Corporations Mitigate Future CrisesCNN with DBS BankUndoLoans | Search AdsNeed a loan? Search hereLoans | Search AdsUndolast_img read more