SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 MEDIA RELEASE

The NO Spectators condition set for the Digicel Cup games in Port Moresby has been ‘lifted’. Starting this Sunday September 20, 2020 rugby league fans in the city can buy tickets and watch the Round 11 triple header at the Sir John Guise stadium in Port Moresby. However, the restricted number of 4,500 people to be allowed in, the health and social distancing protocols will be strictly enforced. PNG National Rugby League Competitions (NRLC) Manager Stanley Hondina in a statement said approval to get crowds back was granted by the Pandemic Controller late today Thursday September 17, 2020. “The protocols and crowd control measures that were in place before the ‘lockdown and no spectator’s conditions came into force in Round 5 will again be strictly complied with and enforced,” Hondina said. He said tickets for this Sunday’s games can be purchased at the two Digicel kiosks in Vision City Mall, Waigani and the Digicel Headquarters in Gordons from 9.00am tomorrow (Friday September 18, 2020). Gates will open at 10.00am on Sunday September 20, 2020 and entry into the Sir John Guise Stadium will be through Gates F for the Grand Stand, Northwest, Southwest and Northern Stands and Gate G for the Eastern and Southern Stands. Both Gates are at the Sports Inn side of the Sir John Guise Stadium. Ticket Prices and numbers of tickets available for designated Stands are: Grandstand – K25 / person – 449 Tickets Southwest Stand – K20 / person – 378 Tickets Northwest Stand – K20/person – 388 Tickets Eastern Stand – K15 / person – 1,781 Tickets Southern Stand – K10 / person – 507 Tickets Northern Stands – K10 / person – 1000 tickets (Children Under 3 years are Free.) “We are grateful to the Pandemic Controllers Office and PNG Sports Foundation for the approval and I urge all our passionate supporters to continue to observe and comply with the ‘new normal’ practices and enjoy rugby league in Port Moresby,” Hondina said. The Triple Header on Sunday September 20, 2020 at the Sir John Guise Stadium has: 12.00 noon PRK Gulf Isou vs Kroton Hela Wigmen 2.00pm Agmark Rabaul Gurias vs JPG Waghi Tumbe 4.00pm Moni Plus NCDC Pom Vipers vs Lae Snax Tigers