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PNG Footy at a Crossroads?

  • Tuesday, July 26 2005 @ 12:27 am ACST
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Oceania Australian Football in Papua New Guinea has had a number of successes in recent times through the implementation of junior and lifestyle programs structured to get people playing competition sport. A major advantage has been that the country's main spectator sport, rugby league, has not had any real competing structures - though this may soon change with a big push planned by Rugby League and supported by AusAid. World Footy News talks with Scott Reid about how the PNG footballing landscape currently looks.

NZAFL to hold clinics in Gisborne

  • Tuesday, June 14 2005 @ 03:48 am ACST
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Oceania The NZAFL has announced plans to conduct a three-day tour of North Island city Gisborne, as part of their efforts to grow Australian Football in New Zealand's regional centres.

Blight returns to coaching to help PNG

  • Wednesday, April 27 2005 @ 01:43 am ACST
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In yet another coup for Papua New Guinean football, Australian football legend Malcolm Blight has agreed to coach PNG's national side, the Mosquitoes, if they make it to the grand final of the International Cup, in Melbourne this August. The following was compiled with the assistance of Henry Morabang (from PNG's The National).

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