Game day for Hunters and Blackhawks

first_imgThe top of the ladder clash is expected to attract a huge crowd as Hunters host their second home game.As usual, the home team had a morning walk and is based in camp at the PNG Institute of Public Administration while the Panthers are based at the Holiday Inn Hotel.PNG Rugby Football League chief executive officer Bob Cutmore said previously that it is tradition that teams take time off from training to prepare mentally and maintain team spirit before a game.Blackhawks arrived in Port Moresby yesterday (Saturday) and both teams had a successful captains’ run later that afternoon as they build up to today’s big clash.The match kicks off at 3pm and will be televised live on TVWAN Sports.PNG Hunters1. Stargroth Amean 2. Justin Olam 3. Noel Zeming (c) 4. Adex Wera 5. William Aquila 6. Watson Boas 7. Wartovo Puara Jnr 8. Henry Noki 9. Warren Glare 10. Esau Siune 11. Ishamel Baikawa 12. Tuvi Lepan 13. Brandy Peter 14. Adam Korave (c) 15. Enock Maki 16. Philimon Kimisive 17. Edward Goma 18. Timothy Lomai 19. Benjamin Hetra.Coach: Michael MarumTownsville Blackhawks1. Jahrome Hughes 2. Hezron Murgha 3. Moses Pangai 4. Delouise Hoeter 5. Samsen O’Neill 6. Kyle Laybutt 7. Michael Parker-Walshe 8. Glenn Hall (c) 9. Anthony Mitchell (c) 10. Corey Jensen 11. Lona Kaifoto 12. Rhyse Martin 13. Lorenzo Maafu 14. Nathan Norford 15. Kieran Quabba 16. Willie Minoga 17. David Munro.Coach: Kristian Woolflast_img read more

Arsenal eyeing swoop for Ajax star as key man’s contract runs down

first_img Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Most Popular Football Stories However, the left-back has impressed since joining Ajax and his performances in the second half of last season earned him a spot in Argentina’s squad for the World Cup in Russia last summer.Arsenal are now tracking Tagliafico and could look to swoop for him in January. latest 2 scrap LATEST PAYBACK Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Tagliafico celebrates scoring in the Champions League. gameday cracker BEST OF The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 center_img Tagliafico was a regular for Argentina at World Cup 2018. The Gunners are understood to be in the market for a new left-back to bolster their options there.Nacho Monreal has featured regularly for them this season, but the 32-year-old’s contract is up in the summer and he has not agreed fresh terms yet.Other options, such as Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Sead Kolasinac, have struggled for action due to injury.It has forced Arsenal to consider signing a new left-back and Tagliafico is now firmly on their radar. Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Arsenal are monitoring Ajax left-back Nicolas Tagliafico, according to Calciomercato.The 26-year-old only moved to the Netherlands in January from Independiente in a deal worth just £4million. Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City tense Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update SORRY Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? whoops revealed 2 ‘I’ll get him’ – Robertson further endears himself to fans with revenge vow to Manelast_img read more