PNG Hunters Coach Matthew Church has named a 37 man pre-season train on squad in preparation for the 2021 Queensland Intrust Super Cup season.
Grand-finalists Kroton Hela Wigmen and Lae Snax Tigers will have 8 players each in the squad.
Rabaul Agmark Gurias – 6 players.
Moni Plus NCDC Port Moresby Vipers – 5 players
EPG Enga Mioks -3 players
JPG Waghi Tumbe – 2 players
PRK Mendi Muruks – 2 players
Kimbe Cutters – 1 player
Bintangor Goroka Lahanis – 1 player
PRK Gulf Isou – 1 player
Hunters Train On Squad:
Wartovo Puara Jr
Church said the squad will assemble in Port Moresby on the 29th of November for a month long pre season training camp.
The squad will travel to their homes on December 23rd to spend the festive season with their families and will return back to camp on January 3rd.
Coach Church will also be looking at Queensland based players with PNG heritage as options with the strict COVID-19 guidelines as well as work and educational programs that the Hunters players can develop themselves with given the opportunity based in Australia.
PNGBUZZ TV: Hunters Head Coach Matthew Church explains:
Relocating the Hunters to take part in the Queensland Intrust Super Cup comes at an added cost but was the best option in ensuring the teams inclusion in the competition.
PNGBUZZ TV: Acting PNGRFL CEO Stanley Hondina and Church continue:
The selected squad will go through pre season training and preparations as normal.