‘It is D-Day’: Peter V’Landys prepared to walk away from PNG NRL expansion bid

17 May 2024 03:31
Rugby league bosses meeting with federal government in BrisbanePapua New Guinea aiming to become 18th men’s clubAustralian Rugby League Commission chair Peter V’Landys said he is prepared to abandon the prospect of a NRL team from Papua New Guinea if the federal government doesn’t improve its offer of support.The NRL is considering expanding the men’s competition to 18 teams in 2027, and a team from PNG has been championed by the federal government as a way to bring the region closer amidst ”competitive tension”. Continue readingread full article

Source: TheGuardian