Australian PM's rugby league teams to head to Fiji
March 13, 2019 12:08 pm
The Australian Prime Minister’s Rugby League men’s and women’s teams will take the field in Fiji at the end of this year.
This will mark the first official Prime Minister’s league matches in the country.
The team will feature some of the Kangaroos players.
The Australian Rugby League Commission and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed the fixtures yesterday, to be played at ANZ National Stadium in Suva in October.
Asia Pacific Rugby league reports, Australian Rugby League Commission Chairman, Peter Beattie reiterated a previous commitment to continue to see rugby league grow within the Pacific.
Beattie says there was no doubt that the excitement and passion for rugby league in Papua New Guinea was key to the success of the Prime Minister’s rugby league fixture growing in stature.