Fiji is pooled with Samoa and PNG in Oceania Cup
March 6, 2019 5:00 pm
There has been a massive injection of international rugby league matches in 2019.
This follows Great Britain Rugby League Lions tour of New Zealand and Papua New Guinea, and the inaugural Oceania Cup getting the green light.
The first match of the Oceania Cup has the New Zealand Kiwis going head-to-head with Mate Ma’a Tonga at Mt Smart in the re-match that everyone has been waiting for.
The inaugural Oceania Cup will be made up of Pool A – comprising New Zealand, Australia, and Tonga.
Pool B is made up of Fiji, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea.
Organizers also announced that the Great Britain Rugby League Lions will be in action in the southern hemisphere for the first time in 13 years.
They will play two Test matches against New Zealand on the 2nd of November at Eden Park and the 9th of November at Christchurch Stadium and Tests against Tonga and Papua New Guinea.