Papua New Guinea women's national rugby union team

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Papua New Guinea
Nickname(s)The Palais
UnionPapua New Guinea Rugby Football Union
Head coachJohn Larry
CaptainMargaret Naua
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World Rugby ranking
Current42 (as of 23 November 2020)

The Papua New Guinea national rugby union team represent Papua New Guinea in the sport of rugby union. Nicknamed the Palais, (Tok Pisin for 'lizard'), they played their first international in 2016. Papua New Guinea have not so far qualified for the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup.

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History

Results

See Women's international rugby for information about the status of international games and match numbering

Full internationals

[1161] 2016-11-05 (WCQ)
Fiji  Flag of Fiji.svg37–10Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea
ANZ Stadium, Suva [3/1/1]
[1276] 2018-11-16 (OC)
Papua New Guinea  Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg45–56Flag of Samoa.svg  Samoa
Churchill Park, Lautoka [2/24/1]
[1285] 2018-11-20 (OC)
Fiji  Flag of Fiji.svg96–0Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea
Churchill Park, Lautoka [7/3/2]
[1286] 2018-11-24 (OC)
Tonga  Flag of Tonga.svg62–26Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea
Churchill Park, Lautoka [5/4/1]
[1343] 2019-11-18 (OC)
Samoa  Flag of Samoa.svg65–12Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea
Churchill Park, Lautoka [29/5/4]

Squad

Papua New Guinea's Line-up to (Oceanic qualification to World Cup): [1]

1. Pamela Waringe
2. Jane Buku
3. Norah Wartovo
4. Isi Govea
5. Clara Biyamah
6. Melanie Kawa
7. Lynette Kwarula*
8. Debbie Kaore*
9. Victoria Kamen
10. Margaret Naua (Captain)
11. Nina Stein
12. Kymlie Rapilla*
13. Marlugu Dixon*
14. Cassandra Sampson*
15. Joanne Lagona*

16. Lorraine Pomat
17. Geua Larry*
18. Tracy Stains
19. Harkana Dixon*
20. Theresanne Daimol*
21. Angela Parao
22. Helen Abau*
23. Augusta Livuana*

(*Also selected for PNG’s sevens squad)

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