Kumuls secure win

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<p>This afternoon's crowd kept the home side on a high, defeating Ireland 14 points to 6.</p>

<p>Just five minutes into the match and Ireland drew first blood through number 9 <span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Roboto, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;">Michael McIlorum</span> with a successful conversion, seeing PNG trail 6-nil.</p>

<p>Then came Garry Lo and Ireland were lost for answers.</p>

<p>The Wolfhounds could not contain PNG’s mean machine, who went in flying with a try in the corner.</p>

<p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Roboto, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;">Nene Macdonald</span> ran in PNG’s second try in style, the Gabadi high flyer was a class of his own. Rhyse Martin wasn’t so lucky with his boots,&nbsp;missing&nbsp;two conversions.</p>

<p>Going into half time, PNG kept a close lead, 8 points to 6 over Ireland. The second half saw a tighter match as Ireland stepped up in their defense, forcing errors in the Kumul play.</p>

<p>Just when it seemed the game was over, the Kumuls' little maestro Watson Boas took a gamble and turned out a magnificent try to seal the match 14-6.</p>

<p>With the Ireland Wolfhounds done and dusted, the PNG LNG Kumuls now look forward to USA.&nbsp;</p>

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<p>Picture sourced from&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/PNGKumulsRL/">PNG Kumuls Facebook page</a></p>