By Staff Reporter : PNG Today
The Australian PM's XIII thrashed NGCB PNG PM's XIII 58 - 0 in front of a sold-out crowd of over 15 000 people at the National Football Stadium tonight.
The game was a David and Goliath battle. The Australians filled in full strength Kangaroos to take on the PNG side which was dominated by the Digicel Cup players . The game began with the official kick off by Prime Minister Peter O'Neill.
The Australians scored first in the five minute through Josh Dugan. Mitchell converted the try and the visitors led 6 - 0. The visitors scored again after two minutes later through Blake Ferguson .The conversion was successful from Mitchell and the visitors led 12 - 0. Another try from Semi Radradra extended the lead to 16 - 0. Aussie Captain, Greg Inglis sent the crowd in rapture as he muscled his way over to slam the ball down and do his trademark Goanna crawl. Conversion was successful and the visitors led 22 - 0 at half-time.
In the second half, the Australia dominated possession with brutal defence.
Inglis grabbed his second in style in the 54th minute somersaulting over on the wing.
There was no stopping the Australians who after one hour of the match, were up 32-0 after one hour of the match had been played.
The last four tries came easy to Tyson Frizell, Moses, Ferguson, Mbye and the last was scored by Moses again seconds before the full time siren off a Matt Moylan kick.
The Australian PM'S XIII 58 beat PNG 0