5 Jun 2013

Sport: PNG to host 2013 Oceania Rugby Cup

10:57 am on 5 June 2013

The defending champions Papua New Guinea will host the 2013 Oceania Cup rugby tournament in Port Moresby next month.

The biennial competition will this year double as a Rugby World Cup regional qualifying event, with the winner to play Fiji for the Oceania 1 position at the 2015 tournament.

The winner will be a determined from a round-robin format, with the Cook Islands, Tahiti, and Solomon Islands also vying for title.