7 May 2014

Sport: PNG Hunters forced into changes for Q-Cup return

11:52 am on 7 May 2014

The Papua New Guinea Hunters have named a new-look front row for Saturday's Queensland Cup rugby league clash against the Wynnum Manly Seagulls in Kokopo.

Esau Siune and Joe Bruno are called into the starting team, either side of hooker Wartovo Puara, in place of the suspended Timothy Lomai and Gonzela Urakusie, who has been stood down indefinitely.

David Loko has also been stood down from selection and fined for a breach of the club's clode of conduct, paving the way for Willie Minoga to earn his second start of the season.

Full squad:

1 Adex Wera

2 Garry Lo

3 Thompson Teteh

4 Albert Patak

5 George Benson

6 Israel Eliab

7 Roger Laka

8 Joe Bruno

9 Wartovo Puara

10 Esau Siune

11 Willie Minoga

12 Sebastian Pandia

13 Dion Aiye


14 Noel Zeming

15 Lawrence Tu'u

16 Edward Goma

17 Adam Korave

18 Tiger Emery

19 Stanton Albert