23 Apr 2019

JORDAN PAT SET TO DEBUT

Jordan Pat is set to become SP Hunter No.81 when he runs off the interchange bench in the Intrust Super Cup ANZAC Round 8 clash against Burleigh Bears in Brisbane on Thursday April 25, 2019.

Named also on the extended bench are Joe Frank, Daniel Tapol, Gairo Kapana, Justin Yoka and Patrick Morea. Charlie Simon moves into the starting line up at halfback in place of Jerry Teme to partner Ase Boas. Shane Haro replaces Brendon Gotuno on the wing.

Captain Adex Wera has been omitted from the squad for disciplinary reasons.

The 20-man squad is:

1. Joe JOSHUA

2. Junior RAU

3. Bland ABAVU

4. Brendon NIMA

5. Shane HARO

6. Ase BOAS

7. Charlie SIMON

8. Moses MENINGA - Captain

9. Woods KAWAGE

10. Enock MAKI

11. McKenzie YEI

12. Epel KAPINIAS

13. Junior ROP

Interchange

14. Patrick MOREA

15. Joe FRANK

16. Jordan PAT

17. Daniel TAPOL

18. Butler MORRIS

19. Gairo KAPANA

20. Justin YOKA

Coach Michael Marum will finalise the travelling 18 man team after training this afternoon.

The SP Hunters travel to Brisbane tomorrow (Wednesday April 24) and take on Burleigh Bears for the Kokoda Cup, currently held by the Bears, in the Intrust Super Cup ANZAC Round 8 game on Thursday April 25, 2019 at 4.05pm at Prizzey Park. The game will be televised ‘live’ on TVWan+.

They return to Port Moresby on Friday.

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