Papua New Guinea

Indonesian media group MNC has acquired rights for Asian Football Confederation events in the 2021 to 2024 period, the first deal of the new sales cycle being conducted by the DDMC Fortis agency

The organising committee for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup national team tournament has agreed partnerships with media firm Match Media and creative agency Clemenger BBDO Sydney.

Andrew Hill has been appointed as the new chief executive of the organising committee for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup national team tournament, which will be co-hosted by Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.

Organisers of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup have stressed the importance of growing the profile of the sport across all areas of Australia and the Oceania region after the full schedule for the national team tournament was unveiled today (Tuesday).

Papua New Guinea has been confirmed as a co-host of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, with the Pacific nation set to share staging rights to the national team competition with Australia and New Zealand.

Papua New Guinea Governor-General, Sir Michael Ogio, has stated that the country should target the 2026 Commonwealth Games after its successful staging of fellow multi-sport event the Pacific Games.

The Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) is reportedly considering adding Papua New Guinea as a co-host for the 2017 World Cup.