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PNG Orchids named to face Australian Women's team

Former and current Queensland Women’s representatives have been selected to feature in the PNG Orchids team to take on the Australian PM's XIII Women's team next month.

An Origin representative this year and Brisbane Broncos player Amelia Kuk has been named; as has inaugural Women’s Dally M Medal winner and previous Queensland player Jenni-Sue Hoepper.

Played at Port Moresby’s National Football Stadium on October 6 in conjunction with the men’s Prime Minister’s 13 game; the match will be another milestone for the team in what has been a big year.

Last month, the Orchids travelled to Brisbane to take part in a trial match against the Broncos in the lead-up to their NRLW season and have also been travelling to various cities in Australia following the release of the documentary about the team’s WRLWC 2017 experience ‘Power Meri’. 


1. Amelia Kuk (Australia)
2. Matha Molowia (Southern)
3. Naomi Kaupa (Southern)
4. Catherine Anjo (Southern)
5. Jacobetha Wake (Northern)
6. Nicole Mato (NGI)
7. Jenni-Sue Hoepper (Australia)
8. Elsie Albert (NGI)
9. Therese Aiton (Australia)
10. Tahina Booth (Australia)
11. Janet Michael (Southern)
12. Carol Humeu (Southern)
13. Venesa Nakas (NGI)
14. Roswita Kapo (Southern)
15. Lilah Malabag (Southern)
16. Betty Kawak (Southern)
17. Grace Mark (Northern)
18. Elmah Turpa (NGI)
19. Regila Wilfred (Highlands)
20. Shirey Jerry (Highlands)

David Westley - Coach

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