Wigmen, Lahanis register wins
Hela Wigman and Goroka Lahanis showed class when they defeated home teams Vipers and Gulf Issous this afternoon at the National Football Stadium in their Digicel Cup round 16 double-header matches in Port Moresby.
The Lahanis held off home team Gulf Issou 10-9 in halftime however the Issou’s bounced back after half time with two points at the back of an high tackle and a try to lead 15-10.
With more ball handling errors from both teams it was the visitors who pounced back with a try and a successful conversion to seal their one point ball game win over Issous 16-15.
Meanwhile, Hela Wigman led with 14 points as the Vipers trailed with 8 points in the first half. But the home side were quick to respond with a try just two minutes into the second half to level the scores 14 all.
From the back of a penalty against Vipers, the visitors got a penalty kick to lead 16-14. But this was not long before the Vipers struck with a try and a successful conversion leading 20-16.
With the Vipers defense lacking, Wigman bagged two more tries to defeat the home side 28-20.
With other matches from other centers saw the Snax Tigers defeat EPG Mioks 20-16, and Gurias defeated Waghi Tumbe 20-08. PNGFM/ ONEPNG