PNG National Rugby League competition franchise, the Mendi Muruks, have announced their squad for the 2022 Digicel Cup competition.
The Southern Highlands based squad has confirmed a 27-man squad for the upcoming season, as well has offered seven train-and-trial contracts to locals from the region.
The Mendi Muruks finished the 2021 season in second place and were eliminated in the Preliminary Final. Of the train and trial squad, two players each have come from each the Nipoku Batas, Bulldogs and Medix clubs.
Mendi Muruks Squad:
Leon Undupia, Sefi Dait, Clent Lama, Levi Andrew, Bob Tenza, Justin Yoka, David Joseph, Benard Goma, Warren Glare, Julius Yakopa, Ismale Balkawa, Messac Wellen, Justin Ibene, Wesley Batari, Joash Toringi, Junior Thomas, Nelson Yei, John Karepa, Abraham Wallace, Haripa Bulu, Jerry Joe, Warex Nick, Allan Samberi, Obert Koim, Dickson Pipi, Tyga Emere, Nickson Waki
Train and Trial:
Douglas David, Jasper Alkend, Steven Kela, Ishmael Waiya, Amos Kewa, Handa Dasta, Soma Irala