Rugby league captains in Moresby for Cup launch

TEAM captains of all 11 Digicel Cup clubs in the 2016 season arrive in Port Moresby this weekend for the official launch of the 2016 Digicel Cup season, which is being held today at the Laguna Hotel.
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Digicel Cup 2016 captains Nelson Daplen (Gurias), John Gand (Lahanis), Rex Yalon (Mioks), David Lapua (Wigmen), Roy Kela (Tigers), Issac Mel (Muruks), Danny Aaron (Eagles) and Joda Wesley (Tumbe) were scheduled to arrive in the capital yesterday, The National reported.

They will join Port Moresby-based captains Samuel Koim (Vipers), Jolam Jerry (Lions) and Bernard Goma Jr (Isapea) to launch the season.

Digicel will host the official launch with the PNGNRL board and franchise members as well as government dignitaries.

The highlight of the night will be the unveiling of the home and away game jerseys by the captains.

The National reported that Digicel Play's footy show Fan Zone will film their show at the launch with interviews from players, franchise owners and sponsors.

The Digicel Cup season is set to kick off with Round 1 on Sunday, April 17.

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