The power of rugby league in PNG

18 May 2016

Papua New Guinea is the only country in the world that considers Rugby League its national sport. During a year spent working for a Rugby League-based community development program in PNG, Joanna Lester witnessed the sport’s potential to change attitudes, and unite an often divided nation.

Australian rugby league players with PNG man in traditional costume at the annual Prime Minister’s 13 match
Last Updated: 18 May 2016