2015 PNG Hunters season

The 2015 Intrust Super Cup was the PNG Hunters second season in the Queensland Cup.[1]

2015 PNG Hunters season
Queensland Cup Rank2nd
Team information
CEOReatau Rau
CoachMichael Marum
StadiumKalabond Oval
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Season summary Edit

For their second campaign the squad changed very little. The major losses were Garry Lo, David Loko and Joe Bruno who joined the coaching staff following his retirement. The main gains being Kato Ottio and Nickson Borana. The season began with the Hunters losing 3 of their opening 6 fixtures, but they then went on an unbeaten run of 17 games to the end of the regular season securing second place in the league, missing out on top spot by 1 point. Ipswich Jets ended their season in the preliminary final. Off the field Head Coach Michael Marum was voted coach of the year, and during the season CEO Brad Tassell was forced to resign.

2015 squad Edit

PNG Hunters
First team squad Coaching staff

Head coach

Assistant coaches

  • (c) Captain(s)
  • (vc) Vice captain(s)

Updated: 14 December 2018
Source(s): [1]


Squad movement Edit

Gains Edit

Losses Edit

Player Signed To Until End of Notes
Kato Ottio   Canberra Raiders 2017 [3]
Sebastien Pandia   Ipswich Jets 2018 [4]
Israel Eliab   London Broncos 2016 [5]
Willie Minoga   Townsville Blackhawks 2016 [6]

References Edit

  1. ^ "PNG Hunters training camp squad". Queensland Rugby League. 19 November 2014.
  2. ^ "SP PNG HUNTERS ANNOUNCE 2015 SQUAD". Papua New Guinea Kumuls.
  3. ^ "Raiders sign Kato Ottio". Canberra Raiders website. 26 February 2016. Retrieved 28 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Pandia pair hunting former countrymen". Queensland Times. 28 May 2016. Retrieved 28 December 2018.
  5. ^ "PNG international joins London Broncos". London Broncos website. 23 November 2015. Retrieved 28 December 2018.
  6. ^ "Willie Minoga to join Townsville Blackhawks". PNG Facts. 20 November 2015. Retrieved 28 December 2018.