User:Adam UOW86/Australian rugby league team sign Papua New Guinea player
The 25-year old prop weighs in at 106kg and stands at 183cm and is not the only PNG player to receive an NRL contract after 20-year old prop Wellington Albert signed a deal with theearlier this year.
Albert is currently playing in the Panthers' under 20's NSW Cup match against the on Saturday.team, while Mexico will play his first match for the Sharks in their
Rugby league is the national sport in Papua New Guinea and it has continued to grow in recent times following their appearance in the 2013 rugby league world cup and the inclusion of a PNG team, the, in the .
Other players in the National Rugby League with PNG heritage include Panthers hooker, second rower , and winger .
- Dan Walsh. "sharks sign Kumuls prop Mexico" — , Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
- Cronulla Sharks. "sharks sign PNG prop" — , Tuesday 8th April, 2014
- Michael Chammas. "Penrith sign giant PNG youngster with size 15 feet" — , Monday,February 3, 2014
- Liam Fox. "PNG rugby leage player Wellington Albert to join Penrith Panthers" — , Thursday, 19th December, 2013