The Moni Plus Port Moresby Vipers opened their 2023 Digicel ExxonMobil Cup season campaign with a win on home ground at the Santos National Football Stadium (NFS) this afternoon.
The Port Moresby Vipers defeated the Wamp Nga Mt. Hagen Eagles 30-10 this afternoon in front of their loyal fans.
As both teams battled it out in the afternoon’s heat, the Eagles tried their best to score against the host, but the Vipers proved too strong by displaying a strong defence making it hard for the boys from Mt. Hagen to equalize at first half.
The match went into half time with the score line set at 10-4. Coming back in for the second half, the Vipers extended their lead by adding another 20 points, while the Eagles tried their best and scored another try before the full time.
Meanwhile, Moni Plus Vipers hooker Bernard Noel took out the man of the match award.