Papua New Guinea 36-0 Wales Highlights: Leigh Leopards star runs the show against Wales

Papua New Guinea have set up a quarter-final clash with England on Saturday at Wigan Warriors’ DW Stadium and secured their spot with a strong 36-0 win over a valiant Wales side.

Highlights:

Laybutt dummies through
On a slippery night, Kyle Laybutt slipped through for the opening try of the game. He has impressed in the tournament and dummied over also showing great strength to get over in the wet conditions.

Ipape allows Putt to explode over
All season we’ve spoken about the explosivity of Edwin Ipape, often that’s on the back of a quick ruck and in space. However, tonight he showed his class tonight to allow Nixon Putt to explode over from close range as Ipape created a miss match for the second-row.

Solo magic
On a night where nice tries seemed unlikely because of the conditions, we saw Jimmy Ngutlik showed a touch of class with a great angled run to tear through the Wales defence before showing great pace and evasion to go the length.

Russell powers over
From a long range to a close range try which was the order of the night. This time Ipape gave Russell enough space to power over.

Putt puts down another
To get the scoring underway in the second half, Ipape got another assist with a short pass and a crash ball allowing Putt to power over for a second try.

Ngutlik gets a second
Following in the footsteps of Putt, Ngutlik claimed a second when he caught a spiral bomb and powered over to make it 36-0.

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