In his address at the closing ceremony of the XV Pacific Games in Port Moresby he said PNG is proud of its cultures and traditions and can exceed anything.He said PNG can and wants to host the commonwealth games.He said PNG must bid to host the next commonwealth games here in Port Moresby and around the country.Ogio said this has been a very a successful games thanking the volunteers, sponsors and the governemnt for the games.” We wish Tonga good luck for 2019. Your brothers and sister from Papua New Guinea will help you. I now declare the 2015 Pacific Games closed,” Sir Micheal said.
Print Friendly Version 2. Ben Clark/Barny Thorold (DU) def. Nikolai Manchev/Henry Paiste (UAB) 6-3 “We got through today with two nice wins. Everyone on the team contributed, which was fantastic. We tested ourselves with some different doubles teams and then everyone took care of business in singles to get us two solid wins,” said Drake head coach Davidson Kozlowski. Barny Thorold cruised past Giovani Pasini, 6-3, 6-3, at No. 2, while Ben Wood clinched the 4-0 victory with a 6-3, 6-4 win at No. 5. Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (6,5,4,2,1,3) 3. Ben Clark (DU) vs. Stefan Gonzalez (UAB) 6-4, 4-1, unfinished DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University swept UAB, 4-0, and George Washington, 7-0, in dominating fashion on Friday at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center. 1. Finley Hall/Ben Wood (DU) def. Chris Fletcher/C. Hadjigeorgiou (GW) 6-2 Drake 7, George Washington 0Feb 16, 2018 at Des Moines, Iowa (Roger Knapp Tennis Center) Wood blanked Kaan Tuna 6-0, 6-0 at No. 6 singles, while Powell topped Amlan Sahoo 6-1, 6-2 to give Drake a 3-0 lead. Finley Hall secured the match with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Jakub Behun at No. 4., extending Drake’s winning streak to six matches. “We will take tomorrow off and prepare for a big Summit League showdown with Denver on Sunday,” said Kozlowski. The Bulldogs wrap up the weekend on Sunday at 1 p.m. when they welcome defending Summit League champions Denver. Drake 9-4 4. Finley Hall (DU) vs. Kenton Parton (UAB) 6-3, 5-5, unfinished Box Score UAB 3. Tom Hands/Freddie Powell (DU) def. Amlan Sahoo/Kaan Tuna (GW) 6-0 Drake didn’t slow down in singles as freshman Freddie Powell won 7-5, 6-2 over Tom El Safadi at No. 6 to put the Bulldogs up 2-0. 2. Barny Thorold (DU) def. Giovani Pasini (UAB) 6-3, 6-3 Singles competition In the nightcap against George Washington, the Bulldogs swept all three doubles matches. Doubles competition Doubles competition 3. Ben Clark (DU) def. C. Hadjigeorgiou (GW) 7-5, 6-4 4. Finley Hall (DU) def. Jakub Behun (GW) 6-2, 6-2 2. Barny Thorold (DU) def. Chris Reynolds (GW) 6-1, 6-4 Box Score GW 6. Freddie Powell (DU) def. Tom El Safadi (UAB) 7-5, 6-2 Singles competition The Bulldogs took the doubles point swiftly over the Blazers, winning 6-1, 6-3 on court No. 3 and No. 2, respectively. George Washington 0-8 Match Notes 1. Tim Dollman/Stefan Gonzalez (UAB) def. Ben Wood/Finley Hall (DU) 5-4 5. Freddie Powell (DU) def. Amlan Sahoo (GW) 6-1, 6-2 Order of finish: Doubles (3,2); Singles (6,2,5) 2. Barny Thorold/Ben Clark (DU) def. Chris Reynolds/Jakub Behun (GW) 6-2 1. Tom Hands (DU) vs. Tim Dollman (UAB) 6-3, 0-6, 2-1, unfinished 3. Tom Hands/Freddie Powell (DU) def. Kenton Parton/Anru Fourie (UAB) 6-1 Drake 4, UAB 0Feb 16, 2018 at Des Moines, Iowa (Roger Knapp Tennis Center) 5. Ben Wood (DU) def. Anru Fourie (UAB) 6-3, 6-4 1. Tom Hands (DU) def. Chris Fletcher (GW) 6-2, 6-4 6. Ben Wood (DU) def. Kaan Tuna (GW) 6-0, 6-0 Match Notes Story Links