He was listed ahead of Stanton Albert for this Sunday’s Round 17 clash against Central Queensland Capras at the National Football Stadium in Port Moresby.
Hunters coach Michael Marum said vice-captain Wellington Albert, who sat out last weekend’s match due to suspension, returns to the side and joins younger brother Stanton as well as Enock Maki and David Loko on the extended bench.
He said Adex Wera has been omitted due to injury, allowing Willie Minoga back to the centres while Stargroth Amean will start on the wing.
The 20 man squad is (three to be omitted): 1. Bland ABAVU 2. Stargroth AMEAN 3. Israel ELIAB 4. Willie MINOGA 5. Paul WAWA 6. Ase BOAS – Captain 7. Watson BOAS 8. Muka Peter KULU 9. Wartovo PUARA JNR 10. Esau SIUNE 11. Nixon PUT 12. Rhadley BRAWA 13. Brandy PETER 14. Sailas GAHUNA 15. Wellington ALBERT 16. Karo KAUNA 17. Stanton ALBERT 18. William MONE 19. Enock MAKI 20. David LOKO
The 12th-placed Capras arrive in Port Moresby on Saturday. The game on Sunday kicks off at 3pm.
Before this, POMRFL 1 will play POMRFL 2 in a women’s game at 11am, followed by an U20 match between POM Souths and POM Suburban select side.