Six players released from Hunters pre-season training

first_imgHunters coach, Michael Marum said the six players – Brandy Peter, John Stanley, Kingston Paul, Mark Piti, Wersa Tenza and Wesley Vali – were released after failing to pass fitness tests.“We had a gruelling week of training this week and unfortunately, the six players did not meet the required level of fitness and have been released.“They will go back to their Digicel Cup teams and work that little bit harder to force their way back into the Hunters,” said Marum.Marum will take 40 players to Goroka tomorrow (Saturday) for the final week of pre- season training.“Training won’t get any easier when we get to Goroka. We will be camping at the National Sports Institute and it will be more intense in the mountains,” said Marum.He said the younger players in the squad were pushing for spots in the final 30 man team that will be named in the new year.The training ends next Friday December 23.He said the squad will go for a break with their families and return to camp in Port Moresby on January 2, 2017.The final 30 man team to participate in the 2017 Intrust Super Cup will be named shortly after.(File picture)last_img

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