Shots of the Games – July 12

By Joel Fitzpatrick, Games News Service

PORT MORESBY, July 12 – A selection of the Games News Service’s best photos from around the Port Moresby 2015 Pacific Games.

Rub-a-dub-dub: Three PNG rugby league 9s men in a tub after their first day of play on Saturday. Photo by Dave Buller.

Rub-a-dub-dub: Three PNG rugby league 9s men in a tub after their first day of play on Saturday. Photo by Dave Buller.

It's o-va'a: The final vs'a races took place on Saturday, with Tahiti continuing its dominance. Photo by Olga Fontanellaz.

It’s o-va’a: The final vs’a races took place on Saturday, with Tahiti continuing its dominance. Photo by Olga Fontanellaz.

Slip and try-d: A Tonga rugby league 9s player slides in for a try against Samoa on Saturday. Photo by Dave Buller.

Slip and try-d: A Tonga rugby league 9s player slides in for a try against Samoa on Saturday. Photo by Dave Buller.

Ships shapes: Normal shipping traffic in Port Moresby Harbour had a great view of POM 2015 sailing competition. Photo by Susie Pini.

Ships shapes: Normal shipping traffic in Port Moresby Harbour had a great view of POM 2015 sailing competition. Photo by Susie Pini.

A Fiji defender clears the ball with his head in the semifinal against PNG. The final is to be played on Sunday. Photo by Risha Hess.

A Fiji defender clears the ball with his head in the semifinal against PNG. The final is to be played on Sunday. Photo by Risha Hess.

Guam in arm: Players from Tahiti and Guam grapple in rugby 7s. Photo by Dave Buller.

Guam in arm: Players from Tahiti and Guam grapple in rugby 7s. Photo by Dave Buller.

Hobie one uses the gale force: Hobie cats take off from the start line on Friday. Photo by Mindy Mesaeus.

Hobie one uses the gale force: Hobie cats take off from the start line on Friday. Photo by Mindy Mesaeus.

Pitch imperfect: Constant rain did not stop the cricket competition, here PNG players celebrate taking a Samoa wicket. Photo by Olga Fontanellaz.

Pitch imperfect: Constant rain did not stop the cricket competition, here PNG players celebrate taking a Samoa wicket. Photo by Olga Fontanellaz.

In smiles of space: A Tongan player makes a break down the left side of the pitch in the bronze medal game. Photo by Dave Buller.

In smiles of space: A Tongan player makes a break down the left side of the pitch in the bronze medal game. Photo by Dave Buller.

Ankle flap: A Fijian player swipes unsuccessfully at an escaping Australian in the women's rugby 7s final. Photo by Dave Buller.

Ankle flap: A Fijian player swipes unsuccessfully at an escaping Australian in the women’s rugby 7s final. Photo by Dave Buller.

 

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