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The Prime Minister's XIII side has notched up a 50-10 victory over the Papua New Guinea Kumuls in Kokopo on Sunday, with Eels fullback Jarryd Hayne scoring a double in the win.


In front of an unusually calm crowd in the coastal city, Hayne made a strong case for his selection in the Australian Kangaroos side that will head to England and Wales for the Rugby League World Cup 2013.



Jarryd Hayne makes a break to score the first try of the game. Photo: Wayne Cousins




'The Champ' scored the opening try of the match, and followed it up with a second in heavy rain in the second half.


While the stadium only holds 4,000 fans, an estimated 6,000 additional fans gathered outside the stadium, even scaling telegraph poles for a glimpse of the match or their NRL favourites.


From the Prime Minister's XIII base in Papua New Guinea, Hayne posted pictures of the playing gear he gave away - including his match-worn boots - and the traditional Bilum he received in return from PNG locals.


"[It's] always a highlight seeing so many fans at the game and even more fans outside the stadium," Hayne said.


"Thanks to the fan who gave me the bag; I wish I gave you my jersey but there was a little too much mayhem after the game! I'm sure the kids I threw it to will enjoy it."


Click through to read the match report from AAP Papua New Guinea




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