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PNG Hunters beat East Tigers 30 - 20

The SP PNG Hunters have registered their  second win in a row over the East Tigers 30 - 20 at the National Football Stadium in Port Moresby this afternoon. In round 1 match last week, the Hunters held off CQ Capras 22 - 16 in Australia. 

In today's match, the SP Hunters scored  three unanswered tries in the first half  with captain Ase Boas made no mistakes with all the conversion to  take the lead 18 - 0.

In the second half, the visitors mounted huge pressure on the Hunters defence and scored two quick tries to reduce the margin to 18 - 10. The Hunters replied with a try and  extended their lead to 24 - 12.  The Tigers scored again and reduced the margin to 24 - 16.  Eliab put the Hunters score beyond reach with  a try next to the uprights with 5 minutes remaining on the clock. Boas added the extras and the Hunters were leading 30 - 16.  The visitors regrouped and scored a try right on full time. Conversion was unsuccessful and the Hunters won the game with 30 - 20.  

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