Hunters level on points with T’ville Blackhawks

Hunters gained two points after defeating Blackhawks in a close encounter 28-26 on the weekend at Kokopo in round 20 of the competition.

Despite levelling points, Blackhawks remain on top due to points for and against.

Ipswich Jets are third on the ladder with 30 points and Wynnum Manly Seagulls on fourth place with 28 points.

Hunters will host fifth placed East Tigers in Round 21 this weekend at Kokopo then play away against Ipswich Jets in Round 22 on August 8.

Hunters will then host Manly Seagulls on August 16 at Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby.


Dolphins hold Hunters to draw

The second half started well for the Dolphins with their fullback scoring on the 46th minute. The conversion was unsuccessful so the score remains Dolphins 22 Hunters 16.

After Hunters were held up on the try line they re - grouped and pounced on the Dolphins defence,  scoring on the left wing through Ottio Bland. Conversion was unsuccessful. A penalty was awarded to the Hunters with Zeming splits the uprights to level the score 22 all.