Less than 2 minutes into the game and the CQ Capras shocked the Hunters with an early try.
Centre Connor Broadhurst passed the ball to Junior Kirisome, who wasted no time in flying over the line.
An unsuccessful conversion by Broadhurst left the score at 4-nil.
11 minutes later, a dummy from Wartovo Puara Jnr created an opportunity for Rhadley Brawa, who leveled the playing field with 4-4.
The Hunters then took a 6-4 lead after a successful conversion by captain Ase Boas.