Puara to lead Hunters at halfback against Tigers

Wartovo Puara has been moved to halfback for this Sunday's round 20 clash against the Easts Tigers at home at the National Football Stadium, Port Moresby.

This was announced by coach of the SP Hunters, Michael Marum at this afternoon's training session.

He explained that Watson Boas is still out injured for another week which has put Puara in to call the shots at number 7.

In Puara's place at hooker will be Warren Glare who has been moved into the starting line up.

He added Tuvi Lepan, Nickson Borana and Philimon Kimisive are still out with injuries and so rest of the team remains unchanged.

"Atte Bina Wabo is the 18th man while Gahuna Silas is on the bench.

"Defence is what we've been working hard on this week to improve on.

"All games are a must win for us and we know it's going to be another tough game at home, " said Marum.

The lineup:

1. Bland Abavu 2. Butler Morris 3. Justin Olam 4. Thompson Teteh 5. Adex Wera 6. Ase Boas 7. Wartovo Puara 8. Enock Maki 9. Warren Glare 10. Esau Siune 11. Edward Goma 12. Adam Korave (c) 13. Timothy Lomai 14. Gahuna Silas 15. Ishamel Baikawa 16. Benjamin Hetra 17. Brandy Peter 18. Atte Bina Wabo 19. William Aquila 20. Philimon Kimisive

Troy Taule