Hunters come back to beat Pride

The SP Hunters came back in the second half to beat Northern Pride 18-14 tonight at Barlow Park, Australia.

The home side were determined to cause another upset and showed it stalling the PNG boys 12-0 after seven minutes.

This came through tries from Connor Jones and Sheldon Powe-Hobbs.

The Hunters fought back just after the 20 minute mark through Wartovo Puara Jr.

The score at half-time was left at 12-4.

Northern Pride extended their lead to 14-4 in the 47th minute after Jordan  Biondi-Odo converted a penalty to make it three from three for the night.

Then the Hunters took the lead when Bland Abavu (60) and Israel Eliab (72) crossed.

Captain and five-eighth Ase Boas was good converting both tries and a penalty later in the 76th minute, to steal the win in the round 16 clash.

Troy Taule