CQ Capras

Dolphins name team list for opening trial against Capras

The 22-player squad, which was announced to players at their training session earlier this morning, will travel to Marley Brown Oval in Gladstone to take on the Central Queensland Capras on Saturday night.

This will be the first appearance of a Dolphins NRL team ahead of their official competition debut next month against Sydney Roosters at Suncorp Stadium.

Round 2 Match Report: SP PNG Hunters v CQ Capras

The SP PNG Hunters have fallen short to a fast-starting CQ Capras side 26-16 in Round 2 of the Hostplus Cup at Browne Park, Rockhampton.

The Capras were on from the kick-off, working their way up-field in the opening set to launch an attacking kick skyward on the last. The Hunters couldn’t field it cleanly and Capras’ winger Brandon Roberts was the beneficiary, diving on the loose ball to open the scoring.  

Backrower Ethan O’Neill was next to score for the Capras, latching onto a perfectly weighted grubber from five-eighth Raedean Robinson to score next to the posts.

Hunters To Keep Form Against Capras

The Hunters kicked off the season with an encouraging 16-10 win over the Mackay Cutters in Round 1. The Hunters markedly improved their discipline and handling from the preseason trials and took an early lead against the Cutters, thanks to tries from Solo Wane and Dilbert Isaac. From there the Hunters’ defended their lead through the second half before

Hunters hold off Capras

The Capras scored twice in the final minutes, including from a crossfield kick after the siren that bounced and fell for a try for the home team. That left them with a conversion from about 10 metres in from the sideline which swerved to the left, delivering a deserved victory to the Hunters.

Hunters Beat Capras

It was an all-round performance by the team as fans in Port Moresby got a glimpse of the squad in their first match under new Coach Mathew Church for the 2020 season.

The Hunters took a 20 – 6 lead going into the break despite allowing the Capras score the opening try of the match.

Hunters showed class and bounced back immediately with try’s to Nicky Hasu, Junior Rau, Joe Joshua and Casey Dickson

Hunters bag first win

The Hunters ran in five tries to the Capras’ two to take the win in front of a vocal Hunters crowd that turned up at the McIndoe Park in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia.

The Hunters opened the scoring through Brendan Gotuno off a Woods Kawage grubber in front of the Capras line to take a 4 – 0 lead in the 10th minute.

The Capras replied six minutes later when five-eighth Maipele Morseu ran past flimsy defence to score to take the lead 6 – 4.

Hunters intact for Redcliffe Dolphins match

Coach Michael Marum has retained his players from last weekend’s mammoth  win against CQ Capras 68-4 in Kokopo as they prepare for this weekend.

Hunters will be chasing their ninth consecutive win in order to consolidate the second spot on the Intrust Super Cup points table.

Hunters are on 26 points while Dolphins are ninth on the ladder with 14 points.

The game at the Dolphins Oval is set for kick-off at 1.40pm.