Hukula said Coach Michael Marum has been emphasizing on line speed, which the team has been successfully implementing.
Line speed involves players or defenders working together as a straight line.
Discrepancies in speed will create gaps that the attacking team can easily exploit.
The SP PNG Hunters have won their past 4 games because of strong defense.
Speaking to this newsroom after their round 21 match in Brisbane, SP PNG Hunters Assistant Coach, Nigel Hukula, said: “It was good to see consistency over the last couple of weeks, in particular with defense.