Source: MIL-OSI Submissions
Source: Auckalnd Rugby League
Match reports from Round 3 of the second tier Crown Lift Trucks Fox Championship Qualifiers played on May 15.
Otara 38 Pakuranga 22
Half Makalani Hakalo scored three and centre Storm Tanaki crossed for two as Otara got up for victory over Pakuranga, in a match where scores were tied at 12-all at the break. It was Otara’s second victory of the year.
Eastern United 14 Hibiscus Coast 54
A monster effort in the second half lifted Hibiscus Coast to a comfortable win over Eastern United, after the Raiders led by just six at half-time. The Hibiscus Coast went on to score 38 and leak just four in the second spell, with Korey Craig, Nathan Ashe and Caleb Carter all finishing with doubles.
Waitemata 20 Manurewa 28
Manurewa overcame an early 10-0 deficit to lead by two at half-time and eventually run out eight-point winners at Ranui Domain. Centre Corey Hebden scored a double, while forward Balmain Patuwai was outstanding.
Manukau 60 Papatoetoe 0
Wing Koronato John led the way for Manukau with three tries against Papatoetoe, while teammates Tamore Nati, Samuel Nati and Danya Aleni helped stretch the scoreline out with personal doubles. The Magpies got back to winning ways after suffering their first loss in over a year last week at the hands of the Hibiscus Coast.
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