Source: MIL-OSI Submissions
Source: Auckland Rugby League
Match reports from Round 4 of the second tier Crown Lift Trucks Fox Championship Qualifiers played on May 22.
Otara 22 Manukau 28
Both Daryl Sanft and Samuel Nati registered try-scoring doubles for Manukau in a win over Otara, which saw the Magpies have to survive a late Scorpions comeback. Manukau led 12-6 at the break and looked to have the game wrapped up when they were ahead 28-10 with 10 minutes to go, only for Otara to storm back and make it a one-score game in the end. Lock Yijo John was outstanding for the Magpies.
Papatoetoe 32 Eastern United 40
A huge opening 40 minutes set Eastern United up for a win over Papatoetoe, with 24 unanswered points to their name at the half-time break. Second row/centre Taufa Latu scored twice for Eastern in the win.
Manurewa 6 Hibiscus Coast 52
Hibiscus Coast assumed the outright lead in the Crown Lift Trucks Fox Championship Qualifiers, with a comprehensive victory over the previously unbeaten Manurewa Marlins. Standoff Korey Craig was outstanding for the Raiders, scoring five tries. The Hibiscus Coast raced out to a 20-6 lead at half-time before piling on 32 unanswered points in the second spell. Wings Caleb Niu and Longo Vailahi both scored doubles for the Raiders.
Waitemata 16 Pakuranga 40
The Pakuranga Jaguars picked up their second win of the year, getting past Waitemata on the road at Ranui Domain.
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