Source: MIL-OSI Submissions
Source: Auckland Rugby League
Match reports from Round 8 of the second tier Crown Lift Trucks Fox Championship Qualifiers played on June 26.
Manukau 50 Pakuranga 8
Manukau came up with a big win to finish the Qualifiers, with wing Koronato John’s double among the highlights for the Magpies. Despite the loss Pakuranga still secured entry to the Crown Lift Trucks Fox Championship competition proper, thanks to Papatoetoe producing an upset victory over Manurewa.
Hibiscus Coast 24 Otara 40
Otara gave themselves a confidence boost heading into the second half of the season by upsetting the previously unbeaten Hibiscus Coast Raiders on the road. Otara playmaker Shaq Ono scored twice and converted six of his side’s seven tries.
Manurewa 8 Papatoetoe 34
Papatoetoe got up for their first win of the season at Mountfort Park, ending any hope Manurewa had of remaining in the Crown Lift Trucks Fox Championship in the process. Panthers fullback Liki Iloheafaiva and captain Greg Smith led the way, with Papatoetoe going on with the result after leading 12-4 at half time.
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