The Hunters opened the score board through fullback Bland Abavu at the 18th minute. Zeming converted the try and the Hunter took the early lead 6 - 0.
The Hunters strike again on the 22nd minute through a nice ball movement from hooker Wartavo Puara to Noel Zeming who scored the second try of the afternoon. Zeming missed the uprights and the Hunters led 10 - 0.
The visitors regrouped and sent fullback Daniel Odgen to score their only try of the afternoon. Halfback Mathew Seamark swept the ball away and they trailed 10 - 4.
The home side further extended the score through Warren Glare. Zemings converted the try and the Hunters led 16 - 4 at halftime.
In the second half, both teams began with exchange of big hits in a physical game.
The only points came from Hunters’ Noel Zeming, who converted a penalty in the 50th minute of play to take the lead to 18-4.
The man of the match went to hooker Wartovo Puara Jnr.
Hunters 18 (tries, T. Abavu, N. Zeming, W. Glare: Conversion: Zeming 3/ 4) Seagulls 4 ( D.Odgen, Conversion: Seamark 0/1))