Panthers beat Sisters in POMRFL women’s elimination final

first_imgFewer than 200 people braved the heat to watch the elimination final .It took only 10 minutes for the Panthers to get the first points when Elvinah Hetra busted through the Sisters defence to score near the posts.Waikili John added the extras for the Panthers to take a 6-0 lead.Three minutes later, Panthers registered their second try when quick hands paved the  way for an overlap for Angela Parao to dive over on the wing.Panthers continued to dominate possession and took a comfortable 10-0 lead going into the break.Sisters hit back early in the second half with tries to Getruth Peter and Esther Kes.But two unsuccessful conversion attempts made all the difference with the score at 10-8 in favour of the Panthers.Solid defence by the Panthers guaranteed them the win as they held on to the final whistle to win.The Panthers will play Royals next weekend. The winner will meet Souths in the women’s grand final in two weeks.Souths booked the first spot in the women’s grand final after holding on to beat Royals 12-8 in the first qualifying final yesterday.last_img

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