The ‘freight train’ Minoga had the crowd of 6, 738 on their feet in celebration after only the 2nd minute of play when he crossed over the line for his first of the match.
Captain Ase Boas converted the try giving the Hunters a 6-0 lead.
Boas made it 10-0 in the 26th minute when he dummied and stepped into a gap to run forty metres to score on the wing.
These were the only points from the first half.
A penalty right in front in the opening minutes of the second half gave the Hunters an opportunity to extend their lead.