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Match Report: Wigan Warriors 36-14 London Broncos

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In a nutshell London Broncos took an early ten-point lead at the DW Stadium, but Wigan gradually came back into the game after a slow start to win comfortably. How it unfolded The Broncos scored early tries fro Jamie O’Callaghan and Mike McMeeken, with Josh Drinkwater adding one conversion to give them a ten-point lead. But that was as good ... Read More »

Match Report: Castleford Tigers 28-30 St Helens

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In a nutshell St Helens recovered from an 18-0 first-half deficit to retain their unbeaten record wit a late 28-30 victory. How it unfolded The Tigers shot into an early lead with tries from Jake Webster, Michael Shenton and Grant Millington, all of them goaled by Marc Sneyd. St Helens finally got into the game when Sia Soliola touched down ... Read More »

Match report: Bradford Bulls 24-34 Salford Red Devils

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In a nutshell The Iestyn Harris era got off to a win at Salford. How it unfolded First-half: The Red Devils surged into a 22-6 lead at the break, courtesy of scores from Jake Mullaney, Junior Sa’u, Tim Smith an Matty Ashurst. Only an Adrian Purtell try kept the Bulls relatively in it at the break. Second-half: Rangi Chase and ... Read More »

Match report: Leeds Rhinos 42-6 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

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In a nutshell Leeds recorded another resounding win against Wakefield. How it unfolded First-half: The Rhinos were 24-0 up at the break, as scores from Liam Sutcliffe, Ryan Hall, Carl Ablett and Tom Briscoe put Leeds in control at the break. Second-half: Jamie Peacock got the landmark try his performance deserved, but Chris Clarkson extended the lead. Jarrod Sammut got ... Read More »

Match report: Warrington Wolves 12-25 Hull Kingston Rovers

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In a nutshell Warrington suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Hull KR. How it unfolded First-half: There was only one score in a remarkable first-half, with Michael Weyman’s try and Travis Burns’ conversion the only points of the half. Second-half: The Robins continued the onslaught in the second period. Scores from Weyman again, Travis Burns and Kris Keating ... Read More »

Match report: Gold Coast Titans 12-8 Brisbane Broncos

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In a nutshell The Titans remain top of the NRL after another gutsy win in which they capitalised on several Broncos errors. Brisbane, who led until the 74th minute, were scrappy at best, with returning centre Justin Hodges failing to impress after a good performance last week. How it unfolded 31’ – Ben Hunt opens the scores after some stunning ... Read More »

Match report: Penrith Panthers 2-18 South Sydney Rabbitohs

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In a nutshell Tries from Nathan Merritt, Kyle Turner and Kirisome Auva’a were enough to end South Sydney’s losing streak in a scrappy encounter. The Rabbitohs’ defence was superb – they made 321 tackles and missed just six. How it unfolded 2’ – Adam Reynolds opens the South Sydney account with a penalty: 0-2. 31’ – Former London Broncos star ... Read More »

Match Report: Hull FC 30-6 Huddersfield Giants

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In a nutshell Hull FC took a 20-0 lead in the first 25 minutes, and set the Giants a hurdle that they couldn’t overcome as they tried to fight back in the second half. How it unfolded Hull scored two early tries through Fetuli Talanoa and Richard Whiting in the opening ten minutes, and although Whiting could convert neither score, ... Read More »

Match report: North Queensland Cowboys 28-2 Newcastle Knights

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In a nutshell North Queensland ended their three-game losing streak by putting in a commanding performance, restricting Newcastle to a solitary score and romping home by 26 points. How it unfolded 7′ – Tyrone Roberts lands a penalty goal to put Newcastle in the lead. 19′ – Matthew Wright scores on his debut, snaring a well-placed Robert Lui kick and ... Read More »

Match report: Huddersfield Giants 16-17 St Helens

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In a nutshell A last-minute field-goal from Luke Walsh saw St Helens overturn an eight-point deficit to defeat Huddersfield Giants at home. Danny Brough insisted he had scored a field-goal just seconds before, but the referee ruled it out. In a post-match interview, Luke Walsh said he thought Brough’s effort was successful. Brough said: “100 per cent it went over. ... Read More »