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Match report: Bradford Bulls 60-6 Oldham RLFC


In a nutshell Bradford outclassed their Championship opposition with 11 well-taken tries. How it unfolded 6’ – A superb solo effort from Luke Gales from 30 metres out sees the half-back go over under the sticks. He converts his own try: 6-0. 16’ – Adam O’Brien makes a break to put in Brett Kearney, who flies over after racing past ... Read More »

Match Report: Wests Tigers 34-16 Manly Sea Eagles


In a Nutshell The Tigers dominated a game that was played at their old stomping ground, the Leichardt Oval, and the Sea Eagles were beaten in all aspects of the game, scoring two late tries to give the scoreline a more respectable look. How it unfolded The Tigers took the lead in the eighth minute with a try by captain ... Read More »

Match Report: Melbourne Storm 26-28 Gold Coast Titans


In a Nutshell The Titans went to the top of the NRL Premiership with a controversial defeat of Melbourne Storm through a disputed late penalty given when the Storm were adjudged to have stripped the ball from Titans prop Luke Douglas. How it unfolded The Storm took an early lead through a converted try by Sisa Waqa, but the Titans ... Read More »

Match Report: St George Illawarra Dragons 6-26 South Sydney


In a Nutshell South Sydney dominated territory and possession and they were helped by a penalty count in their favour. How it unfolded The Rabbitohs took the lead with a penalty by Adam Reynolds for stealing the ball after ten minutes. And they extended their lead late in the first half with converted tries by Luke burgess. and Jason Clark to ... Read More »

Match Report: Penrith Panthers 12-6 Canberra Raiders


In a Nutshell The Panthers kept up their good form with a close win against the Raiders, who were unable to convert late pressure into points. How it unfolded The Panthers opened the scoring after 15 minutes when Jamal Idris and Dean Whare created a try for debutant winger Dallin Watene-Zelezniak. Matt Moylan couldn’t convert, and they added to their lead ... Read More »

Match Report: Cronulla Sharks 37-6 New Zealand Warriors


In a Nutshell Sharks winger Nathan Stapleton scored four tries as the Sharks defeated a disappointing Warriors side to gain their first win of the NRL season. How it unfolded Although Stapleton scored 16 points, the stars of the show were the Sharks’ halfbacks Todd Carney and Jeff Robson, who led their side brilliantly around the field, despite the continuing ... Read More »

Match Report: Dewsbury Rams 6-58 Wigan Warriors


In a Nutshell Joe Burgess scored four tries as Wigan overcame a strong challenge from Dewsbury with eight tries in the second half. How it unfolded Dewsbury Rams gave a spirited performance in the first half to restrict their visitors to a 12-0 lead through two tries from winger Joe Burgess. And when Dale Morton scored a try converted by ... Read More »

Match report: Catalan Dragons 40-24 London Broncos


In a nutshell Catalan’s resurgence continued as they saw off a dogged London in the South of France. How it unfolded First half: The Dragons led 16-6 at the break, as scores from Leon Pryce, Louis Anderson and Thomas Bosc put them in control. A Denny Solomona try was London’s only response. Second half: Three quick tries put the game ... Read More »

Match report: Brisbane Broncos 18-25 Parramatta Eels

Chrissy Sandow (middle) had a superb game. ©Action

In a nutshell Parramatta Eels produced a superb all-round display to defeat the Broncos on their home turf. A late flurry of points meant the scoreboard didn’t quite reflect the result, but the Eels certainly deserved the two points. How it unfolded 15’ – Jarryd Hayne saves both a 40/20 and a forced drop-out with a fantastic run. It’s clear ... Read More »

Match report: Canterbury Bulldogs 9-8 Sydney Roosters


In a nutshell A Josh Reynolds field-goal in the 70th minute saw Canterbury Bulldogs edge reigning NRL Premiers Sydney Roosters in a thrilling encounter. How it unfolded 5’ – Roosters hooker Jake Friend (pictured tackling James Graham above) has a try ruled out by the video referee. 11’ – After three consecutive sets thanks to penalties and errors, Chase Stanley ... Read More »