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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 »

Match report: Wakefield Wildcats 6-60 Leeds Rhinos

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In a nutshell Leeds Rhinos outclassed Wakefield with 11 superb tries to cruise through to the next round of the Challenge Cup. How it unfolded 18’ – Rob Burrow opens the scoring after Leeds pile on the pressure. Sinfield converts: 0-6. 21’ – Sinfield unleashes a peach of a pass to put in Carl Ablett and extend the Rhinos’ lead. ... Read More »

Match report: Batley Bulldogs 10-48 Castleford Tigers

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In a nutshell A hat-trick from star winger Justin Carney helped Castleford to a comfortable win over Championship outfit Batley. How it unfolded 5’ – Luke Dorn opens the Tigers’ account with a superb score assisted by Justin Carney. Marc Sneyd adds the extras: 6-0. 20’ – Justin Carney goes from provider to scorer, and Sneyd adds another two points: ... Read More »

Match report: Hull Kingston Rovers 24-28 Warrington Wolves

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In a nutshell Warrington came from behind to edge a spirited Hull Kingston Rovers outfit thanks to a late try from Roy Asotasi. How it unfolded 15’ – TotalRL columnist Ben Cockayne burrows over from dummy half to open the scores. Travis Burns adds the extras: 6-0. 20’ – Adam Walker crashes over next to the posts to add the ... Read More »

Match report: Halifax RLFC 10-34 Widnes Vikings

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In a nutshell Halifax got off to a flying start but Widnes had too much quality and eventually ran out comfortable winners. How it unfolded 9’ – Halifax open the scoring through Ryan Fieldhouse, who outwits the Vikings defence to pounce on a kick. Steven Tyrer converts: 6-0. 18’ – Fax are in again thanks to a Scott Murrell kick, ... Read More »

Match report: Bradford Bulls 60-6 Oldham RLFC

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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 »