Monday, January 26, 2015
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Match Reports

Match Report: South Sydney Rabbitohs 18 Canberra Raiders 30

In a Nutshell The Raiders surged to a shock 22-0 half-time lead at ANZ Stadium and the Rabbitohs were unable to catch them in the second half. How it unfolded The Raiders earned their first win at the Homebush arena in four years, leaving the┬áRabbitohs with just one win in the opening four rounds of the Premiership. Canberra’s four tries ... Read More »

Match Report: Canterbury Bulldogs 40 Melbourne Storm 12

In a Nutshell The Bulldogs led 12-10 at half-time in a match played at Perth’s nib Stadium, but they ran away with the game in the second half to register a resounding victory against the previously undefeated Storm. How it unfolded Cameron Smith was a shock withdrawal for the Storm just before the game began. Smith suffered a back spasm ... Read More »

Match Report: Parramatta Eels 32 Penrith Panthers 16

In a Nutshell In the Western Sydney derby, the Eels gave a commanding second-half display to down their fancied rivals to move to 2-2 for the season. How it unfolded Willie Tonga opened the scoring for Parramatta, racing 90 metres to score, but former Wakefield star Isaac John soon replied for the Panthers, although, in a seesaw first half, Nathan ... Read More »

Match Report: NZ Warriors 42 Wests Tigers 18

In a Nutshell Warriors star Glen Fisiiahi scored four tries and Sam Tomkins landed one try as the Warriors blew the Tigers off the park in Wellington How it unfolded The Tigers shot into an early 12-point lead with tries from Braith Anasta and James Tedesco, both converted by Pat Richards. By this time the Warriors had lost unlucky Jerome ... Read More »

Match Report: St Helens 14 Leeds Rhinos 10

In a Nutshell St Helens kept their unbeaten record with a thrilling victory capped with a late try by winger Tommy Makinson to snatch the game from a strong Rhinos side. How it unfolded St Helens came into the game without three suspended stars – Jon Wilkin, Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook and Kyle Amor – and with several others absent through injury. ... Read More »

Match report: Wigan 22-16 Catalan

In a nutshell: Matty Bowen was the hero for Wigan with a last gasp try to sink Catalan. How it unfolded: First half: Catalan started the stronger of the two sides, and they quickly raced into a 10-0 lead. However, Wigan hit back through Liam Farrell to make it 10-4 at the break. Second half: Catalan quickly extended their lead ... Read More »

Match report: Hull FC 30-8 Salford

In a nutshell: A weakened Hull FC side upset the odds to record what in the end was a comfortable victory over Salford. How it unfolded: First half: Hull had to see off some early pressure before they finally took the lead, as Jacob Miller scored. Gren Johnson pulled a score back for Salford before a Jamie Shaul try made ... Read More »

Match Report: Broncos end Dragons’ unbeaten run

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In a Nutshell Brisbane Broncos were too strong for St George Illawarra Dragons tonight in Wollongong, establishing an early lead and never being behind, as they defeated their hosts 36-20. How it Unfolded Broncos loose forward Michael Gillett scored two tries the first ten minutes both of which were converted by Corey Parker, and from that point the Dragons were ... Read More »

Match report: Manly hold on to beat Roosters

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In a Nutshell Manly gave a tremendous defensive display to hold the Roosters to zero in an 8-0 victory in their clash at Sydney’s Allianz Stadium. How it Unfolded The Roosters were still missing the suspended Sonny Bill Williams, and they were generally outmuscled by the Sea Eagles, who took the lead through Jamie Lyon after 22 minutes when Jared ... Read More »

Match report: London Broncos 6-54 Castleford Tigers

The year started with a bang for Castleford.

In a nutshell London were consigned to their seventh consecutive defeat of the season, as the Castleford Tigers quickly bounced back to winning ways with a thumping win at The Hive. How it unfolded First half: Two early tries put the visitors into an early lead, grabbing control of the encounter early on. The first came from a former London ... Read More »