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Match Reports

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

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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 »

Match report: Melbourne Storm 28-20 Newcastle Knights

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In a nutshell Storm went joint top of the league with a solid win over the Knights, courtesy of a Cameron Smith try that killed off the spirited Knights. How it unfolded First half: Cameron Smith opens the scores with an early penalty; Knights hit back by taking advantage of a ricochet off the posts to take a 2-6 lead; ... Read More »

Match report: Hull FC 0-7 Widnes Vikings

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In a nutshell It was a low-scoring affair, but Widnes won for the first time at the KC Stadium thanks to a try and a goal from Patrick Ah Van, and a Tom Gilmore drop-goal. Errors and penalties were aplenty due to the poor conditions. How it unfolded First half: Nightmare start from Hull – Jordan Rankin knocks on returning ... Read More »

Match report: Wakefield Wildcats 16-24 St Helens

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In a nutshell Despite a spirited effort, Wakefield Wildcats failed to end St Helens’ unbeaten start to the season. Three tries in six minutes from the table-toppers was enough to overturn an early Wildcats lead. How it unfolded First half: Wakefield start the stronger side but both teams fail to register a point in first quarter; Saints draw first blood ... Read More »

Match report: Salford Red Devils 23-16 Castleford Tigers

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In a nutshell Rangi Chase was man of the match as Salford Red Devils ended Castleford Tigers’ unbeaten start to the season. How it unfolded First half: Red Devils open the scoring through Martin Gleeson, who gets his first try of the year; Greg Johnson then extends the lead after Salford dominate possession, Mullaney converts to make it 10-0; Cas ... Read More »

Match report: Hull KR 16-0 Bradford Bulls

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In a nutshell In an error-strewn encounter, Hull KR registered their first win of the 2014 Super League season thanks to three converted tries, all of which Travis Burns had a hand in. How it unfolded First half: After a cagey opening 10 minutes, Omari Caro gets the home side in front after taking a bomb in the corner, Burns ... Read More »

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