Eels earn rare victory against Cowboys in Townsville

Parramatta were too good for North Queensland Cowboys tonight in Townsville, beating the Cowboys, who were again without Johnathan Thurston, by a convincing 26-6 scoreline. Thurston, recovering from injury, had been expected to play but remained on the sidelines for the Cowboys, while Ray Thompson replaced Blake Leary at hooker and Ben Hampton joined the bench. Will Smith came into the Parramatta…

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Uate scores four tries as Manly thrash Souths

Manly Sea Eagles registered an impressive 46-8 victory over an out-of-sorts South Sydney Rabbitohs today at Allianz Stadium, continuing Souths’ horror run of results that had them coming into the game with only one win from their last five matches. The Sea Eagles came into the game after an impressive away win over a strong Canberra Raiders and they carried on today where they…

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Giants bounce back with Leeds victory

Huddersfield Giants turned around the club’s fortunes tonight as they triumphed 12-31 against Leeds Rhinos at Headingley. The Rhinos had brought back Tom Briscoe, Matt Parcell, Jamie Jones-Buchanan, Stevie Ward, Brett Delaney and Anthony Mullally into their squad after their Challenge Cup victory over Doncaster, but teenager Jack Walker was retained at fullback after impressing on debut against Doncaster. Huddersfield coach brought Danny Brough…

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Broncos’ first-half show too hot for the Panthers

Brisbane Broncos defeated Penrith Panthers 32-18 today at Suncorp Stadium, after having been 22-0 ahead at half-time. The Panthers fought back to score three tries after the interval, but they were unable to get back on terms. For the Broncos Herman Ese’ese and Alex Glenn came into their starting side with Korbin Sims and Sam Thaiday moving back onto the…

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Roosters get Anzac golden point win, but Widdop suffers injury blow

Sydney Roosters gained a 13-12 victory over St George Illawarra Dragons in the 84th minute of the Anzac Day game at Allianz Stadium today. But the big news for English supporters was the medial ligament knee injury suffered by Dragons captain Gareth Widdop, which could keep him out of the Test match against Samoa on 6th May. For one of…

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Hull defeat Tigers as Gale suffers injury

Hull FC inflicted a third defeat of the season on Super League leaders Castleford Tigers today at the KCOM Stadium, winning 26-24, with the Tigers losing their halfback Luke Gale with concussion after 20 minutes after a tackle by Hull prop Liam Watts that saw Watts dismissed from the field. Until that point Hull had made a blistering start, scoring three…

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Wigan continue winning streak with defeat of Catalans

Wigan Warriors were too strong for the Catalans Dragons as they ran away with the game in the second half to register a comfortable 42-22 victory this afternoon in the Betfred Super League at the DW Stadium. The Warriors took an early 16-0 lead with two tries to Tom Davies and one to Joe Burgess, with Morgan Escarp adding two…

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Wolves get out of jail against Wakefield

Warrington Wolves gained a last-gasp 22-20 victory against Wakefield Trinity at the Halliwell Jones Stadium on Saturday afternoon, coming from behind virtually from the start of the game to snatch victory with 90 seconds remaining with a try from winger Tom Lineham. It completed an Easter period of six points from three games for the Wolves, while it was Trinity’s…

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