Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Match Reports

Panthers grab late win to overcome Bulldogs

In a Nutshell Penrith Panthers grabbed a late converted try to snatch an 18-16 victory against the Canterbury Bulldogs at Centrebet Stadium. How it unfolded The Bulldogs had looked to be in the driving seat until Kevin Naiqama scored a superb try in the corner from a cutout pass by Jamie Soward, with Matt Moylan adding a touchline conversion to ... Read More »

Match Report: Leeds Rhinos 54-6 London Broncos

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In a nutshell The Rhinos made it five wins from six by crushing an outclassed London Broncos. How it unfolded First half: There were six tries in the first half, three of which came from Ryan Hall. The other scores came from Brad Singleton, Mitch Achurch and Ben Jones-Bishop. Zak Hardaker nailed five conversions out of six to make it ... Read More »

Roosters beat Broncos in thriller

In a Nutshell Sydney Roosters somehow pulled a victory from the jaws of defeat when they scored two tries in the final five minutes to snatch a 26-30 verdict at Suncorp Stadium How it unfolded In a game played at great pace throughout, the Broncos took an early lead through their outstanding halfback Ben Hunt, who dummied from near the ... Read More »

Match report: South Sydney 16-25 Wests Tigers

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In a nutshell A fiery tempered game saw the Wests Tigers record their second win in succession, as James Tedesco’s glowing reputation continued to grow for Mick Potter’s men. How it unfolded First half: Despite the result, it was the Bunnies who started stronger, and they led after just three minutes. Ben Lowe went over and Adam Reynolds converted to ... Read More »

Wigan edge Wolves in wet conditions

In a Nutshell The conditions played a key role in disrupting the handling of both sides, but Wigan made fewer errors than Warrington and held on to win 12-4 at the Halliwell Jones Stadium. How it Unfolded Wigan took an early six-point lead when a superb break by Joe Burgess was supported by Liam Farrell, who touched down for a ... Read More »

Match report: Canterbury 42-4 Cronulla

In a Nutshell: Canterbury score seven tries to record their highest-ever win over Cronulla. How it unfolded: The Sharks went into the contest without two key forwards in Paul Gallen (ankle injury) and Andrew Fifita (suspended) leaving the Bulldogs as firm favourites. It didn’t take them long to open the scoring with Frank Pritchard scoring in the corner after Trent ... Read More »

Match report: Castleford Tigers 19-16 Hull FC

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In a nutshell In a tight, tense and exciting encounter, Castleford edged Hull FC thanks to a late try and drop-goal. How it unfolded First half: Hull get the perfect start, with Fetuli Talanoa scoring on his side’s first possession thanks to a lovely quick pass from Kirk Yeaman, Crooks converts to make it 6-0; the home side respond with ... Read More »

Match report: Bradford Bulls 18-66 Huddersfield Giants

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In a nutshell Huddersfield Giants got their campaign back on track with a dominant performance over West Yorkshire rivals Bradford, who struggled to contain the Giants’ powerful and pacey backs. How it unfolded First half: In blustery conditions, Bradford fumble the kick-off and let the Giants in immediately, Scott Grix crossing to make it 4-0; the home side hit back ... Read More »

Match report: Newcastle Knights 20-26 Canberra Raiders

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In a Nutshell Canberra Raiders gained their first win of the season, 26-20, over the Newcastle Knights in a thrilling game, aided by two tries by Jarrod Croker. How it unfolded First half: Jarrod Croker opens the scoring by pouncing on a sublime grubber from Jack Wighton in the 6th minute, Raiders lead 6-0; Knights hit back 10 minutes later ... Read More »

Richards stars as Tigers hammer Titans

In a Nutshell Former Wigan star Pat Richards scored two tries and kicked seven goals to help Wests Tigers to a resounding 42-12 victory over Gold Coast Titans How it unfolded Temperatures in South Queensland were close to 40 degrees, but the weather seemed to exhaust the home side far more than the Tigers. Richards scored the first try of ... Read More »