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Rugby League round-up: Saturday’s NRL action

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New Zealand Warriors earned their first victory at Eden Park, with a convincing 54-12 victory over Canberra Raiders, who have conceded over 50 points in successive games. Warriors’ halfback Shaun Johnson scored 26 points, converting all nine Warriors’ tries and scoring two himself. After their victory in Melbourne in their last game, it was another good result for the Warriors, ... Read More »

Match report: Warrington Wolves 42-10 Catalan Dragons

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In a nutshell The Wolves were far too strong for the Catalan Dragons tonight at the Halliwell Jones Stadium tonight, leading 24-0 at half-time and pulling further away in the second half. How it unfolded Catalan winger Michael Oldfield almost scored in the 15th minute after great work by Leon Pryce, but he was just pushed into touch by Matty ... Read More »

Match report: Hull FC 16-44 Wigan Warriors

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In a nutshell Wigan inflicted yet another home defeat on Hull FC with a heavy win. How it unfolded First half: Wigan raced into a 20-6 lead at HT courtesy of scores from Dan Sarginson, Anthony Gelling and Jack Hughes, with Hull’s score coming from Gareth Ellis. Second half: Joe Burgess extended Wigan’s lead before Jamie Shaul pulled one back. ... Read More »

Match Report: Castleford Tigers 14 Leeds Rhinos 22

In a Nutshell Ben Jones-Bishop and Kallum Watkins both scored two tries for the Rhinos, while Jamie Peacock played for the full 80 minutes as the Rhinos overcame a spirited challenge from Castleford Tigers at the Mend-a-Hose Jungle. How it unfolded Ashley Gibson, Jordan Tansey and Liam Finn came back into the Tigers’ side that lost at Huddersfield on Sunday, ... Read More »

Match report: Huddersfield Giants 29-28 Castleford Tigers

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In a nutshell A Danny Brough drop-goal was all that separated the sides. How it unfolded 12’ – Michael Shenton opens the scoring thanks to a Grant Millington offload. The former St Helens centre fends off Leroy Cudjoe to cross the whitewash. Marc Sneyd adds the conversion: 0-6 14’ – Justin Carney – one of Super League’s most exciting wingers ... Read More »

Match report: Hull Kingston Rovers 29-34 Widnes Vikings

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In a nutshell Widnes drew level on points with Wigan in the Super League table after a thrilling victory away at Hull Kingston Rovers. How it unfolded 11’ – Kevin Brown fires a gorgeous cut-out pass to Jack Owens, who strolls over in the corner. Tickle lands the goal from touch: 0-6 16’ – Michael Weyman – in a rich ... Read More »

Match report: Hull FC 16-23 Wakefield T Wildcats

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In a nutshell Wakefield picked up their third win of the season in sensational style away at Hull. How it unfolded 18’ – The home side score first despite being on the back foot. A smart offload sees Danny Houghton go over. Ben Crooks converts: 6-0 40’ – Aaron Heremaia throws a dummy to cut the Wildcats defence in half ... Read More »

Match report: Bradford Bulls 34-28 Warrington Wolves

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In a nutshell Bradford secured a stunning win on home turf against last season’s Grand Final runners-up. The Bulls are now off the foot of Super League. How it unfolded 0’ – The home side try out a new idea, with stand-off Lee Gaskell and full-back Brett Kearney swapping positions. Luke George pulls out of the match day 17 at ... Read More »

Match report: Catalan Dragons 37-24 Salford Red Devils

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In a nutshell Morgan Escaré scored three tries for the Dragons as they won an entertaining game at the Stade Gilbert Brutus. How it unfolded Escaré scored his first try in the first minute, with Daryl Millard adding a second try six minutes later, and William Barthau converting the first. And Escaré got the Dragons’ third try after 19 minutes, after ... Read More »

Match report: Samoa 32-16 Fiji

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In a nutshell Penani Manumalealii of the Cronulla Sharks scored a hat-trick of tries as the Samoans qualified for this season’s Four Nations tournament by beating Fiji in he Pacific Test at Penrith’s SportingBet Stadium in front of 9,063 spectators. How it unfolded The Samoans too the lead after 13 minutes when Manumalealii scored his first try. Krisnan Inu added ... Read More »