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Match report: Warrington Wolves 68-0 Doncaster

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In a nutshell The home side ran in 12 unanswered tries to cruise through to the quarter finals of the Challenge Cup. Chris Bridge scored four times and scored 10 goals to finish with a personal points haul of 36. The story of the game 9’ – Kevin Penny try; Chris Bridge goal (1/1): 6-0 14’ – Matty Russell try; ... Read More »

Match report: Wigan Warriors 52-8 Hunslet Hawks

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In a nutshell Matty Bowen scored a hat-trick, while Matty Smith added two tries of his own along with eight goals to thrash Championship One opponents Hunslet 52-8. The Hawks will be proud with their second half display that restricted  the reigning double champions to just two tries. The story of the game 3’ – George Williams try; Matty Smith ... Read More »

Match report: Wests Tigers 6-22 Gold Coast Titans

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In a nutshell The Titans bounced back from round seven heartache to push Wests Tigers into fourth and move level with table-toppers Canterbury and Manly. The story of the game 6’ – Aidan Sezer try; Aidan Sezer goal (1/1): 0-6 13’ – Aidan Sezer penalty goal (2/2): 0-8 24’ – Nate Myles (Titans) sin-binned (professional foul) 28’ – Greg Bird ... Read More »

Match report: Manly Sea Eagles 54-18 Canberra Raiders

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In a nutshell A blistering first half saw Manly run in seven converted tries to put themselves out of reach of the Canberra Raiders, who outscored the home side in the second half. The story of the game 3’ – Peta Hiku try; Jamie Lyon goal (1/1): 6-0 5’ – Jamie Lyon try; Jamie Lyon goal (2/2): 12-0 8’ – ... Read More »

Match report: Swinton Lions 20-33 Keighley Cougars

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In a nutshell Keighley Cougars will go into the last eight of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup after a thrilling victory against Swinton Lions at Leigh Sports Village, despite Anthony Bopwmanscoring three tries for the Lions. How it unfolded The Cougars opened the scoring when Danny Lawton touched down for a try that Danny Jones couldn’t convert. But then Bowman got ... Read More »

Match report: Leeds Rhinos 32-12 St Helens

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In a nutshell The Rhinos’ backs were in sparkling form as Leeds rose to the challenge of St Helens to earn a convincing Challenge Cup victory this afternoon at Headingley. How it unfolded Leeds took an early lead with a Zak Hardaker try in the fifth minute after the Rhinos had won an early goal-line drop-out. The Rhinos continued to ... Read More »

Match report: Canterbury Bulldogs 16-12 Newcastle Knights

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In a Nutshell The Bulldogs retained their place at the top of the NRL ladder, with a hard-fought victory over the Knights, with halfback Trent Hodkinson, who has expressed an interest in playing for England, the key difference between the teams. How it unfolded The Bulldogs came into the game after having won their last three games each by one ... Read More »

Match report: North Queensland Cowboys 42-14 Parramatta Eels

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In a Nutshell Young Cowboys winger Curtis Rona and Scotland international Kane Linnett both scored two tries as their team gained its third victory of the season with a comfortable win over the Eels in Townsville. How it unfolded The Cowboys shot out to an 18-0 lead after 15 minutes with tries from Johnathan Thurston, Matt Scott and Rona, with ... Read More »

Match report: Cronulla Sharks 24-20 Penrith Panthers

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In a Nutshell Cronulla earned a much needed victory over the Panthers at Remondis Stadium, despite losing Todd Carney with a hamstring injury, with the lead changing hands several times and the Panthers having a late try turned down by the video referee that could have won the game. How it unfolded The Panthers took the lead after seven minutes ... Read More »

Match report: Melbourne Storm 10-16 New Zealand Warriors

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In a nutshell Shaun Johnson starred as New Zealand Warriors got back to winning ways against a strong Melbourne Storm outfit. The Anzac Day crowd of 28,716 was the biggest ever to assemble at AAMI Park. How it unfolded It is more than fair to say the scoreline reflects the encounter, as the Warriors were classy throughout. Indeed, the visitors ... Read More »