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Match report: Manly Sea Eagles 54-18 Canberra Raiders

Peta Hiku scoring the second of his four tries. ©Action

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 »

Match report: St George-Illawarra 14-34 Sydney Roosters

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In a nutshell Sydney Roosters put in a superb attacking display, scoring a variety of classy tries to outgun Gareth Widdop’s St George Dragons on Anzac Day. How it unfolded 10’ – Sydney’s Aiden Guerra opens the scoring after stepping inside and taking two defenders over the line with him. James Maloney adds the extras: 0-6. 17’ – Daniel Tupou ... Read More »

Match report: Wigan Warriors 84-6 Bradford Bulls

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In a nutshell The Warriors ran up an 84-6 scoreline for the second successive Easter Monday, following up last year’s demolition of Hull KR at Craven Park with an equally devastating scoreline against the depleted Bradford Bulls at the DW Stadium. How it unfolded The Warriors scored 15 tries in total through Green (2), Gelling (2), O’Loughlin,  Hampshire (2),  Farrell,  Hughes, Powell, Bateman, ... Read More »

Match report: Widnes Vikings 40-26 St Helens

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In a nutshell The Vikings shocked their near neighbours with their first home win against Saints in the Super League era, scoring six tries and knocking Saints off the top of the Super League table. How it unfolded The Vikings led by 18-16 at the interval after a thrilling half of rugby. They scored tries from Hanbury, Isa and Gerrard, ... Read More »