Bulldogs lose Graham, but still defeat Raiders

Canterbury Bulldogs may have lost captain James Graham and stand-off Josh Reynolds to first-half concussion and leg injuries respectively, but they showed great resolve to gain a 16-10 victory over Canberra Raiders today at ANZ Stadium. Will Hopoate had come into the Bulldogs side at fullback, with Adam Elliot starting in the second row, Greg Eastwood moving back to the interchange and Matt Frawley also…

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Titans’s second-half show overwhelms Knights

Gold Coast Titans came from behind in the second half to secure an overwhelming 38-8 victory against Newcastle Knights at CBus Super Stadium on Saturday. The Titans had made some changes to their backline, with Kane Elgey starting at stand-off, Tyrone Roberts moving to fullback and Jarryd Hayne playing in the centre. Tyronne Roberts-Davis dropped out of the side with…

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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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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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