Full Time
80:00
7:30pm Sat April 14, 2018
Round 6 - GIO Stadium Canberra - Crowd: 12328
80min

FULL TIME - Not the prettiest game of Rugby League you'll see but the Raiders get back to back wins in wet conditions in Canberra

79min

Luke Bateman returns to the field after the sin bin and Parra couldn't score a point in that time

76min

Parramatta trying to throw everything at the Raiders but it again all breaks down

74min

A kick in behind from the Eels and George Jennings gets there but Matt Cecchin rules a knock on without needing the bunker

72min

PENALTY EELS: Raiders penalised for a strip by Matt Cecchin and the Eels have a good chance to get their first try

72min

NO TRY - Ashley Klein rules that Tim Mannah made contact with the outside shoulder of Siliva Havili and impacted the defensive line...

72min

Kirisome Auva'a has crossed for a try but the referees want to check an obstruction and grounding then contact after grounding

72min

Kirisome Auva'a has crossed for a try but the referees want to check an obstruction and grounding then contact after grounding

70min

Just seconds after a warning to Jarrod Croker about 3 quick penalties then Bateman gives one away and Matt Cecchin sends Bateman to the sin bin

69min

PENALTY EELS: Parramatta get their first penalty of the second half after the Raiders were called offside by Matt Cecchin

66min

Blake Austin kicks the ball through and Gutherson just lets the ball go into touch

62min

A repeat set for the Raiders after Gutherson strips Austin and the Eels are trapped ingoal

57min

Daniel Alvaro is off to the dressing rooms for 10 minutes after Matt Cecchin rules two quick penalties against the Eels and after an earlier warning about discipline the refs follow through

55min

Conversion: Raiders
Kicked by Jarrod Croker.

Jarrod Croker slams the conversion over from basically infront and extends this second half lead

Raiders lead Raiders 18 - 2 Eels
54min

Try: Raiders
Scored by Josh Papalii. Kick to come.

Josh Papalii goes hard on a short ball right on the line and despite a quick check at the bunker the green lights are up

Raiders lead Raiders 16 - 2 Eels
49min

Havili breaks through on tackle 4 and finds Leilua gets taken down just short - Parra defence massively offside but nothing comes from it and a changeover is ruled after the Raiders are caught on the last

45min

Penalty Goal: Raiders
Kicked by Jarrod Croker.

Jarrod Croker adds a simple two points to the board

Raiders lead Raiders 12 - 2 Eels
43min

PENALTY RAIDERS: Matt Cecchin rules the Parra defenders are offside and the Raiders will take the easy two points on offer

40min

Matt Cecchin calls time on and we are go for the second half in a wet and windy Canberra

40min

Penalty Goal: Eels
Kicked by Mitchell Moses.

Mitch Moses takes the easy two points and the Eels go into half time down by 8

Raiders lead Raiders 10 - 2 Eels
40min

Kenny Edwards puts a little grubber in behind for himself but Shannon Boyd takes him off the ball and it's a penalty - Eels to take the2

39min

Blake Austin kicks towards the corner and the Eels defenders watch it go into touch

34min

PENALTY RAIDERS: Three of the Eels players ruled to have been offside by Matt Cecchin; Canberra start their set on halfway

32min

Canberra fans begging for a penalty right through that set but nothing coming from Matt Cecchin - theEels working it away from their 30

30min

Great kick from Corey Norman who booted it 70m downfield after being forced to kick from his own 25m

28min

Parramatta pull out a kick on tackle 2, sad thing is that Nick Cotric read it like a book and then Parra give away the penalty

26min

PENALTY EELS: Defensive line called offside by Matt Cecchin and an "official warning" comes from it with 3 quick penalties given away by the Raiders

24min

Offloads galore for the Eels but they just go side to side and not threatening the Raiders line

23min

PENALTY EELS: Another penalty against Joseph Leilua for a slow ruck this time

22min

PENALTY EELS: Joseph Leilua penalised by Matt Cecchin for being offside on his own line

20min

Conversion: Raiders
Kicked by Jarrod Croker.

No issues for Jarrod Croker from next to the right hand upright

Raiders lead Raiders 10 - 0 Eels
18min

Try: Raiders
Scored by Blake Austin. Kick to come.

Raiders mixing things up, Sezer shapes up to kick and the Parra defence retreats and Sezer finds Austin who scores

Raiders lead Raiders 8 - 0 Eels
16min

PENALTY RAIDERS: The fifth straight penalty for the Raiders after the Eels are called for a strip - Danger times incoming for Parramatta

16min

Jordan Rapana crosses for a second - Matt Cecchin sends it to the bunker on a try. Replays show Rapana fumbled the kick from Sezer into the knee of Clint Gutherson and the bunker overturns it

15min

PENALTY RAIDERS: Matt Cecchin on the advice of debuting Touch Judge Drew Oultram calls Mitch Moses offside

14min

PENALTY RAIDERS: No urgency after a lost ball then bang a penalty for a slow ruck

12min

Conversion: Raiders
Attempted by Jarrod Croker.

Jarrod Croker hits his conversion sweetly but it's just to the right of the posts and the touch judges wave it away

Raiders lead Raiders 4 - 0 Eels
10min

Try: Raiders
Scored by Jordan Rapana. Kick to come.

Parra have a compressed line and Joey Leilua at dummy half knows his wing partner is unmarked down a very short side and Rapana gets the opening 4 pointer

Raiders lead Raiders 4 - 0 Eels
9min

PENALTY RAIDERS: Matt Cecchin enforcing a strong 10m as the Eels come inside that 10

8min

A great kick from Aidan Sezer to kick into space just in behind the defensive line ingoal - Bevan French gets out of the ingoal but slammed back

6min

It was raining heavily earlier this afternoon in Canberra at the AFL and it's back now for the NRL at GIO

5min

PENALTY EELS: Matt Cecchin not hesitating to blow the whistle there with the Raiders not retreating rhe full 10

4min

PENALTY EELS: On the advice of pocket ref Phil Henderson, Paulo & Bateman penalised for a strip

3min

Michael Jennings finds a half gap has his arms free to offload and he does... it goes to Siliva Havili for the Raiders

1min

PLAY UNDERWAY - The Raiders kick us off and the Eels are using the ball at the Northern End of GIO Stadium

The Viking clap going on in Canberra and now we're good to go with Matt Cecchin and Phil Henderson the referees

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Matt Cecchin, Phil Henderson

Touch Judges: Michael Wise, Drew Oultram

Video Referee: Ashley Klein, Ben Galea

CANBERRA RAIDERS (18)
Tries: Jordan Rapana, Blake Austin, Josh Papalii
Field Goals:
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (2/3)
Penalty Goals: Jarrod Croker (1/1)

PARRAMATTA EELS (2)
Tries:
Field Goals:
Conversions:
Penalty Goals: Mitchell Moses (1/1)