Dragons swing it to the right and Dufty is forced to pass back in field before being tackled into touch and the Tigers fall on it.
SCRUM DRAGONS - Benji finds touch with a low kick, 10m from the Dragons line. Dragons have to travel 90m in 38 seconds
Dragons set ends with a poor kick by Hunt which was cleanly taken by Nofoaluma, with no pressure on him.
Tigers butcher the last tackle play and turn it over on the Dragons line.
SCRUM TIGERS - A stray Dragons pass is knocked on by Leilua.
Widdop from out near the right sideline and just misses the goal.
Widdop with a quick ball from dummy half to Leilua and the big man quickly passes back in to Dufty who dives over for a lovely try.
Tigers looking tired. Dragons not so.
Leilua makes a break and links with Widdop who is brought down 25m from the Tigers line. On the next play and Nightingale puts in a real dogs breakfast of a kick and the Tigers survive
Dragons run it on the last and Aitken is brought down 20m shy of the Tigers line.
Widdop converts from right in front.
Hunt chips back infield and Widdop gets a good bounce, regather and runs 30m to score under the posts.
Benji chips to the Dragons corner. Mann cleans up but slips over and is almost forced back ingoal.
Marsters kicks the penalty goal from right in front.
PENALTY TIGERS - Dragons take the short drop out quickly and it goes out on the full...just.
DROP OUT DRAGONS - Benji grubbers and Aitken forces it dead.
DROP OUT DRAGONS - Brooks with another great grubber and Nightingale knocks it dead again
Lawrence comes off with a calf injury
DROP OUT DRAGONS - Farah's grubber is batted dead by Nightingale.
SCRUM TIGERS - Mann loses the ball in the tackle at the end of his kick return. Tigers with a full set 20m from the Dragons line.
Play stopped as Aloiai has a head clash with Graham and comes off for an HIA and a bloodied nose.
Marsters from the right touchline, bangs the goal over and in doing so, reaches 100 points for his career and the season.
Matulino looks to run but has to stop as Aloiai runs in front of him. Matulino stands and passes to Farah, who dummies and then grubbers for Nofoaluma who scores in the corner.
Tigers play was panicky there, ending with a Marshall grubber on the third which the Dragons clean up on their own line.
SCRUM TIGERS - Benji with a towering torpedo bomb. The Dragons let it bounce and then knock it on while competing for it. Tigers with a full set 10m from the Dragons line.
Vaughan with a stunning stepping run finds space but has his ankles clipped by the attempted tackle of Mbye, knocking him off his feet. Vaughan flicked the ball to Widdop, who drops the ball with tryline wide open.
SCRUM TIGERS - Great tackle by Marshall close to his own line forces a knock-on
PENALTY DRAGONS - Tigers defender with his hand on the ball in the tackle.
Marsters sideline conversions hit the upright and goes over the black dot
Farah darts out of dummy half and links with Mbye who flies onto a short ball through a gap. Mbye then throws a long ball out Thompson, who stepped inside two defenders before going to the line and doing just enough to get across the line in the left corner.
Naiqama spills another pass.
Benji gets the second half underway
Naiqama gets his wrist strapped and is still wincing, but he returns to play.
Benji with a ball to Naiqama who was absolutely nailed under the ribs by Nightingale and forces the ball loose. Naiqama is still down.
SCRUM TIGERS - Hunt's grubber just finds touch in the field of play.
SCRUM DRAGONS - Benji with a dummy and a hard flat pass puts Chee Kam through a gap and he goes over for a try, but it's called back for a forward pass.
Widdop very nearly regathers Hunt's bomb, but drops it. Nofoaluma cleans up and runs 20m before linking with Mbye who makes another 25m.
Good defensive set by the Tigers, keeps the Dragons inside their own 30m
Farah darts over from dummy half and is held up.
DROP OUT DRAGONS - Brooks with another great grubber and Nightingale gets trapped ingoal.
SCRUM TIGERS - Benji's bomb is dropped by Mann.
Mann has come on for Macdonald, who has come off with an ankle injury
SCRUM TIGERS - Macdonald is given a peek at the corner, but gets bundled into touch
Widdop darts out from dummy half and kicks a brilliant 40/20
Marshall's pass on the last is dropped, just 2m from the Dragons line
SCRUM TIGERS - Graham's pass to Vaughan put the big man on a great run to score, but has been ruled forward.
Widdop with an intercept and the Tigers have to defend an entire set 30m from their own line
Some great attack from both sides. Very fast moving and wide-open game
Widdop nails the goal from right in front.
Hunt steps off his right to evade a charging Lawrence, then runs back infield and steps Taylor to score a good solo try under the posts.
PENALTY DRAGONS - Farah gives away a penalty on the Tigers line.
Naiqama knocks the ball loose as Aitken attempted a pass. Dragons get 6 again deep inside the Tigers half.
Marsters converts nicely.
Fast play from Farah and Brooks in the whole set. Farah shifts left, draws the defence and passes to Brooks who runs straight and steps inside Nightingale to score.
SCRUM TIGERS - De Belin loses the ball in a strong tackle near halfway.
Brooks with another great grubber but Hunt cleans up and gets back into the field of play.
Dragons defence is moving up very fast and very nearly got exposed.
Dragons drop the ball just past halfway and Tigers clean up.
Brooks grubbers through and Naiqama regathers, but is unable to maintain control as he attempts to ground it.
PENALTY TIGERS - Dragons defence too keen to get off the line. They'll now start their set 25m from the Dragons line.
SCRUM TIGERS - McInnes makes a 1-on-1 strip but knocks it on in the process.
Dragons with strong defence early. Benji kicks just shy of halfway. Dufty takes the high ball cleanly
Dragons kick off
Referees & scorers:
Referees: Ben Cummins, Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski
Touch Judges: Belinda Sleeman, Nick Beashel
Video Referee: Jared Maxwell, Luke Patten
ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS (16)
Tries: Ben Hunt, Gareth Widdop, Matthew Dufty
Conversions: Gareth Widdop (2/3)
WESTS TIGERS (20)
Tries: Luke Brooks, Corey Thompson, David Nofoaluma
Conversions: Esan Marsters (3/3)
Penalty Goals: Esan Marsters (1/1)