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Group B - Saturday 9th November @ 07:00am
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Group B - Saturday 9th November @ 07:00am
KIWIS vs. PNG
Headingley Carnegie Stadium
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FULL TIME at Headingley Carnegie in Leeds as seen the New Zealand Kiwis defeat the PNG Kumuls 56-10 comfortably in front of 18,180 fans.

New Zealand Kiwis 56-10

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Scored by Paul Aiton. Conversion attempt by Francis Paniu unsuccessful.

Paul Aiton finishes off a great run for the Kumuls as he charges away from the Kiwis defence. It was all started by Dion Aiye as he broke free. A great try by PNG. Kick from Francis Paniu fails with the conversion attempt

New Zealand Kiwis 56-10

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UNFORCED ERROR PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Francis Paniu makes an unforced error.

Francis Paniu almost getting a pass away to David Mead for the Kumuls second try, but it's dropped

New Zealand Kiwis 56-6

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Secondary penalty to the Kumuls for a canonball tackle from Ben Matulino. They kick for touch and attack 25 metres out from the Kiwis goal line.

New Zealand Kiwis 56-6

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Sonny Bill Williams is denied his fourth try by the video referee as Bryson Goodwin was penalised for a push in the kick contest. He did have his eyes on the ball the whole time, but denied by the video referee. Penalty to PNG.

New Zealand Kiwis 56-6

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VIDEO REFEREE pending for Kiwis, Sonny Bill Williams is claiming his fourth try

New Zealand Kiwis 56-6

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Scored by Elijah Taylor. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson unsuccessful.

Shaun Johnson kick cross field to Alex Glenn on the last tackle, he offloaded to Elijah Taylor who ran around and slid over the goal line in corner. Johnson with the conversion hits the posts and it's waived away

New Zealand Kiwis 56-6

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Forward pass ruled against Sonny Bill Williams as he offloaded to Goodwin. Scrum packs for the Kumuls 10 metres off the Kiwis goal line

New Zealand Kiwis 52-6

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Jason Tali from just outside the 40 metre line kicks downfield and bounces 10 metres short of the goal line. Scrum packs for the Kiwis

New Zealand Kiwis 52-6

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Scored by Dean Whare. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Dean Whare is awarded his second try of the match as he darted into the defence of four Kumuls and managed to ground the ball on the goal line. Shaun Johnson with the conversion extends the lead above the half century

New Zealand Kiwis 52-6

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VIDEO REFEREE decision pending for Dean Whare, he charged through four PNG defenders in the attempt to ground the ball on the try line

New Zealand Kiwis 46-6

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Nene Macdonald drops the catch from the Kiwi last tackle bomb and the pressure on the Kumuls as they attack from a scrum 10 metres out

New Zealand Kiwis 46-6

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UNFORCED ERROR PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Jason Chan makes an unforced error.

Jason Chan comes up with an error as he failed to take the pass from Ray Thompson. Scrum packs for the Kiwis 10 metres off their goal line.

New Zealand Kiwis 46-6

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND KIWIS
Frank Paul Nuuausala makes an unforced error.

Frank Paul Nuuausala charged hard into the PNG defence from the kick off and the ball is dropped. Scrum packs for the Kumuls 10 metres from the Kiwi goal line

New Zealand Kiwis 46-6

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Scored by Dean Whare. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Shaun Johnson elected to run the ball on the last tackle, Kiwis shifted to the right of the field and found Dean Whare to danced into a gap of the PNG defence. Kiwis back to a 40 point lead as Johnson nails the conversion from out wide.

New Zealand Kiwis 46-6

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Kiwi defence holds out the PNG attack as Josh Hoffman cleans up the short kick on the last tackle from Dion Aiye. NZ attack from their 10 metre line

New Zealand Kiwis 40-6

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The pass from PNG is knocked backwards by the Kiwis but the rushed attackers from PNG force the line drop out. The Kiwis lacking possession so far in this second half.

New Zealand Kiwis 40-6

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The ball is knocked out by the Kiwis and zero tackle is called for PNG as they attack 20 metres out from the goal line

New Zealand Kiwis 40-6

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Mark Mexico with a solid run into the Kiwis defence as he took on Frank Paul Nuuausala, then the two getting heated as penalty comes for a slow release. PNG attack on halfway

New Zealand Kiwis 40-6

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Scored by Dion Aiye. Conversion attempt by Francis Paniu successful.

Dion Aiye finalises off a last play charge from PNG as he cleaned up a loose pass and raced toward the post to post first points for PNG. Francis Paniu with the conversion attempt from in front is successful

New Zealand Kiwis 40-6

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Video Referee for the PNG side, Dion Aiye has possibly scored as they ran the ball on the last tackle

New Zealand Kiwis 40-0

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Second half is UNDERWAY here at Headingley Carnegie as the Kiwis hold a point a minute lead over PNG, 40-0.

New Zealand Kiwis 40-0

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Scored by Sonny Bill Williams. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Sonny Bill Williams claims his HAT TRICK for the Kiwis as the short passing games is perfect, he strolls through the defence. Shaun Johnson slots the conversion to bring up 40-0

New Zealand Kiwis 40-0

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Back to back to back penalties for the Kiwis, Kumulus losing a little control in the ruck. Neville Costigan warned by the referee

New Zealand Kiwis 34-0

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A good set from the PNG Kumulus but a poor end from Josiah Abavu sees him penalties for a shoulder charge. Kiwis working it 20 metres out from their goal line

New Zealand Kiwis 34-0

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Back to back penalties for the Kumulus, the Kiwis working over the ruck and failing to allow the play of the ball. PNG find the line and attack 20 metres from the Kiwis' goal line

New Zealand Kiwis 34-0

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Josiah Abavu is collected in a high tackle by Kieran Foran, a lazy arm flung out taking him around the neck. PNG still deep in their own half

New Zealand Kiwis 34-0

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Roger Tuivasa-Sheck looking for another try down the short side off a Dean Whare pass. He goes into touch as he ran out of room, scrum packs for the Kumulus deep in their own half

New Zealand Kiwis 34-0

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Dean Whare with a rushed angled kick on the inside on the last tackle, it's straight to Jessie Joe Nandye. It's compounded with a penalty to the Kumulus against Alex Glenn. BUT, PNG fail to find touch from the kick for line, Kiwis back on the attack.

New Zealand Kiwis 34-0

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Scored by Frank Paul Nuuausala. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson unsuccessful.

Great lead up work by the Kiwis to see Frank Paul Nuuausala post the Kiwis' sixth try of the match. The play started with a great run and line break from Issac Luke, he linked with Dean Whare who passed inside to Sonny Bill Williams. SBW provided the short pass to Nuuausala who fell over the goal line

New Zealand Kiwis 34-0

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Scored by Sonny Bill Williams. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Sonny Bill Williams cracks the goal line defence of PNG and strolls in and just manages to ground the ball in the shorten in goal. Almost bombing a try again as he scored comfortably. Johnson with the conversion makes it 5/5 attempts

New Zealand Kiwis 30-0

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The PNG Kumulus getting a kick away on the last tackle which is low along the ground from Neville Costigan. Kiwis with an easily pick up

New Zealand Kiwis 24-0

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PNG attack falls away as a forward pass is called as the Kumulus shifted to the left. Scrum packs for the Kiwis 10 metres off their goal line.

New Zealand Kiwis 24-0

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Another penalty for PNG, Kiwis inviting them into the match here 10 metres out

New Zealand Kiwis 24-0

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Back to back penalties for the PNG, strip in the ruck and the Kumulus attack 30 metres from the Kiwis goal line. This their first real chance for points in the match

New Zealand Kiwis 24-0

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Penalty against Sam Kasiano for laying in the ruck too long. PNG with their first penalty of the match see them attack on halfway

New Zealand Kiwis 24-0

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UNFORCED ERROR PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Jason Tali makes an unforced error.

Jason Tali charging onto a short pass drops possession and the Kiwis go back on the attack 20 metres from the PNG goal line

New Zealand Kiwis 24-0

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Josiah Abavu defuses the bomb from Foran and races up to the 20 metre line to begin just their third set of the match

New Zealand Kiwis 24-0

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Scored by Sonny Bill Williams. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Sonny Bill Williams has crashed over the goal line through the PNG Defence as he reached out for the Kiwis fourth try of the match. PNG out on their feet already, Kiwis scoring more points than minutes on the clock. Johnson remains perfect with the boot, converting the try

New Zealand Kiwis 24-0

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Penalty to the Kiwis as the PNG defence was ruled offside, Jessie Joe Nandye ruled inside the 10 metre zone. Kiwis kick up to the 20 metre line

New Zealand Kiwis 18-0

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Scored by Roger Tuivasa-Sheck. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck claims his second four-pointer for the Kiwis as he danced his way through the PNG defence as he took a through the legs pass from Dean Whare. The PNG defence unable to hold out the fast pace attack from the Kiwis. Johnson with the conversion slots the extras

New Zealand Kiwis 18-0

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Penalty to the Kiwis on the last tackle and the Kumulus are under pressure on their goal line once again. More points look likely here

New Zealand Kiwis 12-0

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Scored by Roger Tuivasa-Sheck. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has powered through the defence and reached over the goal line to score a magic try off a cross field kick from Kieran Foran. Shaun Johnson from the western side of Headingley Carnegie converts to make it 2/2 attempts

New Zealand Kiwis 12-0

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Scored by Bryson Goodwin. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Bryson Goodwin has been awarded his four-pointer as he dived in over the goal line off a short grubber from Manly's Kieran Foran. After replays from the video referees box, the bouncing ball was grounded by Goodwin. Shaun Johnson from out wide slots the conversion attempt to extend the earlier lead

New Zealand Kiwis 6-0

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VIDEO REFEREE decision pending here for the Kiwis as Bryson Goodwin is claiming a try off the kick in goal from Kieran Foran.

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First penalty of the match goes to the Kiwis as the Kumuls lay in the ruck too long. Shaun Johnson finds touch and the Kiwis will attack 30 metres out from the PNG try line

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We are UNDERWAY at Headingley Carnegie as the Papua New Guinea Kumuls kick off through David Mead.

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Both National Anthems have been completed, and the Kiwis have just finished their pre-match Haka. Kick off coming up shortly as the Kumuls will kick off

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Welcome to LeagueUnlimited's LIVE coverage from Headingly Carnegie in Leeds as we bring you New Zealand and Papua New Guinea in their third week RLWC match.

Teams:

Kiwis: 1. Josh Hoffman 2. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 3. Dean Whare 4. Bryson Goodwin 5. Manu Vatuvei 6. Keiran Foran 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Ben Matulino 9. Issac Luke 10. Jesse Bromwich 11. Alex Glenn 12. Sonny Bill Williams 13. Elijah Taylor
Interchange: 14. Sam Moa 15. Sam Kasiano 16. Frank-Paul Nu'uausala 17. Thomas Leuluai

Kulums: 1. David Mead 2. Josiah Abavu 3. Menzie Yere 4. Francis Paniu 5. Nene McDonald 6. Ray Thompson 7. Neville Costigan 9. Charlie Wabo 10. Joe Bruno 11. Jessie Joe Nandye 12. Jason Chan 13. Sebastian Pandia
Interchange: Wellington Albert 15. Paul Aiton 16. Jason Tali 17. Mark Mexico

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Referees: Ashley Klein

Touch Judges: Jose Periera, Robert Hicks

Video Referee: Richard Silverwood

NEW ZEALAND KIWIS (56)
Tries: Bryson Goodwin, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (2), Sonny Bill Williams (3), Frank Paul Nuuausala, Dean Whare (2), Elijah Taylor
Field Goals:
Conversions: Shaun Johnson (8/10)
Penalty Goals:

PAPUA NEW GUINEA (10)
Tries: Dion Aiye, Paul Aiton
Field Goals:
Conversions: Francis Paniu (1/2)
Penalty Goals:



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