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Round 3 - Friday 21st March @ 07:40pm
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L: 0
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Round 3 - Friday 21st March @ 07:40pm
TIGERS vs. RABBITOHS
ANZ Stadium
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L: 0
H-T: 14
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Full Time at ANZ Stadium and the Tigers have scored an easy 25-16 win over the South Sydney Rabbitohs

Wests Tigers 25-16

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds successful.

Adam Reynolds converts it from outwide to put some respectability into the game

Wests Tigers 25-16

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TRY SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Scored by Joel Reddy. Kick to come.

Joel Reddy gets a double on the stroke of fulltime

Wests Tigers 25-14

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SIN BIN
Luke Brooks is sent to the sin bin.

Luke Brooks is off to the sin bin for a professional foul

Wests Tigers 25-10

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40/20 SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Adam Reynolds kicks a 40/20.

Adam Reynolds kicks his second 40/20

Wests Tigers 25-10

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Since kick off, 2 hours have elapsed, showing the physical nature of this match so far

Wests Tigers 25-10

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Isaac Luke down with a nasty looking shoulder injury

Wests Tigers 25-10

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds unsuccessful.

Adam Reynolds pushes the conversion out wide

Wests Tigers 25-10

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TRY SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Scored by Joel Reddy. Kick to come.

Joel Reddy scores over in the corner, some good play from Souths to create the overlap

Wests Tigers 25-10

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40/20 SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Adam Reynolds kicks a 40/20.

Well a silver lining, Adam Reynolds has notched up a 40/20

Wests Tigers 25-6

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Martin Taupau tries to get up and play it too quickly and Matt Cecchin calls a knock on

Wests Tigers 25-6

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NO TRY the ruling

Wests Tigers 25-6

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VIDEO REFEREE: Going upstairs... again, checking an Aaron Woods try, Matt Cecchin says NO TRY

Wests Tigers 25-6

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Sauaso Sue shows amazing strength to get over the line but is held up

Wests Tigers 25-6

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Another penalty against the Rabbitohs, Tigers attacking again

Wests Tigers 25-6

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SIN BIN
Luke Burgess is sent to the sin bin.

Luke Burgess is off to the sin bin following ANOTHER high tackle from the Rabbitohs

Wests Tigers 25-6

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Another error from the Bunnies, its their 15th

Wests Tigers 25-6

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Aaron Woods is the fourth or fifth player to go on report tonight

Wests Tigers 25-6

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Yet another report This time its Aaron Woods who's on report

Wests Tigers 25-6

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Matt Cecchin has issued Souths with a general warning that the next high tackle will go

Wests Tigers 25-6

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James Tedesco the recipient of another high tackle and Bryson Goodwin is on Report

Wests Tigers 25-6

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Its on again, another high tackle could be the cause

Wests Tigers 25-6

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Well well well, what a surprise ANOTHER drop ball from the Bunnies

Wests Tigers 25-6

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NO TRY the decision, Luke Brooks stripped it and went forward

Wests Tigers 25-6

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VIDEO REFEREE: Going upstairs again, Matt Cecchin says no try, checking whether Luke Brooks has stripped the ball from Nathan Merritt, Matt Cecchin says NO TRY

Wests Tigers 25-6

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Well that just sums up the name for the Bunnies, Joe Picker has two open men to his outside and holds the ball and then drops the ball going himself

Wests Tigers 25-6

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Nothing comes of it, just a bit of mild push and shove

Wests Tigers 25-6

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Its flaring up again out wide after Luke Brooks was hit after he was kicked

Wests Tigers 25-6

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Another error from South gives the Tigers a scrum 20m out from their own line

Wests Tigers 25-6

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Liam Fulton coming off the field under the concussion rule

Wests Tigers 25-6

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Souths get another penalty - lets see if they can do something with this one

Wests Tigers 25-6

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Tim Simona NOT returning for the rest of the match

Wests Tigers 25-6

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SUCCESSFUL FIELD GOAL WESTS TIGERS
Field goal attempt by Braith Anasta successful.

Well ok then, Braith Anasta extends the lead out to 19, still 18 minutes to go

Wests Tigers 25-6

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PENALTY TIGERS - Another high tackle, this time from Ben Te'o, on James Tedesco

Wests Tigers 24-6

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UNFORCED ERROR SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Ben Lowe makes an unforced error.

Ben Lowe fails to catch the pass and that means another Souths error

Wests Tigers 24-6

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PENALTY: Tigers penalised for a strip that replays show wasn't a strip after all

Wests Tigers 24-6

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PENALTY SOUTHS - Tigers penalised for being inside the 10m, Penalty count now 7-6

Wests Tigers 24-6

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Time out as Isaac Luke is down injured

Wests Tigers 24-6

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION WESTS TIGERS
Conversion attempt by Pat Richards successful.

Pat Richards puts the conversion through the posts and extends the lead for the Tigers

Wests Tigers 24-6

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TRY WESTS TIGERS
Scored by James Tedesco. Kick to come.

Luke Brooks and James Tedesco combine for a magic try, Brooks puts a banana grubber in and Tedesco picks it up and scores

Wests Tigers 22-6

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Luke Brooks is forced to take a second kick but goes way too deep, Souths get the 0 tackle and the 20m restart

Wests Tigers 18-6

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George Burgess on report now - hope the Match review panel don't have any plans for this weekend

Wests Tigers 18-6

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Now George Burgess could be in trouble, has hit one of the Tigers very high

Wests Tigers 18-6

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Tim Simona down after contact being made to his head from a loose Sam Burgess boot

Wests Tigers 18-6

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VIDEO REFEREE: Checking an Adam Reynolds try, checking whether a ball was knocked out by Adam Reynolds, Matt Cecchin says NO TRY

Wests Tigers 18-6

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As we get a usual channel 9 cross promotion, Tigers have a scrum feed 20m out from their own line

Wests Tigers 18-6

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UNFORCED ERROR SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
George Burgess makes an unforced error.

Things not going right for Souths, George Burgess can't clean up an offload

Wests Tigers 18-6

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION WESTS TIGERS
Conversion attempt by Pat Richards unsuccessful.

Well if we were in the AFL Pat Richards would be getting a point - but in our great game nothing for hitting the post

Wests Tigers 18-6

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TRY WESTS TIGERS
Scored by Pat Richards. Kick to come.

Tigers taking advantage of Ben Lowe having to play in the centres with Pat Richards scoring out wide

Wests Tigers 18-6

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Things going badly for Souths when they don't find touch

Wests Tigers 14-6

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PENALTY SOUTHS - James Gavet on Report for kneeing

Wests Tigers 14-6

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Play back underway with first possession with Souths

Wests Tigers 14-6

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HALF TIME at ANZ Stadium - the Tigers lead 14-6

Wests Tigers 14-6

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Tigers go 90m in their set after points, enthusiasm plus from the Tigers at the moment

Wests Tigers 14-6

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION WESTS TIGERS
Conversion attempt by Braith Anasta unsuccessful.

With Pat Richards off the field Braith Anasta takes the attempt and misses from out wide

Wests Tigers 14-6

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TRY WESTS TIGERS
Scored by Tim Simona. Kick to come.

Tim Simona has a double after the Video Referees take just ONE replay to sign off on that one

Wests Tigers 14-6

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VIDEO REFEREE: Checking sideline and grounding for a possible Tim Simona try - Matt Cecchin says TRY

Wests Tigers 10-6

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NO TRY but a penalty to the Tigers after video referees ruled Pat Richards was hit high AFTER going into touch

Wests Tigers 10-6

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VIDEO REFEREE: Checking a Pat Richards try, checking sideline and contact on Pat Richards, on advice of touch judge we have NO TRY

Wests Tigers 10-6

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UNFORCED ERROR SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
John Sutton makes an unforced error.

Lote Tuqiri drops the Luke Brooks bomb backwards and then John Sutton knocks it on picking it up

Wests Tigers 10-6

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION WESTS TIGERS
Conversion attempt by Pat Richards successful.

Pat Richards has no problems converting from the sideline to give the Tigers the lead

Wests Tigers 10-6

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TRY WESTS TIGERS
Scored by Tim Simona. Kick to come.

Tim Simona gets the green lights, assuming that its based on the fact there is no conclusive evidence to overturn the original decision

Wests Tigers 8-6

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VIDEO REFEREE: Checking a possible Tim Simona try, checking the contest from a Braith Anasta bomb, Matt Cecchin gives us the 'T'

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-4

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Tigers working the ball away from deep in their own end

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-4

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Souths put a kick in that goes way too long and Tigers get the 20m restart

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-4

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Souths go on the attack on the last but Ben Lowe is caught 5m out from the Tigers line, changeover

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-4

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PENALTY SOUTHS: Tigers penalised for being inside the 10, Penalty count now 4-3 in favour of Wests Tigers

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-4

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Nathan Merritt throws an offload back after making a break and it ends up back with the Tigers

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-4

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Braith Anasta puts in a shocker on the last and its taken easily ingoal by Joel Reddy

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-4

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UNFORCED ERROR SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Luke Burgess makes an unforced error.

Luke Burgess drops the ball and the Tigers will gain possession 30m out from their own line

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-4

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PENALTY TIGERS - George Burgess penalised for not effecting a tackle on the kicker

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-4

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION WESTS TIGERS
Conversion attempt by Pat Richards unsuccessful.

Pat Richards hits the upright and ball bounces away, so Souths still lead

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-4

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TRY WESTS TIGERS
Scored by Bodene Thompson. Kick to come.

Beautiful pass from Luke Brooks puts Bodene Thompson through a gap and he scores the Tigers opener

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-4

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PENALTY TIGERS - Robbie Farah has the ball raked out, Tigers on the attack inside Souths 10m zone

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

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UNFORCED ERROR SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Ben Lowe makes an unforced error.

Ben Lowe is ruled to have dropped the ball because of a loose carry, despite it being knocked out

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

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Braith Anasta puts an awkward kick in but the Tigers get six more tackles

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

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PENALTY TIGERS - Sam Burgess penalised for a overreacting to the Aaron Woods tackle, that was deemed legal by match officials

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

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The match has just escalated following an awkward tackle from Aaron Woods

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

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UNFORCED ERROR WESTS TIGERS
Keith Galloway makes an unforced error.

Even though Matt Cecchin gave us the 'T' - the replays show that Keith Galloway dropped the ball short of the line

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

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VIDEO REFEREE: Checking for a Keith Galloway try, Matt Cecchin gives us the 'T' but need final tick of approval from Video Refs

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

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PENALTY TIGERS - Souths penalised for being not square at marker, Penalty count now 2-1 in favour of Souths

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

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PENALTY SOUTHS - Video Referees have ruled that contact was high and Tim Simona is on report, looked pretty harsh considering

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

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Concussion rule to come into play here - Greg Inglis still down being assessed by trainers

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

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Huge collision between Tim Simona and Greg Inglis, Inglis is down and hasn't moved

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds successful.

Adam Reynolds has no problems converting to extend the Rabbitohs lead

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

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TRY SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Scored by Ben Lowe. Kick to come.

Ben Lowe takes advantage of the Tigers defence opening up kuje Sydney Heads and Ben Lowe goes straight through

South Sydney Rabbitohs 4-0

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PENALTY SOUTHS - Wests Tigers penalised for being inside the 10m, Souths start the set on the Tigers 30m

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First set completed for the Tigers and its a disappointing end with Luke Brooks kicking the ball dead

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Matt Cecchin blows time on and Bryson Goodwin kicks off

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Tigers out on the field at ANZ Stadium - they will have first possession

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South Sydney heading onto their home ground but as the away team tonight

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Both sides are one-and-one after two rounds - the Tigers received and gave a walloping... while Souths soundly beat the premiers then lost to the runners up.
TEAM NEWS | Wests Tigers as per program. South Sydney lose Dylan Walker (5/8th) and Chris McQueen (second row). John Sutton moves from lock to five-eighth, Joe Picker comes off the bench to fill the vacant lock position. Ben Lowe replaces McQueen in the second row. Kyle Turner and Nathaniel Neale occupy the two remaining bench spots.

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Referees: Matt Cecchin, Alan Shortall

Touch Judges: Ricky MacFarlane, Jason Walsh

Video Referee: Jared Maxwell, Andrew Dunemann

WESTS TIGERS (25)
Tries: Bodene Thompson, Pat Richards, Tim Simona (2), James Tedesco
Field Goals: Braith Anasta (1/1)
Conversions: Pat Richards (2/4), Braith Anasta (0/1)
Penalty Goals:

SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS (16)
Tries: Ben Lowe, Joel Reddy (2)
Field Goals:
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (2/3)
Penalty Goals:



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