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Round 2 - Thursday 14th March @ 08:05pm
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L: 2
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Round 2 - Thursday 14th March @ 08:05pm
EELS vs. BULLDOGS
ANZ Stadium
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L: 11
H-T: 12
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H-T: 16
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FULL TIME at ANZ Stadium, we had no chance to the full time score with the Bulldogs holding to to their half time lead over the Eels, 20-16. The LeagueUnlimited.com Man of the Match was Bulldogs Josh Reynolds.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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Michael Ennis gets the RED LIGHTS as Sam Perrett put his foot on the sideline. 15 seconds for the Eels to steal it

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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VIDEO REFEREE for the Bulldogs. Michael Ennis is claiming, on field referee says NO TRY. Looking at the touchline

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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UNFORCED ERROR PARRAMATTA EELS
Jarryd Hayne makes an unforced error as Joseph Paulo rockets a pass across to Hayne and it's dropped. Bulldogs packing a scrum feed on halfway

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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Ben Smith has been forced over the sideline as the Bulldogs defence muscles up to stop the Eels attack. The Eels throw away another chance to steal the win here. Too much pressure and lacking direction tonight at the back end of this game

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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Josh Morris cleans up little grabber from the Eels. Bulldogs just holding onto this lead with five minutes to play

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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UNFORCED ERROR CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS
Kris Keating makes an unforced error as the Bulldogs try and push the pass off the drop out. Eels with the ball just shy of half way

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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Adam Reynolds fires a kick high into the air, it's collected by the Eels after a bounce in the in goal area. As a result it's a goal line drop out for the Bulldogs. This is the first drop out of the match with only 7 minutes to play

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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A very scrappy play from both sides, Chris Sandow pulling the ball out of the grip of Tony Williams. The ball knocked down and the Bulldogs get a scrum feed on their own 40 metre line.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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TIME OFF with an injury to Vai Toutai for the Eels. Just 10 minutes from Full time and Bulldogs leaders, 20-16 - Looks to have cramps in the legs. Trainers on the field trying get him to play on

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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Tony Williams getting the pass away as ruled forward. Eels pack a scrum feed down 30 metres away from the Bulldogs line. Still a chance for them to steal the win

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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FORWARD PASS! Hayne threw a floating ball for Cheyse Blair and the try is denied. 13 minutess to play as the Eels chance to steal the game goes begging. The pressure getting to the Eels now.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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Penalty to the Eels for the Bulldogs flopping on the tackle after the held call. Eels attacking from the kick for touch only 10 metres from the goal line.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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Kris Keating's kicking game has been on song as the Eels have been forced to play at a few balls just before the rolled dead over the dead ball line. Still no change to the HT score.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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Low watches the ball roll dead, Bulldogs earn the 20 metre tap. Lots of end to end footy with mistakes in between. Chances gone begging for both sides.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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Chris Sandow attempts a 40/20 but the bounce is collected by Perrett on his own 20 metre line. Bulldogs attacking on their 40 metre line. Still no chance to the half time score.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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Penalty to the Bulldogs for a strip after the held call, a silly penalty to give away as the Bulldogs are helped out of their red zone.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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Penalty to the Eels as the Bulldogs holding down in the ruck. Penalty count at 6-5 for Eels. INJURY concern for Jarryd Hayne who has an ankle twist but should be back tonight

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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UNFORCED ERROR CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS
Kris Keating makes an unforced error has he was unable to take the awkward pass, only got a finger tip on the Morris pass. Eels scrum feed on halfway

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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Vai Toutai is forced over the touchline by the Bulldogs defence as the Eels attack the left side of the field. Eels unable to convert the pressure into points.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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PENALTY EELS, Sandow is collected off the ball by a Bulldog. Eels with the tap 10 metres out

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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Penalty to the Eels against Michael Ennis for holding down in the ruck too long. Eels kick for touch and begin their set only 30 metres out

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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We are back UNDERWAY here at ANZ Stadium with the Eels kicking off as they trail 20-16.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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HALF TIME at ANZ Stadium, the Bulldogs holding a four point lead over the Eels, 20-16.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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UNSUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS
Penalty goal attempt by Krisnan Inu unsuccessful.

A penalty is given to the Bulldogs on half time for the Eels ruled offside from chip and chase from Sandow. Krisnan Inu taking a shot at penalty goal from 53 metres out. The attempt had the length but lacked the height as it went under the sticks.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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TRY PARRAMATTA EELS
Scored by Cheyse Blair. Conversion attempt by Chris Sandow successful.

The video referee awards the try to Blair after Chris Sandow was deemed not to have used a shoulder charge. Blair cleaning up the double knock on from the Bulldogs and dived in through poor defence.
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-16

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VIDEO REFEREE for the Eels, Blair cleaning up the double knock on. Referee says TRY, looking at how the ball came out. A very messy set from both sides. Looking at how the ball came out of the hands of the Bulldogs

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-10

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UNFORCED ERROR CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS
Krisnan Inu makes an unforced error as he attempted an offload in the tackle of three Eels. The mistake gives the Eels a scrum feed on the Bulldogs 10 metre line.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-10

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Mitch Brown juggles the ball in goal but holds onto the ball as he took the kick. As a result it's a 20 metre tap for the Bulldogs

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-10

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UNFORCED ERROR CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS
Chris Sandow makes an unforced error as he jumped out of the line looking for the intercept pass. He threw the hand out and knocked on, as a result a scrum feed to the Bulldogs on the Eels 40 metre line.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-10

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Dale Finucane is coming off, Darcy Lussick is ON REPORT for the high tackle contact. Penalty Bulldogs

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-10

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TIME OFF, penalty to the Bulldogs. Moimoi cleaning up Dale Finucane. Doesn't look good

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-10

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TRY CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS
Scored by Sam Perrett. Conversion attempt by Krisnan Inu unsuccessful.

Adam Reynolds supplied a pin-point kick for Sam Perrett to jump above the pack and plant the ball on the goal line for a wonderful try. Bulldogs on fire thanks to their half in Reynolds. Inu with the conversion again on the sideline is unsuccessful.
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-10

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 20-10

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VIDEO REFEREE for the Bulldogs, possible try for Sam Perrett. Massive skills to plant it down. Ref says TRY

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 16-10

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Penalty to the Bulldogs for a leg pull after the held call. Dogs attacking inside the Eels 20 metre line.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 16-10

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UNFORCED ERROR PARRAMATTA EELS
Cheyse Blair makes an unforced error as he got a little hand to the ball. Bulldogs pack and win the scrum feed just shy of halfway

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 16-10

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Blair dives for the corner off a short kick from Hayne, but it beats him over the touchline. Bulldogs work it off their 20 metre line.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 16-10

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40/20 PARRAMATTA EELS
Chris Sandow kicks a 40/20.

A massive kick from Sandow gives the Eels a chance from a scrum feed 20 metres from the Bulldogs goal line

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 16-10

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Penalty to the Bulldogs, they march up over halfway to help them go back to back.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 16-10

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TRY CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS
Scored by Josh Reynolds. Conversion attempt by Krisnan Inu successful.

Josh Reynolds all class he has fooled the Eels defence with a magic 70 metre bolt through the Eels defence. A simple show and go got around Hayne and streaked away for a four-pointer. Inu from the touchline is able to convert with a great curving kick
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 16-10

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 16-10

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TRY PARRAMATTA EELS
Scored by Cheyse Blair. Conversion attempt by Chris Sandow unsuccessful.

On the back of a penalty, the Eels with Chris Sandow spreads the ball to Cheyse Blair who dives over in the corner. Video referee couldn't over turn the on field referees original call of try as Blair's legs remains off the touchline. Sandow from the touchline is unable to convert.
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VIDEO REFEREE for the Eels, Blair the scorer. On field referee says TRY. Looking at the touchline

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 10-6

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Penalty awarded to the Eels inside the Bulldogs 10 metre line for the Bulldogs ruled not square at marker.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 10-6

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ZERO EELS! The tackle count restarts as Krisnan Inu gets a hand to the poor pass from the Eels. They attack with a full set only 10 metres out

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 10-6

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TRY PARRAMATTA EELS
Scored by Matthew Ryan. Conversion attempt by Chris Sandow successful.

Not the best set from the Eels but on the last tackle, Chris Sandow rockets a bomb high into the air. It's deflected off the shoulder of a Bulldogs player on the goal line and taken by Matt Ryan who dives over for first Eels points. Sandow with the conversion attempt is successful
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 10-6

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 10-6

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Tony Williams is penalised for lifting Cheyse Blair above the horizontal. Eels kick for touch and begin their set on halfway

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 10-0

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TRY CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS
Mitch Brown on end of some quick passes to the corner takes on the winger and wins as he dives over in the corner. Bulldogs running the Eels all over the park. Krisnan Inu from right on the far touchline pushes the kick to the right of the posts.
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 10-0

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 10-0

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Bad to worse for the Eels as the Bulldogs take the kick restart dead. Penalty on halfway. Dogs start their set 20 metres out

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 6-0

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TRY CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS
Adam Reynolds started the play with a cross field kick to the arms of Josh Morris, he managed a little grubber through the line for Josh Jackson. He dived on the Steeden for first points of the night
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 6-0

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 6-0

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Adam Reynolds earns his side a penalty for the Eels markers not ruled square. Inu takes the tap 30 metres out

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Six again ruled as Cheyse Blair had a hand in the ruck and knocked the ball down. Bulldogs with a full set starting off their 10 metre line

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We are UNDERWAY as the Bulldogs kick us off at ANZ Stadium to give the Eels first use of the ball. Sandow kicks off the last tackle and Low comes up with it on the 20 metre line.

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The Bulldogs are walking out of the sheds now at ANZ Stadium, Eels to follow and it's always game time.

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We aren't far off kick off at ANZ Stadium as both sides wrapping up their pre-game warm ups.

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Welcome to Thursday Night Footy for Round 2 LIVE from ANZ Stadium as the Parramatta Eels host the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs.

TEAM NEWS:
Eels - Ken Sio is replaced by Vai Toutai. Ben Roberts shifts to 5/8th with Joseph Paulo starting off the bench.

Bulldogs - Steve Turner has been ruled out with Mitch Brown named has the replacement.

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Referees: Shayne Hayne, Alan Shortall

Touch Judges: Jeff Younis, Grant Atkins

Video Referee: Gerard Sutton, Justin Morgan

PARRAMATTA EELS (16)
Tries: Matthew Ryan, Cheyse Blair (2)
Field Goals:
Conversions: Chris Sandow (2/3)
Penalty Goals:

CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS (20)
Tries: Josh Jackson, Mitch Brown, Josh Reynolds, Sam Perrett
Field Goals:
Conversions: Krisnan Inu (2/4)
Penalty Goals: Krisnan Inu (0/1)



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