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Round 21 - Saturday 3rd August @ 03:00pm
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L: 9
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Round 21 - Saturday 3rd August @ 03:00pm
WARRIORS vs. SHARKS
Mt Smart Stadium
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L: 6
H-T: 4
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H-T: 8
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Shaun Johnson attempted a chip and chase from the free kick and the kick is taken by Michael Gordon easily. That is all she wrote, FULL TIME here at Mt. Smart Stadium, Cronulla Sharks defeat the Warriors 18-14

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-14

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Penalty to the Warriors against Andrew Fifita for throwing the ball away. The Warriors will have one play to go the length of the field

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-14

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Hurrell trapped in goal off a great kick from Carney. Sharks kicking has been pin-point. Line drop out again for the Sharks

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-14

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Nathan Stapleton jumped up high to take the short line drop out, Sharks looking to seal the win with a try in this set as they attack 20 metres out

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-14

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Hurrell forces the ball over the dead ball line, line drop out for the Sharks and will have another set.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-14

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Shaun Johnson's pass was bulleted over the sideline to the touch judge, Hurrell missed the ball as failed to race. Scrum for the Sharks 20 metres off their own line.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-14

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TRY NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Scored by Manu Vatuvei. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Manu Vatuvei has leapt up above Stapleton in the western corner to plant the ball down off the kick from Johnson. Great try for the Beast. Johnson from the sideline has added the points to make it a 4 point difference

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-14

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Scrum feed is packing down for the Warriors, they can still steal a win here in the final 8 minutes.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-8

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TRY NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Scored by Konrad Hurrell. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson unsuccessful.

Konrad Hurrell has charged over the top of Feki off a beautiful pass from Shaun Johnson. Johnson with the conversion from the sideline is unable to come up with the points

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-8

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UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Todd Carney makes an unforced error.

Todd Carney unable to hold the pass as the Sharks spread right across the field, the ball went behind him. Mateo cleaned up and it's zero tackle for the Warriors

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-4

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Zero tackle for the Sharks, Feki manages to come up with the ball as the Warriors made a meal of the ball on the try line

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-4

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Nathan Friend makes an unforced error.

Nathan Friend with a shocker as attempted to pick up the ball quickly from acting half. Scrum feed for the Sharks 10 metres off their own line. Warriors haven't shown the class this afternoon

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-4

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Penalty to the Warriors against Jon Wright for holding down in the ruck.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-4

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Kick from the Warriors is forced dead by Feki, line drop out is called for the Sharks

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-4

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Penalty goal attempt by Todd Carney successful.

Todd Carney opts for the penalty goal to extend the lead, he slots the two points from right in front, 30 metres out

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-4

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Penalty to the Sharks, awarded to Paul Gallen, who has a concern with his shoulder now. Cronulla attacking in the Warriors half

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 16-4

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NO TRY has been ruled for Sosaia Feki as he danced down the sideline. On replay he failed to re-enter the field of play before kicking the ball ahead. His foot on the sideline at the last moment before kicking, ruled to be out. Warriors lucky not to concede a try there

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 16-4

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VIDEO REFEREE for the Sharks, we have a TRY for Feki.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 16-4

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Todd Carney's kick is fired downfield and allowed to bounce over the dead ball line, 20 metre tap for the Warriors

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 16-4

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TRY CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Scored by Nathan Stapleton. Conversion attempt by Todd Carney successful.

The video referee awards the try for Nathan Stapleton after a long floating pass across the field following a charging run from Andrew Fifita. But there is concern for Pomeroy who has been taken off the field by the medicab as his head slammed into the turf, he was knocked out and didn't look in a good state. Carney with the conversion slots the extras

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 16-4

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VIDEO REFEREE for the Sharks. Lots to look at, first back to Andrew Fifita. But the concern is for Ben Pomeroy as he charged for the goal line he was cleaned up

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-4

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UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Wade Graham makes an unforced error.

Wade Graham makes a meal of the loose pass from Carney. Warriors with the zero tackle 20metres from their own goal line

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-4

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A messy end to the Warriors set sees the Sharks come up with the ball through Wade Graham. He cleans up and is tackled 20 metres from his own line

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-4

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Second half is UNDERWAY at Mt. Smart Stadium as the Warriors kick off to give the Sharks first use of the ball

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-4

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HALF TIME at Mt. Smart Stadium sees the Sharks lead the Warriors 10-4

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-4

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Manu Vatuvei is penalised for pushing a Shark in the back as he attempted to catch the kick in the corner. Sharks march up to their 20 metre line

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-4

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Ben Pomeroy leapt above Johnson and Vatuvei to take the catch in goal, it's a line drop out for the Warriors as a result.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-4

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Penalty to the Sharks against Chris Heighington. Warriors with the kick attack 40 metres from the Sharks goal line

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-4

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UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Jonathan Wright makes an unforced error.

Jonathan Wright unable to take the bullet pass from Wade Graham as the Sharks spread the ball left through Todd Carney. Change over for the Warriors as it was the last tackle.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-4

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Manu Vatuvei makes an unforced error.

Manu Vatuvei juggles the pass on the sideline and drops it, Sharks clean up and get the tackle count restarted.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-4

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Penalty to the Warriors against Wade Graham for a strip in the ruck. Warriors find the sideline with the free kick and attack 40 metres from the Sharks goal line

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-4

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TRY NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Scored by Manu Vatuvei. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson unsuccessful.

Manu Vatuvei has danced and reached out to plant the ball on the chalk. The Warriors getting the points as they spread the ball to the eastern corner. Shaun Johnson has missed the conversion from the sideline

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-4

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UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Jonathan Wright makes an unforced error.

Jonathan Wright fails to come up with the sneaky offload, Scrum feed for the Warriors packs on their own 40 metre line

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-0

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TRY CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Scored by Ben Pomeroy. Conversion attempt by Todd Carney successful.

Ben Pomeroy has slipped through the Warriors defence has the scrum broke and he went up the middle. A simple four-pointer, it's converted by Todd Carney from next to the posts

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-0

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UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Sosaia Feki makes an unforced error.

Sosaia Feki juggled and dropped the inside flick pass from Todd Carney as he attempted to get away from the sideline. Scrum feed for the Warriors 20 metres from their own goal line

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 4-0

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The Warriors have given up possession as they attacked the eastern corner, Dane Nielsen attempted an offload and handed it straight to the Sharks.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 4-0

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Penalty to the Warriors, they attack 20 metres from the Sharks goal line

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 4-0

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Shaun Johnson makes an unforced error.

Shaun Johnson running across the field has failed to take the floating pass from Thomas Leulaui. Scrum feed packs for the Sharks 20 metres from their own line

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 4-0

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Todd Carney rocketed the ball straight into the post pads, Simon Mannering dives on the ball. From the play, a penalty comes for the Warriors. They find touch 10 metres from the halfway line

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 4-0

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TRY CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Scored by Jonathan Wright. Conversion attempt by Todd Carney unsuccessful.

Jonathan Wright has slipped through the Warriors defence off a beautiful pin-point pass from Wade Graham. The Warriors defence on the western side was unable to contain the Sharks attack. Todd Carney with the conversion on the sideline pushes it to the left of the uprights

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 4-0

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Dane Nielsen forces the ball dead off the short kick from the Sharks, Cronulla earn a line drop out as a result

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Thomas Leuluai makes an unforced error.

Thomas Leuluai charged onto a pass from Manu Vatuvei and dropped it cold. Sharks straight on the attack 20 metres from the Warriors goal line

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A fumble of the ball from the Sharks on the last tackle sees a change over 10 metres from their own line

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Penalty to the Sharks for holding down too long in the ruck. A helpful march out of their half, Sharks with it on halfway

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UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Jonathan Wright makes an unforced error.

Jonathan Wright unable to take the short pass he looked to run a hole off a pass from Wade Graham. Warriors scrum feed.

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We are UNDERWAY at Mt. Smart Stadium with the Cronulla Sharks kicking off to give the Warriors first use

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The teams exiting the sheds, team off is just minutes away here in New Zealand

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Welcome to LeagueUnlimited's LIVE coverage of Saturday Afternoon footy! It's the first 3pm fixture of 2013 as we come to you from Mt. Smart Stadium in New Zealand. This afternoon sees a battle for a finals spot with the Warriors hosting the Cronulla Sharks.

TEAM NEWS: Warriors – Ben Matulino shifts to the bench, Jacob Lillyman starts.

Sharks – UNCHANGED, they will be 1-17. Paul Gallen will take his place in the Sharks line-up this afternoon

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Warriors: 1. Kevin Locke 2. Ngani Laumape 3. Dane Nielsen 4. Konrad Hurrell 5. Manu Vatuvei 6. Thomas Leuluai 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Sam Rapira 9. Nathan Friend 5. Jacob Lillyman 11. Feleti Mateo 12. Simon Mannering (c) 13. Elijah Taylor
Interchange: 10. Ben Matulino 14. Suaia Matagi 1 16. Todd Lowrie 17. Dominique Peyroux

Sharks: 1. Michael Gordon 2. Sosaia Feki 3. Ben Pomeroy 4. Jonathan Wright 5. Nathan Stapleton 6. Todd Carney 7. Jeff Robson 8. Andrew Fifita 9. John Morris 10. Bryce Gibbs 11. Jayson Bukuya 12. Wade Graham 13. Paul Gallen (c)
Interchange 14. Isaac De Gois 15. Chris Heighington 16. Sam Tagataese 17. Ben Ross

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Referees: Matt Cecchin, Gavin Reynolds

Touch Judges: Jason Walsh, Michael Wise

Video Referee: Paul Mellor, Justin Morgan

NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS (14)
Tries: Manu Vatuvei (2), Konrad Hurrell
Field Goals:
Conversions: Shaun Johnson (1/3)
Penalty Goals:

CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS (18)
Tries: Jonathan Wright, Ben Pomeroy, Nathan Stapleton
Field Goals:
Conversions: Todd Carney (2/3)
Penalty Goals: Todd Carney (1/1)



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