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Round 25 - Saturday 31st August @ 03:00pm
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L: 11
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Round 25 - Saturday 31st August @ 03:00pm
WARRIORS vs. RAIDERS
Mt Smart Stadium
16
L: 12
H-T: 16
50
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H-T: 8
16
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FULLTIME :: Warriors have destroyed Canberra 50 points to 16.

New Zealand Warriors 50-16

75

It's a hat-trickathon here! From the scrum, Milford kicks through for Croker to register the third hat-trick in the game. Milford steps in to convert and misses.

New Zealand Warriors 50-16

75

Kevin Locke misjudges the bomb, knocking it on.

New Zealand Warriors 50-12

73

Raiders spill it and they just want the fulltime siren to come.

New Zealand Warriors 50-12

70

TRY NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Scored by Ngani Laumape. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

A nice run-around put Laumape away like he was in a rocket amongst some feeble tackles from the Raiders. Johnson brings up the 50!

New Zealand Warriors 50-12

65

Hurrell drops it off the kick-off.

New Zealand Warriors 44-12

64

TRY NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Scored by Simon Mannering. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Johnson turns provider to set Mannering up for a try. Johnson converts.

New Zealand Warriors 44-12

61

The Raiders defense opened like Sydney heads again but the pass for Peyroux is dropped.

New Zealand Warriors 38-12

60

PENALTY Warriors - the locals love that.

New Zealand Warriors 38-12

59

RED LIGHTS.. NO TRY! Obstruction. Nathan Friend was obstructed by a Canberra player ruining a great piece of play starting from the Campese chip kick.

New Zealand Warriors 38-12

VIDEO REFEREE: Jarrod Croker from some bizzare play might have a HAT-TRICK.

New Zealand Warriors 38-12

55

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

Shaun Johnson can do it all! Off some good runs from Mateo and Vatuvei, Johnson kicks for himself and beats everyone else for the TRY. Johnson has converted his three tries.

New Zealand Warriors 38-12

53

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

Raiders trying to get to their centres but it is plucked out of the air by Johnson who out-paces Robinson to score. Johnson converts.

New Zealand Warriors 32-12

52

Mateo trying to play at the line again, throws it forward.

New Zealand Warriors 26-12

51

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

Warriors are refusing to die with the ball here! They got it to their halfback Johnson who steps once, twice and has a straight line to the tryline. Johnson converts his own try.

New Zealand Warriors 26-12

45

PENALTY Raiders - Johnson holding down too long.

New Zealand Warriors 20-12

41

Back underway here - Warriors kick off!

New Zealand Warriors 20-12

40

HALFTIME :: Warriors put some scintillating football together to lead 20-12 heading into the break.

New Zealand Warriors 20-12

39

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

HAT-TRICK for Manu Vatuvei! A nice backline play gave Vatuvei the space and he stormed into it, taking Robinson with him to plant the ball down! Johnson from out wide, just pushes it wide.

New Zealand Warriors 20-12

37

Warriors jammed in defense there as Campese tried to replicate the quick hands from the Warriors third but it only goes to the sideline.

New Zealand Warriors 16-12

35

The Warriors are rolling now! Thomas Leuluai puts on a lovely kick that forces Robinson to submit for a dropout.

New Zealand Warriors 16-12

33

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

Quick hands there! It went down the shortside, Leuluai to Mateo to Locke to Vatuvei who just puts the foot down to beat Reece Robinson. An easier attempt for Johnson and he puts it over.

New Zealand Warriors 16-12

30

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

Manu started the movement from a powerful kick return so fitting that he finished it off! Leuluai stabs one through and they were cueing up for it! Vatuvei put his hands on it and gets the four pointer! Johnson misses his second attempt.

Canberra Raiders 12-10

24

TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS
Scored by Jarrod Croker. Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

GREEN LIGHTS.. TRY! Shaun Johnson with a mystifying pass goes to no one, allowing Jarrod Croker to swoop and ran the rest of the distance for the TRY. Croker steps up and has all of the Raiders points thus far.

Canberra Raiders 12-6

VIDEO REFEREE: We're going upstairs from a Johnson errant pass before Jarrod Croker ran the required distance.

6 all

23

Followed by another PENALTY - Second effort.

6 all

22

Milford delays the pass too long and obstructs a Warriors defender. PENALTY to the home side.

6 all

21

PENALTY Raiders - Warriors offside.

6 all

19

TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS
Scored by Jarrod Croker. Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

Croker found some space and gunned past both Hurrell and Laumape to stretch out and score! He steps up and puts it straight as an arrow to convert.

6 all

16

Good vision from Josh McCrone there, to stab a grubber through and trap Hurrell in the in-goal.

New Zealand Warriors 6-0

14

Canberra have their first PENALTY due to a slow play the ball.

New Zealand Warriors 6-0

11

Whoops - Kevin Locke tried to recover a kick from Bill Tupou but slips going into touch.

New Zealand Warriors 6-0

3

TRY NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Scored by Elijah Taylor. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Slight of hand there that David Copperfield would be proud of, Thomas Leuluai puts a nice short ball onto Elijah Taylor's chest to go through and score. Johnson puts the conversion over.

New Zealand Warriors 6-0

1

One minute in and PENALTY Warriors Hurrell wasn't allowed to get up quick enough.

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We are in place, Raiders kick-off and here we go!

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Both teams are out onto the field, Raiders wearing their white away strip while the Warriors have a retro strip presenting the 1995 side.

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CONGRATULATIONS to the Canberra Raiders U-20 side who have been crowned Holden Cup Minor Premiers after defeating the Warriors 26-16.

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TEAM CHANGES:

WAR: There is only change for the home side, with Ngani Laumape and Jerome Ropati swapping on the wing and centre respectively.

CAN: Simple change, Tom Learoyd-Lars has pulled out being replaced by Matt McIlwrick.

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Welcome to Mt Smart Stadium, hosting a vital clash tonight between the New Zealand Warriors and the Canberra Raiders. The loser tonight can start planning the mad Monday and the winner stays in the finals roulette.

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Warriors: 1. Kevin Locke 2. Jerome Ropati 3. Dane Nielsen 4. Konrad Hurrell 5. Manu Vatuvei 6. Thomas Leuluai 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Sam Rapira 9. Nathan Friend 10. Suaia Matagi 11. Elijah Taylor 12. Simon Mannering (c) 13. Todd Lowrie
Interchange: 14. Ben Matulino 15. Jacob Lillyman 16. Feleti Mateo 17. Dominique Peyroux 18. Ngani Laumape

Raiders: 1. Reece Robinson 2. Bill Tupou 3. Jarrod Croker 4. Joel Thompson 5. Sami Sauiluma 6. Terry Campese (c) 7. Anthony Milford 8. David Shillington 9. Josh McCrone 10. Brett White 11. Josh Papalii 12. Joel Edwards 13. Paul Vaughan
Interchange: 14. Glen Buttriss 15. Jake Foster 16. Dane Tilse 17. Tom Learoyd-Lahrs 18. Matt McIlwrick

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Referees: Gavin Badger, Alan Shortall

Touch Judges: Steve Carrall, Chris Butler

Video Referee: Steve Clark, Matt Rodwell

NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS (50)
Tries: Elijah Taylor, Shaun Johnson (3), Manu Vatuvei (3), Simon Mannering, Ngani Laumape
Field Goals:
Conversions: Shaun Johnson (7/9)
Penalty Goals:

CANBERRA RAIDERS (16)
Tries: Jarrod Croker (3)
Field Goals:
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (2/2), Anthony Milford (0/1)
Penalty Goals:



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