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Round 25 - Monday 2nd September @ 07:00pm
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Round 25 - Monday 2nd September @ 07:00pm
EELS vs. DRAGONS
Pirtek Stadium
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L: 15
H-T: 12
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CROWD: 8910
H-T: 8
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FULL TIME at Parramatta Stadium as seen the Eels record their FIFITH victory of the 2013 season with a 26-22 win over the St. George Illawarra Dragons.

Parramatta Eels 26-22

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UNFORCED ERROR ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Jason Nightingale makes an unforced error.

Jason Nightingale caught with the ball on the last tackle, Eels will get the change over

Parramatta Eels 26-22

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90 seconds remain and the Dragons must go 100 metres as they attack off their own goal line

Parramatta Eels 26-22

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Charly Runciman kicked ahead for himself but it just beat him over the dead ball line as the Dragons pushed the play on the last tackle. 20 metre restart is ruled for the Eels

Parramatta Eels 26-22

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TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Jack Stockwell. Conversion attempt by Chase Stanley successful.

Jack Stockwell charged into a gap in the Eels and crashed over for the Dragons. A simple play from acting half from the penalty gives the Dragons a sniff to steal this match. Chase Stanley closes the gap to just four points with a successful conversion

Parramatta Eels 26-22

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Pat O'Hanlon concedes the secondary penalty for a strip after the held call. Dragons attacking 5 metres out

Parramatta Eels 26-16

72

Penalty to the Dragons on the Eels goal line, Reni Maitua holding down too long in the ruck.

Parramatta Eels 26-16

72

UNFORCED ERROR PARRAMATTA EELS
Ken Sio makes an unforced error.

Ken Sio fumbles the catch of the kick, straight between the hands. Scrum for the Dragons 20 metres out from the Eels goal line

Parramatta Eels 26-16

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Ben Roberts controls things with a stabbing kick over the sideline, scrum for the Dragons packs on their own 10 metre line

Parramatta Eels 26-16

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The Dragons pushing the play on the blind side again, but the forward pass stopped the run. Scrum for the Eels 30 metres off their own line

Parramatta Eels 26-16

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UNFORCED ERROR PARRAMATTA EELS
Pat O'Hanlon makes an unforced error.

Pat O'Hanlon unable to take the bullet short pass from Reni Maitua, knock on is the result and a scrum packs for the Dragons 10 metres off their own line

Parramatta Eels 26-16

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Daniel Vidot knocks the ball over the touch in goal line as Reni Maitua grubber for Semi Radradra but Vidot had the last touch. Line drop out ruled and the Eels get a repeat set

Parramatta Eels 26-16

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UNFORCED ERROR ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Daniel Vidot makes an unforced error.

Daniel Vidot took on four Eels defenders and unable to hold onto possession. Scrum for Parramatta 20 metres out

Parramatta Eels 26-16

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OFFICIAL CROWD tonight at Parramatta Stadium: 8,910

Parramatta Eels 26-16

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TRY PARRAMATTA EELS
Scored by Ken Sio. Conversion attempt by Joseph Paulo unsuccessful.

Ken Sio has dived through the Dragons defence as they fell for a beautiful Luke Kelly dummy. Kelly showed and then passed to Sio who darted into the gap. Joseph Paulo unable to make it a 12 point lead as the kick is missed

Parramatta Eels 26-16

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UNFORCED ERROR ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Jack de Belin makes an unforced error.

Peni Terepo has cleaned up Jack de Belin with a solid tackle, knock on as a result and a scrum packs for the Eels 10 metres short of halfway

Parramatta Eels 22-16

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Semi Radradra in a last ditch effort chased to the corner but the ball from Ben Roberts beating them all over the line. 20 metre tap for the Dragons

Parramatta Eels 22-16

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Nathan Fien rockets a kick downfield and the ball bounces just before the corner post, scrum feed for the Eels 10 metres out from their own line

Parramatta Eels 22-16

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TRY PARRAMATTA EELS
Scored by Semi Radradra. Conversion attempt by Joseph Paulo successful.

Semi Radradra has bolted away down the sideline after taking a flick pass from Ben Roberts, Jason Nightingale and Brett Morris unable to chase him down. No issue with the grounding and the Eels make it a 6 point lead as Joseph Paulo converted

Parramatta Eels 22-16

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VIDEO REFEREE for Semi! He bolted away, we are looking at the grounding.

16 all

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Ryan Morgan charged to the goal line on the last tackle after taking a long cut out pass from Luke Kelly. Change over is called and Brett Morris gets the Dragons set underway 10 metres off their own line

16 all

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Nathan Fien playing the blind side again, but this time his pass is pulled up and ruled forward to Chase Stanley. Scrum for the Eels packs short of halfway

16 all

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UNFORCED ERROR PARRAMATTA EELS
Ken Sio makes an unforced error.

Ken Sio has ruled to have lost the ball despite Josh Drinkwater ripping the ball out of his hands. Scrum feed packs for the Dragons 10 metres off their own line

16 all

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Vai Toutai chased through the line off the kick from Luke Kelly, Charly Runciman was covered up in goal and concedes a line drop out.

16 all

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40/20 ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Josh Drinkwater kicks a 40/20.

Josh Drinkwater nails a 40/20 with a beautiful strike late in the set for the Dragons. The Eels defenders not back behind the play, scrum feed packs for the Dragons 15 metres out from the goal line

16 all

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TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Daniel Vidot. Conversion attempt by Chase Stanley unsuccessful.

The Dragons work the blind side with quick passes from Fien to Stanley who links with Daniel Vidot who dives over in the corner without having a hand laid on him. Chase Stanley from the western sideline is unable to convert as he kicks it across the face of goal

16 all

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Penalty to the Dragons against Tim Mannah and Matt Keating for being inside the 10 minutes at the play of the ball. Drinkwater finds the sideline and the Dragons march over the halfway line

Parramatta Eels 16-12

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Second half is underway at Parramatta Stadium as the Eels lead and kick off 16-12

Parramatta Eels 16-12

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HALF TIME at Parramatta Stadium sees the 16th placed side, Eels lead the 15th placed side the Dragons 16-12.

Parramatta Eels 16-12

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TRY PARRAMATTA EELS
Scored by Fuifui Moimoi. Conversion attempt by Joseph Paulo unsuccessful.

Fuifui Moimoi has been awarded his second try as he charged into Dragons defence and rolled over the line to plant the Steeden down. Joseph Paulo with the conversion attempt misses as the ball sails across the face of the posts

Parramatta Eels 16-12

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VIDEO REFEREE for the Eels, Fuifui Moimoi could have his SECOND TRY! as he rolled through the defence

12 all

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Michael Weyman blowing up as he is penalised for holding down in the ruck too long. Simple penalty and the Eels kick for touch and attack 35 metres out from the Dragons goal line

12 all

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UNFORCED ERROR ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Leeson Ah Mau makes an unforced error.

Leeson Ah Mau with a shocker as he fumbled a pass as the zero tackle count was called. Eels get the ball and a free pass out of trouble with a scrum feed 20 metres off their own line

12 all

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Strong defence from Daniel Vidot sees the Eels attack ended over the sideline. Scrum for the Dragons 10 metres out

12 all

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UNFORCED ERROR PARRAMATTA EELS
Reni Maitua makes an unforced error.

Reni Maitua charged into the line and with the aid of Jason Nightingale's hand, the ball as been knocked free. Scrum for the Dragons on their own 10 metre line

12 all

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Brett Morris forces the ball dead after Joseph Paulo broke free of the Dragons defence. Pressure on the Red V with a line drop out

12 all

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TRY PARRAMATTA EELS
Scored by Semi Radradra. Conversion attempt by Joseph Paulo successful.

Semi Radradra strolls in the western corner of Parramatta Stadium as Matt Keating draws and passes to his winger. The Dragons defence played the Keating pass and the overlap was created. Joseph Paulo from the sideline nailed the kick

12 all

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Forward pass ruled as the touch judge picked up a the wayward pass from Jason Nightingale to Brett Morris. Scrum for the Eels 25 metres off their own lin

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-6

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Semi Radradra forces the ball dead as the Dragons chased through off a grubber kick. Line drop out

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-6

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TRY PARRAMATTA EELS
Scored by Fuifui Moimoi. Conversion attempt by Ben Roberts successful.

Fuifui Moimoi went up flying from the kick and eventually grounded it under the defence of three Dragons. Ben Roberts made no mistake with the conversion attempt

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-6

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Jack De Belin is penalised for a slow release in the ruck, Ben Creagh having words with the referee, no joy for him. Eels kick for line and attack on halfway

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

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TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Tyson Frizell. Conversion attempt by Chase Stanley successful.

Tyson Frizell has charged through the Eels defence off a short pass from Adam Quinlan to post the Dragons second four-pointer. Chase Stanley with the conversion from out wide on the eastern side lots the goal

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

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NO TRY! Jack de Belin took a dive through the line but Keating stopped him. Dragons back out to the 10 metre line with two tackles left in the set

St. George Illawarra Dragons 6-0

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VIDEO REFEREE for the Dragons, we have NO TRY but looking at the grounding here

St. George Illawarra Dragons 6-0

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Dragons earn a penalty on the Eels goal line as Parramatta attempt to slow down the ruck.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 6-0

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Ken Sio forced to play at the ball as the Dragons chased the Jason Nightingale grubber kick. Line drop out called

St. George Illawarra Dragons 6-0

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TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Mitch Rein. Conversion attempt by Chase Stanley successful.

Mitch Rein fooled the defence as he jumped from acting half, threw a dummy pass and dived into a hole in the line to post first points. Chase Stanely with a simple conversion to start things tonight

St. George Illawarra Dragons 6-0

7

Penalty blow as Ben Creagh is taken high in a tackle, Dragons kick for line and attack 25 metres from the Eels goal line

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The Eels spread the ball quickly to the right side, but the pass is dropped. Scrum feed for the Dragons packs 10 metres off their own line

0 all

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Offside ruled against the Dragons at the play of the ball. Eels find the line and they attack from halfway

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3

Penalty to the Dragons off the kick from Luke Kelly as the chasers were ruled offside. Nathan Fien kicks for the sideline and the Dragons attack 10 metres short of halfway

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Ken Sio under no pressure took the Nathan Fien kick in goal, he earns the Eels a 20 metre restart

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We are UNDERWAY at Parramatta Stadium as the Dragons kick off, the Eels getting first use of the ball as they wear their Pink Members jersey this evening.

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Welcome to Monday Night Football LIVE from Parramatta Stadium as the cellar dwellers do battle as the Eels host the St. George Illawarra Dragons. It's 15th v 16th in a game where pride is on the line. Kick off is at 7pm tonight

TEAM NEWS: Eels - Jarryd Hayne has been ruled OUT, Ken Sio moves to fullback in his place. Reni Maitua comes into the centres. Pat O'Hanlon starts, which sees Jake Mullaney added to the bench.

Meanwhile for the Dragons, they are unchanged and will take the field 1-17

Eels: 2. Ken Sio 4. Vai Toutai 3. Ryan Morgan 11. Reni Maitua 5. Semi Radradra 6. Ben Roberts 7. Luke Kelly 8. Tim Mannah 9. Matt Keating 12. Mitch Allgood 16. Pat O'Hanlon 10 Fuifui Moimoi 13. Darcy Lussick
Interchange: 14. Joseph Paulo 15. Peni Terepo 17. Junior Paulo 18. Jake Mullaney

Dragons: 1. Jason Nightingale 2. Brett Morris 3. Chase Stanley 4. Charly Runciman 5. Daniel Vidot 6. Adam Quinlan 7. Nathan Fien 8. Jack Stockwell 9. Mitch Rein 10. Ben Creagh (c) 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Leeson Ah Mau 13. Jack de Belin
Interchange: 14. Matt Prior 15. Michael Weyman 16. Bronson Harrison 17. Josh Drinkwater

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Referees: Gavin Morris, Brett Suttor

Touch Judges: Jeff Younis, Jon Stone

Video Referee: Matt Cecchin, Matt Rodwell

PARRAMATTA EELS (26)
Tries: Fuifui Moimoi (2), Semi Radradra (2), Ken Sio
Field Goals:
Conversions: Ben Roberts (1/1), Joseph Paulo (2/4)
Penalty Goals:

ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS (22)
Tries: Mitch Rein, Tyson Frizell, Daniel Vidot, Jack Stockwell
Field Goals:
Conversions: Chase Stanley (3/4)
Penalty Goals:



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