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Round 26 - Saturday 7th September @ 03:00pm
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L: 15
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Round 26 - Saturday 7th September @ 03:00pm
DRAGONS vs. WARRIORS
WIN Stadium
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L: 10
H-T: 4
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H-T: 4
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FULL TIME at WIN Stadium, The St George Illawarra Dragons have defeated the NZ Warriors 19-12

St. George Illawarra Dragons 19-10

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TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Charly Runciman. Conversion attempt by Chase Stanley successful.

Charly Runciman scores make sure victory for the Dragons

St. George Illawarra Dragons 19-10

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Josh Drinkwater puts a kick into the corner, Manu has to go back for it and slips tackled 1m out

St. George Illawarra Dragons 13-10

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Manu Vatuvei bursts down the sideline then throws the ball back infield only for it to go straight to Chase Stanley

St. George Illawarra Dragons 13-10

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Warriors try a short kickoff but Dragons clean it up

St. George Illawarra Dragons 13-10

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Penalty goal attempt by Chase Stanley successful.

Chase Stanley slots the penalty goal

St. George Illawarra Dragons 13-10

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Penalty to the Dragons will mean they will have a penalty attempt to push the lead out to 3

St. George Illawarra Dragons 11-10

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Shaun Johnson tries to go for the intercept but can't take the ball, Dragons with the scrum feed

St. George Illawarra Dragons 11-10

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SUCCESSFUL FIELD GOAL ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Field goal attempt by Josh Drinkwater successful.

After being an unwanted player mid-season, Josh Drinkwater could be a hero after slotting the field goal to push the lead to 1

St. George Illawarra Dragons 11-10

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UNSUCCESSFUL FIELD GOAL NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Field goal attempt by Kevin Locke unsuccessful.

Kevin Locke tries for a field goal from 40m out but misses

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Dragons pin the Warriors down in their own end only to give a penalty away for being inside the 10m

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Poor last tackle option from the Warriors, gives the Dragons good field position for their upcoming set

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

The Beast scores, a mixed day for Manu Vatuvei comes up with a try, off a Nathan Friend cross field kick

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Thomas Leulai goes through a hole but is brought down 20m out

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-4

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Josh Drinkwater puts a long kick in that goes dead, Warriors with the 20m restart

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-4

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Desperate defence from the Dragons stops them from conceding points

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-4

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Another set coming up for the Warriors after Charly Runciman can't clean up a grubber cleanly

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-4

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Todd Lowrie goes close to scoring but Jared Maxwell in perfect position rules that the ball was grounded ingoal first by Jason Nightingale

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-4

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Nathan Green takes a good catch under no pressure from a Shaun Johnson bomb right on his own line

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-4

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Nathan Fien gets through a hole of an offload but yet again the Dragons get called back for a forward pass

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-4

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Ben Matulino makes an unforced error.

Trying to play catch up footy the warriors drop the ball

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-4

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Six more tackles coming up for the Dragons, after Shaun Johnson plays at a pass

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-4

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The Beast looks like he is going to barge his way to score, but a trysaver from Chase Stanley saves the day

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-4

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Dragons go through off a good offload HOWEVER Jared Maxwell calls it back for a forward pass

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-4

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Leeson Ah Mau ends up with the ball on the bat back then kicks into touch

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-4

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TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Nathan Green. Conversion attempt by Chase Stanley unsuccessful.

Video Referees give the green lights on the try, conversion across the face

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-4

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VIDEO REFEREE - Possible Nathan Green Try, Henry Perenara says TRY, checking grounding & the contest

St. George Illawarra Dragons 6-4

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

Manu Vatuvei goes high for the ball but knocks it on, first chance of points to Dragons in the 2nd half

St. George Illawarra Dragons 6-4

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Play back underway at WIN Stadium

St. George Illawarra Dragons 6-4

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Half Time at WIN Stadium and the St George Illawarra Dragons lead by 6-4

St. George Illawarra Dragons 6-4

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Accidental offside call from Jared Maxwell puts Dragons into fantastic attacking position

St. George Illawarra Dragons 6-4

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Two danger moments for the Warriors then, Kevin Locke slips as he cleans the ball up and then no dummy half almost gives possession back to Dragons

St. George Illawarra Dragons 6-4

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Excellent catch and pass play there from the Dragons, with so many players backing up and Adam Quinlan is the man who scores

St. George Illawarra Dragons 6-4

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PENALTY WARRIORS - Dragons drop the ball, cleaned up by the Warriors player who inturn is then stripped by Brett Morris but was ruled to be held

New Zealand Warriors 4-0

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Shaun Johnson goes high but goes too long, Nightingale takes it ingoal and tries the quick tap but called back for an offside Dragons player

New Zealand Warriors 4-0

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Vatuvei and Green go up for the ball & Henry Perenara rules Nathan Green took it and was held on the last tackle

New Zealand Warriors 4-0

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Dominique Peyroux makes an unforced error.

Another error from the Warriors, Dom Peyroux loses the ball

New Zealand Warriors 4-0

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Kevin Locke slips ingoal and lets the chasers come and bundle him over the touch ingoal line

New Zealand Warriors 4-0

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Warriors try a chip like kick and chase but Nathan Green shadows it over the touchline

New Zealand Warriors 4-0

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Warriors go steaming upfield through Elijah Taylor then on the next play blow the overlap with a forward pass

New Zealand Warriors 4-0

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Handover ruled after the Warriors knock on off the kick

New Zealand Warriors 4-0

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

TRY awarded by the Video Referees, explanation was that the ball came off the back of Manu Vatuvei & Elijah Taylor grounds it

New Zealand Warriors 4-0

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VIDEO REFEREE - Checking an Elijah Taylor try, Referee Jared Maxwell says TRY & has asked Video Referees to check the contest

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20m restart for the Warriors, after Kevin Locke is ruled to have caught the ball ingoal

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Nathan Fien puts a kick through but goes well over the touch in goal line, Warriors now on the attack

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Todd Lowrie makes an unforced error.

Warriors can't capitalise on brilliant attacking position

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PENALTY WARRIORS - Dragons penalised for having a hand on the ball & not allowing a quick play the ball

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Six more tackles for the Warriors as the ball was played at in the tackle and regathered by Kevin Locke

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Dragons trying some catch and pass again, but like before doesn't go to plan, this time goes forward and into touch

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PENALTY WARRIORS - Dragons penalised for high contact

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PENALTY DRAGONS- Todd Lowries penalised for being to slow away from the ruck

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Both sides complete their opening sets, players having a few problems with their footing even though no rain for quite a few weeks

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Action is underway as Jared Maxwell calls time on, first possession with the Warriors defending the Northern end of the ground

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Dragons coming on to the field in their traditional red 'v' jersey

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Warriors on the field at WIN Stadium

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Not too far away from kick off down at WIN Stadium in Wollongong, team changes are below

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TEAM NEWS:
Nathan Green comes onto the wing for the Dragons with Daniel Vidot out of the side having played NSW Cup earlier this afternoon. Tyson Frizell has been ruled out with injury, Bronson Harrison replaces him in the second row. Finally, Michael Weyman has been given a starting spot back with Jack Stockwell shifting to the bench.

Sio Siua Taukeiaho makes his NRL debut for the Warriors this afternoon as he has been included on the bench. Jerome Ropati and Dane Nielsen have been ruled out with injury


Dragons: 1. Jason Nightingale 2. Brett Morris 3. Chase Stanley 4. Charly Runciman 22. Nathan Green 6. Adam Quinlan 7. Nathan Fien 15. Michael Weyman 9. Mitch Rein 10. Ben Creagh (c) 16. Bronson Harrison 12. Leeson Ah Mau 13. Jack de Belin
Interchange: 8. Jack Stockwell 14. Matt Prior 19. Will Matthews 17. Josh Drinkwater

Warriors: 1. Kevin Locke 18. Ngani Laumape 17. Dominique Peyroux 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 20. Sio Siua Taukeiaho

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Referees: Jared Maxwell, Henry Perenara

Touch Judges: Steve Carrall, Dave Ryan

Video Referee: Jason Robinson, Luke Patten

ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS (19)
Tries: Adam Quinlan, Nathan Green, Charly Runciman
Field Goals: Josh Drinkwater (1/1)
Conversions: Chase Stanley (2/3)
Penalty Goals: Chase Stanley (1/1)

NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS (10)
Tries: Elijah Taylor, Manu Vatuvei
Field Goals: Kevin Locke (0/1)
Conversions: Shaun Johnson (1/2)
Penalty Goals:



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