80:00
Sat 22 April 2017
ANZ Stadium - Crowd: 14070
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Peachey snuck his head through, tried to offload and Eels take it! FULLTIME :: Eels 18, Panthers 12.

Parramatta Eels 18-12

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Panthers recover.. 40 seconds to send us to golden point!

Parramatta Eels 18-12

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UNFORCED ERROR PENRITH PANTHERS: Isaah Yeo makes an unforced error.

Cartwright trying to create something, flats it to Yeo who knocks on.

Parramatta Eels 18-12

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION PENRITH PANTHERS: Conversion attempt by Nathan Cleary successful.

Cleary with a quick conversion, nails it.

Parramatta Eels 18-12

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TRY PENRITH PANTHERS: Scored by Corey Harawira. Kick to come.

GREEN LIGHTS.. TRY! No knock on there.. the tap up from Campbell-Gillard gave Harawira-Nikau space to walk in.

Parramatta Eels 18-10

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BUNKER TIME! Corey Harawira-Nikau might have scored.

Parramatta Eels 18-6

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The play looked to break down but the Panthers stab one through to force six more tackles.

Parramatta Eels 18-6

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Panthers getting desperate have started linking up, now they've earned a dropout.

Parramatta Eels 18-6

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UNFORCED ERROR PARRAMATTA EELS: Tim Mannah makes an unforced error.

Mannah loses it under heavy contact from RCG.

Parramatta Eels 18-6

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UNFORCED ERROR PENRITH PANTHERS: Matt Moylan makes an unforced error.

Panthers once again, try to throw it left to get some metres but Kirisome Auva'a has zoned in on the attacker, forced an error.

Parramatta Eels 18-6

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Norman strides one over the sideline. Finally the Eels complete a set.

Parramatta Eels 18-6

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UNFORCED ERROR PENRITH PANTHERS: Bryce Cartwright makes an unforced error.

Cartwright loses it.

Parramatta Eels 18-6

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Norman is having a stormer of a game! He broke through a dozen tackles before a speculator gave it back to the Panthers.

Parramatta Eels 18-6

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UNFORCED ERROR PARRAMATTA EELS: Michael Jennings makes an unforced error.

Eels are having a shocker with their hands here. Another error.

Parramatta Eels 18-6

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UNFORCED ERROR PENRITH PANTHERS: Dean Whare makes an unforced error.

Eels fire up from the restart and force an error.

Parramatta Eels 18-6

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PENALTY PANTHERS! Brown penalised for some backchat.

Parramatta Eels 18-6

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Panthers look to sweep down the left again, forward from Cartwright.

Parramatta Eels 18-6

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Eels have lost their compass for kicking atm. Edwards punts one out on the full.

Parramatta Eels 18-6

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION PENRITH PANTHERS: Conversion attempt by Nathan Cleary successful.

Watching it again.. what a put-down from Hiku to just squeeze it in. Cleary converts.

Parramatta Eels 18-6

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TRY PENRITH PANTHERS: Scored by Peta Hiku. Kick to come.

Panthers have a try! They swept it left, and Hiku just gets it down.

Parramatta Eels 18-4

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PENALTY PANTHERS! All the whistles have gone their way this half. Here is a chance for them to attack.

Parramatta Eels 18-0

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Gutherson tries to launch one, but it goes OUT.

Parramatta Eels 18-0

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UNFORCED ERROR PENRITH PANTHERS: Nathan Cleary makes an unforced error.

Cleary takes the line on.. on last tackle.. drops it.

Parramatta Eels 18-0

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PENALTY PANTHERS! Another whistle for the Panthers, offside. They haven't thrown much at the Eels here.

Parramatta Eels 18-0

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PENALTY PANTHERS! A full set, ten out for them.

Parramatta Eels 18-0

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UNFORCED ERROR PARRAMATTA EELS: Kirisome Auva'a makes an unforced error.

Panthers muscle up here, and force an error from Auva'a.

Parramatta Eels 18-0

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UNFORCED ERROR PENRITH PANTHERS: Waqa Blake makes an unforced error.

Panthers try it through the hands but Blake can't corral it in.

Parramatta Eels 18-0

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Pritchard drifts one forward.. as the Eels were getting on a roll.

Parramatta Eels 18-0

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UNFORCED ERROR PARRAMATTA EELS: Clint Gutherson makes an unforced error.

Gutherson fumbles it twice, called on the second.

Parramatta Eels 18-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION PARRAMATTA EELS: Conversion attempt by Clint Gutherson successful.

Another tough effort from Gutherson to start the second half.. fades it in.

Parramatta Eels 18-0

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TRY PARRAMATTA EELS: Scored by Corey Norman. Kick to come.

Magic work from the Eels! It all started from the Vave carry which he rumbled twenty metres.. next Kaysa Pritchard scooted through the line, offloaded to Clint Gutherson who grubbered for Corey Norman to fall on.

Parramatta Eels 16-0

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Both teams are back out onto the Stadium Australia turf, Panthers kick-off! Here we go!

Parramatta Eels 12-0

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION PARRAMATTA EELS: Conversion attempt by Clint Gutherson unsuccessful.

The toughest assignment for Gutherson tonight. From wide out, he walks in and strikes it wide.

Parramatta Eels 12-0

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TRY PARRAMATTA EELS: Scored by Semi Radradra. Kick to come.

Perfect move gets the right result for the Eels! Norman spied the defense up and in, chipped it for Semi and he was always winning that contest.

Parramatta Eels 12-0

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PENALTY EELS! Cleary tried to grubber through, as Ma'u gets impeded. Easy whistle.

Parramatta Eels 8-0

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Forward from a short side raid from the Eels.. and here goes Moylan!

Parramatta Eels 8-0

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UNFORCED ERROR PENRITH PANTHERS: Isaah Yeo makes an unforced error.

It's a festival of errors! Bryce Cartwright was standing outside the scrum, tried the wrap-around and lost it.

Parramatta Eels 8-0

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UNFORCED ERROR PARRAMATTA EELS: Semi Radradra makes an unforced error.

Now a bobble from Semi, trying to run it out!

Parramatta Eels 8-0

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UNFORCED ERROR PENRITH PANTHERS: Corey Harawira makes an unforced error.

Some huge contact there from Mau'u on Harawira forced an error.

Parramatta Eels 8-0

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PENALTY PANTHERS! Beau Scott rips it out off Blake.

Parramatta Eels 8-0

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UNFORCED ERROR PARRAMATTA EELS: Clint Gutherson makes an unforced error.

RED LIGHTS.. NO TRY! Jennings scooted through from some lax Panthers defense. The Panthers blushes are saved due to a knock on in the build up.

Parramatta Eels 8-0

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BUNKER TIME! Jennings scoots through, we're checking Guthersons pick-up though.

Parramatta Eels 8-0

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PENALTY EELS! 4-1 the count, as the Eels speed is causing trouble for the Panthers.

Parramatta Eels 8-0

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HOW! The Eels somehow don't drop it here.. first Radradra let it bounce, before Gutherson slips as he passes, it toes it to Hoffman who JUST gets back in. PENALTY followed.

Parramatta Eels 8-0

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UNFORCED ERROR PARRAMATTA EELS: Josh Hoffman makes an unforced error.

Hoffman tries to catch a weird Takairangi kick, spills it.

Parramatta Eels 8-0

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PENALTY PANTHERS! Eels try to shift it to expose a weakness but Auva'a loses it. then the centre strips it

Parramatta Eels 8-0

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL PARRAMATTA EELS: Penalty goal attempt by Clint Gutherson successful.

Gutherson pilots it through.

Parramatta Eels 8-0

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PENALTY EELS! Holding on too long.. Eels opt for two.

Parramatta Eels 6-0

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A cheeky kick from Corey Norman there, he banana kicked it across the face for an onrushing Takairangi and Hoffman.. but Cleary gets there first.

Parramatta Eels 6-0

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UNFORCED ERROR PENRITH PANTHERS: Regan Campbell-Gillard makes an unforced error.

Regan Campbell-Gillard tries to get up too quickly, and fumbles.

Parramatta Eels 6-0

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UNFORCED ERROR PENRITH PANTHERS: Peta Hiku makes an unforced error.

Some superb defense gave Panthers a full set inside the Eels half but they go left to Hiku who cant handle the ball.

Parramatta Eels 6-0

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UNFORCED ERROR PARRAMATTA EELS: Josh Hoffman makes an unforced error.

A result in their first set too! Nathan Cleary hosts one and Josh Hoffman can't handle it.

Parramatta Eels 6-0

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Six minutes gone.. now Panthers get a chance with the pill.

Parramatta Eels 6-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION PARRAMATTA EELS: Conversion attempt by Clint Gutherson successful.

Gutherson makes it 6-nil.

Parramatta Eels 6-0

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TRY PARRAMATTA EELS: Scored by Corey Norman. Kick to come.

GREEN LIGHTS.. TRY! Bunker says there was intention from Cartwright to ground the ball, so play on.. they rolled it through and Norman grounds it easily.

Parramatta Eels 4-0

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BUNKER TIME! Parramatta might have a try! Bryce Cartwright bobbles it and Corey Norman pounces!

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Norman with a deft kick, with help from the post forces a second dropout. Pressure on the Panthers immediately.

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Now a PENALTY EELS! Trent Merrin with a hand on the ball.. tapped and go.

The ideal start for the home side. Panthers give the ball a saloon passage over the dead-ball line. Dropout incoming.

Some quick warm-ups.. now we're ready for kick-off! Eels lined up at halfway and here we go!

After an impeccably observed service, and the anthems of both Australia and New Zealand. We are ready for the rugby league! Both sides wearing them primary kits, Eels in Blue and Yellow while Panthers are in their licorice all sorts black jersey.

Here come the two sides, out side by side, for the ANZAC Day festivities in front of a sparse crowd at Stadium Australia. They are greeted by a handy round of applause, as we await the ceremony.

Welcome to Stadium Australia! We start this triple header off with a Western Derby.. Parramatta Eels fresh off a big victory hosting the under fire Penrith Panthers, who were held scoreless last weekend.

Referees:

Referees: Gavin Badger, Jon Stone

Touch Judges: Nick Beashel, Belinda Sleeman

Video Referee: Bernard Sutton, Bryan Norrie

PARRAMATTA EELS (18)
Tries: Corey Norman (2), Semi Radradra
Field Goals:
Conversions: Clint Gutherson (2/3)
Penalty Goals: Clint Gutherson (1/1)

PENRITH PANTHERS (12)
Tries: Peta Hiku, Corey Harawira
Field Goals:
Conversions: Nathan Cleary (2/2)
Penalty Goals: