80:00
Sun 13 August 2017
Mt Smart Stadium - Crowd: 10182
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FULL TIME @ Mt Smart Stadium and the Raiders have fought their way to a good 36-16 victory over a resilient Warriors side who threw heaps at the Raiders early in the second half

Canberra Raiders 36-16

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION WARRIORS: Conversion attempt by Mason Lino successful.

Mason Lino converts the try

Canberra Raiders 36-16

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TRY WARRIORS: Scored by Isaiah Papalii. Kick to come.

Isaiah Papalii gets over - great set piece play from the Warriors and Papalii gets through an open line and scores

Canberra Raiders 36-14

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS: Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

Jarrod Croker converts from right in front

Canberra Raiders 36-10

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS: Scored by Nick Cotric. Kick to come.

From the scrum the ball goes straight to Nick Cotric standing in the middle of field and bang he just goes straight through to score

Canberra Raiders 34-10

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UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS: Blake Austin makes an unforced error.

Blake Austin just puts the ball down in a simple pass

Canberra Raiders 30-10

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Ben Matulino penalised for a shoulder charge off the ball, Raiders working it over halfway again

Canberra Raiders 30-10

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS: Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

Jarrod Croker converts from the touchline and extends the lead

Canberra Raiders 30-10

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS: Scored by Jordan Rapana. Kick to come.

Jordan Rapana gets the ball on the outside and it's a great finish in the corner to score

Canberra Raiders 28-10

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Things just unraveling slowly for the Warriors with the pass put down and Rapana picking it up

Canberra Raiders 24-10

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS: Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

Jarrod Croker keeps his 100% success rate with the boot going with another conversion from wide out

Canberra Raiders 24-10

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS: Scored by Joseph Leilua. Kick to come.

The lost ball give the Raiders a chance and they take it, Whitehead hangs on the short side and he gives it to Leilua on the last and it's too easy

Canberra Raiders 22-10

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UNFORCED ERROR WARRIORS: Ken Maumalo makes an unforced error.

Maumalo loses it and the Raiders get it in fantastic position

Canberra Raiders 18-10

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION WARRIORS: Conversion attempt by Mason Lino unsuccessful.

Mason Lino can't get his second attempt through hitting it narrow and it misses

Canberra Raiders 18-10

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TRY WARRIORS: Scored by Roger Tuivasa-sheck. Kick to come.

FINALLY!! The Warriors finally try a genuine shift play and it comes off gets out to RTS and he shows and goes and gets the ball down

Canberra Raiders 18-10

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Time off as the rain comes down with a leg injury for Ata Hingano

Canberra Raiders 18-6

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Mason Lino makes a break and it's a last ditch defender who makes the tackle then inexplicably Sam Lisone goes from dummy half straight at the markers on the last tackle

Canberra Raiders 18-6

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Austin with a wobbly kick up the middle and the Warriors are going to get into good field position yet again

Canberra Raiders 18-6

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Hingano kicks straight into the Raiders player it's ruled not played at and Canberra survives

Canberra Raiders 18-6

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PENALTY WARRIORS: Raiders penalised for a slow ruck and the pressure keeps building

Canberra Raiders 18-6

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Mason Lino forces his third dropout as Jack Wighton pushes the ball dead in a kick that was more likely going dead than being caught by a Warriors player

Canberra Raiders 18-6

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Great counter attacking Rugby League here from the Raiders after Croker picks up a low kick from Lino but it's a knock on down the other end

Canberra Raiders 18-6

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Mason Lino forces his second dropout in consecutive sets - It wasn't a great set from the Warriors on the Raiders line

Canberra Raiders 18-6

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Repeat set forced by Mason Lino with Cotric having to play the ball dead off a nice kick into the ingoal

Canberra Raiders 18-6

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UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS: Luke Bateman makes an unforced error.

Warriors get their second set off the half in Raiders territory after Luke Bateman loses the ball in a tackle on his own 40m

Canberra Raiders 18-6

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Good opening set from the Warriors but the set ends meekly with a highish kick finding Wighton on the full

Canberra Raiders 18-6

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Adam Gee calls time on and we're back underway in a wet Auckland

Canberra Raiders 18-6

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HALF TIME @ Mt Smart Stadium and the Raiders have been the much better side and the scoreboard reflects that.

Canberra Raiders 18-6

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Not a good finish to the opening set for the Warriors - they chance their arm by going to Bunty Afoa but he's held on the last

Canberra Raiders 18-6

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Hingano gets through tries the goose step and trips himself over doing so

Canberra Raiders 18-6

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Crowd not happy after the referees don't agree that the markers weren't square

Canberra Raiders 18-6

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Jack Wighton cleans up a kick and gets hit hard - it's hurt him but play is continuing

Canberra Raiders 18-6

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS: Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

Jarrod Croker with the easy conversion

Canberra Raiders 18-6

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS: Scored by Blake Austin. Kick to come.

Show and go from Blake Austin - puts the step on catches the defenders out and gets through to score

Canberra Raiders 16-6

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UNFORCED ERROR WARRIORS: Issac Luke makes an unforced error.

Issac Luke not paying attention at dummy half and he loses it - Raiders get a good attacking chance

Canberra Raiders 12-6

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Another kick from the Raiders this time Sezer which finds the touchline 25m out

Canberra Raiders 12-6

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Warriors sense some space in the corner and they kick on tackle 4 and Wighton cleans up but is tackled on his own 10m

Canberra Raiders 12-6

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Josh Hodgson kills some time off the clock and gives his players a rest with his kick from dummy half finding touch 10m out from the Warriors line

Canberra Raiders 12-6

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Great set after points and the Warriors force the Raiders to start their set on their own 10m

Canberra Raiders 12-6

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION WARRIORS: Conversion attempt by Mason Lino successful.

From the western touchline Mason Lino fades the ball perfectly through the posts

Canberra Raiders 12-6

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TRY WARRIORS: Scored by David Fusitua. Kick to come.

Some hot potato stuff after the Warriors again regather the last tackle kick - great hands from Matulino and Hoffman and it gets out to Fusitua who scores in the NW corner

Canberra Raiders 12-4

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UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS: Blake Austin makes an unforced error.

Blake Austin gets the pass and it goes through his hands - Looked like it went backwards but Adam Gee explains that Austin's hands were in front and he was moving backwards to give the illusion of it going backwards

Canberra Raiders 12-0

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Austin this time goes in behind the line with a grubber kick and all RTS can do is push it dead

Canberra Raiders 12-0

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PENALTY RAIDERS: The Raiders get away with a forward pass then earn a penalty - They'll start from the halfway line

Canberra Raiders 12-0

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BOOM Paulo goes hard on RTS and it's a rattling tackle that even temporarily cuts the Fox Feed from NZ

Canberra Raiders 12-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS: Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

Jarrod Croker with an easy conversion to extend the lead

Canberra Raiders 12-0

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS: Scored by Jarrod Croker. Kick to come.

Nick Cotric gets the ball on the left edge - Austin gets it out to Cotric and it's a direct run, he turns it inside for Croker and it's try time down the left

Canberra Raiders 10-0

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Leipana team up on the right handside but Rapana was in very little room and is forced into touch

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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Not a great set for the Warriors in attack and the Raiders already attacking in the Warriors half on play 2

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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Shannon Boyd gets over the line then gets stripped - Referees rule play on as it was in the act of scoring - Warriors starting the set cm short of their own line

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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PENALTY RAIDERS: Sam Lisone penalised by Adam Gee for leaving the defensive line too early - Austin makes HUGE metres with the kick for touch

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS: Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

Jarrod Croker pushes the conversion over from the left handside

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS: Scored by Nick Cotric. Kick to come.

Nick Cotric gets the opening points - Great hands from Austin to get it to Wighton then the tap on from Wighton to Croker who gets through and Croker finds Cotric backing up on the inside for an easy try

Canberra Raiders 4-0

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UNFORCED ERROR WARRIORS: Solomone Kata makes an unforced error.

Ata Hingano puts the ball through with a nice kick Kata gets there first but referees call it a knock on

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Ayshford has an unmarked Fusitua on his outside but holds it too long after Lino sucked in the defence with a kick dummy - Repeat set after refs rule a Warriors touch first however

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PENALTY WARRIORS: Another penalty for the Warriors, this time a ruck infrigement and they get the first attacking set for either team

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PENALTY WARRIORS: Adam Gee awards penalises the Raiders after Joseph Paulo gets a bit too vigorous in the tackle putting RTS in a dangerous position

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47m second set for the Raiders before Austin kicks high 39m from the Warriors line

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Warriors get quick play the balls in their opening set and a messy end but they finally get a second kick away

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Raiders go 37m in an effective first set - Sezer's first kick good angled towards the western touchline but doesn't quite find the line

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Adam Gee calls time on and we're go in Auckland - Canberra using the ball first defending the Southern end.

The Raiders off the back of two big wins enter Mt Smart Stadium

Referees:

Referees: Adam Gee, Gavin Reynolds

Touch Judges: Russell Turner, Chris McMillan

Video Referee: Ashley Klein, Luke Patten

WARRIORS (16)
Tries: David Fusitua, Roger Tuivasa-sheck, Isaiah Papalii
Field Goals:
Conversions: Mason Lino (2/3)
Penalty Goals:

CANBERRA RAIDERS (36)
Tries: Nick Cotric (2), Jarrod Croker, Blake Austin, Joseph Leilua, Jordan Rapana
Field Goals:
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (6/6)
Penalty Goals: