80:00
Fri 11 August 2017
Suncorp Stadium - Crowd: 34552
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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL BRISBANE BRONCOS: Penalty goal attempt by Anthony Milford successful.

Anthony Milford makes it 6 from 9 with the boot. Brisbane lead 32-10.

Brisbane Broncos 32-10

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Penalty Broncos - Sosaia Feki drops the kick and Holmes has to kick it into touch despite being in an offside position. Broncos take the 2 points.

Brisbane Broncos 30-10

77

UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS: Ricky Leutele makes an unforced error.

Ricky Leutele drops the ball off the scrum...sums up the night for the Sharks.

Brisbane Broncos 30-10

76

UNFORCED ERROR BRISBANE BRONCOS: Corey Oates makes an unforced error.

Corey Oates knocks on, with the Sharks on the attack. Sharks scrum 10m out.

Brisbane Broncos 30-10

75

Jordan Kahu sent to the Sin Bin for a professional foul in the play the ball. The Sharks on the attack!

Brisbane Broncos 30-10

74

Now the Broncos are on the attack through James Roberts, he finds Sam Thaiday who throws and intercept to Gerard Beale and he is tackled on halfway.

Brisbane Broncos 30-10

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Now the Broncos are on the attack through James Roberts, he finds Sam Thaiday who throws and intercept to Gerard Beale and he is tackled on halfway.

Brisbane Broncos 30-10

74

Now the Broncos are on the attack through James Roberts, he finds Sam Thaiday who throws and intercept to Gerard Beale and he is tackled on halfway.

Brisbane Broncos 30-10

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VIDEO REF - NO TRY! Andrew Fifita knocks on but kicks the ball, he regathers and scores under the posts. However the Bunker rules the ball hit the turf.

Brisbane Broncos 30-10

72

UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS: Conversion attempt by James Maloney unsuccessful.

James Maloney misses from the sideline. Score remains Broncos 30 Sharks 10.

Brisbane Broncos 30-10

71

TRY CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS: Scored by Gerard Beale. Kick to come.

VIDEO REF - TRY! Tautau Moga knocks on under pressure from Beale and Chad Townsend picks it up and offloads to Beale who gets the ball down against his former club. Broncos lead 30-10 kick to come for the visitors.

Brisbane Broncos 30-10

70

UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS: Paul Gallen makes an unforced error.

Paul Gallen now knocks on. He is having an unhappy night the Sharks skipper in his 300th.

Brisbane Broncos 30-6

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Paul Gallen goes down after copping a high shot from Blair. Referees wait for him to play the ball however. Sharks 40m out.

Brisbane Broncos 30-6

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Broncos again have the Sharks under pressure and Milford grubbers close to the line but Holmes is there to save the day.

Brisbane Broncos 30-6

66

UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION BRISBANE BRONCOS: Conversion attempt by Anthony Milford unsuccessful.

Anthony Milford misses from the sideline. Broncos score remains 30-6.

Brisbane Broncos 30-6

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TRY BRISBANE BRONCOS: Scored by Corey Oates. Kick to come.

Corey Oates crashes over in the corner, after a superb flat ball from Milford. Broncos lead 30-6. Kick to come.

Brisbane Broncos 30-6

63

UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS: Valentine Holmes makes an unforced error.

Chad Townsend in a sloppy play the ball and Holmes knocks on. Broncos scrum 20m out.

Brisbane Broncos 26-6

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James Roberts tries to race away but it whacked by Feki! Great shot! Roberts plays the ball 35m from the tryline.

Brisbane Broncos 26-6

61

UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION BRISBANE BRONCOS: Conversion attempt by Anthony Milford unsuccessful.

Anthony Milford misses the conversion from the sideline. Broncos lead remains 26-6.

Brisbane Broncos 26-6

58

TRY BRISBANE BRONCOS: Scored by Tautau Moga. Kick to come.

Anthony Milford grubbers on the last and Andrew Fifita sticks a foot out, it bounces off him into the hands of Hunt who shifts the ball to Moga and he charges past Chad Townsend to score a sensational try in the corner! Broncos lead 26-6 kick to come.

Brisbane Broncos 26-6

57

SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL BRISBANE BRONCOS: Penalty goal attempt by Anthony Milford successful.

Milford gets this one from in front. Broncos 22-6.

Brisbane Broncos 22-6

56

Penalty Broncos - Against Andrew Fifita who wrestles Jai Arrow for far too long, poor discipline. Broncos will again take the shot a goal.

Brisbane Broncos 20-6

55

UNSUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL BRISBANE BRONCOS: Penalty goal attempt by Anthony Milford unsuccessful.

Anthony Milford misses the Penalty. Score remains 20-6.

Brisbane Broncos 20-6

54

Penalty Broncos - James Maloney collects Darius Boyd high and it is right next to the posts. Brisbane take the shot.

Brisbane Broncos 20-6

54

UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS: Paul Gallen makes an unforced error.

Paul Gallen knocks on and the crowd love it! Broncos on the attack!

Brisbane Broncos 20-6

53

James Maloney dummies and almost gets through but Jai Arrow brings him down 30m from the Sharks line.

Brisbane Broncos 20-6

51

Cross field kick from the Broncos through Anthony Milford, Kahu goes high but knocks on in the landing. Sharks scrum 10m out from their own line.

Brisbane Broncos 20-6

48

UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS: Valentine Holmes makes an unforced error.

Sharks on the attack close to the line and Valentine Holmes knocks on under pressure. Bronos scrum 10m out.

Brisbane Broncos 20-6

44

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION BRISBANE BRONCOS: Conversion attempt by Anthony Milford successful.

Anthony Milford makes it 4 from 4. Brisbane lead 20-6.

Brisbane Broncos 20-6

43

TRY BRISBANE BRONCOS: Scored by Tautau Moga. Kick to come.

Tautau Moga gets put in some space through Boyd and Moga fends off Kurt Capewell to score in the corner. Broncos lead 18-6 kick to come.

Brisbane Broncos 18-6

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James Maloney puts the ball out on the full and Broncos get the scrum in the Sharks half.

Brisbane Broncos 14-6

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We are underway in the Second Half!

Brisbane Broncos 14-6

40

It is Halftime and despite the late try to Luke Lewis, the Broncos have dominated the first half. Nevertheless they aren't the defending premiers for nothing. Broncos lead 14-6, stay tuned for all the action @LeagueUnlimited!

Brisbane Broncos 14-6

40

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS: Conversion attempt by James Maloney successful.

James Maloney adds the extras and it is a huge bonus for the Sharks who haven't been in the contest really. Broncos lead 14-6.

Brisbane Broncos 14-6

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TRY CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS: Scored by Luke Lewis. Kick to come.

James Maloney gets a short ball to Luke Lewis who crashes over! Huge play from the Sharks! 14-4 kick to come just on halftime.

Brisbane Broncos 14-4

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Penalty Sharks - Right in front of the posts...but they take the tap!

Brisbane Broncos 14-0

38

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION BRISBANE BRONCOS: Conversion attempt by Anthony Milford successful.

Anthony Milford makes it 3/3. Broncos lead 14-0.

Brisbane Broncos 14-0

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TRY BRISBANE BRONCOS: Scored by Darius Boyd. Kick to come.

Some great hands on the right hand side from the Broncos backs and Kodi Nikorima puts Boyd in some space, he dummies in between Leutele and Maloney and spins past Holmes to crash over! Broncos lead 12-0 kick to come.

Brisbane Broncos 12-0

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UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS: Wade Graham makes an unforced error.

Wade Graham looking for the offload and he knocks on. Broncos scrum on halfway.

Brisbane Broncos 8-0

33

UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS: Sosaia Feki makes an unforced error.

Wade Graham gets a deft grubber in behind the line, surprising the Broncos defence and Feki knocks on. Had he taken it he would have scored! Broncos scrum 10m out from their line.

Brisbane Broncos 8-0

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UNFORCED ERROR BRISBANE BRONCOS: Corey Oates makes an unforced error.

Corey Oates knocks the ball on with the line wide open, however the pass from Kodi Nikorima was at his bootlaces. Sharks off the hook again!

Brisbane Broncos 8-0

30

Penalty Broncos - James Maloney changes direction while the kick is in the air and he takes out Jordan Kahu in a very silly penalty. Broncos have the ball 10m out!

Brisbane Broncos 8-0

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UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS: Chad Townsend makes an unforced error.

Chad Townsend knocks on a pass from James Segeyaro and the Broncos have the ball 35m out from their own line.

Brisbane Broncos 8-0

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UNFORCED ERROR BRISBANE BRONCOS: Darius Boyd makes an unforced error.

Darius Boyd knocks on with the Broncos on the attack. Huge let off for the visitors. Sharks scrum 10m from their own line.

Brisbane Broncos 8-0

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Anthony Milford gets a great kick on the 4th tackle, Capewell reads it well but is trapped in goal. Dropout Sharks.

Brisbane Broncos 8-0

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Penalty Broncos - Jayson Bukuya knocks on after Milford loses the ball backwards and the Sharks give away a penalty. Broncos find the line 40m out.

Brisbane Broncos 8-0

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Ben Hunt about to inject himself into the game.

Brisbane Broncos 8-0

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL BRISBANE BRONCOS: Penalty goal attempt by Anthony Milford successful.

Anthony Milford extends the Broncos lead and it is 8-0 to the home side.

Brisbane Broncos 8-0

19

Penalty Broncos - Sharks holding the man down in the tackle. Darius Boyd points to the posts.

Brisbane Broncos 6-0

18

Anthony Milford gets in some space and he puts Jordan Kahu in the clear, he passes back to James Roberts on the inside but he is cut down 10m out!

Brisbane Broncos 6-0

17

UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS: James Maloney makes an unforced error.

James Maloney knocks on after great pressure from Adam Blair and Broncos have the scrum 30m from their own line. Great effort from Blair.

Brisbane Broncos 6-0

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Anthony Milford puts a big kick up and Sosaia Feki lets it bounce and Matt Gillett charges onto it, however he is brought down 20m out. Handover to the Sharks.

Brisbane Broncos 6-0

14

UNFORCED ERROR BRISBANE BRONCOS: Corey Oates makes an unforced error.

Anthony Milford grubbers close to the line, it rebounds off Andrew Fifita to Corey Oates but he knocks on trying to get a miracle pass away. Sharks ball 10m out from their own line.

Brisbane Broncos 6-0

12

UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS: Paul Gallen makes an unforced error.

Sharks spread the ball on the last and the Broncos defenders pressure Chad Townsend into a poor pass to the skipper who knocks on.

Brisbane Broncos 6-0

10

Luke Lewis rolls the ball in goal on the last and he very nearly scores but the ball just goes dead. Broncos 20m re-start!

Brisbane Broncos 6-0

9

Corey Oates rises above the oncoming defence to diffuse a James Maloney bomb. Broncos ball 15m from their own line.

Brisbane Broncos 6-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION BRISBANE BRONCOS: Conversion attempt by Anthony Milford successful.

Anthony Milford adds the extras. Broncos lead 6-0 after as many minutes.

Brisbane Broncos 6-0

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TRY BRISBANE BRONCOS: Scored by Matt Gillett. Kick to come.

Matt Gillett bursts through a hole off a great ball from Kodi Nikorima and Gillett beats Holmes to the tryline to score the first try! 4-0 Brisbane.

Brisbane Broncos 4-0

4

Penalty Broncos - Against Chad Townsend for holding Darius Boyd down on the 4th tackle. Broncos find the line 35m out.

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UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS: Ricky Leutele makes an unforced error.

Sharks attack the left hand side but Ricky Leutele loses the ball trying to put Valentine Holmes in some space. Scrum Broncos 10m from their own line.

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Penalty Sharks - Against Tautau Moga and Sharks find the line 25m out.

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Good kick from Kodi Nikorima on the last and Valentine Holmes is tackled 35m from his own line.

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We are underway at Suncorp Stadium and it is Matt Prior who brings the ball back!

Welcome to Suncorp Stadium for the second match of Friday Night Football, with the Brisbane Broncos hosting the defending premiers, the Cronulla Sharks and an huge game on both sides Top 4 chances in 2017.
Brisbane just have the one late change, and as expected Sam Thaiday will start at hooker, with last week’s hat trick hero Ben Hunt again playing the super sub role from the bench.
Cronulla are 1-13, however have made a late change to the make up of their interchange, with Sam Tagatese coming into the 17 for Chris Heighington.
It is 3 vs 4, with the winner taking a huge step towards the finals with just a month to play in the regular season. These sides opened the 2017 season, with the Broncos upsetting the Sharkies at Shark Park 26-18 on that occasion. In Paul Gallen’s 300th first grade match, you can bet your bottom dollar that Cronulla will lift.
Stay tuned for all the action @LeagueUnlimited!

Referees:

Referees: Ben Cummins, Chris Sutton

Touch Judges: Belinda Sleeman, Tim Roby

Video Referee: Bernard Sutton, Luke Patten

BRISBANE BRONCOS (32)
Tries: Matt Gillett, Darius Boyd, Tautau Moga (2), Corey Oates
Field Goals:
Conversions: Anthony Milford (3/5)
Penalty Goals: Anthony Milford (3/4)

CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS (10)
Tries: Luke Lewis, Gerard Beale
Field Goals:
Conversions: James Maloney (1/2)
Penalty Goals: