The Tigers were almost over again after Robbie Farah
put Blake Ayshford
into a gap, but Ayshford lost the ball only 10 metres out.
Wests Tigers 12 St. George Illawarra Dragons 13
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground
LeagueUnlimited.com Players of the Match:
3 points - Daniel Vidot
2 points - Tyson Frizell
1 point - Brett Morris
WESTS TIGERS (12)
Tries: Ben Murdoch-Masila, Tim Moltzen
Conversions: Braith Anasta (2/2)
ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS (13)
Tries: Daniel Vidot, Brett Morris, Matt Cooper (3)
Field Goals: Jamie Soward (1/2)
Conversions: Jamie Soward (0/3)
LeagueUnlimited.com Live Commentary
Both teams have come out onto the field, we should have kick off very shortly.
1 min: Jamie Soward
gets first touch after the Tigers kick off.
The Dragons make 45 metres on their first set before Nathan Fien
boots the ball down field
The Tigers are 39 metres out from the Dragons' line on the last when Braith Anasta
fails to get a hold of a poor dummy half pass from Robbie Farrah.
The Dragons are 30 metres out on the third when Dan Hunt
is pinned for a forward pass.
5 min: Mitch Rein
knocks the ball on 30 out from his own line and the Tigers will receive a great attacking opportunity.
The Tigers are 10 metres out on the last after some great runs, Farrah goes to the air but the kick is brilliantly taken by Cheyse Stanley in the in-goal.
NO TRY! The Tigers are pinned for an obstruction after Kurtis Sironen runs into a hole created by Aaron Woods
The Tigers might have a try here!
Stanley knocks on 30 metres out from the Tigers' line.
Farrah makes a break only to lose the ball 10 out from the Dragons' line.
The Dragons will get a penalty 20 metres out from the Tigers' line after Fien is taken out late.
Play has been stopped after Ben Murdock-Masila is injured in back play.
The Tigers receive their first penalty 30 out from their own line.
The Tigers force a line drop out.
20 min: Chris Law
rence is tackled in to touch on the last a few metres out from the try line.
22 min: Jason Nightingale
throws a hospitable pass and the Tigers will get a scrum 40 out from the Dragons' line.
Farah goes to the air on the last and Nightingale has no problem diffusing it in the in goal.
The Dragons receive a penalty 20 out from their own line.
The Dragons force a line drop out.
TRY! Soward drifts across field and passes to Daniel Vidot
who opens up the scoring at the Sydney Cricked Ground. Soward's conversion attempt from the sideline is unsuccesful.St. George Illawarra Dragons
The Tigers receive a penalty and will start a set of six 40 out from their own line.
The Tigers force a line drop out.
Anasta goes to the air on the last and Joel Reddy
plucks the ball out of the air he offloads the ball as he hammered by the defence. Sauaso Sue
fails to offload as he is tackled.
The Tigers will receive another attacking opportunity after Soward kicks the ball out on the full.
37 min: Chris Law
rence loses the ball over the tryline after a great pass from Anasta.
The Dragons might have another try here.
NO TRY! Tyson Frizell
is denied and the Tigers will get a 20 metre tap.
40 min: Matt Cooper
is tackled as the half time siren sounds.
The second half is under way.
45 min: Daniel Vidot
diffuses an Anasta bomb just in the field of play and makes a 45 metre kick return, the Dragons are in a great position.
Lawrence knocks on four metres out from his own line.
The Dragons receive a penalty and will get another six tackles a few metres out.
55 min: Jason Nightingale
is down. He was about to play the ball 10 out from his own line.
Frizell makes a 20 metre break down field and the Dragons are 20 out on the last.
Murdoch-Masila loses the ball 40 out from his own line. The Dragons will go on the attack again.
Fien loses the ball 20 out from the Tigers' line.
The Tigers receive a penalty and will go right on the attack.
The Tigers get another penalty, they're only a few metres out.
Murdoch Masila Barges over and the Tigers are back in the game. Anasta converts from right in front and we have a six-point ball game. St. George Illawarra Dragons
Tedesco makes a break and offloads to Tim Moltzen
who scores for the Tigers Anasta kicks a difficult conversion and scores are level.
Farah puts Ayshford into space and he loses the ball only ten out from the Dragons' line, he completely butchered that try, he was over.
The Dragons knock it on 20 out from their own line and Tigers are on the attack
Moltzen loses the ball 10 out from the Dragons' line on the last.
Anasta is off the field for the Tigers, he has a lot of experience kicking field goals, so that's a big loss for the Tigers/
Dragons are on halfway on the third, they should have a field goal opportunity at the end of this set.
Soward attempts a field goal from 40 out and it's a poor attempt.
77 min: Shaun Spence
loses the ball 45 out from his own line, the Dragons will have a scrum 45 out with three minutes to go.
The Tigers are off the hook. They have 80 metres to go.
Murdock-Masila knocks on again and that should be the ball game, the Dragons are 30 out.
Fien is tackled with the ball as the siren sounds and that's the ball game folks. The Dragons win a gritty match. That's their third win a row after a slow start to the season.