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League Wrap Round 1, 11-13 March 2005
A great kick off to the 2005 season!
Round one saw victories for defending premiers the Bulldogs, as well as the Eels, the Roosters, Sharks, Sea Eagles, the Melbourne Storm and the Brisbane Broncos.
The Storm and the Bulldogs head the NRL ladder after round one while there's still plenty of work to do for the Knights and the Dragons.
Results, next weekend matches and Leagueunlimited.com Players Of The Week are all listed below.
BULLDOGS 46 Tries: Ryan 2, Anasta, Utai, Lolesi, Grimaldi, Perry, Hughes Goals: El Masri 7/9 DRAGONS 28 Tries: Cooper 2, Head 2, Sims, Payne Goals: Gorrell 2/5, Head 0/1 Telstra Stadium Fri 7:30pm Half time: Bulldogs 28-0 Crowd: 33,105 Referee: Paul Simpkins Leagueunlimited.com players of the match: 3 - A Ryan (Bulldogs) 2 - T Grimaldi (Bulldogs) 1 - W Tonga (Bulldogs)
WESTS TIGERS 12 Tries: Whatuira, Richards Goals: Hodgson 2/2, Richards 0/1 EELS 28 Tries: Cannings, Morrison, Morris, Peek, Tahu Goals: Burt 4/5 Telstra Stadium Sat 5:30pm Half time: Wests Tigers 12-10 Crowd: 17,107 Referee: Russell Smith Leagueunlimited.com players of the match: 3 - G Morrison (Eels) 2 - A Laffranchi (Tigers) 1 - J Morris (Eels)
ROOSTERS 24 Tries: Cayless, Monaghan, Soliola, Flannery Goals: Fitzgibbon 4/5 RABBITOHS 12 Tries: Harrison, Bell Goals: Williams 2/3 Aussie Stadium Sat 7:30pm Half time: Rabbitohs 12-0 Crowd: 22,186 Referee: Tony Archer Leagueunlimited.com players of the match: 3 - J Cayless (Roosters) 2 - C Wing (Roosters) 1 - A Harrison (Rabbitohs)
SHARKS 20 Tries: Maiava, Vagana, Isemonger Goals: Covell 4/4 PANTHERS 14 Tries: Wesser, Priddis Goals: Campbell 3/3 Toyota Park Sat 7:30pm Half time: Panthers 8-6 Crowd: 19,562 Referee: Jason Robinson Leagueunlimited.com players of the match: 3 - H Maiava (Sharks) 2 - M Sullivan (Sharks) 1 - A Dykes (Sharks)
WARRIORS 20 Tries: L Anderson, W Koopu, C Toopi Goals: Jones 4/4 SEA EAGLES 26 Tries: S Donald 2, S Menzies, A Whatmough, J Hopoate Goals: Witt 3/5 Ericsson Stadium Sun 12:00pm Half time: Sea Eagles 12-2 Crowd: approx 16,000 Referee: Sean Hampstead Leagueunlimited.com players of the match: 3 - M Witt (Sea Eagles) 2 - N Fien (Warriors) 1 - T Hill (Sea Eagles)
STORM 48 Tries: B Slater 3, M Orford 2, R Hoffman, J Webster, B White, C Cronk Goals: Orford 4/7, Geyer 2/2 KNIGHTS 10 Tries: D Cooper 2 Goals: Johns 1/2 Olympic Park Sun 2.30pm Half time: Storm 22-0 Crowd: 10,484 Referee: Steve Clark Leagueunlimited.com players of the match: 3 - M Orford (Storm) 2 - B Slater (Storm) 1 - D Cooper (Knights)
BRONCOS 29 Tries: Parker, S Berrigan, Lockyer, Seymour, Hunt Goals: Lockyer 4/6 Field goals: Seymour 1/1 COWBOYS 16 Tries: Bowen, Williams, Jensen Goals: Hannay 2/3 Suncorp Stadium Sun 3:00pm Half time: Broncos 12-0 Crowd: 43,438 Referee: Tim Mander Leagueunlimited.com players of the match: 3 - B Seymour (Broncos) 2 - D Lockyer (Broncos) 1 - P Bowman (Cowboys)
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Next weekend matches : Cowboys v Bulldogs Dairy Farmers Stadium Fri 8:30pm Raiders v Knights Canberra Stadium Sat 5:30pm Dragons v Storm WIN Stadium Sat 7:30pm Broncos v Warriors Suncorp Stadium Sat 8:30pm Sea Eagles v Sharks Brookvale Oval Sun 2:30pm Panthers v Roosters Penrith Stadium Sun 3:00pm Rabbitohs v Eels Aussie Stadium Sun 3:00pm Wests Tigers v BYE
LEAGUEUNLIMITED.COM PLAYER AWARDS 2005 3 points J Cayless (Roosters), H Maiava (Sharks), G Morrison (Eels), A Ryan (Bulldogs), M Orford (Storm), B Seymour (Broncos), M Witt (Sea Eagles),
2 points N Fien (Warriors), T Grimaldi (Bulldogs), A Laffranchi (Tigers), D Lockyer (Broncos), B Slater (Storm), M Sullivan (Sharks), C Wing (Roosters)
1 point P Bowman (Cowboys), D Cooper (Knights), A Dykes (Sharks), W Tonga (Bulldogs), J Morris (Eels), A Harrison (Rabbitohs), T Hill (Sea Eagles),
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