Tigers come back to defeat Sea

Wests Tigers have come from behind to defeat the Manly Sea Eagles 30-22 at Leichhardt Oval today.

The Sea Eagles looked the goods with a greater share of possession and at half time, held a 12-8 lead.

The visitors went further ahead early in the second half to gain the ascendancy and a 16-8 lead.

But the Tigers stepped up a gear scoring four consecutive tries in 15 minutes to secure victory.

WESTS TIGERS 30 Tries: Moodie, Wilson, Elford, Gibbs, Lima Goals: Hodgson 5/6 defeated SEA EAGLES 22 Tries: Walker 2, Mullane, Torrens Goals: Walker 3/4

Leichhardt Oval Referee: Tim Mander Video Referee: Graeme West. Touch Judges: Steve Carrall, Paul Holland

By the clock: 0 min: A fine day at Leichhardt and great conditions for footy. Kickoff!

15 min: Still 0-0. Possession and field position fairly even.

21 min: TRY - Tigers. Tigers starting to dominate the match with 58% possession. Try to Jason Moodie. Conversion Brett Hodgson. Tigers 6-0

25 min: TRY - Sea Eagles. Try to Jye Mullane. Conversion Andrew Walker. 6-all

35 min: TRY - Sea Eagles. Repeat sets for the Sea Eagles and Walker scores. Walker conversion. Sea Eagles 12-6

39 min: PENALTY GOAL - Tigers. Hodgson makes no mistake. Sea Eagles 12-8


Second half underway...

43 min: TRY - Sea Eagles. Albert Torrens. Conversion unsuccessful. Sea Eagles 16-8

50 min: NEWS - Still no change to score. Possession is dead even. Sea Eagles sharing the workload around and are looking the goods at the moment.

58 min: TRY - Tigers. John Wilson scores and the Tigers are back in the match. Conversion OK. Sea Eagles 16-14

63 min: TRY - Tigers. Shane Elford the scorer. Conversion Hodgson. Tigers 20-16

71 min: TRY - Tigers. Bryce Gibbs scores. Conversion Hodgson unsuccessful. Tigers 24-16

73 min: TRY - Tigers. Jeff Lima scores as the Tigers carve up the Sea Eagles. Conversion Hodgson. 30-16

79 min: TRY - Sea Eagles. Walker scores a double. Conversion OK. Tigers 30-22

FULL TIME: Wests Tigers victorious 30-22

----------------------------------------- Leagueunlimited.com players of the match: 3 - J Skandalis (Tigers) 2 - S Sattler (Tigers) 1 - A Walker (Sea Eagles) -----------------------------------------