The St. George Illawarra have mounted the points as they powered through the Toyota Cup minor premiers the Bulldogs with a 46-20 win at Allianz Stadium. The halves were key to getting the Dragons over the line, Jarred Allen a strong performer. The Dragons now advance through to play the Canberra Raiders at ANZ Stadium on Saturday 22th September. The Bulldogs after leading the competition bow out of the finals race.
Referee: Adam Gee
TEAM LISTS (UPDATED)
Bulldogs: 1. Patrick Templeman 2. Sam Ahofono 3. Matthew Fukofuka 4. Ed Murphy 5. John T Sila 6. Jaline Graham 7. Moses Mbye 8. Leilani Latu 9. Dean Janda 10. Oliver Gordon 11. Tupou Sopoaga 12. David Minute 13. Paul Carter
Interchange: 14. Gerard Mccallum 16. Lachlan Burr 22. Danny Fualalo 24. Lloyd Perrett
Dragons: 1. Adam Quinlan 2. Kayne Brennan 3. Charly Runciman 4. Nathan Green 5. Kyle Martens 6. Todd Ryan 7. Jared Allen 8. Jack Buchanan 9. Craig Garvey 10. Jack Stockwell 11. Ben Musolino 12. Daniel Burke 13. Blake Phillips Interchange: 14. Jordan Hay 15. Sam Clune 16. Luke Gallagher 17. Kem Seru
CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS (16):
Tries: Patrick Templeman, Ed Murphy (2)
ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS (46):
Tries: Craig Garvey, Adam Quinlan (3), Nathan Green, Blake Phillips (2)
Conversions: Adam Quinlan (7/8)
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FULL TIME in this TOYOTA CUP semi-final, as see the DRAGONS defeat the minor premiers the BULLDOGS 46-20.
80th minute: Jarred Allen has supplied his fullback a short inside ball to seal the win here tonight. Adam Quinlan off the quick pass went over for his third try untouched. The Dragons pulled out a great performance to down the minor premiers.
78th minute: After a report from the touch judge, a penalty has been awarded to the Dragons for Patrick Templeman pushing a Dragons player in the back. the Dragons start their set on halfway
Try: David Minute
Conversion: Patrick Templeman (2/4)
76 minute: David Minute with a strong run busted through the tiring Dragons defence to score a late try for the Bulldogs. His ball handling hasn't been the best tonight, but he managed to get over the line here. Templeman with a shocker of kick pushes it wide.