Tuesday's Expert - NRL 2013 Round 6

We look back at the Round 6 of the 2013 NRL Telstra Premiership, and see how the LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Year leaderboard is shaping up.

The Bulldogs and Warriors continue to bring up the bottom of the NRL ladder after six weeks of competition, while the Storm became the only unbeaten side by overcoming South Sydney in a tense, entertaining Saturday night showdown at ANZ Stadium.

Below you'll find the results, player of the match points and match details for each Round 6 fixture.

 


Brisbane Broncos 12 North Queensland Cowboys 10
Venue: Lang Park
Crowd: 42,556
Halftime Score: Broncos 8-4

LeagueUnlimited.com Players of the Match:
3 points - Corey Parker
2 points - Johnathan Thurston
1 point - Jack Reed

BRISBANE BRONCOS (12)
Tries: Lachlan Maranta, Josh Hoffman (2)
Conversions: Scott Prince (0/3)

NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS (10)
Tries: Ashley Graham, Clint Greenshields
Conversions: Johnathan Thurston (1/2)

REPORT: Broncos pip Cowboys in entertaining derby



Sydney Roosters 38 Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 0

Venue: Sydney Football Stadium
Crowd: 22,552
Halftime Score: Roosters 8-0 

LeagueUnlimited.com Players of the Match:
3 points - James Maloney
2 points - Sonny Bill Williams
1 point - Mitchell Pearce 

SYDNEY ROOSTERS (38)
Tries: Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, James Maloney, Sonny Bill Williams (2), Daniel Mortimer, Michael Jennings
Conversions: James Maloney (6/6)
Penalty Goals: James Maloney (1/1) 

CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS (0)
Tries: NIL
Conversions: NIL

REPORT: Roosters overpower harmless Bulldogs


Newcastle Knights 8 Penrith Panthers 6
Venue: Newcastle International Sports Centre
Crowd: 15,536
Halftime Score: Knights 6-0

LeagueUnlimited.com Players of the Match:
3 points - James McManus
2 points - Robbie Rochow
1 point - Dean Whare

NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS (8)
Tries: James McManus
Conversions: Kurt Gidley (1/1)
Penalty Goals: Kurt Gidley (1/1)

PENRITH PANTHERS (6)
Tries: Sika Manu
Conversions: Luke Walsh (1/1)

REPORT: Knights, injuries combine to deepen Panthers' woes 



South Sydney Rabbitohs 10 Melbourne Storm 17
Venue: Stadium Australia
Crowd: 32,671
Halftime Score: Storm 12-0

LeagueUnlimited.com Players of the Match:
3 points - Gareth Widdop
2 points - Adam Reynolds
1 point - Sisa Waqa

SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS (10)
Tries: Greg Inglis, Andrew Everingham
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (1/2)

MELBOURNE STORM (17)
Tries: Kevin Proctor, Mahe Fonua, Gareth Widdop
Field Goals: Cooper Cronk (1/1)
Conversions: Cameron Smith (2/3)

REPORT: Storm claim top of the table



Canberra Raiders 20 New Zealand Warriors 16

Venue: Canberra Stadium
Crowd: 9,699
Halftime Score: Warriors 10-4

LeagueUnlimited.com Players of the Match:
3 points - Terry Campese
2 points - Edrick Lee
1 point - Manu Vatuvei

CANBERRA RAIDERS (20)
Tries: Sandor Earl, Edrick Lee (2), Sam Williams
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (2/4)

NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS (16)
Tries: Manu Vatuvei (2), Ben Henry
Conversions: Shaun Johnson (2/3)

REPORT: Raiders run over wounded Warriors



Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 25 Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18
Venue: Brookvale Oval
Crowd: 17,504
Halftime Score: Sea Eagles 14-4

LeagueUnlimited.com Players of the Match:
3 points - Kieran Foran
2 points - Daly Cherry-Evans
1 point - Nathan Stapleton

MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES (25)
Tries: Justin Horo, Daly Cherry-Evans, Tom Symonds, Peta Hiku, Steve Matai
Field Goals: Daly Cherry-Evans (1/1)
Conversions: Jamie Lyon (2/5)

CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS (18)
Tries: Nathan Stapleton (2), Stewart Mills
Conversions: Michael Gordon (2/2), Chad Townsend (1/1)

REPORT: Sea Eagles outclass brave Sharks


Wests Tigers 12 St. George Illawarra Dragons 13
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground
Crowd: 21,844
Halftime Score: Dragons 4-0 

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)

REPORT: Dragons out-grit Tigers



Gold Coast Titans 28 Parramatta Eels 22
Venue: Skilled Park
Crowd: 12,047
Halftime Score: Eels 16-8

LeagueUnlimited.com Players of the Match:
3 points - Greg Bird
2 points - Jarryd Hayne
1 point - William Zillman

GOLD COAST TITANS (28)
Tries: Anthony Don, Ashley Harrison, Mark Minichiello, Albert Kelly
Conversions: Beau Henry (4/4)
Penalty Goals: Beau Henry (2/2)

PARRAMATTA EELS (22)
Tries: Jarryd Hayne (2), Ryan Morgan
Conversions: Chris Sandow (3/3)
Penalty Goals: Chris Sandow (2/2)

REPORT: Comeback Titans slay Eels


 

2013 LADDER
after Round 5

P

W

D

L

B

F

A

+/-

Pts

1 Storm

6

6

0

0

0

159 86 +73

12

2 Sea Eagles

6

5

0

1

0

139 54 +85

10

3 Rabbitohs

6

5

0

1

0

137 105 +32

10

4 Roosters

6

4

0

2

0

144 66 +78

8

5 Knights

6

4

0

2

0

128 85 +43

8

6 Titans

6

4

0

2

0

130 90 +40

8

7 Broncos

6

3

0

3

0

106 90 +16

6

8 Dragons

6

3

0

3

0

90 122 -32

6

9 Raiders

6

3

0

3

0

96 151 -55

6

10 Sharks

6

2

0

4

0

88 91 -3

4

11 Cowboys

6

2

0

4

0

98 110 -12

4

12 Eels

6

2

0

4

0

109 145 -36

4

13 Tigers

6

2

0

4

0

93 143 -50

4

14 Panthers

6

1

0

5

0

98 148 -50

2

15 Warriors

6

1

0

5

0

86 146 -60

2

16 Bulldogs

6

1

0

5

0

68 137 -69

2

 



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2013 LEAGUEUNLIMITED.COM Player of the Year leaderboard
Updated after Round 6

15 Points
Cooper Cronk (Storm)

10 Points
James Maloney (Roosters)

8 Points
Johnathan Thurston (Cowboys)

7 Points
Jarrod Mullen (Knights), Greg Inglis (Rabbitohs), Daly Cherry-Evans (Sea Eagles)

6 Points
Albert Kelly (Titans), George Burgess (Rabbitohs), Jarrod Croker (Raiders), Adam Reynolds (Rabbitohs)

5 Points
Paul Gallen (Sharks), Chris Sandow (Eels), Todd Carney (Sharks), Billy Slater (Storm), Brett Stewart (Sea Eagles), Greg Bird (Titans) 

4 Points
Josh Reynolds (Bulldogs), Sam Burgess (Rabbitohs), Tyrone Roberts (Knights), Jared Waerea-Hargreaves (Roosters), Trent Merrin (Dragons), Justin Hodges (Broncos), Jarryd Hayne (Eels)

3 Points
James Segeyaro (Panthers), Darius Boyd (Knights), Peter Wallace (Broncos), Benji Marshall (Tigers), Jamie Lyon (Sea Eagles), Issac Luke (Rabbitohs), Akuila Uate (Knights), Andrew Fifita (Sharks), Chris Lawrence (Tigers), Aidan Sezer (Titans), Michael Jennings (Roosters), Shaun Johnson (Warriors), Tom Symonds (Roosters), Jamie Soward (Dragons), Nate Myles (Titans), Simon Mannering (Warriors), Matt Gillett (Broncos), Luke Kelly (Eels), Mitch Rein (Dragons), Sonny Bill Williams (Roosters), Corey Parker (Broncos), James McManus (Knights), Gareth Widdop (Storm), Terry Campese (Raiders), Kieran Foran (Sea Eagles), Daniel Vidot (Dragons) 

2 Points
Steve Matai (Sea Eagles), Brent Tate (Cowboys), Matt McIlwrick (Raiders), Jesse Bromwich (Storm), Michael Ennis (Bulldogs), Ryan Hoffman (Storm), Aaron Woods (Tigers), Jorge Taufua (Sea Eagles), Marika Koroibete (Tigers), Nathan Merritt (Rabbitohs), Reece Robinson (Raiders), Bill Tupou (Warriors), Sam Williams (Raiders), Anthony Watmough (Sea Eagles), Tim Mannah (Eels), Michael Gordon (Sharks), Kalifa Faifai Loa (Cowboys), Dan Hunt (Dragons), David Shillington (Raiders), Cameron Smith (Storm), Robbie Farah (Tigers), Robbie Rochow (Knights), Edrick Lee (Raiders), Tyson Frizell (Dragons)

1 Point
Brent Kite (Sea Eagles), Ken Sio (Eels), Drury Low (Bulldogs), Luke Walsh (Panthers), Justin O'Neill (Storm), Anthony Minichiello (Roosters), Matt Srama (Titans), Anthony Tupou (Sharks), David Simmons (Panthers), David Williams (Sea Eagles), Josh Hoffman (Broncos), Nathan Fien (Dragons), Tom Humble (Panthers), Adam Cuthbertson (Knights), Matt Ballin (Sea Eagles), James Tamou (Cowboys), Jack Reed (Broncos), Mitchell Pearce (Roosters), Dean Whare (Panthers), Sisa Waqa (Storm), Manu Vatuvei (Warriors), Nathan Stapleton (Sharks), Brett Morris (Dragons), William Zillman (Titans)

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