NRL Match results and the LeagueUnlimited.com Player Awards

MATCH RESULTS: LeagueUnlimited.com NRL - ROUND 1: 14-17 MARCH 2008

March 14th, 2008 7:30pm

South Sydney Rabbitohs 20 Tries: Nathan Merritt (2), Yileen Gordon, Germaine Paulson Goals: Issac Luke (2/4) Sydney Roosters 34 Tries: Setaimata Sa (2), Nate Myles, Anthony Tupou (2), Shaun Kenny-Dowall Goals: Craig Fitzgibbon (5/6) Venue: ANZ Stadium, Homebush Crowd: 29,386 Referee: Tony Archer

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Anthony Tupou (Roosters) 2 Points: Braith Anasta (Roosters) 1 Point: Issac Luke (Rabbitohs)

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March 14th, 2008 7:30pm Gold Coast Titans 36 Tries: Luke Bailey, Jordan Atkins (4), Anthony Laffranchi Goals: Scott Prince (6/8) North Queensland Cowboys 18 Tries: Ben Harris, Johnathan Thurston (2) Goals: Johnathan Thurston (3/3)

Venue: Skilled Park, Robina Crowd: 26,974 Referee: Shayne Hayne

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Jordan Atkins (Titans) 2 Points: Luke Bailey (Titans) 1 Point: Scott Prince (Titans)

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March 15th, 2008 5:30pm

Parramatta Eels 28 Tries: Eric Grothe, Feleti Mateo (2), Joel Reddy (2) Goals: Luke Burt (4/5) Canterbury Bulldogs 20 Tries: Lee Te Maari, Willie Tonga, Hazem El Masri Goals: Hazem El Masri (4/4)

Venue: ANZ Stadium, Homebush Crowd: 25,065 Referee: Jason Robinson

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Brett Finch (Eels) 2 Points: Mark Riddell (Eels) 1 Point: Hazem El Masri (Bulldogs)

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March 15th, 2008 7:30pm

Manly Warringah Sea Eagles 10 Tries: Anthony Watmough, Michael Bani Goals: Matt Orford (1/2) Cronulla Sutherland Sharks 16 Tries: Bryson Goodwin, Brett Kearney Goals: Luke Covell (4/5)

Venue: Brookvale Oval Crowd: 15,424 Referee: Jared Maxwell

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Greg Bird (Sharks) 2 Points: Reece Williams (Sharks) 1 Point: Jason King (Sea Eagles)

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March 15th, 2008 7:30pm

Newcastle Knights 30 Tries: Wes Naiqama, Cooper Vuna, Danny Buderus, Danny Wicks, Kurt Gidley Goals: Kurt Gidley (5/6) Canberra Raiders 14 Tries: Lincoln Withers, Adrian Purtell (2) Goals: Todd Carney (1/3)

Venue: EnergyAustralia Stadium, Newcastle Crowd: 17,233 Referee: Tony De Las Heras

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Kurt Gidley (Knights) 2 Points: Jarrod Mullen (Knights) 1 Point: Todd Carney (Raiders)

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March 16th, 2008 2:00pm

Brisbane Broncos 48 Tries: Darius Boyd (3), Greg Eastwood, Darren Lockyer, Justin Hodges, Corey Parker Goals: Corey Parker (10/10) Penrith Panthers 12 Tries: Nathan Smith, Jarrod Sammut Goals: Joe Williams (2/2)

Venue: Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane Crowd: 31,250 Referee: Gavin Badger

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Darren Lockyer (Broncos) 2 Points: Darius Boyd (Broncos) 1 Point: Corey Parker (Broncos)

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March 16th, 2008 3:00pm

Wests Tigers 24 Tries: Liam Fulton, Chris Lawrence, Robbie Farah, Tim Moltzen Field Goals: Robbie Farah (0/1) Goals: Brett Hodgson (4/4) St George Illawarra Dragons 16 Tries: Mark Gasnier, Jamie Soward, Kirk Reynoldson Goals: Mark Gasnier (0/1), Jamie Soward (2/2)

Venue: Sydney Football Stadium Crowd: 18,211 Referee: Sean Hampstead

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Robbie Farah (Tigers) 2 Points: Brett Hodgson (Tigers) 1 Point: Liam Fulton (Tigers)

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March 17th, 2008 7:00pm

Melbourne Storm 32 Tries: Billy Slater (3), Dallas Johnson, Sam Tagataese Goals: Cameron Smith (5/6), Steve Turner (1/1) New Zealand Warriors 18 Tries: Jerome Ropati, Manu Vatuvei (2) Goals: Michael Witt (3/3)

Venue: Telstra Dome, Melbourne Crowd: 20,084 Referee: Ben Cummins

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Billy Slater (Storm) 2 Points: Manu Vatuvei (Warriors) 1 Point: Cameron Smith (Storm)

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3 points Jordan Atkins (Titans), Greg Bird (Sharks), Robbie Farah (Tigers), Brett Finch (Eels), Kurt Gidley (Knights), Darren Lockyer (Broncos), Billy Slater (Storm), Anthony Tupou (Roosters)

2 points Braith Anasta (Roosters), Luke Bailey (Titans), Darius Boyd (Broncos), Brett Hodgson (Tigers), Jarrod Mullen (Knights), Mark Riddell (Eels), Manu Vatuvei (Warriors), Reece Williams (Sharks)

1 point Todd Carney (Raiders), Hazem El Masri (Bulldogs), Liam Fulton (Tigers), Jason King (Sea Eagles), Issac Luke (Rabbitohs), Corey Parker (Broncos), Scott Prince (Titans), Cameron Smith (Storm)

The LeagueUnlimited.com players of the match are decided by our live score updaters and tallied here each week on Tuesday