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Tuesday's Expert wraps up all the NRL match results and the LeagueUnlimited.com Player Awards.


MATCH RESULTS: LeagueUnlimited.com NRL - ROUND 23: 15 AUGUST - 18 AUGUST 2008

St George Illawarra Dragons 24 def Brisbane Broncos 20 Round 23 - Friday August 15th, 2008 7:35pm Venue: Suncorp Stadium Referee: Jared Maxwell Touch Judges: Gerard Sutton, Jeff Younis Video Referee: Phil Cooley Half time: Broncos 12-6 Crowd: 33,237

Brisbane Broncos 20 Tries: Denan Kemp, Kaine Manihera, Joel Moon Goals: Corey Parker (3/4), Michael Ennis (1/1) St George Illawarra Dragons 24 Tries: Wendell Sailor, Matt Cooper, Mark Gasnier (2) Goals: Mark Gasnier (4/4)

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Jason Ryles (Dragons) 2 Points: Mark Gasnier (Dragons) 1 Point: Ben Hornby (Dragons)

[Match Report]


Melbourne Storm 30 def Sydney Roosters 6 Round 23 - Friday August 15th, 2008 7:35pm Venue: Olympic Park, Melbourne Referee: Shayne Hayne Touch Judges: David Abood, Steve Chiddy Video Referee: Bill Harrigan Halftime: Storm 20-0 Crowd: 13,335

Melbourne Storm 30 Tries: Anthony Quinn (2), Cameron Smith, Cooper Cronk, Billy Slater Goals: Cameron Smith (5/6) Sydney Roosters 6 Tries: Mitchell Aubusson Goals: Amos Roberts (1/1)

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Billy Slater (Storm) 2 Points: Michael Crocker (Storm) 1 Point: Cooper Cronk (Storm)

[Match Report]


New Zealand Warriors 18 def Cronulla Sharks 4 Round 23 - Saturday August 16th, 2008 5:30pm Venue: Mt Smart Stadium Referee: Tony Archer Touch Judges: Chris James, Russell Turner Video Referee: Graeme West Halftime: Warriors 12-4 Crowd: 10,417

New Zealand Warriors 18 Tries: Jerome Ropati, Manu Vatuvei, Lance Hohaia Goals: Michael Witt (3/5) Cronulla Sharks 4 Tries: Luke Covell Goals: Luke Covell (0/1)

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Nathan Fien (Warriors) 2 Points: Steve Price (Warriors) 1 Point: Isaac De Gois (Sharks)

[Match Report]


Gold Coast Titans 26 def North Queensland Cowboys 20 Round 23 - Saturday August 16th, 2008 7:30pm Venue: Dairy Farmers Stadium Referee: Bernard Sutton Touch Judges: Rod Lawrence, Luke Potter Video Referee: Chris Ward Halftime: 14-all Crowd: 17,605 North Queensland Cowboys 20 Tries: John Williams, Luke O'Donnell, Ty Williams, Dayne Weston Goals: John Williams (2/4) Gold Coast Titans 26 Tries: Anthony Laffranchi (2), Mat Rogers, Preston Campbell, Esikeli Tonga Goals: Scott Prince (3/5) LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Scott Prince (Titans) 2 Points: Ashley Harrison (Titans) 1 Point: Luke O'Donnell (Cowboys)

[Match Report]


Penrith Panthers 52 def Canterbury Bulldogs 16 Round 23 - Saturday August 16th, 2008 7:30pm Venue: CUA Stadium Referee: Gavin Badger Touch Judges: Dan Eastwood, Mohamad Fajajo Video Referee: Russell Smith Halftime: Panthers 24-10 Crowd: 7,841

Penrith Panthers 52 Tries: Luke Rooney (4), Michael Jennings, Matthew Bell, Maurice Blair, Brad Tighe, Tony Puletua Goals: Michael Gordon (8/9) Canterbury Bulldogs 16 Tries: Daniel Holdsworth (2), Daryl Millard Goals: Hazem El Masri (2/3)

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Petero Civoniceva (Panthers) 2 Points: Michael Jennings (Panthers) 1 Point: Luke Rooney (Panthers)

[Match Report]


Canberra Raiders 38 def Newcastle Knights 18 Round 23 - Sunday August 17th, 2008 2:00pm Venue: Canberra Stadium Referee: Ben Cummins Touch Judges: Steve Carrall, Gavin Reynolds Video Referee: Paul Simpkins Halftime: Raiders 22-6 Crowd: 12,206

Canberra Raiders 38 Tries: Colin Best, Terry Campese, Joe Picker, David Milne (2), Trevor Thurling, Neville Costigan Goals: Terry Campese (5/7) Newcastle Knights 18 Tries: Cory Paterson, Cooper Vuna, Jesse Royal Goals: Kurt Gidley (3/3)

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Terry Campese (Raiders) 2 Points: Troy Thompson (Raiders) 1 Point: David Milne (Raiders)

[Match Report]


South Sydney Rabbitohs 40 def Manly Sea Eagles 32 Round 23 - Sunday August 17th, 2008 3:00pm Venue: ANZ Stadium, Homebush Bay Referee: Steve Lyons Touch Judges: Paul Holland, Alan Shortall Video Referee: Steve Clark Halftime: Rabbitohs 22-10 Crowd: 11,114

South Sydney Rabbitohs 40 Tries: Fetuli Talanoa, Jamie Simpson, Nathan Merritt (3), Issac Luke, Roy Asotasi Goals: Issac Luke (5/7), Chris Sandow (1/1) Manly Sea Eagles 32 Tries: Steven Bell, Brett Stewart (2), Steve Menzies (2), Josh Perry Goals: Steve Matai (2/3), Matt Orford (2/3)

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Chris Sandow (Rabbitohs) 2 Points: Luke Stuart (Rabbitohs) 1 Point: Nathan Merritt (Rabbitohs)

[Match Report]


Parramatta Eels 40 def Wests Tigers 12 Round 23 - Monday August 18th, 2008 7:00pm Venue: Parramatta Stadium Referee: Matt Cecchin Touch Judges: Tony De Las Heras, Peter Kirby Video Referee: Tim Mander Halftime: Eels 22-6 Crowd: 13,065

Parramatta Eels 40 Tries: Taulima Tautai (2), Fuifui Moimoi, Nathan Hindmarsh, Jarryd Hayne (2), Feleti Mateo Goals: Krisnan Inu (6/8) Wests Tigers 12 Tries: Benji Marshall, Chris Heighington Goals: Brett Hodgson (2/2)

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Brett Finch (Eels) 2 Points: Taulima Tautai (Eels) 1 Point: Chris Heighington (Tigers)

[Match Report]


FULL DRAW - CLICK HERE


LEAGUEUNLIMITED.COM PLAYER AWARDS 2008 LEADER BOARD

23 points Jamie Soward (Dragons)

20 points Matt Orford (Sea Eagles)

19 points Brett Kimmorley (Sharks), Scott Prince (Titans), Billy Slater (Storm)

18 points Brett Finch (Eels)

17 points Terry Campese (Raiders)

16 points Braith Anasta (Roosters), Michael Ennis (Broncos), Glenn Stewart (Sea Eagles)

15 points Todd Carney (Raiders), Petero Civoniceva (Panthers), Cooper Cronk (Storm)

14 points Kurt Gidley (Knights), Chris Heighington (Tigers), Brett Hodgson (Tigers)

13 points Robbie Farah (Tigers), Craig Fitzgibbon (Roosters), Cameron Smith (Storm), Sonny Bill Williams (Bulldogs)

12 points Greg Bird (Sharks), Jarrod Mullen (Knights)

11 points Lance Hohaia (Warriors), Ben Hornby (Dragons), Benji Marshall (Tigers), Feleti Mateo (Eels), Frank Pritchard (Panthers), Chris Sandow (Rabbitohs), Brett Stewart (Sea Eagles), John Sutton (Rabbitohs), Johnathan Thurston (Cowboys), Peter Wallace (Broncos)

10 points Paul Gallen (Sharks), Darren Lockyer (Broncos), Jamie Lyon (Sea Eagles), Joel Monaghan (Raiders), Mitchell Pearce (Roosters)

9 points Preston Campbell (Titans), Nathan Friend (Titans), Greg Inglis (Storm)

8 points Danny Buderus (Knights), Isaac De Gois (Sharks), Luke Lewis (Panthers)

7 points Scott Dureau (Knights), Chris Houston (Knights), Anthony Laffranchi (Titans), Issac Luke (Rabbitohs), Adam MacDougall (Knights), Jason Ryles (Dragons)

6 points Roy Asotasi (Rabbitohs), Israel Folau (Storm), Ben Hannant (Broncos), Sam Perrett (Roosters), Andrew Ryan (Bulldogs), Jarrod Sammut (Panthers), Jeremy Smith (Storm)

5 points Chris Bailey (Knights), Luke Bailey (Titans), Nathan Cayless (Eels), Ben Creagh (Dragons), Michael Gordon (Panthers), Ryan Hoffman (Storm), Karmichael Hunt (Broncos), Krisnan Inu (Eels), Brett Kearney (Sharks), Brent Kite (Sea Eagles), Michael Luck (Warriors), Ben Pomeroy (Sharks), Steve Price (Warriors), Sam Rapira (Warriors), Michael Robertson (Sea Eagles), Ben Ross (Sharks), Junior Sau (Knights), Brent Tate (Warriors), Sam Thaiday (Broncos), Alan Tongue (Raiders), Manu Vatuvei (Warriors), Ruben Wiki (Warriors)

4 points Fraser Anderson (Sharks), Rangi Chase (Dragons), Luke Covell (Sharks), Hazem El Masri (Bulldogs), Mark Gasnier (Dragons), Ashley Harrison (Titans), Nathan Hindmarsh (Eels), Jason King (Sea Eagles), Simon Mannering (Warriors), Willie Mason (Roosters), David Milne (Raiders), Mark O'Meley (Roosters), Aaron Payne (Cowboys), Grant Rovelli (Warriors), Luke Stuart (Rabbitohs), Trevor Thurling (Raiders), Anthony Tupou (Roosters)

3 points Jordan Atkins (Titans), James Aubusson (Roosters), Colin Best (Raiders), Matt Bowen (Cowboys), Travis Burns (Cowboys), Justin Carney (Raiders), Michael Crocker (Storm), Adam Cuthbertson (Sea Eagles), Greg Eastwood (Broncos), David Fa'alogo (Rabbitohs), Sione Faumuina (Cowboys), Nathan Fien (Warriors), Mathew Head (Tigers), Ian Henderson (Warriors), Michael Jennings (Panthers), Denan Kemp (Broncos), Steve Menzies (Sea Eagles), Mark Minichiello (Titans), Wes Naiqama (Knights), George Ndaira (Rabbitohs), Amos Roberts (Roosters), Mat Rogers (Titans), Troy Thompson (Raiders), Willie Tonga (Bulldogs), Trent Waterhouse (Panthers), Carl Webb (Cowboys), Michael Witt (Warriors)

2 points Darius Boyd (Broncos), Luke Burt (Eels), Ray Cashmere (Cowboys), Daniel Conn (Titans), Luke Douglas (Sharks), Liam Fulton (Tigers), Wade Graham (Panthers), Jarryd Hayne (Eels), Justin Hodges (Broncos), Michael Hodgson (Titans), Daniel Holdsworth (Bulldogs), Corey Hughes (Bulldogs), Masada Iosefa (Panthers), Shaun Kenny-Dowall (Roosters), Chris Lawrence (Tigers), Heath L'Estrange (Sea Eagles), Steve Matai (Sea Eagles), Nathan Merritt (Rabbitohs), Anthony Minichiello (Roosters), Tim Moltzen (Tigers), Nate Myles (Roosters), Jason Nightingale (Dragons), Luke O'Donnell (Cowboys), Lopini Paea (Roosters), Joe Picker (Raiders), Justin Poore (Dragons), Anthony Quinn (Storm), Reece Robinson (Broncos), Mark Riddell (Eels), Lagi Setu (Dragons), Brett Seymour (Sharks), Taulima Tautai (Eels), Brad Tighe (Panthers), Danny Williams (Bulldogs), Reece Williams (Sharks), Tony Williams (Eels), Dean Young (Dragons)

1 point Mitchell Aubusson (Roosters), Ben Barba (Bulldogs), Maurice Blair (Panthers), Nick Bradley-Qualiwawa (Sea Eagles), Luke Capewell (Rabbitohs), Josh Cordoba (Eels), Brent Crisp (Bulldogs), Brett Delaney (Titans), Stuart Flanagan (Tigers), Shannon Gallant (Tigers), Michael Greenfield (Rabbitohs), Marc Herbert (Raiders), Jarrad Hickey (Bulldogs), Matt Hilder (Knights), Dallas Johnson (Storm), Wade McKinnon (Warriors), James McManus (Knights), PJ Marsh (Broncos), Josh Morris (Dragons), Frank-Paul Nuuausala (Roosters), Corey Parker (Broncos), Cory Paterson (Knights), Luke Patten (Bulldogs), Josh Perry (Titans), Tony Puletua (Panthers), Adrian Purtell (Raiders), Luke Rooney (Panthers), Nathan Smith (Panthers), Steve Southern (Cowboys), Ben Te'o (Tigers), Alan Tongue (Raiders), Anthony Watmough (Sea Eagles), Anthony Watts (Cowboys), Michael Weyman (Raiders), Craig Wing (Rabbitohs), Tim Winitana (Bulldogs)

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