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Tuesday's Expert wraps up all the NRL match results. LeagueUnlimited.com Players of the Match!
Leader board update: A log jam near the top of the leader board but Bulldogs hooker Michael Ennis has broken away from the pack!
MATCH RESULTS: LeagueUnlimited.com NRL - ROUND 5: 10 APRIL - 13 APRIL 2009
St George Illawarra Dragons 22 def Parramatta Eels 8 Round 5 - Friday April 10th, 2009 7:35pm Venue: Parramatta Stadium Referee: Ashley Klein & Brett Suttor Sideline Officials: Gavin Reynolds & Steve Carrall Video Referee: Steve Clark Crowd: 19,017 Half time: Dragons 14-2 Parramatta Eels 8 Tries: Luke Burt Goals: Luke Burt (2/2) St George Illawarra Dragons 22 Tries: Ben Hornby, Neville Costigan, Wendell Sailor Goals: Jamie Soward (5/5) LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Ben Creagh (Dragons) 2 Points: Nathan Hindmarsh (Eels) 1 Point: Beau Scott (Dragons)
Brisbane Broncos 28 def Sydney Roosters 24 Round 5 - Friday April 10th, 2009 7:35pm Venue: Sydney Football Stadium Referee: Gavin Badger & Matt Cecchin Sideline Officials: Russell Turner & Jeff Younis Video Referee: Bill Harrigan Crowd: 18,464 Halftime: Broncos 6-0 Sydney Roosters 24 Tries: Braith Anasta, Sam Perrett, Mitchell Pearce, Willie Mason Goals: Braith Anasta (3/3), Craig Fitzgibbon (1/1) Brisbane Broncos 28 Tries: Karmichael Hunt (2), Antonio Winterstein (2), Steve Michaels Goals: Corey Parker (4/5) LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Sam Thaiday (Broncos) 2 Points: Mitchell Pearce (Roosters) 1 Point: Joel Clinton (Broncos)
Canberra Raiders 24 def Cronulla Sharks 14 Round 5 - Saturday April 11th, 2009, 5:30pm Venue: Toyota Stadium Referee: Ben Cummins & Alan Shortall Sideline Officials: Mohamad Fajajo & Peter Kirby Video Referee: Russell Smith Crowd: 8,561 Half time: 6-all
Melbourne Storm 16 def Penrith Panthers 14 Round 5 - Saturday April 11th, 2009 7:30pm Venue: Olympic Park, Melbourne Referee: Tony Archer & Chris James Sideline Officials: Adam Reid & David Abood Video Referee: Phil Cooley Crowd: 10,110 Half time: 6 all
Melbourne Storm 16 Tries: Billy Slater, Anthony Quinn Goals: Cameron Smith (4/4) Penrith Panthers 14 Tries: Brad Tighe, Luke Lewis Goals: Michael Gordon (3/3) LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Cameron Smith (Storm) 2 Points: Luke Lewis (Panthers) 1 Point: Petero Civoniceva (Panthers)
Gold Coast Titans 14 def North Queensland Cowboys 10 Round 5 - Saturday April 11th, 2009 7:30pm Venue: Dairy Farmers Stadium Referee: Jared Maxwell & Phil Haines Sideline Officials: Luke Potter & Paul Holland Video Referee: Tim Mander Crowd: 18,123 Half time: Titans 12-0
North Queensland Cowboys 10 Tries: Shannon Hegarty, Johnathan Thurston Goals: Johnathan Thurston (1/2) Gold Coast Titans 14 Tries: Chris Walker, Nathan Friend Field Goals: Preston Campbell (0/1) Goals: Scott Prince (3/4)
Newcastle Knights 24 def New Zealand Warriors 22 Round 5 - Sunday April 12th, 2009, 2:00pm Venue: Energy Australia Stadium Referee: Gavin Badger & Steve Lyons Sideline Officials: Jeff Younis & Russell Turner Video Referee: Chris Ward Crowd: 13,626 Half time: Knights 14-6
Newcastle Knights 24 Tries: Isaac De Gois, James McManus (2), Keith Lulia, Chris Houston Goals: Kurt Gidley (2/5) New Zealand Warriors 22 Tries: Wade McKinnon, Nathan Fien, Russell Packer, Patrick Ah Van Goals: Denan Kemp (3/4)
Manly Sea Eagles 23 vs Wests Tigers 10 Round 5 - Sunday April 12th, 2009, 3:00pm Venue: Brookvale Oval Referee: Shayne Hayne & Tony De Las Heras Sideline Officials: Daniel Eastwood & Steve Chiddy Video Referee: Paul Simpkins Crowd: 17,942 Half time: Sea Eagles 16-4
Canterbury Bulldogs 14 def South Sydney Rabbitohs 12 Round 5 - Monday April 13th, 2009 7:00pm Venue: ANZ Stadium Referee: Ashley Klein & Brett Suttor Sideline Officials: Adam Devcich & Mohamad Fajajo Video Referee: Sean Hampstead Crowd: 22,775 Half Time: Bulldogs 12-6
Canterbury Bulldogs 14 Tries: Josh Morris, Andrew Ryan Goals: Hazem El Masri (2/2), Michael Ennis (1/1) South Sydney Rabbitohs 12 Tries: Beau Champion, Eddy Pettybourne Goals: Chris Sandow (1/1), Issac Luke (1/1)
FULL 2009 DRAW - CLICK HERE
LEAGUEUNLIMITED.COM PLAYER AWARDS 2009 LEADER BOARD
8 points Michael Ennis (Bulldogs)
7 points Preston Campbell (Titans), Kurt Gidley (Knights)
3 points Terry Campese (Raiders), Cooper Cronk (Storm), Scott Dureau (Knights), Gareth Ellis (Tigers), Craig Fitzgibbon (Roosters), Israel Folau (Broncos), Paul Gallen (Sharks), Jarryd Hayne (Eels), Tom Learoyd-Lahrs (Raiders), Michael Luck (Warriors), Josh Miller (Raiders), Joel Moon (Warriors), Jarrod Mullen (Knights), Matt Orford (Sea Eagles), Steve Price (Warriors), Joel Reddy (Eels), Grant Rovelli (Cowboys), Andrew Ryan (Bulldogs), Jarrod Saffy (Dragons), Chris Sandow (Rabbitohs), Shane Shackleton (Roosters), John Sutton (Rabbitohs), Trent Waterhouse (Panthers), Craig Wing (Rabbitohs)
2 points Michael Bani (Sea Eagles), Travis Burns (Cowboys), Wade Graham (Panthers), Lance Hohaia (Warriors), Karmichael Hunt (Broncos), Krisnan Inu (Eels), Shaun Kenny-Dowall (Roosters), Darren Lockyer (Broncos), Issac Luke (Rabbitohs), Benji Marshall (Tigers), James McManus (Knights), Cory Paterson (Knights), Mitchell Pearce (Roosters), Scott Prince (Titans), Frank Pritchard (Panthers), Kevin Proctor (Storm), Jeremy Smith (Dragons), David Stagg (Bulldogs), Brett Stewart (Sea Eagles), Fetuli Talanoa (Rabbitohs), Johnathan Thurston (Cowboys), Alan Tongue (Raiders)
1 point Luke Bailey (Titans), Adam Blair (Storm), Darius Boyd (Dragons), Joel Clinton (Broncos), Lachlan Coote (Panthers), Bronson Harrison (Raiders), Jamal Idris (Bulldogs), Anthony Laffranchi (Titans), Chris Lawrence (Tigers), Jamie Lyon (Sea Eagles), Ben Matulino (Warriors), Nathan Merritt (Rabbitohs), Fuifui Moimoi (Eels), Eddy Pettybourne (Rabbitohs), Ben Roberts (Bulldogs), Ben Rogers (Knights), Beau Scott (Dragons), David Simmons (Sharks), Kade Snowden (Sharks), Ben Te'o (Broncos), Anthony Tupou (Sharks), Aku Uate (Knights), Anthony Watmough (Sea Eagles)
The LeagueUnlimited.com players of the match are decided by our live score updaters and tallied here each week on Tuesday