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Tuesday's Expert wraps up all the NRL match results. LeagueUnlimited.com Players of the Match!

Leader board update: Bulldogs hooker Michael Ennis has shot to the lead on this week's leader board. Panthers prop Petero Civoniceva is not far away in second position.


MATCH RESULTS: LeagueUnlimited.com NRL - ROUND 8: 1 MAY - 3 MAY 2009

Parramatta Eels 28 def North Queensland Cowboys 18 Round 8 - Friday May 1st, 2009 7:35pm Venue: Parramatta Stadium Referee: Jason Robinson, Gerard Sutton Touch Judges: Daniel Eastwood, Jeff Younis Video Ref: Sean Hampstead Crowd: 8,104 Halftime: Eels 14-0

Parramatta Eels 28 Tries: Joe Galuvao, Jarryd Hayne, Matt Keating, Luke Burt, Weller Hauraki Goals: Luke Burt (1/3), Kris Keating (3/3) North Queensland Cowboys 18 Tries: Steve Southern, James Tamou, Ben Farrar Goals: Johnathan Thurston (3/3)

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Jarryd Hayne (Eels) 2 Points: Kris Keating (Eels) 1 Point: Aaron Payne (Cowboys)

[Match Report]


Melbourne Storm 22 def Manly Sea Eagles 8 Round 8 - Friday May 1st, 2009 7:35pm Venue: Brookvale Oval Referee: Shayne Hayne, Tony De Las Heras Touch Judges: Russell Turner, Steve Carrall Video Ref: Bill Harrigan Crowd: 10,752 Halftime: Storm 16-4

Manly Sea Eagles 8 Tries: Michael Robertson, David Williams Goals: Jamie Lyon (0/2) Melbourne Storm 22 Tries: Greg Inglis, Steve Turner, Matt Cross, Billy Slater Goals: Cameron Smith (3/5)

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Cooper Cronk (Storm) 2 Points: Billy Slater (Storm) 1 Point: Jamie Lyon (Sea Eagles)

[Match Report]


Gold Coast Titans 22 def South Sydney Rabbitohs14 Round 8 - Saturday May 2nd, 2009 3:00pm Venue: Skilled Park Referee: Ashley Klein, Chris James Touch Judges: Gavin Reynolds, Rick McFarlane Video Ref: Tim Mander Crowd: 19,833 Halftime: Rabbitohs 8-6

Gold Coast Titans 22 Tries: Preston Campbell, Chris Walker, Mat Rogers, Anthony Laffranchi Goals: Scott Prince (3/4) South Sydney Rabbitohs 14 Tries: Issac Luke, Luke Stuart Goals: Issac Luke (0/1), Chris Sandow (3/3)

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Mark Minichiello (Titans) 2 Points: Anthony Laffranchi (Titans) 1 Point: Luke Stuart (Rabbitohs)

[Match Report]


Sydney Roosters 19 def Cronulla Sharks 12 Round 8 - Saturday May 2nd, 2009 5:30pm Venue: Toyota Stadium Referee: Gavin Badger, Matt Cecchin Touch Judges: Mohamad Fajajo, David Abood Video Ref: Russell Smith Crowd: 9,879 Halftime: Roosters 10-6 Cronulla Sharks 12 Tries: Reece Williams, Paul Gallen Goals: Luke Covell (2/2) Sydney Roosters 19 Tries: Shaun Kenny-Dowall (2), Sam Perrett Goals: Craig Fitzgibbon (3/4) Field Goals: Braith Anasta (1/1) LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Frank-Paul Nuuausala (Roosters) 2 Points: Paul Gallen (Sharks) 1 Point: Iosia Soliola (Roosters)

[Match Report]


Newcastle Knights 28 def Brisbane Broncos 12 Round 8 - Saturday May 2nd, 2009 7:30pm Venue: Energy Australia Stadium Referee: Tony Archer, Phil Haines Touch Judges: Grant Atkins, Steve Chiddy Video Ref: Phil Cooley Crowd: 18,154 Half time: Knights 18-6

Newcastle Knights 28 Tries: Mark Taufua, Jarrod Mullen (2), Aku Uate Goals: Kurt Gidley (6/6) Brisbane Broncos 12 Tries: Israel Folau, Sam Thaiday Goals: Corey Parker (2/3)

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Kurt Gidley (Knights) 2 Points: Chris Houston (Knights) 1 Point: Isaac De Gois (Knights)

[Match Report]


Penrith Panthers 18 def Canberra Raiders 10 Round 8 - Saturday May 2nd, 2009 7:30pm Venue: Canberra Stadium Referee: Steve Lyons, Bernard Suttor Touch Judges: Luke Potter, Adam Reid Video Ref: Chris Ward Crowd: 8,850 Halftime: Panthers 12-6

Canberra Raiders 10 Tries: Justin Carney (2) Goals: Josh Dugan (1/2) Penrith Panthers 18 Tries: Geoff Daniela (2), Michael Jennings Goals: Jarrod Sammut (3/3)

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Jarrod Sammut (Panthers) 2 Points: Petero Civoniceva (Panthers) 1 Point: Joel Monaghan (Raiders)

[Match Report]


St George Illawarra Dragons 12 def New Zealand Warriors 11 Round 8 - Sunday May 3rd, 2009 2:00pm Venue: WIN Stadium, Wollongong Referee: Ben Cummins, Jason Robinson Touch Judges: Adam Devcich, Paul Holland Video Ref: Steve Clark Crowd: 14,562 Half time: Warriors 7-2

St George Illawarra Dragons 12 Tries: Brett Morris, Ben Creagh Goals: Jamie Soward (2/4) New Zealand Warriors 11 Tries: Patrick Ah Van, Jerome Ropati Field Goals: Stacey Jones (1/1) Goals: Patrick Ah Van (1/3)

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Michael Weyman (Dragons) 2 Points: Brett Morris (Dragons) 1 Point: Ben Creagh (Dragons)

[Match Report]


Canterbury Bulldogs 22 def Wests Tigers 20 Round 8 - Sunday: May 3rd, 2009 3:00pm Venue: ANZ Stadium, Homebush Referee: Jarred Maxwell, Tony De Las Heras Touch Judges: Jeff Younis, Gerard Sutton Video Ref: Paul Simpkins Crowd: 25,622 Half time: 10 all

Canterbury Bulldogs 22 Tries: Hazem El Masri (2), Michael Ennis, Bryson Goodwin Goals: Hazem El Masri (3/4) Wests Tigers 20 Tries: Tim Moltzen, Beau Ryan (2), Todd Payten Goals: Tim Moltzen (0/1), Shannon Gallant (2/4)

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Michael Ennis (Bulldogs) 2 Points: Robbie Farah (Tigers) 1 Point: Ben Hannant (Bulldogs)

[Match Report]


ALL NRL RESULTS 2009 - CLICK HERE

FULL 2009 DRAW - CLICK HERE


LEAGUEUNLIMITED.COM PLAYER AWARDS 2009 LEADER BOARD

12 points Michael Ennis (Bulldogs),

11 points Petero Civoniceva (Panthers)

10 points Kurt Gidley (Knights)

9 points Luke Lewis (Panthers)

8 points Brett Kimmorley (Bulldogs), Jamie Soward (Dragons), Sam Thaiday (Broncos)

7 points Preston Campbell (Titans), Robbie Farah (Tigers), Paul Gallen (Sharks), Jarryd Hayne (Eels), Michael Luck (Warriors), Johnathan Thurston (Cowboys)

6 points Ben Creagh (Dragons), Cooper Cronk (Storm), Nathan Friend (Titans), Greg Inglis (Storm), Benji Marshall (Tigers), Matt Prior (Dragons), Chris Sandow (Rabbitohs)

5 points Travis Burns (Cowboys), Nathan Hindmarsh (Eels), Karmichael Hunt (Broncos), Scott Prince (Titans), Mat Rogers (Titans), Jarrod Sammut (Panthers)

4 points Braith Anasta (Roosters), Darren Lockyer (Broncos), Mark Minichiello (Titans), Ben Rogers (Knights), Cameron Smith (Storm), Brett Stewart (Sea Eagles), Peter Wallace (Broncos), Anthony Watmough (Sea Eagles)

3 points Terry Campese (Raiders), Isaac De Gois (Knights), Scott Dureau (Knights), Gareth Ellis (Tigers), Hazem El Masri (Bulldogs), Brett Finch (Storm), Craig Fitzgibbon (Roosters), Israel Folau (Broncos), Ben Hannant (Bulldogs), Stacey Jones (Warriors), Anthony Laffranchi (Titans), Chris Lawrence (Tigers), Tom Learoyd-Lahrs (Raiders), Issac Luke (Rabbitohs), Jamie Lyon (Sea Eagles), Josh Miller (Raiders), Tim Moltzen (Tigers), Joel Moon (Warriors), Jarrod Mullen (Knights), Frank-Paul Nuuausala (Roosters), Matt Orford (Sea Eagles), Steve Price (Warriors), Joel Reddy (Eels), Grant Rovelli (Cowboys), Andrew Ryan (Bulldogs), Jarrod Saffy (Dragons), Shane Shackleton (Roosters), John Sutton (Rabbitohs), Trent Waterhouse (Panthers), Michael Weyman (Dragons), Craig Wing (Rabbitohs)

2 points Michael Bani (Sea Eagles), Matt Bowen (Cowboys), Lachlan Coote (Panthers), Wade Graham (Panthers), Lance Hohaia (Warriors), Chris Houston (Knights), Krisnan Inu (Eels), Kris Keating (Eels), Shaun Kenny-Dowall (Roosters), James McManus (Knights), Willie Mason (Roosters), Brett Morris (Dragons), Cory Paterson (Knights), Luke Patten (Bulldogs), Joe Picker (Raiders), Mitchell Pearce (Roosters), Frank Pritchard (Panthers), Kevin Proctor (Storm), Ben Roberts (Bulldogs), Wendell Sailor (Dragons), Billy Slater (Storm), Jeremy Smith (Dragons), David Stagg (Bulldogs), Fetuli Talanoa (Rabbitohs), Alan Tongue (Raiders)

1 point Chris Bailey (Sea Eagles), Luke Bailey (Titans), Adam Blair (Storm), Darius Boyd (Dragons), Joel Clinton (Broncos), Bronson Harrison (Raiders), Matt Hilder (Knights), Jamal Idris (Bulldogs), Dallas Johnson (Storm), Ben Matulino (Warriors), Nathan Merritt (Rabbitohs), Joel Monaghan (Raiders), Fuifui Moimoi (Eels), Nate Myles (Roosters), Luke O'Donnell (Cowboys), Aaron Payne (Cowboys), Eddy Pettybourne (Rabbitohs), Beau Ryan (Tigers), Beau Scott (Dragons), David Simmons (Sharks), Kade Snowden (Sharks), Iosia Soliola (Roosters), Luke Stuart (Rabbitohs), Ben Te'o (Broncos), Anthony Tupou (Sharks), Aku Uate (Knights), Luke Walsh (Panthers)

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