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

Leader board update: Following an outstanding performance on the weekend, Knights fullback Kurt Gidley has taken outright lead!

MATCH RESULTS: LeagueUnlimited.com NRL - ROUND 9: 8 MAY - 11 MAY 2009

North Queensland Cowboys 24 def St George Illawarra Dragons 20 Round 9 - Saturday May 9th, 2009 7:30pm Venue: Dairy Farmers Stadium Referee: Ashley Klein, Brett Suttor Touch Judges: Alan Shortall, Russell Turner Video Referee: Tim Mander Crowd: 16,031 Halftime: Dragons 10-8

North Queensland Cowboys 24 Tries: Johnathan Thurston (3), James Tamou Goals: Johnathan Thurston (4/5) St George Illawarra Dragons 20 Tries: Brett Morris (4) Goals: Jamie Soward (2/4)

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Johnathan Thurston (Cowboys) 2 Points: Brett Morris (Dragons) 1 Point: Ben Hornby (Dragons)

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Newcastle Knights 23 def Gold Coast Titans 18 Round 9 - Sunday May 10th, 2009 2:00pm Venue: Energy Australia Stadium Referee: Ben Cummins, Steve Lyons Touch Judges: David Abood, Daniel Eastwood Video Referee: Sean Hampstead Crowd: 11,258 Halftime: Knights 18-16 Newcastle Knights 23 Tries: Chris Houston, Ben Rogers, Zeb Taia, James McManus Goals: Kurt Gidley (3/4) Field Goals: Jarrod Mullen (1/1) Gold Coast Titans 18 Tries: Chris Walker, Luke Bailey, Kevin Gordon Goals: Scott Prince (3/4) LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Kurt Gidley (Knights) 2 Points: Jarrod Mullen (Knights) 1 Point: Chris Houston (Knights)

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Manly Sea Eagles 22 def Brisbane Broncos 20 Round 9 - Sunday May 10th, 2009 3:00pm Venue: Suncorp Stadium Referee: Tony Archer, Matt Cecchin Touch Judges: Steve Carrall, Chris James Video Referee: Paul Simpkins Crowd: 27,527 Halftime: Broncos 16-6

Brisbane Broncos 20 Tries: Antonio Winterstein (2), Joel Clinton, Alex Glenn Goals: Corey Parker (2/4) Manly Sea Eagles 22 Tries: Jamie Lyon (3), Michael Bani Goals: Jamie Lyon (3/5) Field Goals: Matt Orford (0/1)

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Jamie Lyon (Sea Eagles) 2 Points: Corey Parker (Broncos) 1 Point: PJ Marsh (Broncos)

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Melbourne Storm 28 def Sydney Roosters 12 Round 9 - Monday May 11th, 2009 7:00pm Venue: Bluetongue Stadium Referee: Tony De Las Heras, Jason Robinson Touch Judges: Steve Chiddy, Mohamad Fajajo Video Referee: Phil Cooley Crowd: 8,412 Half Time: Storm 16-6

Sydney Roosters 12 Tries: Setaimata Sa, Sam Perrett Goals: Craig Fitzgibbon PJ Marsh (Broncos)(2/2) Melbourne Storm 28 Tries: Brett White, Steve Turner, Ryan Hoffman, Jeff Lima, Brett Finch Goals: Joseph Tomane (4/5)

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Jeff Lima (Storm) 2 Points: Cooper Cronk (Storm) 1 Point: Brett Finch (Storm)

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13 points Kurt Gidley (Knights)

12 points Michael Ennis (Bulldogs)

11 points Petero Civoniceva (Panthers)

10 points Johnathan Thurston (Cowboys)

9 points Luke Lewis (Panthers)

8 points Cooper Cronk (Storm), 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)

6 points Ben Creagh (Dragons), Nathan Friend (Titans), Greg Inglis (Storm), Jamie Lyon (Sea Eagles), Benji Marshall (Tigers), Matt Prior (Dragons), Chris Sandow (Rabbitohs)

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

4 points Braith Anasta (Roosters), Brett Finch (Storm), Darren Lockyer (Broncos), Mark Minichiello (Titans), Brett Morris (Dragons), 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), Craig Fitzgibbon (Roosters), Israel Folau (Broncos), Ben Hannant (Bulldogs), Chris Houston (Knights), Stacey Jones (Warriors), Anthony Laffranchi (Titans), Chris Lawrence (Tigers), Tom Learoyd-Lahrs (Raiders), Jeff Lima (Storm), Issac Luke (Rabbitohs), Josh Miller (Raiders), Tim Moltzen (Tigers), Joel Moon (Warriors), 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), Krisnan Inu (Eels), Kris Keating (Eels), Shaun Kenny-Dowall (Roosters), James McManus (Knights), Willie Mason (Roosters), Corey Parker (Broncos), 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), Ben Hornby (Dragons), Jamal Idris (Bulldogs), Dallas Johnson (Storm), PJ Marsh (Broncos), 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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