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MATCH RESULTS: LeagueUnlimited.com NRL - ROUND 8: 3 MAY - 4 MAY 2008

Newcastle Knights 13 def Gold Coast Titans 12 Round 8 - May 3rd, 2008 5:30pm Venue: Energy Australia Stadium Referee: Gavin Badger Half time: Knights 12-0 Crowd: 21,280

Newcastle Knights 13 Tries: Wes Naiqama, Jarrod Mullen Field Goals: Jarrod Mullen (1/1) Goals: Kurt Gidley (2/2) Gold Coast Titans 12 Tries: Scott Prince, Mark Minichiello Goals: Scott Prince (2/2)

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

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Parramatta Eels 26 def Penrith Panthers 18 Round 8 - May 3rd, 2008 7:30pm Venue: CUA Stadium, Penrith Referee: Ben Cummins Half time: Panthers 14-6 Crowd: 18,724

Penrith Panthers 18 Tries: Petero Civoniceva, Tony Puletua, Michael Jennings Goals: Jarrod Sammut (3/4) Parramatta Eels 26 Tries: Daniel Wagon, Nathan Hindmarsh, Feleti Mateo, Weller Hauraki, Joel Reddy Goals: Luke Burt (3/5)

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Brett Finch (Eels) 2 Points: Feleti Mateo (Eels) 1 Point: Jarrod Sammut (Panthers)

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Brisbane Broncos 34 def Wests Tigers 22 Round 8 - May 3rd, 2008 8:30pm Venue: ANZ Stadium Referee: Tony Archer Half time: Broncos 16-0 Crowd: 11,177

Wests Tigers 24 Tries: Ben Te'o (2), Shannon McDonnell, Dean Collis Goals: Brett Hodgson (3/3) Brisbane Broncos 34 Tries: Reece Robinson (2), Denan Kemp, Sam Thaiday, Karmichael Hunt, Peter Wallace Goals: Michael Ennis (4/5), Peter Wallace (1/1)

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Peter Wallace (Broncos) 2 Points: Reece Robinson (Broncos) 1 Point: Ben Te'o (Tigers)

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New Zealand Warriors 14 def Canberra Raiders 6 Round 8 :: May 4th, 2008 2:00pm Venue: Mt Smart Stadium Referee: Sean Hampstead Crowd: 7,358 Halftime: Warriors 8-0

New Zealand Warriors 14 Tries: Brent Tate, Ryan Shortland Goals: Michael Witt (3/5) Canberra Raiders 6 Tries: Lincoln Withers Goals: Todd Carney (1/1)

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: Michael Witt (Warriors) 2 Points: Grant Rovelli (Warriors) 1 Point: Alan Tongue (Raiders)

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South Sydney Rabbitohs 28 def North Queensland Cowboys 24 Round 8 - May 4th, 2008 3:00pm Venue: ANZ Stadium Referee: Shayne Hayne Halftime: Souths 18-12 Crowd: 9,818

South Sydney Rabbitohs 28 Tries: Beau Champion (2), Nigel Vagana, John Sutton (2) Goals: Issac Luke (4/5) North Queensland Cowboys 24 Tries: Ashley Graham, Carl Webb, Ben Vaeau, John Williams Goals: Johnathan Thurston (4/4)

LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Match 3 Points: John Sutton (Rabbitohs) 2 Points: George Ndaira (Rabbitohs) 1 Point: Johnathan Thurston (Cowboys)

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BYE - Bulldogs, Dragons, Sea Eagles, Roosters, Sharks, Storm



11 points Scott Prince (Titans)

10 points Billy Slater (Storm)

8 points Brett Finch (Eels), Johnathan Thurston (Cowboys), Peter Wallace (Broncos)

7 points Todd Carney (Raiders), Kurt Gidley (Knights), Anthony Laffranchi (Titans)

6 points Greg Bird (Sharks), Michael Ennis (Broncos), Robbie Farah (Tigers), Brett Hodgson (Tigers), Lance Hohaia (Warriors), Matt Orford (Sea Eagles), Sam Perrett (Roosters), Brett Stewart (Sea Eagles), Jarrod Sammut (Panthers)

5 points Braith Anasta (Roosters), Luke Bailey (Titans), Preston Campbell (Titans), Scott Dureau (Knights), Chris Heighington (Tigers), Ryan Hoffman (Storm), Darren Lockyer (Broncos), Jarrod Mullen (Knights), Manu Vatuvei (Warriors), Cameron Smith (Storm), Jamie Soward (Dragons), Glenn Stewart (Sea Eagles), John Sutton (Rabbitohs), Sonny Bill Williams (Bulldogs),

4 points Hazem El Masri (Bulldogs), Brett Kearney (Sharks), Ben Hannant (Broncos), Brett Kimmorley (Sharks), Feleti Mateo (Eels), Alan Tongue (Raiders), Anthony Tupou (Roosters)

3 points Jordan Atkins (Titans), Matt Bowen (Cowboys), Petero Civoniceva (Panthers), Danny Buderus (Knights), Terry Campese (Raiders), Rangi Chase (Dragons), Isaac De Gois (Sharks), Mathew Head (Tigers), Craig Fitzgibbon (Roosters), Paul Gallen (Sharks), Jason King (Sea Eagles), Joel Monaghan (Raiders), Wes Naiqama (Knights), George Ndaira (Rabbitohs), Aaron Payne (Cowboys), Frank Pritchard (Panthers), Sam Rapira (Warriors), Michael Robertson (Sea Eagles), Andrew Ryan (Bulldogs), Willie Tonga (Bulldogs), Michael Witt (Warriors)

2 points Chris Bailey (Knights), Darius Boyd (Broncos), Ray Cashmere (Cowboys), Cooper Cronk (Storm), Luke Douglas (Sharks), Liam Fulton (Tigers), Mark Gasnier (Dragons), Ashley Harrison (Titans), Justin Hodges (Broncos), Chris Houston (Knights), Luke Lewis (Panthers), Jamie Lyon (Sea Eagles), Anthony Minichiello (Roosters), Tim Moltzen (Tigers), Nate Myles (Roosters), Justin Poore (Dragons), Anthony Quinn (Storm), Reece Robinson (Broncos), Mat Rogers (Titans), Grant Rovelli (Warriors), Mark Riddell (Eels), Brent Tate (Warriors), Danny Williams (Bulldogs), Reece Williams (Sharks), Ruben Wiki (Warriors)

1 point Fraser Anderson (Sharks), Nathan Cayless (Eels), Stuart Flanagan (Tigers), Michael Greenfield (Rabbitohs), Matt Hilder (Knights), Ben Hornby (Dragons), Dallas Johnson (Storm), Issac Luke (Rabbitohs), PJ Marsh (Broncos), Willie Mason (Roosters), Steve Menzies (Sea Eagles), Nathan Merritt (Rabbitohs), Mark Minichiello (Titans), Frank-Paul Nuuausala (Roosters), Luke O'Donnell (Cowboys), Corey Parker (Broncos), Cory Paterson (Knights), Luke Patten (Bulldogs), Steve Southern (Cowboys), Ben Te'o (Tigers), Anthony Watts (Cowboys), Michael Weyman (Raiders), Tim Winitana (Bulldogs)

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