Tuesday's Expert Wrap - NRL Round 14

We've arrived at the end of Round 14 of the 2014 National Rugby League Telstra Premiership! Check out all the results, reports and player of the year points right here.

The Origin period continues to affect results and clubs' fortunes through the shortened rounds with a couple of surprise results. The Friday night fixture saw the Rabbitohs breeze past a timid and Farah/Woods-less Tigers side. Saturday's double-header had competition leaders Penrith struggling to put away the Dragons before winning by just four points, while the second game saw the Roosters execute a perfect second half to consign the Newcastle Knights to outright last place at Allianz Stadium. A depleted Bulldogs fell well short against the Eels at ANZ on Sunday before a weakened Storm defeated an equally struggling Titans on Monday night in front of a poor Monday night crowd at Robina.

Here's a look at the full results, scorers, player points and links to each match report for Round 14:


South Sydney Rabbitohs 32 Wests Tigers 10
Venue: ANZ Stadium
Date: Friday 13 June 2014 at 7:45pm
Crowd: 20721
Halftime Score: South Sydney Rabbitohs 12 Wests Tigers 0

LeagueUnlimited.com Players of the Match:
3 points - Sam Burgess
2 points - Adam Reynolds
1 point - James Tedesco

SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS (32)
Tries: Alex Johnston (2), Kyle Turner (2), Nathan Merritt
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (5/5)
Penalty Goals: Adam Reynolds (1/1)

WESTS TIGERS (10)
Tries: Blake Austin, James Tedesco
Conversions: Pat Richards (1/2)

Match Report: South Sydney Rabbitohs outclass Wests Tigers - Josh Howe


Penrith Panthers 18 St. George Illawarra Dragons 14
Venue: Sportingbet Stadium Penrith
Date: Saturday 14 June 2014 at 5:30pm
Crowd: 13768
Halftime Score: Penrith Panthers 12 St. George Illawarra Dragons 4

LeagueUnlimited.com Players of the Match:
3 points - Peter Wallace
2 points - Josh Mansour
1 point - Gareth Widdop

PENRITH PANTHERS (18)
Tries: Dean Whare (2), Josh Mansour
Conversions: Jamie Soward (3/3)

ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS (14)
Tries: Charly Runciman, Jason Nightingale (2)
Conversions: Gareth Widdop (1/3)

Match Report: Panthers still on top of the competition - Aaron Thomas


Sydney Roosters 29 Newcastle Knights 12
Venue: Allianz Stadium
Date: Saturday 14 June 2014 at 7:30pm
Crowd: 9847
Halftime Score: Sydney Roosters 6 Newcastle Knights 12

LeagueUnlimited.com Players of the Match:
3 points - James Maloney
2 points - Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
1 point - Jake Mamo

SYDNEY ROOSTERS (29)
Tries: Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (2), Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Jake Friend, Isaac Liu
Field Goals: James Maloney (1/1)
Conversions: James Maloney (4/5)

NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS (12)
Tries: Jeremy Smith, Jake Mamo
Conversions: Tyrone Roberts (2/2)

Match Report: Slow starting Roosters run down Knights - Tim Costello


Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 12 Parramatta Eels 22
Venue: ANZ Stadium
Date: Sunday 15 June 2014 at 3:00pm
Crowd: 24012
Halftime Score: Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 0 Parramatta Eels 10

LeagueUnlimited.com Players of the Match:
3 points - Chris Sandow
2 points - Pauli Pauli
1 point - Corey Thompson

CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS (12)
Tries: Corey Thompson (2)
Conversions: Krisnan Inu (2/2)

PARRAMATTA EELS (22)
Tries: Semi Radradra, Vai Toutai (2), Ryan Morgan (2)
Field Goals: Chris Sandow (0/1)
Conversions: Chris Sandow (1/4), Luke Kelly (0/1)

Match Report: Expeditive Eels Too Good For Biteless Bulldogs - Josh Robertson


Gold Coast Titans 20 Melbourne Storm 24
Venue: Cbus Super Stadium
Date: Monday 16 June 2014 at 7:00pm
Crowd: 6497
Halftime Score: Gold Coast Titans 10 Melbourne Storm 10

LeagueUnlimited.com Players of the Match:
3 points - Jesse Bromwich
2 points - Will Chambers
1 point - Mark Minichiello

GOLD COAST TITANS (20)
Tries: Brad Tighe, Kevin Gordon (2), James Roberts
Conversions: Kevin Gordon (1/4)
Penalty Goals: Kevin Gordon (1/1)

MELBOURNE STORM (24)
Tries: Ben Roberts, Will Chambers (2), Ben Hampton, Kurt Mann
Conversions: Ben Roberts (2/5)

Match Report: Storm slip past tenacious Titans - Justin Davies


NRL 2014 - looking back:

TUESDAYS EXPERT - detailed results & reports:
Round 1 | Round 2 | Round 3 | Round 4 | Round 5 | Round 6 |
Round 7 | Round 8 | Rep Rnd | Round 9 | Round 10 | Round 11 |
Round 12Round 13

DRAW & RESULTS: Click here

FULL NRL LADDER: Click here


LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Year Leaderboard
updated after Round 14 (includes all rep fixtures played)

22 points - Johnathan Thurston

21 points - Jarryd Hayne

20 points - Ben Hunt

18 points - Josh Reynolds, Peter Wallace

16 points - Sam Burgess

15 points - Gareth Widdop

14 points - Chris Sandow

10 points - Aaron Woods, Cooper Cronk, Jesse Bromwich

9 points - Dylan Walker, Jamie Soward, Daly Cherry-Evans, Robbie Farah, Albert Kelly, Mitchell Pearce

8 points - Jarrod Croker, Cameron Smith

7 points - Luke Brooks, Anthony Milford, George Burgess, Shaun Johnson, Greg Inglis, Josh Mansour

6 points - Jake Friend, Brett Stewart, Paul Carter, Timoteo Lafai, Kieran Foran, Aidan Sezer, Greg Bird, Semi Radradra, James Tedesco, Jake Mamo

5 points - Sam Moa, Konrad Hurrell, Jason Taumalolo, Josh Jackson, Tyrone Peachey, Billy Slater, Sonny Bill Williams, Josh Dugan, Terry Campese, Pat Richards, Daniel Tupou, Brett Morris, Adam Reynolds, James Maloney

4 points - Michael Morgan, John Sutton, Anthony Minichiello, Trent Merrin, Jorge Taufua, Sam Thaiday, Andrew McCullough, Paul Gallen, Beau Scott, James Graham, David Simmons, Jarrod Mullen

3 points - Matt Moylan, Sam Tomkins, Nathan Friend, Ben Hannant, Trent Hodkinson, Tyrone Roberts, Brenton Lawrence, Lachlan Maranta, Jeff Robson, Simon Mannering, Josh Hoffman, Benji Marshall, Ben Matulino, Manu Vatuvei, Kane Linnett, Matthew Scott, Cory Paterson, Todd Carney, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Ben Hampton, Glen Fisiiahi, Anthony Watmough, Steve Matai, Joseph Leilua, Jamie Buhrer, Aiden Tolman, Penani Manumalealii, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck

2 points - Manu Ma'u, Ricky Leutele, Dave Taylor, Nathan Peats, Sisa Waqa, William Hopoate, Jamal Idris, Michael Gordon, James Tamou, Cheyse Blair, Justin Hodges, James Segeyaro, Jason Nightingale, Corey Parker, James McManus, Sam Kasiano, Adam Quinlan, Josh McCrone, Andrew Fifita, Michael Jennings, Matt Ballin, Willie Mason, James Gavet, Kade Snowden, Sam Rapira, Robert Lui, Josh McGuire, David Mead, Dean Whare, Mitchell Moses, Daniel Vidot, Josh Morris, Pauli Pauli, Will Chambers

1 points - Ken Sio, Jamie Lyon, Tyson Frizell, Antonio Winterstein, Tariq Sims, Ethan Lowe, Nate Myles, Dale Copley, Joel Reddy, Tinirau Arona, David Klemmer, Peta Hiku, Sebastine Ikahihifo, Boyd Cordner, Martin Kennedy, David Nofoaluma, Young Tonumaipea, Ben Te'o, Luke Douglas, Paul Vaughan, Chris McQueen, Gavin Cooper, Adam Blair, Jacob Lillyman, Ben Barba, Chase Stanley, Wade Graham, Sam Perrett, Aidan Guerra, Jayson Bukuya, Shaun Fensom, Nathan Stapleton, Tony Williams, Kaysa Pritchard, Carlos Tuimavave, Darius Boyd, Corey Thompson, Mark Minichiello

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