Tuesdays Expert Wrap - Round 23

  • by Tuesday
  • August 16 2011 10:01AM

Penrith Panthers 18 were defeated by Wests Tigers 32
National Rugby League - Round 23 - Friday August 12, 2011 7:30pm
Venue: Centrebet Stadium
Crowd: 15,152
Halftime: Penrith Panthers 6 Wests Tigers 16

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Robbie Farah (1 Try)
2 Points - Benji Marshall (4 Conversions)
1 Point - Liam Fulton

Penrith Panthers (18)
Tries: Trent Waterhouse, Adrian Purtell, Ryan Walker
Conversions: Luke Walsh (3/3)

Wests Tigers (32)
Tries: Robbie Farah, Chris Heighington, Beau Ryan, Tim Moltzen, Gareth Ellis (2)
Conversions: Benji Marshall (4/6)

'Tigers demolish Panthers in battle of cats'


North Queensland Cowboys 16 were defeated by Brisbane Broncos 34
National Rugby League - Round 23 - Friday August 12, 2011 7:30pm
Venue: Dairy Farmers Stadium
Crowd: 26,463
Halftime: North Queensland Cowboys 10 Brisbane Broncos 18

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Josh Hoffman (3 Tries)
2 Points - Matt Bowen (1 Try)
1 Point - Darren Lockyer

North Queensland Cowboys (16)
Tries: Brent Tate, Matt Bowen, Kalifa Fai-Fai Loa
Conversions: Johnathan Thurston (2/3)

Brisbane Broncos (34)
Tries: Josh Hoffman (3), Dale Copley, Jack Reed
Conversions: Corey Parker (5/5)
Penalty Goals: Corey Parker (2/2)

'Hoffman steals Locky's limelight as Broncos trump Cowboys'

New Zealand Warriors 20 defeated Newcastle Knights 12

National Rugby League - Round 23 - Saturday August 13, 2011 5:30pm
Venue: Mt Smart Stadium
Crowd: 13,279
Halftime: New Zealand Warriors 12 Newcastle Knights 4

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Aaron Heremaia
2 Points - Kurt Gidley (2 Conversions)
1 Point - Kevin Locke

New Zealand Warriors (20)
Tries: Shaun Berrigan, Simon Mannering, Feleti Mateo, Shaun Johnson
Conversions: James Maloney (2/4)

Newcastle Knights (12)
Tries: Adam MacDougall, Akuila Uate
Conversions: Kurt Gidley (2/2)

'Warriors defeat Knights to take out thriller at Mt. Smart'


Parramatta Eels 20 were defeated by Manly Sea Eagles 26
National Rugby League - Round 23 - Saturday August 13, 2011 7:30pm
Venue: Parramatta Stadium
Crowd: 11,102
Halftime: Parramatta Eels 14 Manly Sea Eagles 6

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Daly Cherry-Evans (1 Try)
2 Points - Jamie Lyon (4 Conversions, 1 Penalty Goal)
1 Point - Brett Stewart (1 Try)

PARRAMATTA EELS (20)
Tries: Chris Hicks, Justin Horo, Ryan Morgan
Conversions: Luke Burt (2/3)
Penalty Goals: Luke Burt (2/2)

MANLY SEA EAGLES (26)
Tries: Brett Stewart, Steve Matai (2), Daly Cherry-Evans
Conversions: Jamie Lyon (4/4)
Penalty Goals: Jamie Lyon (1/1)

'Manly fly over Eels in second half rout'


Gold Coast Titans 16 were defeated by Melbourne Storm 40
National Rugby League - Round 23 - Saturday August 13, 2011 7:30pm
Venue: Skilled Park
Crowd: 11,663
Halftime: Gold Coast Titans 6 Melbourne Storm 22

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Billy Slater (2 Tries)
2 Points - Cooper Cronk (3 Tries)
1 Point - Cameron Smith (6 Conversions)

GOLD COAST TITANS (16)
Tries: Steve Michaels, David Mead, Bodene Thompson
Conversions: Preston Campbell (1/3)
Penalty Goals: Preston Campbell (1/1)

MELBOURNE STORM (40)
Tries: Cooper Cronk (3), Billy Slater (2), Anthony Quinn, Sika Manu
Conversions: Cameron Smith (6/7)

'Injuries sour record equalling Melbourne win'


Canberra Raiders 18 were defeated by South Sydney Rabbitohs 47
National Rugby League - Round 23 - Sunday August 14, 2011 2:00pm
Venue: Canberra Stadium
Crowd: 12,150
Halftime: Canberra Raiders 6 South Sydney Rabbitohs 24

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - John Sutton
2 Points - Chris Sandow (7 Conversions, 1 Field Goal)
1 Point - Ben Ross (1 Try)

CANBERRA RAIDERS (18)
Tries: Reece Robinson, Josh Dugan, Blake Ferguson
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (3/3)

SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS (47)
Tries: Greg Inglis (2), Nathan Merritt (3), Ben Ross, Chris McQueen, Dylan Farrell
Field Goals: Chris Sandow (1/1)
Conversions: Chris Sandow (7/8)
Penalty Goals: Chris Sandow (0/1)

'Raiders crumble at hands of Bunnies'


St George Illawarra Dragons 12 were defeated by Sydney Roosters 20
National Rugby League - Round 23 - Sunday August 14, 2011 3:00pm
Venue: WIN Stadium, Wollongong
Crowd: 14,141
Halftime: St George Illawarra Dragons 12 Sydney Roosters 10

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Jake Friend
2 Points - Braith Anasta (2 Conversions)
1 Point - Jason Nightingale

ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS (12)
Tries: Matt Cooper, Trent Merrin
Conversions: Jamie Soward (1/1), Kyle Stanley (1/1)

SYDNEY ROOSTERS (20)
Tries: Jason Ryles, Phil Graham, Mose Masoe, Joseph Leilua
Conversions: Braith Anasta (2/4)

'Roosters serve Dragons fourth consecutive loss'

Cronulla Sutherland Sharks 12 were defeated by Canterbury Bulldogs 19
National Rugby League - Round 23 - Monday August 15, 2011 7:00pm
Venue: Toyota Stadium
Crowd: 8,089
Halftime: Cronulla Sutherland Sharks 6 Canterbury Bulldogs 12

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Trent Hodkinson (1 Field Goal)
2 Points - Frank Pritchard
1 Point - Paul Gallen

CRONULLA SUTHERLAND SHARKS (12)
Tries: Sam Tagataese, Nathan Gardner
Conversions: Nathan Stapleton (2/2)

CANTERBURY BULLDOGS (19)
Tries: Steve Turner, Dene Halatau, Ben Barba
Field Goals: Trent Hodkinson (1/1)
Conversions: Steve Turner (2/3)
Penalty Goals: Steve Turner (1/1)

'Bulldogs outlast Sharks and keep finals hopes alive'

LEAGUEUNLIMITED.COM PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2011

Thirty-six Points
Billy Slater (Storm)

Thirty-five
-

Thirty-four
Johnathan Thurston (Cowboys)

Thirty-three
-

Thirty-two
-

Thirty-one
-

Thirty
-

Twenty-nine
Benji Marshall (Tigers)

Twenty-eight
-

Twenty-seven
Cameron Smith (Storm)

Twenty-six
-

Twenty-five
Cooper Cronk (Storm), Paul Gallen (Sharks)

Twenty-four
James Maloney (Warriors), Chris Sandow (Rabbitohs)

Twenty-three
Darren Lockyer (Broncos)

Twenty-two
-

Twenty-one

Matthew Bowen (Cowboys), Jamie Soward (Dragons)

Twenty
-

Nineteen
-

Eighteen
Daly

Cherry-Evans (Sea Eagles), Trent Hodkinson (Bulldogs)

Seventeen

Kurt Gidley (Knights), Glenn Stewart (Sea Eagles)

Sixteen
Brett Stewart (Sea Eagles)

Fifteen
Robbie Farah (Tigers), Kieran Foran (Sea Eagles), Josh McCrone (Raiders)

Fourteen
Jarrod Mullen (Knights)

Thirteen
William Hopoate (Sea Eagles)

Twelve
Luke Walsh (Panthers)

Eleven
Luke Burt (Eels), Jarryd Hayne (Eels)

Ten
Petero Civoniceva (Panthers), Nathan Gardner (Sharks), Mark Gasnier (Dragons), Luke Lewis (Panthers), Kevin Locke (Warriors), Jason Nightingale (Dragons), Mitchell Pearce (Roosters)

Nine
Ben Barba (Bulldogs), Akuila Uate (Knights), William Zillman (Titans)

Eight
Ben Creagh (Dragons), Nathan Merritt (Rabbitohs), Kevin Procter (Storm), Matt Srama (Titans)

Seven
Blake Ferguson (Raiders), Jamie Lyon (Sea Eagles), Corey Parker (Broncos), Scott Prince (Titans), David Taylor (Rabbitohs), Jharal Yow Yeh (Broncos)

Six

Jake Friend (Roosters), Alex Glenn (Broncos), Nathan Hindmarsh (Eels), Josh Hoffman (Broncos), Jamal Idris (Bulldogs), Jack Reed (Broncos)

Five
Braith

Anasta (Roosters), Lachlan Coote (Panthers), Joel Edwards (Knights), Aaron Heremaia (Warriors), Justin Hodges (Broncos), Lance Hohaia (Warriors), Micheal Luck (Warriors), Issac Luke (Rabbitohs), Frank Pritchard (Bulldogs), Tariq Sims (Cowboys), Ryan Stig (Knights), Gareth Widdop (Storm)

Four
Greg

Bird (Titans), Maurice Blair (Storm), Gavin Cooper (Cowboys), Luke Douglas (Sharks), Shaun Fensom (Raiders), Phil Graham (Roosters), Ben Hannant (Broncos), Chris Houston (Knights), Dallas Johnson (Cowboys), Martin Kennedy (Roosters), Shaun Kenny-Dowall (Roosters), Robert Lui (Tigers), David Mead (Titans), Trent Merrin (Dragons), Jeff Robson (Eels), Beau Scott (Dragons), David Simmons (Panthers), John Sutton (Rabbitohs), Sam Thaiday (Broncos), Aiden Tolman (Bulldogs), Chad Townsend (Sharks), Manu Vatuvei (Warriors), Rhys Wesser (Rabbitohs)

Three
Blake Ayshford (Tigers), Luke Bailey (Titans), Todd Carney (Roosters), Matt Cooper (Dragons), Neville Costigan (Knights), Jarrod Croker (Raiders), Richard Fa'aoso (Knights), Kalifa Fai-Fai Loa (Cowboys), Dylan Farrell (Rabbitohs), Liam Fulton (Tigers), Dane Gagai (Broncos), Michael Gordon (Panthers), Wade Graham (Sharks), Chris Heighington (Tigers), Ryan Hinchcliffe (Storm), Krisnan Inu (Warriors), Shaun Johnson (Warriors), Kevin Kingston (Panthers), Chris Lawrence (Tigers), Jacob Lillyman (Warriors), Feleti Mateo (Warriors), Nathan Massey (Raiders), Peter Mata'utia (Knights), Anthony Minichiello (Roosters), Nate Myles (Roosters), Josh Papalii (Raiders), Andrew Ryan (Bulldogs), James Segeyaro (Cowboys), Kade Snowden (Sharks), David Stagg (Bulldogs), Steve Turner (Bulldogs), Peter Wallace (Broncos) Sam Williams (Raiders), Dean Young (Dragons)

Two
Darius Boyd (Dragons), Jamie Buhrer (Sea Eagles), Travis Burns (Panthers), Matt Duffie (Storm), Josh Dugan (Raiders), Simon Dwyer (Tigers), Michael Ennis (Bulldogs), Nathan Fien (Dragons), Glen Fisiiahi (Warriors), Nathan Friend (Titans), Bryce Gibbs (Tigers), Matt Gillett (Broncos), Aiden Guerra (Roosters), Ben Hunt (Broncos), Greg Inglis (Rabbitohs), Ben Jones (Cowboys), Taniela Lasalo (Eels), Adam MacDougall (Knights), Steve Matai (Sea Eagles), Wade McKinnon (Tigers), Josh McGuire (Broncos), Fui Fui Moi Moi (Eels), Daniel Mortimer (Eels), Dane Nielsen (Storm), Ben Pomeroy (Sharks), Matt Prior (Dragons), Michael Robertson (Sea Eagles), George Rose (Sea Eagles), Matt Scott (Cowboys), Tom Symonds (Roosters), Elijah Taylor (Warriors), Joel Thompson (Raiders), Daniel Tolar (Knights), Bill Tupou (Warriors)

One
Mitchell

Allgood (Eels), Gerard Beale (Broncos), Adam Blair (Storm), Lewis Brown (Warriors), Preston Campbell (Titans), Michael Crocker (Rabbitohs), Isaac de Gois (Knights), Gareth Ellis (Tigers), Joe Galuvao (Sea Eagles), Beau Henry (Knights), Kris Keating (Bulldogs), Albert Kelly (Sharks), Timoteo Lafai (Bulldogs), Casey McGuire (Eels), James McManus (Knights), Stewart Mills (Sharks), Mark Minichiello (Titans), Corey Payne (Bulldogs), Joel Reddy (Eels), Josh Reynolds (Bulldogs), Ben Ross (Rabbitohs), Junior Sau (Knights), Nafe Seluni (Panthers), Jeremy Smith (Sharks), Dane Tilse (Raiders), Anthony Tupou (Sharks), Trent Waterhouse (Panthers), Michael Weyman (Dragons)

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