Tuesdays Expert Wrap - Round 26

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  • September 06 2011 7:36AM

Newcastle Knights 40 defeated South Sydney Rabbitohs 24
National Rugby League - Round 26 - Friday September 2, 2011 7:30pm
Venue: Ausgrid Stadium
Crowd: 30,729
Halftime: Newcastle Knights 30 South Sydney Rabbitohs 6

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Akuila Uate (4 Tries)
2 Points - Jarrod Mullen
1 Point - Kurt Gidley (5 goals)

NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS (40)
Tries: Chris Houston, Akuila Uate (4), Antonio Kaufusi, Isaac De Gois
Conversions: Kurt Gidley (5/6), Adam MacDougall (1/1)

SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS (24)
Tries: Nathan Merritt (2), Shaune Corrigan, Chris McQueen
Conversions: Chris Sandow (4/4)

'Finals bound: Knights commanding over Souths'


St George Illawarra Dragons 32 defeated Penrith Panthers 12
National Rugby League - Round 26 - Friday September 2, 2011 7:30pm
Venue: WIN Stadium, Wollongong
Crowd: 13,621
Halftime: St George Illawarra Dragons 12 Penrith Panthers 0

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Matt Cooper (1 Try)
2 Points - Brett Morris (2 Tries)
1 Point - Blake Austin (1 Try)

St George Illawarra Dragons (32)
Tries: Matt Cooper, Jamie Soward, Brett Morris (2), Jason Nightingale, Mitchell Rein
Conversions: Jamie Soward (4/6)

Penrith Panthers (12)
Tries: Lachlan Coote, Blake Austin
Conversions: Luke Walsh (2/2)

'Dragons take winning form into finals'

New Zealand Warriors 18 defeated North Queensland Cowboys 6
National Rugby League - Round 26 - Saturday September 3, 2011 5:30pm
Venue: Mt Smart Stadium
Crowd: 20,082
Halftime: New Zealand Warriors 12 North Queensland Cowboys 6

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - James Maloney (3 Conversions)
2 Points - Shaun Johnson
1 Point - Matthew Scott

New Zealand Warriors (18)
Tries: Lance Hohaia, Krisnan Inu (2)
Conversions: James Maloney (3/3)
Penalty Goals: James Maloney (0/1)

North Queensland Cowboys (6)
Tries: Kalifa Fai-Fai Loa
Conversions: Johnathan Thurston (1/1)

'Clinical Warriors leapfrog Cowboys'


Gold Coast Titans 12 were defeated by Parramatta Eels 32
National Rugby League - Round 26 - Saturday September 3, 2011 7:30pm
Venue: Skilled Park
Crowd: 18,265
Halftime: Gold Coast Titans 0 Parramatta Eels 22

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Jarryd Hayne (1 Try)
2 Points - Reni Maitua
1 Point - Mitchell Allgood

GOLD COAST TITANS (12)
Tries: Luke O'Dwyer, David Mead
Conversions: Preston Campbell (1/1), Anthony Laffranchi (1/1)

PARRAMATTA EELS (32)
Tries: Ben Smith, Jarryd Hayne (2), Ryan Morgan (2), Ken Sio
Conversions: Luke Burt (4/6)

'Eels take out wooden spoon playoff'


Cronulla Sutherland Sharks 22 were defeated by Wests Tigers 30
National Rugby League - Round 26 - Saturday September 3, 2011 7:30pm
Venue: Toyota Stadium
Crowd: 16,879
Halftime: Cronulla Sutherland Sharks 20 Wests Tigers 12

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Robbie Farah (3 Tries)
2 Points - Jeremy Smith (1 Try)
1 Point - Lote Tuqiri (1 Try)

Cronulla Sutherland Sharks (22)
Tries: John Williams (2), Jeremy Smith, Stewart Mills
Conversions: John Williams (3/4)

Wests Tigers (30)
Tries: Robbie Farah (3), Mitch Brown, Tim Moltzen, Lote Tuqiri
Conversions: Benji Marshall (3/6)

'Tigers secure fourth over spirited Sharks'

Canterbury Bulldogs 36 defeated Canberra Raiders 22
National Rugby League - Round 26 - Sunday September 4, 2011 2:00pm
Venue: ANZ Stadium
Referee: Steve Lyons and Tony De Las Heras
Video Referee: Phil Cooley
Touch Judges: Jason Walsh and Brendan Wood
Crowd: 16,206
Halftime: Canterbury Bulldogs 8 Canberra Raiders 12

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Ben Barba (4 Tries)
2 Points - Josh Morris (2 Tries)
1 Point - Jarrod Croker (1 Try, 3 Conversions)

CANTERBURY BULLDOGS (36)
Tries: Andrew Ryan, Ben Barba (4), Josh Morris (2)
Conversions: Andrew Ryan (1/2), Steve Turner (2/4), Kris Keating (1/1)

CANBERRA RAIDERS (22)
Tries: Reece Robinson, Jarrod Croker, Josh McCrone (2)
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (3/4)

'Barba usurps top try scorer title as 'Dogs down Raiders'


Brisbane Broncos 18 defeated Manly Sea Eagles 10
National Rugby League - Round 26 - Sunday September 4, 2011 4:00pm
Venue: Suncorp Stadium
Crowd: 50,859
Halftime: Brisbane Broncos 14 Manly Sea Eagles 0

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Josh McGuire
2 Points - Corey Parker (1 Conversion)
1 Point - Gerard Beale (1 Try)

BRISBANE BRONCOS (18)
Tries: Matt Gillett, Andrew McCullough, Jharal Yow Yeh, Gerard Beale
Conversions: Corey Parker (1/4)

MANLY SEA EAGLES (10)
Tries: Tony Williams, Daly Cherry-Evans
Conversions: Jamie Lyon (1/2)

'Broncos surge into finals'


Sydney Roosters 40 defeated Melbourne Storm 8
National Rugby League - Round 26 - Sunday September 4, 2011 7:00pm
Venue: Sydney Football Stadium
Crowd: 8,753
Halftime: Sydney Roosters 22 Melbourne Storm 4

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Jared Waerea-Hargreaves
2 Points - Phil Graham
1 Point - Brad Takairangi

SYDNEY ROOSTERS (40)
Tries: Anthony Minichiello, Mitchell Pearce, Justin Carney, Aiden Guerra, Joseph Leilua (3)
Conversions: Braith Anasta (6/7)

MELBOURNE STORM (8)
Tries: Beau Champion, Matt Duffie
Conversions: Cooper Cronk (0/1), Gareth Widdop (0/1)

'Melbourne suffer insult and injury at SFS'


LEAGUEUNLIMITED.COM PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2011

Thirty-eight Points
Billy Slater (Storm)

Thirty-seven
-

Thirty-six
-

Thirty-five
-

Thirty-four
Benji Marshall (Tigers), Johnathan Thurston (Cowboys)

Thirty-three
-

Thirty-two
-

Thirty-one
-

Thirty
Cameron Smith (Storm)

Twenty-nine
-

Twenty-eight
James Maloney (Warriors)

Twenty-seven
-

Twenty-six
-

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

Twenty-four
Matthew Bowen (Cowboys)

Twenty-three
Darren Lockyer (Broncos)

Twenty-two
Daly

Cherry-Evans (Sea Eagles)

Twenty-one

Jamie Soward (Dragons)

Twenty
-

Nineteen
-

Eighteen
Robbie Farah (Tigers), Kurt Gidley (Knights), Trent Hodkinson (Bulldogs)

Seventeen

Glenn Stewart (Sea Eagles)

Sixteen
Kieran Foran (Sea Eagles), Josh McCrone (Raiders), Jarrod Mullen (Knights), Brett Stewart (Sea Eagles)

Fifteen
Kevin Locke (Warriors), Corey Parker (Broncos), Luke Walsh (Panthers)

Fourteen
Jarryd Hayne (Eels)

Thirteen
William Hopoate (Sea Eagles), Jamie Lyon (Sea Eagles)

Twelve
Ben Barba (Bulldogs), Akuila Uate (Knights)

Eleven
Luke Burt (Eels)

Ten
Petero Civoniceva (Panthers), Nathan Gardner (Sharks), Mark Gasnier (Dragons), Luke Lewis (Panthers), Jason Nightingale (Dragons), Mitchell Pearce (Roosters), Matt Srama (Titans)

Nine
Jake Friend (Roosters), William Zillman (Titans)

Eight
Braith

Anasta (Roosters), Ben Creagh (Dragons), Nathan Merritt (Rabbitohs), Kevin Procter (Storm)

Seven
Matt Cooper (Dragons), Blake Ferguson (Raiders), Nathan Hindmarsh (Eels), Josh Hoffman (Broncos), Issac Luke (Rabbitohs), Josh McGuire (Broncos), Scott Prince (Titans), David Taylor (Rabbitohs), Jharal Yow Yeh (Broncos)

Six

Alex Glenn (Broncos), Phil Graham (Roosters), Jamal Idris (Bulldogs), Frank Pritchard (Bulldogs), Jack Reed (Broncos), David Simmons (Panthers), David Stagg (Bulldogs)

Five
Greg

Bird (Titans), Darius Boyd (Dragons), Lachlan Coote (Panthers), Joel Edwards (Knights), Chris Heighington (Tigers), Aaron Heremaia (Warriors), Justin Hodges (Broncos), Lance Hohaia (Warriors), Shaun Johnson (Warriors), Micheal Luck (Warriors), Feleti Mateo (Warriors), Anthony Minichiello (Roosters), Tariq Sims (Cowboys), Ryan Stig (Knights), Sam Thaiday (Broncos), Gareth Widdop (Storm)

Four
Blake Ayshford (Tigers), Maurice Blair (Storm), Preston Campbell (Titans), Gavin Cooper (Cowboys), Jarrod Croker (Raiders), Luke Douglas (Sharks), Shaun Fensom (Raiders), 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), Josh Morris (Bulldogs), Jeff Robson (Eels), Beau Scott (Dragons), John Sutton (Rabbitohs), Aiden Tolman (Bulldogs), Chad Townsend (Sharks), Manu Vatuvei (Warriors), Rhys Wesser (Rabbitohs)

Three
Luke Bailey (Titans), Todd Carney (Roosters), Neville Costigan (Knights), Richard Fa'aoso (Knights), Kalifa Fai-Fai Loa (Cowboys), Dylan Farrell (Rabbitohs), Liam Fulton (Tigers), Dane Gagai (Broncos), Michael Gordon (Panthers), Wade Graham (Sharks), Ryan Hinchcliffe (Storm), Krisnan Inu (Warriors), Kevin Kingston (Panthers), Chris Lawrence (Tigers), Jacob Lillyman (Warriors), Nathan Massey (Raiders), Peter Mata'utia (Knights), Tim Moltzen (Tigers), Brett Morris (Dragons), Nate Myles (Roosters), Josh Papalii (Raiders), Andrew Ryan (Bulldogs), Matt Scott (Cowboys), James Segeyaro (Cowboys), Jeremy Smith (Sharks), Kade Snowden (Sharks), Jason Taumalolo (Cowboys), Steve Turner (Bulldogs), Peter Wallace (Broncos) Jared Waerea-Hargreaves (Roosters), Sam Williams (Raiders), Dean Young (Dragons)

Two
Mitchell

Allgood (Eels), Gerard Beale (Broncos), 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), Chris Hicks (Eels), Ben Hunt (Broncos), Greg Inglis (Rabbitohs), Ben Jones (Cowboys), Taniela Lasalo (Eels), Adam MacDougall (Knights), Reni Maitua (Eels), Steve Matai (Sea Eagles), Andrew McCullough (Broncos), Wade McKinnon (Tigers), Fui Fui Moi Moi (Eels), Daniel Mortimer (Eels), Dane Nielsen (Storm), Aaron Payne (Cowboys), Ben Pomeroy (Sharks), Matt Prior (Dragons), Josh Reynolds (Bulldogs), Michael Robertson (Sea Eagles), George Rose (Sea Eagles), Tom Symonds (Roosters), Elijah Taylor (Warriors), Joel Thompson (Raiders), Daniel Tolar (Knights), Bill Tupou (Warriors)

One
Blake Austin (Panthers), Adam Blair (Storm), Lewis Brown (Warriors), Michael Crocker (Rabbitohs), Isaac de Gois (Knights), Gareth Ellis (Tigers), Joe Galuvao (Sea Eagles), Isaac Gordon (Sharks), Beau Henry (Knights), Kris Keating (Bulldogs), Albert Kelly (Sharks), Timoteo Lafai (Bulldogs), Casey McGuire (Eels), James McManus (Knights), Steve Michaels (Titans), Stewart Mills (Sharks), Mark Minichiello (Titans), Corey Payne (Bulldogs), Joel Reddy (Eels), Ben Ross (Rabbitohs), Jason Ryles (Roosters), Junior Sau (Knights), Nafe Seluni (Panthers), Brad Takairangi (Roosters), Dane Tilse (Raiders), Anthony Tupou (Sharks), Lote Tuqiri (Tigers)

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