Tuesdays Expert Wrap - Round 21

Sydney Roosters 16 were defeated by Gold Coast Titans 36
National Rugby League - Round 21 - Friday July 27, 2012 7:45pm
Venue: Allianz Stadium
Crowd: 8,134
Halftime: Sydney Roosters 10 Gold Coast Titans 12

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Scott Prince (1 Try, 5 Conversions, 1 Penalty Goal)
2 Points - Luke Bailey
1 Point - Nate Myles

SYDNEY ROOSTERS (16)
Tries: Mitchell Pearce, Mitchell Aubusson, Tinirau Arona
Conversions: Braith Anasta (2/3)

GOLD COAST TITANS (36)
Tries: Scott Prince, Beau Falloon, Jamal Idris, William Zillman (2), Matt Srama
Conversions: Scott Prince (5/6)
Penalty Goals: Scott Prince (1/1)

'Titans ridicule Roosters'


St George Illawarra Dragons 26 defeated Melbourne Storm 18
National Rugby League - Round 21 - Friday July 27, 2012 7:45pm
Venue: WIN Stadium, Wollongong
Crowd: 11,477
Halftime: St George Illawarra Dragons 18 Melbourne Storm 12

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Brett Morris (3 Tries)
2 Points - Nathan Fien
1 Point - Trent Merrin (1 Try)

ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS (26)
Tries: Brett Morris (3), Beau Scott, Trent Merrin
Conversions: Chase Stanley (3/5)

MELBOURNE STORM (18)
Tries: Will Chambers, Kevin Proctor, Ryan Hinchcliffe
Conversions: Cameron Smith (3/3)

'Dragons dominant as Storm suffer fifth straight loss'


Canterbury Bulldogs 32 defeated North Queensland Cowboys 18
National Rugby League - Round 21 - Saturday July 28, 2012 5:30pm
Venue: ANZ Stadium
Crowd: 15,650
Halftime: Canterbury Bulldogs 18 North Queensland Cowboys 6

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Ben Barba (3 Tries)
2 Points - Josh Reynolds
1 Point - James Graham

Canterbury Bulldogs (32)
Tries: Krisnan Inu, Ben Barba (3), Sam Perrett
Conversions: Krisnan Inu (5/5)
Penalty Goals: Krisnan Inu (1/1)

North Queensland Cowboys (18)
Tries: Johnathan Thurston, Antonio Winterstein, Kane Linnett
Conversions: Johnathan Thurston (3/3)

'Barba's Bulldogs defeat Cowboys'


Cronulla Sutherland Sharks 20 were defeated by Penrith Panthers 21
National Rugby League - Round 21 - Saturday July 28, 2012 7:30pm
Venue: Toyota Stadium
Crowd: 7,848
Halftime: Cronulla Sutherland Sharks 10 Penrith Panthers 6

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Luke Walsh (2 Conversions, 1 Field Goal)
2 Points - Lachlan Coote (2 Tries)
1 Point - Jeremy Smith

CRONULLA SUTHERLAND SHARKS (20)
Tries: Jeff Robson, Ricky Leutele (2), Tyson Frizell
Field Goals: Chad Townsend (0/1)
Conversions: Chad Townsend (2/4)

PENRITH PANTHERS (21)
Tries: Michael Jennings, Lachlan Coote (2), Matt Robinson
Field Goals: Luke Walsh (1/1)
Conversions: Luke Walsh (2/4)

'Panthers win in golden point'


Manly Sea Eagles 24 defeated New Zealand Warriors 22
National Rugby League - Round 21 - Saturday July 28, 2012 7:30pm
Venue: Patersons Stadium, Subiaco WA
Crowd: 20,095
Halftime: Manly Sea Eagles 6 New Zealand Warriors 18

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Daly Cherry-Evans (2 Tries)
2 Points - Kieran Foran (1 Try)
1 Point - Shaun Johnson (1 Try)

MANLY SEA EAGLES (24)
Tries: David Williams, Kieran Foran, Daly Cherry-Evans (2), Jorge Taufua
Conversions: Jamie Lyon (2/5)

NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS (22)
Tries: Manu Vatuvei, Lewis Brown, Kevin Locke, Shaun Johnson
Conversions: James Maloney (3/4)

'Manly celebrate as Warriors blow another lead'


Canberra Raiders 6 were defeated by Newcastle Knights 36
National Rugby League - Round 21 - Sunday July 29, 2012 2:00pm
Venue: Canberra Stadium
Crowd: 10,260
Halftime: Canberra Raiders 0 Newcastle Knights 12

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Kevin Naiqama (2 Tries)
2 Points - Tyrone Roberts (1 Try, 5 Conversions, 1 Penalty Goal)
1 Point - Alex McKinnon

CANBERRA RAIDERS (6)
Tries: Blake Ferguson
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (1/1)

NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS (36)
Tries: Darius Boyd, Akuila Uate, Kevin Naiqama (2), Tyrone Roberts, Robbie Rochow
Conversions: Tyrone Roberts (5/6)
Penalty Goals: Tyrone Roberts (1/1)

'Exciting Knights put Canberra to the sword'


South Sydney Rabbitohs 32 defeated Wests Tigers 6
National Rugby League - Round 21 - Sunday July 29, 2012 3:00pm
Venue: ANZ Stadium
Crowd: 29,863
Halftime: South Sydney Rabbitohs 20 Wests Tigers 0

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - John Sutton
2 Points - Adam Reynolds (5 Conversions, 1 Penalty Goal)
1 Point - Sam Burgess

South Sydney Rabbitohs (32)
Tries: Nathan Merritt, Jason Clark, Dylan Farrell, Nathan Peats (2)
Field Goals: Adam Reynolds (0/1)
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (5/5)
Penalty Goals: Adam Reynolds (1/1)

Wests Tigers (6)
Tries: Benji Marshall
Conversions: Benji Marshall (1/1)

'Scintilating Souths seal finals berth'


Brisbane Broncos 22 were defeated by Parramatta Eels 42
National Rugby League - Round 21 - Monday July 30, 2012 7:00pm
Venue: Suncorp Stadium
Crowd: 22,626
Halftime: Brisbane Broncos 6 Parramatta Eels 30

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Reni Maitua
2 Points - Chris Sandow (1 Try)
1 Point - Fuifui Moimoi (1 Try)

Brisbane Broncos (22)
Tries: Andrew McCullough, Luke Capewell, Corey Norman, Lachlan Maranta
Conversions: Peter Wallace (3/3), Corey Norman (0/1)

Parramatta Eels (42)
Tries: Luke Burt, Fuifui Moimoi, Justin Poore, Chris Sandow (2), Nathan Smith, Ken Sio
Conversions: Luke Burt (7/7)

'Resugent Eels claim Brisbane scalp'


LEAGUEUNLIMITED.COM PLAYER OF THE YEAR LEADERBOARD
(includes votes from all NRL fixtures, the ANZAC Test, City v Country and State of Origin games)

Twenty-six Points

Adam Reynolds (Rabbitohs)

Twenty-five Points
Shaun Johnson (Warriors/New Zealand)

Twenty-four Points
-


Twenty-three Points
Jarrod Mullen (Knights)

Twenty-two Points
-

Twenty-one Points
Ben Barba (Bulldogs)

Twenty Points

Benji Marshall (Tigers), Scott Prince (Titans), Billy Slater (Storm/Queensland), Johnathan Thurston (Cowboys/Australia/Queensland)

Nineteen Points

Matt Bowen (Cowboys), Cooper Cronk (Storm/Queensland)

Eighteen Points

Cameron Smith (Storm/Australia)

Seventeen Points
Jarryd Hayne (Eels/New South Wales), Josh Reynolds (Bulldogs)

Sixteen Points
-


Fifteen Points
Greg Inglis (Rabbitohs/Queensland), James Maloney (Warriors)

Fourteen Points
Luke Bailey (Titans), Peter Wallace (Broncos)

Thirteen Points
Paul Gallen (Sharks), Issac Luke (Rabbitohs)

Twelve Points
Todd Carney (Sharks/Country/New South Wales), Daly Cherry-Evans (Sea Eagles), Ben Hannant (Broncos), Jamie Soward (Dragons)

Eleven Points
Danny Buderus (Knights), Luke Walsh (Panthers)

Ten Points
David Taylor (Rabbitohs)

Nine Points
Jamie Lyon (Sea Eagles), Chris Sandow (Eels)

Eight Points
Lachlan Coote (Country/Panthers), Robbie Farah (Tigers/New South Wales), Andrew McCullough (Broncos), Jeff Robson (Sharks), Beau Ryan (Tigers), Aidan Sezer (Titans), Tony Williams (Sea Eagles)

Seven Points

Sam Burgess (Rabbitohs), Jarrod Croker (Raiders), James Graham (Bulldogs), Anthony Minichiello (Roosters), Brett Morris (Dragons), Josh Morris (Bulldogs), Mitchell Pearce (Roosters), Brett Stewart (Sea Eagles)

Six Points
Greg Bird (Titans), Josh Dugan (Raiders), Nathan Hindmarsh (Eels), Luke Lewis (Panthers), Kane Linnett (Cowboys), Josh McGuire (Broncos), Reece Robinson (Raiders)

Five Points

Alex Glenn (Broncos), Wade Graham (Sharks), Konrad Hurrell (Warriors), Steve Matai (Sea Eagles), Trent Merrin (Dragons), Nate Myles (Titans/Queensland), Jason Nightingale (Dragons), Josh Papalii (Raiders), Corey Parker (Broncos), James Tamou (Cowboys), Brent Tate (Cowboys/Queensland)

Four Points
Colin Best (Sharks), Jason Bukuya (Sharks), Bryce Gibbs (Sharks), Josh Hoffman (Broncos), Krisnan Inu (Bulldogs), Michael Jennings (Panthers), Sam Kasiano (Bulldogs), Kevin Locke (Warriors), Todd Lowrie (Storm), Josh McCrone (Raiders), Corey Norman (Broncos), Timana Tahu (Knights), Akuila Uate (Knights), Jared Waerea-Hargreaves (Roosters), Gareth Widdop (Storm), Aaron Woods (Tigers)

Three Points
Blake Austin (Panthers), Travis Burns (Panthers), Terry Campese (Raiders), Will Chambers (Storm), Michael Ennis (Bulldogs), Nathan Fien (Dragons), Andew Fifita (Sharks), Liam Fulton (Tigers), Tim Grant (Panthers), Trent Hodkinson (Bulldogs), Chris Houstan (Knights), Justin Hunt (Rabbitohs), Martin Kennedy (Roosters), Shaun Kenny-Dowall (Roosters), Brent Kite (Sea Eagles), Edrick Lee (Raiders), Jacob Lillyman (Warriors), Reni Maitua (Eels), David Mead (Titans), Nathan Merritt (Rabbitohs), Tim Moltzen (Tigers), Daniel Mortimer (Roosters), Kevin Naiqama (Knights), Dane Nielsen (Storm), Frank-Paul Nuuausala (Roosters), Matt Prior (Dragons), Frank Pritchard (Bulldogs), Tyrone Roberts (Knights), Beau Scott (Dragons), James Segeyaro (Cowboys), Ashton Sims (Cowboys), Matt Srama (Titans), John Sutton (Rabbitohs), Brad Takairangi (Roosters), Jason Taumalolo (Cowboys), Dane Tilse (Raiders), Chad Townsend (Sharks), Antonio Winterstein (Cowboys), William Zillman (Titans)

Two Points
Braith

Anasta (Roosters), Darius Boyd (Knights), Shaun Berrigan (Raiders), Petero Civoniceva (Broncos), Gavin Cooper (Cowboys), Isaac de Gois (Sharks), Sandor Earl (Raiders), Ben Henry (Warriors), Ryan Hinchcliffe (Storm), Justin Hodges (Broncos), Ryan Hoffman (Storm), Ben Horndy (Dragons), Kevin Kingston (Panthers), Simon Mannering (Warriors), Willie Mason (Knights), Ben Matulino (Warriors), Sam McKendry (Panthers), Anthony Quinn (Storm), Ben Roberts (Eels), Tariq Sims (City), Ken Sio (Eels), Kade Snowden (Knights), David Stagg (Bulldogs), Nathan Stapleton (Sharks), Brad Tighe (Panthers), Etu Uaisele (Panthers), Daniel Vidot (Dragons), Dean Whare (Sea Eagles), Jack Wighton (Raiders), Jonathan Wright (Bulldogs), Matthew Wright (Sharks), Dean Young (Dragons)

One Point
Adam

Blair (Tigers), Jamie Buhrer (Sea Eagles), Justin Carney (Roosters), Boyd Cordner (Roosters), Michael Crocker (Rabbitohs), Greg Eastwood (Bulldogs), Shaun Fenson (Raiders), Kieran Foran (Sea Eagles), Jake Friend (Roosters), Matt Gillett (Broncos), Aiden Guerra (Roosters), Dane Halatau (Bulldogs), Luke Kelly (Eels), Jason King (Sea Eagles), Brenton Lawrence (Titans), Joseph Leilua (Roosters), Feleti Mateo (Warriors), Alex McKinnon (Knights), Fui Fui Moi Moi (Eels), Ben

Murdoch-Masila (Tigers), Justin O'Neill (Storm), Nathan Peats (Rabbitohs), Jordan Rankin (Titans), Ben Ross (Sharks), Matt Scott (Cowboys), Curtis Sironen (Tigers), Jeremy Smith (Sharks), Kyle Stanley (Dragons), Glenn Stewart (Sea Eagles), Jorge Taufua (Sea Eagles), Joel Thompson (Raiders), Ray Thompson (Cowboys), Manu Vatuvei (Warriors), Anthony Watmough (Sea Eagles), David Williams (Sea Eagles)


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