Tuesdays Expert Wrap - Round 22

Sydney Roosters 26 defeated St George Illawarra Dragons 10
National Rugby League - Round 22 - Friday August 3, 2012 7:45pm
Venue: Allianz Stadium
Crowd: 12,580
Halftime: Sydney Roosters 12 St George Illawarra Dragons 0

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Mitchell Pearce (3 Tries)
2 Points - Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
1 Point - Jared Waerea-Hargreaves

Sydney Roosters (26)
Tries: Mitchell Pearce (3), Joseph Leilua
Conversions: Braith Anasta (4/4)
Penalty Goals: Braith Anasta (1/1)

St George Illawarra Dragons (10)
Tries: Ben Creagh, Matt Prior
Conversions: Ben Hornby (1/1), Chase Stanley (0/1)

'Roosters cause upset over Dragons'


Melbourne Storm 46 defeated Penrith Panthers 6
National Rugby League - Round 22 - Saturday August 4, 2012 3:30pm
Venue: AAMI Park
Crowd: 9,223
Halftime: Melbourne Storm 34 Penrith Panthers 0

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Cooper Cronk (2 Tries)
2 Points - Ryan Hinchcliffe
1 Point - Bryan Norrie

Melbourne Storm (46)
Tries: Cooper Cronk (2), Sika Manu, Sisa Waqa (2), Justin O'Neill (2), Jesse Bromwich
Conversions: Cameron Smith (7/8)

Penrith Panthers (6)
Tries: Matt Robinson
Conversions: Luke Walsh (1/1)

'Storm bounce back to form'


Newcastle Knights 10 were defeated by Canterbury Bulldogs 26
National Rugby League - Round 22 - Saturday August 4, 2012 5:30pm
Venue: Hunter Stadium
Crowd: 29,482
Halftime: Newcastle Knights 4 Canterbury Bulldogs 24

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Joel Romelo (1 Try)
2 Points - Krisnan Inu (4 Conversions, 1 Penalty Goal)
1 Point - Kevin Naiqama

NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS (10)
Tries: Akuila Uate (2)
Conversions: Tyrone Roberts (1/2)

CANTERBURY BULLDOGS (26)
Tries: Jonathan Wright (2), Joel Romelo, Josh Reynolds
Conversions: Krisnan Inu (4/4)
Penalty Goals: Krisnan Inu (1/1)

'Bulldogs defend all Knight to claim 10 in a row'


North Queensland Cowboys 6 were defeated by Manly Sea Eagles 8
National Rugby League - Round 22 - Saturday August 4, 2012 7:30pm
Venue: Dairy Farmers Stadium
Crowd: 14,401
Halftime: North Queensland Cowboys 0 Manly Sea Eagles 6

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 points - Kieran Foran
 (1 try)
2 points - James Tamou
1 point - Jorge Taufua

NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS (6)
Tries: Kane Linnett
Conversions: Johnathan Thurston (1/1)

MANLY SEA EAGLES (8)
Tries: Kieran Foran
Conversions: Jamie Lyon (1/1)
Penalty Goals: Jamie Lyon (1/1)

'Manly overcome wasteful Cowboys'


New Zealand Warriors 4 were defeated by Cronulla Sutherland Sharks 45
National Rugby League - Round 22 - Sunday August 5, 2012 12:00pm
Venue: Mt Smart Stadium
Crowd: 13,812
Halftime: New Zealand Warriors 4 Cronulla Sutherland Sharks 21

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Todd Carney (2 Tries, 6 Conversions, 1 Penalty Goal, 1 Field Goal)
2 Points - Paul Gallen
1 Point - Andrew Fifita (1 Try)

New Zealand Warriors (4)
Tries: Bill Tupou
Conversions: Ben Henry (0/1)

Cronulla Sutherland Sharks (45)
Tries: Todd Carney (2), John Williams (2), Jeff Robson, Andrew Fifita (2)
Field Goals: Todd Carney (1/1)
Conversions: Todd Carney (7/7)
Penalty Goals: Todd Carney (1/1)

'Sensational Sharks stun woeful Warriors'


Canberra Raiders 28 defeated Brisbane Broncos 12
National Rugby League - Round 22 - Sunday August 5, 2012 2:00pm
Venue: Canberra Stadium
Crowd: 9,850
Halftime: Canberra Raiders 4 Brisbane Broncos 6

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Josh McCrone
2 Points - Reece Robinson
1 Point - Alex Glenn (2 Tries)

CANBERRA RAIDERS (28)
Tries: Josh Dugan (2), Jarrod Croker, Travis Waddell, Shaun Fensom
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (4/5)

BRISBANE BRONCOS (12)
Tries: Alex Glenn (2)
Conversions: Peter Wallace (2/2)

'Raiders roll slumping Broncos'


Gold Coast Titans 18 were defeated by South Sydney Rabbitohs 22
National Rugby League - Round 22 - Sunday August 5, 2012 3:00pm
Venue: Skilled Park
Crowd: 20,187
Halftime: Gold Coast Titans 6 South Sydney Rabbitohs 10

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - John Sutton
2 Points - Scott Prince (3 Conversions)
1 Point - Dave Taylor

Gold Coast Titans (18)
Tries: Steve Michaels, Kevin Gordon, Aidan Sezer
Conversions: Scott Prince (3/3)

South Sydney Rabbitohs (22)
Tries: Dylan Farrell, Justin Hunt (2), Andrew Everingham
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (3/4)

'Souths deny gallant Gold Coast'


Wests Tigers 51 defeated Parramatta Eels 26
National Rugby League - Round 22 - Monday August 6, 2012 7:00pm
Venue: Campbelltown Sports Stadium
Crowd: 14,822
Halftime: Wests Tigers 18 Parramatta Eels 22

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Benji Marshall (7 Conversions, 1 Field Goal)
2 Points - Marika Koroibete (4 Tries)
1 Point - Ben Roberts (1 Try)

Wests Tigers (51)
Tries: Matthew Utai (2), Chris Heighington, Adam Blair, Tim Moltzen, Marika Koroibete (4)
Field Goals: Benji Marshall (1/1)
Conversions: Benji Marshall (7/9)

Parramatta Eels (26)
Tries: Ben Roberts, Taulima Tautai, Jake Mullaney (2), Ken Sio
Conversions: Luke Burt (3/5)

'Tigers win in try-scoring shoot out'


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
Benji Marshall (Tigers), Jarrod Mullen (Knights)

Twenty-two Points
Scott Prince (Titans)

Twenty-one Points
Ben Barba (Bulldogs), Cooper Cronk (Storm/Queensland)

Twenty Points

Billy Slater (Storm/Queensland), Johnathan Thurston (Cowboys/Australia/Queensland)

Nineteen Points

Matt Bowen (Cowboys)

Eighteen Points

Cameron Smith (Storm/Australia)

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

Sixteen Points
-


Fifteen Points
Todd Carney (Sharks/Country/New South Wales), Paul Gallen (Sharks), Greg Inglis (Rabbitohs/Queensland), James Maloney (Warriors)

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

Thirteen Points
 Issac Luke (Rabbitohs)

Twelve Points
Daly Cherry-Evans (Sea Eagles), Ben Hannant (Broncos), Jamie Soward (Dragons)

Eleven Points
Danny Buderus (Knights), David Taylor (Rabbitohs), Luke Walsh (Panthers)

Ten Points
Mitchell Pearce (Roosters)

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

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

Seven Points

Sam Burgess (Rabbitohs), Jarrod Croker (Raiders), James Graham (Bulldogs), Krisnan Inu (Bulldogs), Josh McCrone (Raiders), Anthony Minichiello (Roosters), Brett Morris (Dragons), Josh Morris (Bulldogs), Brett Stewart (Sea Eagles), James Tamou (Cowboys)

Six Points
Greg Bird (Titans), Josh Dugan (Raiders), Alex Glenn (Broncos), Nathan Hindmarsh (Eels), Luke Lewis (Panthers), Kane Linnett (Cowboys), Josh McGuire (Broncos), John Sutton (Rabbitohs)

Five Points
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), Brent Tate (Cowboys/Queensland), Jared Waerea-Hargreaves (Roosters)

Four Points
Colin Best (Sharks), Jason Bukuya (Sharks), Andew Fifita (Sharks), Kieran Foran (Sea Eagles), Bryce Gibbs (Sharks), Ryan Hinchcliffe (Storm), Josh Hoffman (Broncos), Michael Jennings (Panthers), Sam Kasiano (Bulldogs), Kevin Locke (Warriors), Todd Lowrie (Storm), Kevin Naiqama (Knights), Corey Norman (Broncos), Timana Tahu (Knights), Akuila Uate (Knights), 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), 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), Dane Nielsen (Storm), Frank-Paul Nuuausala (Roosters), Matt Prior (Dragons), Frank Pritchard (Bulldogs), Ben Roberts (Eels), Tyrone Roberts (Knights), Joel Romelo (Bulldogs), Beau Scott (Dragons), James Segeyaro (Cowboys), Ashton Sims (Cowboys), Matt Srama (Titans), 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), 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), Tariq Sims (City), Ken Sio (Eels), Kade Snowden (Knights), David Stagg (Bulldogs), Nathan Stapleton (Sharks), Jorge Taufua (Sea Eagles), Brad Tighe (Panthers), Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (Roosters), 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), Jake Friend (Roosters), Matt Gillett (Broncos), Aiden Guerra (Roosters), Dane Halatau (Bulldogs), Luke Kelly (Eels), Jason King (Sea Eagles), Marika Koroibete (Tigers), 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), Bryan Norrie (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), Joel Thompson (Raiders), Ray Thompson (Cowboys), Manu Vatuvei (Warriors), Anthony Watmough (Sea Eagles), David Williams (Sea Eagles)


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