Tuesdays Expert Wrap - Round 26

Brisbane Broncos 19 defeated Penrith Panthers 12
National Rugby League - Round 26 - Friday August 31, 2012 7:45pm
Venue: Suncorp Stadium
Crowd: 35,187
Halftime: Brisbane Broncos 0 Penrith Panthers 6

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Peter Wallace (1 Try, 2 Conversions, 1 Field Goal)
2 Points - Justin Hodges
1 Point - Lachlan Coote (1 Try)

Tries: Peter Wallace, Alex Glenn, Ben Te'o
Field Goals: Peter Wallace (1/1)
Conversions: Peter Wallace (2/2), Corey Norman (1/1)

Tries: Lachlan Coote, Josh Mansour
Conversions: Luke Walsh (2/2)

'Broncos do it tough but get the win, make finals'

Newcastle Knights 6 were defeated by South Sydney Rabbitohs 18
National Rugby League - Round 26 - Friday August 31, 2012 7:45pm
Venue: Hunter Stadium
Crowd: 24,127
Halftime: Newcastle Knights 6 South Sydney Rabbitohs 12

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - John Sutton (1 Try)
2 Points - Greg Inglis (1 Try)
1 Point - Sam Burgess

Tries: Darius Boyd
Conversions: Tyrone Roberts (1/1)

Tries: Roy Asotasi, John Sutton, Greg Inglis
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (3/3)

'Souths secure top four finish'

Gold Coast Titans 16 were defeated by Manly Sea Eagles 24
National Rugby League - Round 26 - Saturday September 1, 2012 5:30pm
Venue: Skilled Park
Crowd: 14,927
Halftime: Gold Coast Titans 4 Manly Sea Eagles 18

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Kieran Foran (1 Try)
2 Points - Brett Stewart (1 Try)
1 Point - Aidan Sezer

Tries: Beau Falloon, Kevin Gordon (2)
Conversions: Scott Prince (2/3)

Tries: Matt Ballin, Brett Stewart, Kieran Foran, Jorge Taufua
Conversions: Jamie Lyon (4/4)

'Manly consolidate fourth spot; Titans' farewell soured'

Canterbury Bulldogs 42 defeated Sydney Roosters 10
National Rugby League - Round 26 - Saturday September 1, 2012 7:30pm
Venue: ANZ Stadium
Crowd: 23,391
Halftime: Canterbury Bulldogs 18 Sydney Roosters 10

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - James Graham
2 Points - Krisnan Inu (7 Conversions)
1 Point - Josh Jackson (3 Tries)

Tries: Frank Pritchard, Kris Keating, Ben Barba, Josh Morris, Josh Jackson (3)
Conversions: Krisnan Inu (7/7)

Tries: Anthony Minichiello, Tautau Moga
Conversions: Braith Anasta (1/2)

'Bulldogs thrash Roosters to take out minor premiership'

Wests Tigers 6 were defeated by Melbourne Storm 26
National Rugby League - Round 26 - Saturday September 1, 2012 7:30pm
Venue: Leichhardt Oval
Crowd:  10,834
Halftime: Wests Tigers 6 Melbourne Storm 10

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Sisa Waqa (1 Try)
2 Points - Cooper Cronk
1 Point - Bryan Norrie (1 Try)

Tries: Benji Marshall
Conversions: Benji Marshall (1/1)

Tries: Ryan Hoffman, Bryan Norrie, Sika Manu, Kevin Proctor, Sisa Waqa
Conversions: Cameron Smith (3/4), Gareth Widdop (0/1)

'Storm easily account for toothless Tigers'

New Zealand Warriors 22 were defeated by Canberra Raiders 42
National Rugby League - Round 26 - Sunday September 2, 2012 2:00pm
Venue: Mt Smart Stadium
Crowd: 11,455
Halftime: New Zealand Warriors Canberra Raiders

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

Tries: Manu Vatuvei (2), Ben Matulino, Pita Godinet
Conversions: James Maloney (1/1), Ben Henry (2/3)

Tries: Shaun Berrigan, Reece Robinson (2), Shaun Fensom, Blake Ferguson (2), Josh Papalii
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (6/7)
Penalty Goals: Jarrod Croker (1/1)

'Raiders race Warriors down'

Cronulla Sutherland Sharks 22 were defeated by North Queensland Cowboys 36
National Rugby League - Round 26 - Sunday September 2, 2012 3:00pm
Venue: Toyota Stadium
Crowd: 16,829
Halftime: Cronulla Sutherland Sharks 12 North Queensland Cowboys 18

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Brent Tate (1 Try)
2 Points - Jason Taumalolo (1 Try)
1 Point - Todd Carney (3 Conversions)

Tries: Paul Gallen, Colin Best, Isaac De Gois, Andrew Fifita
Conversions: Todd Carney (3/4)

Tries: Brent Tate, Ashley Graham (2), Gavin Cooper, Jason Taumalolo, James Segeyaro
Field Goals: Johnathan Thurston (0/1)
Conversions: Johnathan Thurston (5/6)
Penalty Goals: Johnathan Thurston (1/1)

'Cowboys crush Sharks' home finals hopes'

Parramatta Eels 8 were defeated by St George Illawarra Dragons 29
National Rugby League - Round 26 - Sunday September 2, 2012 6:30pm
Venue: ANZ Stadium
Crowd: 45,863
Halftime: Parramatta Eels 6 St George Illawarra Dragons 8

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Jamie Soward (1 Try, 2 Conversions, 1 Field Goal)
2 Points - Dan Hunt (1 Try)
1 Point - Jake Mullaney

Tries: Ryan Morgan
Conversions: Luke Burt (1/1)
Penalty Goals: Nathan Hindmarsh (1/1)

Tries: Matt Cooper, Ben Hornby, Jamie Soward, Brett Morris, Dan Hunt, Bronx Goodwin
Field Goals: Jamie Soward (1/1)
Conversions: Jamie Soward (2/6)

'Dragons send their legends out winners'

(includes votes from all NRL fixtures, the ANZAC Test, City v Country and State of Origin games)

Twenty-nine Points
Johnathan Thurston (Cowboys/Australia/Queensland)

Twenty-eight Points
Cooper Cronk (Storm/Queensland), Adam Reynolds (Rabbitohs)

Twenty-seven Points

Twenty-six Points

Jarrod Mullen (Knights), Billy Slater (Storm/Queensland)

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

Twenty-four Points
Ben Barba (Bulldogs)

Twenty-three Points
Matt Bowen (Cowboys), Benji Marshall (Tigers)

Twenty-two Points
Scott Prince (Titans)

Twenty-one Points

Twenty Points

Paul Gallen (Sharks), Greg Inglis (Rabbitohs/Queensland), Josh Reynolds (Bulldogs)

Nineteen Points

Cameron Smith (Storm/Australia)

Eighteen Points


Seventeen Points
Jarryd Hayne (Eels/New South Wales), Josh McCrone (Raiders), Brett Stewart (Sea Eagles), Peter Wallace (Broncos)

Sixteen Points

Todd Carney (Sharks/Country/New South Wales), James Maloney (Warriors), Jamie Soward (Dragons)

Fifteen Points

Fourteen Points
Luke Bailey (Titans), Luke Walsh (Panthers)

Thirteen Points
Daly Cherry-Evans (Sea Eagles), Issac Luke (Rabbitohs)

Twelve Points
Lachlan Coote (Country/Panthers), Robbie Farah (Tigers/New South Wales), Ben Hannant (Broncos)

Eleven Points
Danny Buderus (Knights), Krisnan Inu (Bulldogs), David Taylor (Rabbitohs)

Ten Points
Kieran Foran (Sea Eagles), James Graham (Bulldogs), Jamie Lyon (Sea Eagles), Mitchell Pearce (Roosters), Reece Robinson (Raiders), Chris Sandow (Eels)

Nine Points
Nathan Hindmarsh (Eels), Aidan Sezer (Titans), John Sutton (Rabbitohs), Brent Tate (Cowboys/Queensland)

Eight Points
Sam Burgess (Rabbitohs), Josh Dugan (Raiders), Andrew McCullough (Broncos), Jeff Robson (Sharks), Beau Ryan (Tigers), Tony Williams (Sea Eagles)

Seven Points

Jarrod Croker (Raiders), Anthony Minichiello (Roosters), Brett Morris (Dragons), Josh Morris (Bulldogs), Nate Myles (Titans/Queensland), Jason Nightingale (Dragons), James Tamou (Cowboys), Jared Waerea-Hargreaves (Roosters)

Six Points
Greg Bird (Titans), Alex Glenn (Broncos), Justin Hodges (Broncos), Michael Jennings (Panthers), Luke Lewis (Panthers), Kane Linnett (Cowboys), Josh McGuire (Broncos), Aaron Woods (Tigers)

Five Points
Wade Graham (Sharks), Konrad Hurrell (Warriors), Steve Matai (Sea Eagles), Trent Merrin (Dragons), Nathan Merritt (Rabbitohs), Josh Papalii (Raiders), Corey Parker (Broncos), Glenn Stewart (Sea Eagles), Jason Taumalolo (Cowboys)

Four Points
Colin Best (Sharks), Darius Boyd (Knights), Jason Bukuya (Sharks), Sandor Earl (Raiders), Andew Fifita (Sharks), Bryce Gibbs (Sharks), Ryan Hinchcliffe (Storm), Josh Hoffman (Broncos), Sam Kasiano (Bulldogs), Shaun Kenny-Dowall (Roosters), Kevin Kingston (Panthers), Brent Kite (Sea Eagles), Kevin Locke (Warriors), Todd Lowrie (Storm), David Mead (Titans), Kevin Naiqama (Knights), Corey Norman (Broncos), Timana Tahu (Knights), Akuila Uate (Knights), Gareth Widdop (Storm)

Three Points
Blake Austin (Panthers), Travis Burns (Panthers), Terry Campese (Raiders), Will Chambers (Storm), Ben Creagh (Dragons), Michael Ennis (Bulldogs), Shaun Fenson (Raiders), Nathan Fien (Dragons), Liam Fulton (Tigers), Tim Grant (Panthers), Trent Hodkinson (Bulldogs), Ryan Hoffman (Storm), Chris Houstan (Knights), Dan Hunt (Dragons), Justin Hunt (Rabbitohs), Martin Kennedy (Roosters), Edrick Lee (Raiders), Jacob Lillyman (Warriors), Reni Maitua (Eels), Willie Mason (Knights), Steve Michaels (Titans), 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), David Shillington (Raiders), Ashton Sims (Cowboys), Matt Srama (Titans), Brad Takairangi (Roosters), Brad Tighe (Panthers), Dane Tilse (Raiders), Chad Townsend (Sharks), Daniel Tupou (Roosters), Sisa Waqa (Storm), Antonio Winterstein (Cowboys), William Zillman (Titans)

Two Points

Anasta (Roosters),

Shaun Berrigan (Raiders), Petero Civoniceva (Broncos), Gavin Cooper (Cowboys), Isaac de Gois (Sharks), Tyson Frizell (Sharks), Michael Gordon (Panthers), Ben Henry (Warriors), Ben Horndy (Dragons), Simon Mannering (Warriors), Ben Matulino (Warriors), Sam McKendry (Panthers), Michael Morgan (Cowboys), Ryan Morgan (Eels), Bryan Norrie (Storm), Anthony Quinn (Storm), Matt Scott (Cowboys), Tariq Sims (City), Ken Sio (Eels), Kade Snowden (Knights), David Stagg (Bulldogs), Nathan Stapleton (Sharks), Jorge Taufua (Sea Eagles), Aiden Tolman (Bulldogs), 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
Leeson Ah Mau (Dragons), Adam

Blair (Tigers), Jamie Buhrer (Sea Eagles), Luke Burt (Eels), Justin Carney (Roosters), Boyd Cordner (Roosters), Michael Crocker (Rabbitohs), Greg Eastwood (Bulldogs), Gareth Ellis (Tigers), Jake Friend (Roosters), Matt Gillett (Broncos), Aiden Guerra (Roosters), Dane Halatau (Bulldogs), Josh Jackson (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), Jake Mullaney (Tigers), Ben

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

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