Tuesdays Expert Wrap - Round Twelve

Queensland 16 defeated New South Wales 12
State of Origin - State of Origin I - Wednesday May 25, 2011 8:00pm
Venue: Suncorp Stadium
Crowd: 52,144
Halftime: Queensland 6 New South Wales 0

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Johnathan Thurston (1 Try, 2 Conversions)
2 Points - Cameron Smith
1 Point - Matthew Scott

QUEENSLAND (16)
Tries: Billy Slater, Johnathan Thurston, Jharal Yow Yeh
Conversions: Johnathan Thurston (2/3)
Penalty Goals: Johnathan Thurston (0/1)

NEW SOUTH WALES (12)
Tries: Mitchell Pearce, Michael Jennings
Conversions: Jamie Soward (2/2)

'Maroons scrape home'

Manly Sea Eagles 34 defeated Brisbane Broncos 10
National Rugby League - Round 12 - Friday May 27, 2011 7:00pm
Venue: Suncorp Stadium
Crowd: 32,283 (Double Header with Bulldogs v Titans)
Halftime: Manly Sea Eagles 4 Brisbane Broncos 10

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

MANLY SEA EAGLES (34)
Tries: Jamie Lyon, Tony Williams, William Hopoate (2), Daly Cherry-Evans (2)
Conversions: Jamie Lyon (5/6)

BRISBANE BRONCOS (10)
Tries: Ben Te'o
Conversions: Corey Parker (1/1)
Penalty Goals: Corey Parker (2/2)

'Sea Eagles breeze past Broncos'

Canterbury Bulldogs 28 defeated Gold Coast Titans 6

National Rugby League - Round 12 - Friday May 27, 2011 8:45pm
Venue: Suncorp Stadium
Crowd: 32,283
Halftime: Canterbury Bulldogs 16 Gold Coast Titans 0

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Andrew Ryan
2 Points - Matt Srama
1 Point - Michael Ennis

CANTERBURY BULLDOGS (28)
Tries: Frank Pritchard (2), Steve Turner, Josh Morris
Conversions: Steve Turner (3/4)
Penalty Goals: Steve Turner (3/3)

GOLD COAST TITANS (6)
Tries: Scott Prince
Conversions: Scott Prince (1/1)

'Resurgent Bulldogs thump Titans'


Newcastle Knights 8 defeated Parramatta Eels 6
National Rugby League - Round 12 - Saturday May 28, 2011 5:30pm
Venue: Ausgrid Stadium
Crowd: 18,723
Halftime: Newcastle Knights 6 Parramatta Eels 0

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Joel Edwards 
2 Points - Akuila Uate
1 Point - Casey McGuire (1 Try)

Newcastle Knights (8)
Tries: Wes Naiqama
Conversions: Kurt Gidley (1/1)
Penalty Goals: Kurt Gidley (1/1)

Parramatta Eels (6)
Tries: Casey McGuire
Conversions: Luke Burt (1/1)

'A history repeating Knight of rain'

North Queensland Cowboys 20 defeated Sydney Roosters 6
National Rugby League - Round 12 - Saturday May 28, 2011 7:30pm
Venue: Dairy Farmers Stadium
Crowd: 13,335
Halftime: North Queensland Cowboys 8 Sydney Roosters 0

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Johnathan Thurston (1 Try, 3 Conversions, 1 Penalty Goal)
2 Points - Matt Bowen
1 Point - Tariq Sims

NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS (20)
Tries: Johnathan Thurston, Glenn Hall, James Tamou
Conversions: Johnathan Thurston (3/3)
Penalty Goals: Johnathan Thurston (1/1)

SYDNEY ROOSTERS (6)
Tries: Frank-Paul Nuuausala
Conversions: Braith Anasta (1/1)

'Cowboys defeat error-riddled Roosters'


Melbourne Storm 14 defeated Cronulla Sutherland Sharks 8
National Rugby League - Round 12 - Sunday May 29, 2011 2:00pm
Venue: AAMI Park, Melbourne
Crowd: 9,733
Halftime: Melbourne Storm 0 Cronulla Sutherland Sharks 0

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Cameron Smith (2 Conversions, 1 Penalty Goal)
2 Points - Billy Slater
1 Point - Paul Gallen

MELBOURNE STORM (14)
Tries: Sisa Waqa, Dane Nielsen
Conversions: Cameron Smith (2/2)
Penalty Goals: Cameron Smith (1/1)

CRONULLA SUTHERLAND SHARKS (8)
Tries: Isaac Gordon
Conversions: Scott Porter (1/1)
Penalty Goals: Scott Porter (1/1)

'Sloppy Storm outlast courageous Cronulla'


St George Illawarra Dragons 24 defeated Wests Tigers 18
National Rugby League - Round 12 - Sunday May 29, 2011 3:00pm
Venue: WIN Jubilee Oval, Kogarah
Crowd: 19,892
Halftime: St George Illawarra Dragons 20 Wests Tigers 6

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Mark Gasnier (1 Try)
2 Points - Robbie Farah
1 Point - Michael Weyman

ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS (24)
Tries: Matt Cooper, Mark Gasnier, Brett Morris, Jason Nightingale, Trent Merrin
Conversions: Jamie Soward (2/5)

WESTS TIGERS (18)
Tries: Matthew Utai, Tim Moltzen, Andrew Fifita
Conversions: Benji Marshall (3/3)

'Dragons hold on against fast finishing Tigers'

Penrith Panthers 22 defeated South Sydney Rabbitohs 10
National Rugby League - Round 12 - Monday May 30, 2011 7:00pm
Venue: Centrebet Stadium Penrith
Crowd: 5,703
Halftime: Penrith Panthers 16 South Sydney Rabbitohs 4

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Luke Lewis (1 Try)
2 Points - Kevin Kingston
1 Point - Petero Civoniceva

Penrith Panthers (22)
Tries: Luke Lewis, Trent Waterhouse, Adrian Purtell, Lachlan Coote
Conversions: Luke Walsh (3/4)

South Sydney Rabbitohs (10)
Tries: Issac Luke, James Roberts
Conversions: Chris Sandow (1/2)

'Penrith rule the scrap heap, taking down Souths in sloppy conditions'

LEAGUEUNLIMITED.COM PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2011

Twenty-nine Points
Johnathan Thurston (Cowboys)

Twenty-eight
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Twenty-seven
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Twenty-six
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Twenty-five
-

Twenty-four
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Twenty-three
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Twenty-two
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Twenty-one
-

Twenty
Billy Slater (Storm)

Nineteen
-

Eighteen
-

Seventeen
-

Sixteen
-

Fifteen
Paul Gallen (Sharks)

Fourteen
Jamie Soward (Dragons)

Thirteen
William Hopoate (Sea Eagles), Darren Lockyer (Broncos)

Twelve

Cooper Cronk (Storm), Benji Marshall (Tigers), Jarrod Mullen (Knights), Cameron Smith (Storm)

Eleven
Kieran Foran (Sea Eagles), Chris Sandow (Rabbitohs)

Ten
-

Nine
Ben Barba (Bulldogs), Matthew Bowen (Cowboys), Daly

Cherry-Evans (Sea Eagles), Robbie Farah (Tigers), Mark Gasnier (Dragons), Trent Hodkinson (Bulldogs), James Maloney (Warriors), William Zillman (Titans)

Eight
Ben Creagh (Dragons)

Seven
Blake Ferguson (Raiders), Kurt Gidley (Knights), Corey Parker (Broncos), Jharal Yow Yeh (Broncos)

Six

Luke Burt (Eels), Jamal Idris (Bulldogs), Luke Lewis (Panthers), Kevin Locke (Warriors), Josh McCrone (Raiders), Jason Nightingale (Dragons), Brett Stewart (Sea Eagles)

Five
Lance Hohaia (Warriors), Micheal Luck (Warriors), Glenn Stewart (Sea Eagles), Akuila Uate (Knights), Luke Walsh (Panthers)

Four
Gavin Cooper (Cowboys), Nathan Gardner (Sharks), Martin Kennedy (Roosters), Shaun Kenny-Dowall (Roosters), Robert Lui (Tigers), Jeff Robson (Eels), Beau Scott (Dragons), Rhys Wesser (Rabbitohs)

Three
Braith Anasta (Roosters), Greg

Bird (Titans), Petero Civoniceva (Panthers), Joel Edwards (Knights), Shaun Fensom (Raiders), Michael Gordon (Panthers), Jarryd Hayne (Eels), Ryan Hinchcliffe (Storm), Justin Hodges (Broncos), Krisnan Inu (Warriors), Kevin Kingston (Panthers), Jacob Lillyman (Warriors), David Mead (Titans), Mitchell Peace (Roosters), Kevin Procter (Storm), Andrew Ryan (Bulldogs), David Simmons (Panthers), Kade Snowden (Sharks), David Stagg (Bulldogs), David Taylor (Rabbitohs), Dean Young (Dragons)

Two
Luke Bailey (Titans), Simon Dwyer (Tigers), Nathan Fien (Dragons), Glen Fisiiahi (Warriors), Nathan Friend (Titans), Ben Hannant (Broncos), Ben Hunt (Broncos), Greg Inglis (Rabbitohs), Isaac Luke (Rabbitohs), Nathan Massey (Raiders), Wade McKinnon (Tigers), Nathan Merritt (Rabbitohs), Josh McGuire (Broncos), Fui Fui Moi Moi (Eels), Daniel Mortimer (Eels), Ben Pomeroy (Sharks), Frank Pritchard (Bulldogs), Jack Reed (Broncos), Michael Robertson (Sea Eagles), George Rose (Sea Eagles), Tariq Sims (Cowboys), Matt Srama (Titans), Tom Symonds (Roosters), Elijah Taylor (Warriors), Sam Thaiday (Broncos), Joel Thompson (Raiders), Daniel Tolar (Knights), Gareth Widdop (Storm)

One
Mitchell

Allgood (Eels), Gerard Beale (Broncos), Adam Blair (Storm), Lewis Brown (Warriors), Jamie Buhrer (Sea Eagles), Preston Campbell (Titans), Todd Carney (Roosters), Matt Cooper (Dragons), Lachlan Coote (Panthers), Neville Costigan (Knights), Matt Duffie (Storm), Michael Ennis (Bulldogs), Kalifa Fai-Fai Loa (Cowboys), Dylan Farrell (Rabbitohs), Matt Gillett (Broncos), Joe Galuvao (Sea Eagles), Beau Henry (Knights), Nathan Hindmarsh (Eels), Josh Hoffman (Broncos), Chris Houston (Knights), Dallas Johnson (Cowboys), Kris Keating (Bulldogs), Albert Kelly (Sharks), Timoteo Lafai (Bulldogs), Chris Lawrence (Tigers), Casey McGuire (Eels), James McManus (Knights), Trent Merrin (Dragons), Stewart Mills (Sharks), Mark Minichiello (Titans), Nate Myles (Roosters), Corey Payne (Bulldogs), Mitchell Pearce (Roosters), Scott Prince (Titans), Matt Prior (Dragons), Joel Reddy (Eels), Junior Sau (Knights), Matt Scott (Cowboys), Nafe Seluni (Panthers), Jeremy Smith (Sharks), John Sutton (Rabbitohs), Dane Tilse (Raiders), Aiden Tolman (Bulldogs), Anthony Tupou (Sharks), Michael Weyman (Dragons), Sam Williams (Raiders)


Toyota Cup Wrap for Round 12 can be found here, Queensland Intrust Super Cup Round 10 results can be found here, NSW Cup and Bundaberg Cup Round 12 results here and engage Super League XVI Round 15 results here.

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