Tuesdays Expert Wrap - Round Twenty-one

Manly Sea Eagles 12 were defeated by Wests Tigers 14
National Rugby League - Round 21 - Friday July 29, 2011 7:30pm
Venue: Bluetongue Stadium, Gosford
Crowd: 20,059
Halftime: Manly Sea Eagles 12 Wests Tigers 0

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Benji Marshall (1 Conversion)
2 Points - Chris Lawrence (1 Try)
1 Point - Brett Stewart (1 Try)

Manly Sea Eagles (12)
Tries: Matt Ballin, Brett Stewart
Conversions: Jamie Lyon (2/2)

Wests Tigers (14)
Tries: Chris Lawrence, Blake Ayshford, Robert Lui
Conversions: Benji Marshall (1/3)

'Critics watch as Tigers claim Manly'

Brisbane Broncos 46 defeated Cronulla Sutherland Sharks 16
National Rugby League - Round 21 - Friday July 29, 2011 7:30pm
Venue: Suncorp Stadium
Crowd: 24,164
Halftime: Brisbane Broncos Cronulla Sutherland Sharks

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Darren Lockyer
2 Points - Justin Hodges (3 Tries)
1 Point - Peter Wallace (1 Try, 1 Goal)

BRISBANE BRONCOS (46)
Tries: Justin Hodges (3), Matt Gillett, Peter Wallace, Jharal Yow Yeh, Ben Hannant, Jack Reed
Conversions: Corey Parker (6/7), Peter Wallace (1/1)

CRONULLA SUTHERLAND SHARKS (16)
Tries: Jeremy Smith, Matthew Wright, Chad Townsend
Conversions: Nathan Stapleton (2/3)

'No luck for Cronulla as Broncos' masterclass shines'


Sydney Roosters 32 defeated Canterbury Bulldogs 28
National Rugby League - Round 21 - Saturday July 30, 2011 5:30pm
Venue: Sydney Football Stadium
Crowd: 11,926
Halftime: Sydney Roosters 16 Canterbury Bulldogs 12

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Mitchell Pearce
2 Points - Aiden Guerra (2 Tries)
1 Point - Phil Graham

SYDNEY ROOSTERS (32)
Tries: Nate Myles, Sam Perrett, Aiden Guerra (2), Joseph Leilua
Conversions: Todd Carney (4/5)
Penalty Goals: Todd Carney (2/2)

CANTERBURY BULLDOGS (28)
Tries: Steve Turner, Ben Barba, Jonathan Wright, Joel Romelo, Timoteo Lafai
Conversions: Steve Turner (4/5)

'Roosters flying again: Bulldogs own worst enemy'


North Queensland Cowboys 30 defeated Penrith Panthers 18
National Rugby League - Round 21 - Saturday July 30, 2011 7:30pm
Venue: Dairy Farmers Stadium
Crowd: 12,349
Halftime: North Queensland Cowboys 6 Penrith Panthers 12

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Dallas Johnson
2 Points - Matt Bowen (3 Conversions)
1 Point - James Segeyaro (2 Tries)

NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS (30)
Tries: Brent Tate, Ashton Sims, Ashley Graham, Ray Thompson, James Segeyaro (2)
Conversions: Matt Bowen (3/4), Cory Paterson (0/2)

PENRITH PANTHERS (18)
Tries: Brad Tighe, Adrian Purtell (2)
Conversions: Luke Walsh (2/2), Harry Seijka (1/1)

'North Queensland second half surge denies Penrith'


New Zealand Warriors 29 defeated Canberra Raiders 10
National Rugby League - Round 21 - Sunday July 31, 2011 12:00pm
Venue: Mt Smart Stadium
Crowd: 13,615
Halftime: New Zealand Warriors 8 Canberra Raiders 10

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - James Maloney (1 Try, 2 Conversions)
2 Points - Kevin Locke
1 Point - Manu Vatuvei (1 Try)

NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS (29)
Tries: Shaun Berrigan, Manu Vatuvei, Sam Rapira, Joel Moon, James Maloney, Bill Tupou
Field Goals: James Maloney (1/1)
Conversions: James Maloney (2/6)

CANBERRA RAIDERS (10)
Tries: Jarrod Croker, Daniel Vidot
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (1/2)

'Warriors run rampant on erratic Raiders in Auckland'


Newcastle Knights 50 defeated Gold Coast Titans 20
National Rugby League - Round 21 - Sunday July 31, 2011 2:00pm
Venue: Ausgrid Stadium
Crowd: 17,327
Halftime: Newcastle Knights  Gold Coast Titans

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Akuila Uate
(3 Tries)
2 Points - Kurt Gidley
(6 Conversions)
1 Point - Greg Bird
(1 Try)

NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS (50)
Tries: James McManus (2), Keith Lulia, Adam MacDougall, Neville Costigan, Cameron Ciraldo, Akuila Uate (3)
Conversions: Kurt Gidley (6/8), Ryan Stig (1/1)

GOLD COAST TITANS (20)
Tries: Greg Bird, Scott Prince, David Mead, Bodene Thompson
Conversions: Scott Prince (2/4)


"Newcastle crack 50 with help from Titans'


St George Illawarra Dragons 24 were defeated by South Sydney Rabbitohs 34
National Rugby League - Round 21 - Sunday July 31, 2011 3:00pm
Venue: WIN Stadium, Wollongong
Crowd: 18.980
Halftime: St George Illawarra Dragons 20 South Sydney Rabbitohs 6

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Chris Sandow (5 Conversions)
2 Points - Dylan Farrell (3 Tries)
1 Point - Michael Crocker

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

SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS (34)
Tries: Rhys Wesser, Nathan Merritt, Dylan Farrell (3), Nathan Peats
Conversions: Chris Sandow (5/6)

'South Sydney pull off comeback to down Dragons'

Parramatta Eels 18 were defeated by Melbourne Storm 22
National Rugby League - Round 21 - Monday August 1, 2011 7:00pm
Venue: Parramatta Stadium
Crowd: 10,098
Halftime: Parramatta Eels 8 Melbourne Storm 0

Leagueunlimited.com players of the match:
3 Points - Cameron Smith (3 Conversions)
2 Points - Cooper Cronk
1 Point - Nathan Hindmarsh

Parramatta Eels (18)
Tries: Reni Maitua, Taniela Lasalo
Conversions: Luke Burt (2/2)
Penalty Goals: Luke Burt (3/3)

Melbourne Storm (22)
Tries: Billy Slater, Sisa Waqa, Dane Nielsen, Justin O'Neill
Conversions: Cameron Smith (3/4)

'Storm strike late to sink Eels'


LEAGUEUNLIMITED.COM PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2011

Thirty-four Points
Johnathan Thurston (Cowboys)

Thirty-three - Thirty-one
-

Thirty
Billy Slater (Storm)

Twenty-nine
-

Twenty-eight
-

Twenty-seven
-

Twenty-six
Cameron Smith (Storm)

Twenty-five
-

Twenty-four
Paul Gallen (Sharks), Benji Marshall (Tigers)

Twenty-three
Cooper Cronk (Storm)

Twenty-two
Darren Lockyer (Broncos)

Twenty-one

James Maloney (Warriors), Jamie Soward (Dragons)

Twenty
Chris Sandow (Rabbitohs)

Nineteen
Matthew Bowen (Cowboys),

Eighteen
-

Seventeen

-

Sixteen
-

Fifteen
Daly

Cherry-Evans (Sea Eagles), Kieran Foran (Sea Eagles), Kurt Gidley (Knights), Josh McCrone (Raiders)

Fourteen
Brett Stewart (Sea Eagles), Glenn Stewart (Sea Eagles)

Thirteen
William Hopoate (Sea Eagles)

Twelve
Robbie Farah (Tigers), Trent Hodkinson (Bulldogs), Jarrod Mullen (Knights), Luke Walsh (Panthers)

Eleven
Luke Burt (Eels), Jarryd Hayne (Eels)

Ten
Petero Civoniceva (Panthers), Nathan Gardner (Sharks), Mark Gasnier (Dragons), Luke Lewis (Panthers), Mitchell Pearce (Roosters)

Nine
Ben Barba (Bulldogs), Kevin Locke (Warriors), Jason Nightingale (Dragons), Akuila Uate (Knights), William Zillman (Titans)

Eight
Ben Creagh (Dragons)

Seven
Blake Ferguson (Raiders), Corey Parker (Broncos), David Taylor (Rabbitohs), Jharal Yow Yeh (Broncos)

Six

Alex Glenn (Broncos), Nathan Hindmarsh (Eels), Jamal Idris (Bulldogs), Kevin Procter (Storm), Jack Reed (Broncos)

Five
Lachlan Coote (Panthers), Joel Edwards (Knights), Justin Hodges (Broncos), Lance Hohaia (Warriors), Micheal Luck (Warriors), Jamie Lyon (Sea Eagles), Nathan Merritt (Rabbitohs), Scott Prince (Titans), Tariq Sims (Cowboys), Ryan Stig (Knights)

Four
Greg

Bird (Titans), Maurice Blair (Storm), Gavin Cooper (Cowboys), Luke Douglas (Sharks), Shaun Fensom (Raiders), Phil Graham (Roosters), Ben Hannant (Broncos), Dallas Johnson (Cowboys), Martin Kennedy (Roosters), Shaun Kenny-Dowall (Roosters), Robert Lui (Tigers), Issac Luke (Rabbitohs), Jeff Robson (Eels), Beau Scott (Dragons), David Simmons (Panthers), Matt Srama (Titans), Aiden Tolman (Bulldogs), Chad Townsend (Sharks), Manu Vatuvei (Warriors), Rhys Wesser (Rabbitohs), Gareth Widdop (Storm)

Three
Braith

Anasta (Roosters), Blake Ayshford (Tigers), Luke Bailey (Titans), Todd Carney (Roosters), Matt Cooper (Dragons), Neville Costigan (Knights), Jarrod Croker (Raiders), Richard Fa'aoso (Knights), Kalifa Fai-Fai Loa (Cowboys), Dylan Farrell (Rabbitohs), Jake Friend (Roosters), Dane Gagai (Broncos), Michael Gordon (Panthers), Wade Graham (Sharks), Chris Heighington (Tigers), Ryan Hinchcliffe (Storm), Josh Hoffman (Broncos), Krisnan Inu (Warriors), Kevin Kingston (Panthers), Chris Lawrence (Tigers), Jacob Lillyman (Warriors), Feleti Mateo (Warriors), Nathan Massey (Raiders), Peter Mata'utia (Knights), David Mead (Titans), Trent Merrin (Dragons), Anthony Minichiello (Roosters), Nate Myles (Roosters), Josh Papalii (Raiders), Andrew Ryan (Bulldogs), James Segeyaro (Cowboys), Kade Snowden (Sharks), David Stagg (Bulldogs), Peter Wallace (Broncos) Sam Williams (Raiders), Dean Young (Dragons)

Two
Darius Boyd (Dragons), 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), Liam Fulton (Tigers), Matt Gillett (Broncos), Aiden Guerra (Roosters), Aaron Heremaia (Warriors), Ben Hunt (Broncos), Greg Inglis (Rabbitohs), Shaun Johnson (Warriors), Ben Jones (Cowboys), Taniela Lasalo (Eels), Wade McKinnon (Tigers), Josh McGuire (Broncos), Fui Fui Moi Moi (Eels), Daniel Mortimer (Eels), Dane Nielsen (Storm), Ben Pomeroy (Sharks), Matt Prior (Dragons), Frank Pritchard (Bulldogs), Michael Robertson (Sea Eagles), George Rose (Sea Eagles), Matt Scott (Cowboys), Tom Symonds (Roosters), Elijah Taylor (Warriors), Sam Thaiday (Broncos), Joel Thompson (Raiders), Daniel Tolar (Knights), Bill Tupou (Warriors)

One
Mitchell

Allgood (Eels), Gerard Beale (Broncos), Adam Blair (Storm), Lewis Brown (Warriors), Preston Campbell (Titans), Michael Crocker (Rabbitohs), Isaac de Gois (Knights), Gareth Ellis (Tigers), Joe Galuvao (Sea Eagles), Beau Henry (Knights), Chris Houston (Knights), Kris Keating (Bulldogs), Albert Kelly (Sharks), Timoteo Lafai (Bulldogs), Casey McGuire (Eels), James McManus (Knights), Stewart Mills (Sharks), Mark Minichiello (Titans), Corey Payne (Bulldogs), Joel Reddy (Eels), Josh Reynolds (Bulldogs), Junior Sau (Knights), Nafe Seluni (Panthers), Jeremy Smith (Sharks), John Sutton (Rabbitohs), Dane Tilse (Raiders), Anthony Tupou (Sharks), Steve Turner (Bulldogs), Trent Waterhouse (Panthers), Michael Weyman (Dragons)


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