Jeff Dickinson-Fox reviews the campaign which saw Melbourne Storm crowned premiers in 2017.
3 days ago
Brisbane have mainitained their unbeaten record in this years NRL Telstra Premiership as the Sharks and Storm continue their slide down the table.
Canberras have not lost in their last two matches as they start to find some much needed form as the Cowboys teach the Tigers a lesson.
As representative season approaches, many players are starting to find some much needed form and some have fallen foul of the selectors knife. All in all, an interesting couple of weeks lies ahead.
Country Origin 16 v City Origin 26 Kickoff : 7:30 PM FULL TIME Eric Weissel Oval,Wagga Wagga Referee: T Mander Crowd: Scorers: NSW Country Origin 16 (Tries: Tahu x2, Patten. Goals: Kimmorley 0/1. Fitzgibbon 2/2) defeated by NSW City Origin 26 (Tries: De Vere x2, McGuiness, Skandalis, Wing. Goals: De Vere 3/5) Half time score: Country 4 - City 14
Sydney Roosters 34 v Melbourne Storm 6 Kickoff : 3:00 PM FULL TIME Venue: Aussie Stadium Referee: T Archer Crowd: Scorers: Sydney Roosters 34 (Tries: Mullins, Phillips, Minichiello, Lomu, Fitler. Goals: Holbrook 1/2, Crocker 5/6, Phillips 1/2) defeat Melbourne Storm 6 (Tries: Langi. Goals: Swain 1/1 ) Half time score: Roosters 14 - Storm 6
Brisbane Broncos 50 v Northern Eagles 12 Kickoff : 5:30 PM MATCH IN PROGRESS: Full Time Venue: ANZ Stadium Referee: M Cecchin Crowd: Scorers: Brisbane Broncos (Tries: Tuqiri x 3, Lockyer x 2, Walker x 2, Parker, Webb. Goals: Tuqiri 7x9) Northern Eagles (Tries:Pethybridge, Lavea. Goals:Dorn 1x1, Lavea 1x1) Half time score: Broncos 28 - Eagles 12
Nth Qld Cowboys 40 v Wests Tigers 16 Kickoff : 7:30 PM MATCH IN PROGRESS: Full Time Venue: Dairy Farmers Stadium Referee: M Oaten Crowd: Scorers: NQ Cowboys (Tries Sing x 3, Bowen x 2, McGuinness, Hannay: . Goals:Hannay 6/8) Wests Tigers (Tries Pearson, Manu, Wilson: . Goals Caine 2/3: ) Half time score: Cowboys 14 - Tigers 6
NZ Warriors 25 v South Sydney Rabbitohs 18 Kickoff : 2:00 PM FULL TIME Venue: Ericsson Stadium Referee: S Hayne Crowd: Scorers: NZ Warriors 25 (Tries: Toopi 2, Campion, Guttenbeil. Goals: Cleary 3/3. Field goal: Marsh.) defeated South Sydney Rabbitohs 18 (Tries: Stuart, Sheehan, Merritt, McLean. Goals: McLean 1/4) Half time score: Warriors 18 - Souths 4
St George Dragons 21 v Canberra Raiders 21 Kickoff : 2:30 PM FULLTIME Venue: WIN Stadium Referee: P Simpkins Crowd: Scorers: St George Illawarra Dragons 21 (Tries: Timmins 2, Millard, Riddell. Goals: Riddell 2/3, J.Smith 0/1. Field Goal: Peters) draw with Canberra Raiders 21 (Tries: Lolesi 2, Jensen, Martin. Goals: Graham 2/4. Field Goal: Finch) Half time score: Dragons 8 - Raiders 21
Canterbury Bulldogs 25 v Penrith Panthers 22 Kickoff : 3:00 PM FULLTIME Venue: Sydney Showground Referee: S Hampstead Crowd: Scorers: Canterbury Bulldogs (Tries: Patten, Smith, El Masri, Anasta. Goals: El Masri 4/5. Field goal: Anasta) Penrith Panthers (Tries: Puletua, Wesser, Rooney, Lewis. Goals: Reynolds 3/4) Half time score: Bulldogs 8 - Panthers 6
Cronulla Sharks 6 v Parramatta Eels 36 Kickoff : 3:00 PM FULL TIME Venue: Toyota Park Referee: W Harrigan Crowd: Scorers: Cronulla Sharks 6 (Tries: Best . Goals: Kimmorley 1/, Bird 0/1) defeated by Parramatta Eels 36 (Tries: Moodie, Hodgson x2, Hindmarsh. Goals: Hodgson 5/5) Half time score: Sharks 2 - Eels 16