Full Time
4:10pm Sun May 13, 2018
Round 10 - GIO Stadium Canberra - Crowd: 11047

FULL TIME at GIO Stadium - The Sharks have scored 16 unanswered points in the second half to run out 24-16 winners


Conversion: Sharks
Kicked by Chad Townsend.

Chad Townsend puts the icing on the cake and nails the conversion from the sideline

Sharks lead Raiders 16 - 24 Sharks

Try: Sharks
Scored by Valentine Holmes. Kick to come.

Raiders try to create something and the ball finds Segeyaro who runs downfield finds Valentine Holmes who scores untouched...

Sharks lead Raiders 16 - 22 Sharks

Crossfield kick from Sezer taken by Edrick Lee short of the line - Sharks out of danger now


Andrew Fifita gets on the outside and charges hard but he loses the ball and the Raiders survive


Jack Wighton kicks on the last tackle and it's a shocker goes high and takes one bounce dead


A big 7 minutes coming up for the Raiders as they have to work it off their own 10m line


Conversion: Sharks
Attempted by Chad Townsend.

"NO" Chad Townsend hits the conversion thinly and it misses to the narrow side and the Sharks lead is 2

Sharks lead Raiders 16 - 18 Sharks

Momentum all with the Sharks as they go straight through the middle of some tired defence. Segeyaro kicks through but Leilua covers it on his own line


Try: Sharks
Scored by Sosaia Feki. Kick to come.

The Raiders have gone to bed and fallen asleep as Rapana backs away and stays too far inside and a good ball from Paulo to Feki gives him space down the sideline from 15m out and Feki scores

Sharks lead Raiders 16 - 18 Sharks

Edrick Lee loses the ball in a strong tackle down the short side and is bundled into touch at the same time


Joseph Paulo called back for going off the mark, gets a warning from Henry Perenara afterwards for a few choice words


PENALTY RAIDERS: Luke Bateman again penalised by Ben Cummins for leaving the line early


PENALTY RAIDERS: Matt Moylan pinned this time for a leg pull on Joseph Tapine as the Raiders go deep in attack


PENALTY RAIDERS: "DON'T DRAG HIM, DON'T DRAG HIM" yells Kasey Badger as Croker gets taken near the sideline by the Sharks but the whistle comes from Ben Cummins anyway who rules a slow ruck


From dummy half James Segeyaro throws a massive forward pass and the Raiders are surviving just..


Conversion: Sharks
Kicked by Chad Townsend.

Easy kick for Chad Townsend to close the gap to just 2

Raiders lead Raiders 16 - 14 Sharks

Try: Sharks
Scored by Jack Williams. Kick to come.

DEBUTANT TRY - Jack Williams follows Valentine Holmes through as he taps back a Segeyaro kick and the Rookie has a try on debut

Raiders lead Raiders 16 - 12 Sharks

BUNKER TIME: Sosaia Feki has an open line but he gets bumped as he puts it down and looks to lose it; NO TRY live decision from Ben Cummins


Aidan Sezer deep in attack 25m out from the Sharks line can't hold the pass and the Sharks survive again


PENALTY SHARKS: Luke Bateman penalised for being offside as the Sharks lose the ball


Aidan Sezer kicks over the top for himself as Valentine Holmes picks it up and runs it out finding Feki in the ingoal and he gets out


Jarrod Croker throws a good ball as the Raiders run it on the last, Touch Judge right in line with it Kasey Badger seemingly looked happy with it but Ben Cummins calls it back


Raiders with a few early issues on the high kicks from the Sharks but the Raiders ruled to have knocked on


PENALTY SHARKS: TJ calls out Joseph Leilua as being offside on the kick chase and he gets into the contest and Ben Cummins penalises


WE ARE GO! Ben Cummins calls time on and we are go


Penalty Goal: Raiders
Kicked by Jarrod Croker.

Jarrod Croker adds another penalty goal from 30m out and the Raiders extend their lead just before HT

Raiders lead Raiders 16 - 8 Sharks

PENALTY RAIDERS: Ben Cummins again not happy with the 10m of the Sharks and blows the penalty - Raiders will go for two yet again


Matt Moylan lets a short ball go to Ricky Leutele but Ben Cummins calls it forward on the advice of TJ Peter Gough


Penalty Goal: Raiders
Kicked by Jarrod Croker.

Jarrod Croker puts through the conversion from just adjacent to the uprights

Raiders lead Raiders 14 - 8 Sharks

PENALTY RAIDERS: Raiders make a break have momentum and if anything it's killed by Henry Perenara finding an offside penalty against the Sharks.... Croker to shoot for 2


Conversion: Raiders
Kicked by Jarrod Croker.

"Yep" flags go up from Touch Judges Peter Gough & Kasey Badger as Croker converts from right in front

Raiders lead Raiders 12 - 8 Sharks

Try: Raiders
Scored by Blake Austin. Kick to come.

Blake Austin gets through a hole, ankle buckles down hurt but no man on him he manages to reach out and plant the ball down.... but major concern for Blake Austin

Raiders lead Raiders 10 - 8 Sharks

PENALTY RAIDERS: Another penalty on their own line conceded by the Sharks


PENALTY RAIDERS: Again a team from a tap called offside by Ben Cummins this time it's the Sharks


PENALTY RAIDERS: The Raiders crowd begging for a penalty and after a couple of quick rucks, Henry Perenara finds a ruck penalty


Penalty Goal: Sharks
Kicked by Chad Townsend.

Chad Townsend has no problems with the penalty attempt and the Sharks hit the lead for the first time.

Sharks lead Raiders 6 - 8 Sharks

PENALTY SHARKS: Josh Papalii lays in the ruck for too long for Ben Cummins liking.... Papalii not happy with the call but the Sharks will take the 2


Who's that for? A fair question on that kick from Matt Moylan with no chasers coming through and it goes dead


"FORWARD" Cries of the Sharks players and ultimately Ben Cummins calls it as such, Sharks scrum 35m from their own line


Joseph Paulo has to try and catch an offload from Matt Moylan but he puts the ball down and Raiders have a scrum 10m from their own line


PENALTY SHARKS x2: Play the ball infringement from the Raiders then straight from the tap the Raiders are penalised by Ben Cummins for being offside


PENALTY SHARKS: First penalty of the game and it goes to the Sharks with Ben Cummins penalising the Raiders for being offside


Conversion: Sharks
Kicked by Chad Townsend.

From right in front Chad Townsend has zero issues in kicking the ball

Tied up at Raiders 6 - 6 Sharks

Try: Sharks
Scored by Valentine Holmes. Kick to come.

HAPPY VALENTINES! Valentine Holmes has made amends for his mistake on the Raiders try but taking the Blake Austin bomb then racing 80m to score untouched

Raiders lead Raiders 6 - 4 Sharks

Try: Raiders
Scored by Nick Cotric. Kick to come.

Nick Cotric is the man who pulled the pants down of Valentine Holmes

Raiders lead Raiders 6 - 0 Sharks

Conversion: Raiders
Kicked by Jarrod Croker.

Jarrod Croker from the sideline has knocked it through the posts and the flags are raised

Raiders lead Raiders 2 - 0 Sharks

UNHAPPY VALENTINES.... Valentine Holmes watches the ball hoping it goes dead but Jack Wighton gets through and slides into ground it... Ben Cummins says TRY...


NO TRY!: Ashley Klein in the bunker needs one look to confirm Ben Cummins' decision of NO TRY on last tackle..


Raiders survive an attacking raid from the Sharks down the right side but nothing comes of it


PAY ATTENTION TO THE BALL! Havili throws a good ball to Soliola who doesn't pay any attention to the ball and it's scrum error central in the first four minutes


Sharks swing blind slide and Moylan runs at the line and throws a dummy and loses the ball and it eventually goes dead for a 20m restart


Jack Wighton on play 1 loses the ball on his own 20 and the Sharks are straight on the attack.

Ben Cummins calls time on and we are go in Canberra - Sharks with first use of the ball defending the southern end of GIO Stadium

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Ben Cummins, Henry Perenara

Touch Judges: Kasey Badger, Peter Gough

Video Referee: Ashley Klein, Bryan Norrie

Tries: Nick Cotric, Blake Austin
Field Goals:
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (2/2)
Penalty Goals: Jarrod Croker (2/2)

Tries: Valentine Holmes (2), Jack Williams, Sosaia Feki
Field Goals:
Conversions: Chad Townsend (3/4)
Penalty Goals: Chad Townsend (1/1)