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5:30pm Sat July 21, 2018
Round 19 - ANZ Stadium - Crowd: 25963

Souths with an offload which is cleaned up by Naiqama on halfway


SCRUM RABBITOHS - Brooks finds touch with another good kick.


SCRUM TIGERS - Souths take the quick tap and spread it right and knock it on.


PENALTY RABBITOHS - Tigers give away another and get a caution.


PENALTY RABBITOHS - Tigers holding down too long in the tackle.


Tigers touch a pass and Souths regather, tackle count restarts with Souths just past halfway


Conversion: Rabbitohs
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds quickly pots the goal

Wests Tigers lead Wests Tigers 22 - 6 Rabbitohs

Try: Rabbitohs
Scored by Cody Walker. Kick to come.

Walker keeps pushing after tha tackle and reaches out to score a strong solo try.

Wests Tigers lead Wests Tigers 22 - 4 Rabbitohs

DROP OUT TIGERS - Souths doing nothing with the ball, Reynolds kicks for Graham and Thompson takes the ball but is taken dead in goal


PENALTY RABBITOHS - Taylor offside.


PENALTY RABBITOHS - Souths with a kick and a Tigers player has run a chaser off the ball.


Farah loaded onto the medicab and has now come off the field.


Farah goes down after a head clash with George Burgess. He's out cold. That's the fifth Tigers player with a head knock. The stretcher has come out.


DROP OUT TIGERS - Great long kick by Reynolds and it stops just before the dead ball line. Mbye regathers but can't get into the field of play.


SCRUM TIGERS - Souths take a shot kick off and Sutton knocks on


Conversion: Wests Tigers
Kicked by Esan Marsters.

Marsters from right in front, nails the goal.

Wests Tigers lead Wests Tigers 22 - 0 Rabbitohs

Try: Wests Tigers
Scored by Corey Thompson. Kick to come.

Souths on the attack, throw one rushed pass too many on the right side. Crichton's catch and pass is intercepted by Thompson who runs 70 metres to score under the posts.

Wests Tigers lead Wests Tigers 20 - 0 Rabbitohs

Graham with a nice rack back in field, makes 20m


Poor set for the Tigers there, thanks to some brilliant Bunnies defence.


SCRUM TIGERS - Brooks with another great tackle on Gagai and the Souths centres loses the ball.


PENALTY RABBITOHS - Tigers offside on the first tackle. Souths take the tap, 30m from the Tigers line.


SCRUM RABBITOHS - From Nofoaluma's knock on


Garner has failed his HIA and Nofoaluma had to be helped off the field so the Tigers could well be down to 2 bench players.


Sam Burgess has crunched Nofoaluma in a tackle and the winger has been knocked out. Nofoaluma comes off for an HIA. Taylor has been cleared in his HIA and will come on the field.


Conversion: Wests Tigers
Kicked by Esan Marsters.

Marsters from in front nails the extras.

Wests Tigers lead Wests Tigers 16 - 0 Rabbitohs

Try: Wests Tigers
Scored by Moses Mbye. Kick to come.

Benji straightens and then passes right to Chee Kam, who then stepped a defender and then linked with Mbye who goes in under the posts to score.

Wests Tigers lead Wests Tigers 14 - 0 Rabbitohs

DROP OUT RABBITOHS - Brooks with a lovely low kick and Graham gets trapped in the corner of his own in-goal.


Souths run it on the last with no real plan and Sutton gets caught with the ball, 40m from the Tigers line.


Souths are making good and easy metres but it's been coupled with panicked play which is denying them the chance to apply pressure. Tigers scrambling defence has been quite good so far.


SCRUM TIGERS - Crichton makes a bust out on the right edge and passes to Graham who then goes into touch.


PENALTY SOUTHS - Farah with a debacle there, He attempted a grubber on the third, but can't get it past the defender. He was then ruled to have run behind Brooks.


PENALTY TIGERS - Late in the set and Crichton gives a penalty away. Tigers start their set 35 m from the Rabbitohs line.


Reynolds chips for Graham but Thompson takes it cleverly in his own in goal. Meanwhile Elijah Taylor coming off for an HIA.


Gret run by Murray, makes 30m and almost gets a try.


PENALTY RABBITOHS - Tigers up too quickly. Reynolds finds touch just shy of halfway


SCRUM RABBITOHS - Brooks finds touch after a good set.


Reynolds with a very poor kick on the fourth tackle, within 10m of the Tigers line.


Garner gets his head in the wrong spot and cops Graham's hip to his head. He hit the deck face first and is being treated. He's back up on his feet but will come off for an HIA.


SCRUM RABBITOHS - Brooks with a tidy grubber, pops up for Naiqama, but it hits him in the chest and goes dead and a try goes begging.


SCRUM TIGERS - Sutton drops the ball in the first set of the second half after a poor pass from Cook who was caught in a tackle.


The Tigers defence has nullified the Bunnies so far. Both sides have played a lot of one out stuff.


SCRUM TIGERS - Souths go left where they have made plenty of inroads, but this time it leads to Sutton being taken into touch.


PENALTY SOUTHS - Tigers offside. They're 20m from the Tigers line now.


PENALTY SOUTHS - They go from their own tryline to 10m shy of halfway.


PENALTY TIGERS - Souths with a poorly organised run around.


SCRUM RABBITOHS - forward pass from Brooks to Moses.


PENALTY TIGERS - Souths interfering at the play the ball. Tigers with a woeful kick for touch, make about 10 metres. They took the kick 20m from their own line.


SCRUM TIGERS - Reynolds with a lovely cross kick to Graham and the young winger takes it well, but Thompson takes him. Graham tries to offload but it goes into touch.


PENALTY RABBITOHS - Cook with a fast run from dummy half and catches the defence offside. They go inside the Tigers half again.


Sam Burgess barges into the middle and attempts to score but he bounces the ball.


PENALTY RABBITOHS - Sue gives away a penalty late in the set, Souths now 30m from the Tigers line.


Reynolds returns with a great kick of his own. Graham taps it back and Crichton very nearly scores, but the Tigers cover defence denies him.


Benji with a towering spiral bomb, it's allowed to bounce, and it goes back to the Tigers but Benji knocks it on.


Conversion: Wests Tigers
Attempted by Esan Marsters.

Marsters from the right sideline misses by a long way.

Wests Tigers lead Wests Tigers 10 - 0 Rabbitohs

Try: Wests Tigers
Scored by David Nofoaluma. Kick to come.

Marsters with a lovely, fast draw and pass to Nofoaluma, who slips down the wing to score in the corner.

Wests Tigers lead Wests Tigers 10 - 0 Rabbitohs

PENALTY TIGERS - Sam Burgess on report for a high tackle on Farah.


Naiqama with a 1-on-1 strip on Reynolds


SCRUM TIGERS - Second tackle and Gagai throws a rushed pass behind two players and into touch, 15m from the Tigers line.


SCRUM RABBITOHS - Walker grubbers into the Tigers in-goal, Mbye fumbles the ball, gets a foot to it and then Nofoaluma grounds it in the in-goal, denying the two Souths attackers from scoring a try. Meanwhile CHee Kam is coming off for an HIA.


Naiqama splits the defence but falls over after being ankle tapped.


Conversion: Wests Tigers
Kicked by Esan Marsters.

Marsters slots the goal from 10m to the right of the posts.

Wests Tigers lead Wests Tigers 6 - 0 Rabbitohs

Try: Wests Tigers
Scored by Esan Marsters. Kick to come.

Marsters runs a great line back infield and smashes his way over for a strong try.

Wests Tigers lead Wests Tigers 4 - 0 Rabbitohs

PENALTY TIGERS - Brooks takes a quick tap and makes another 20 metres. They're now just 15m from the Souths line.


Packer with a good late offload helps the Tigers to steal another 20 metres. Benji with a poor kick on the last.


Farah with a snappy dummy half pass that very nearly created a try, but it was ruled forward.


PENALTY TIGERS - Tigers get a piggy back out of their half, after both sides have had a steady opening set

Sutton's 300th game and Farah's 250th game is udnerway

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Matt Cecchin, Chris Butler

Touch Judges: Liam Kennedy, Nick Morel

Video Referee: Jared Maxwell, Luke Patten

Tries: Esan Marsters, David Nofoaluma, Moses Mbye, Corey Thompson
Field Goals:
Conversions: Esan Marsters (3/4)
Penalty Goals:

Tries: Cody Walker
Field Goals:
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (1/1)
Penalty Goals: