Full Time
80:00
4:10pm Sun September 9, 2018
Finals Week 1 - Suncorp Stadium - Crowd: 47296
80min

Conversion: Dragons
Kicked by Zac Lomax.

Zac Lomax converts from out wide and seals the 30 point victory

Dragons lead Broncos 18 - 48 Dragons
79min

Try: Dragons
Scored by Matthew Dufty. Kick to come.

WOW - The last few minutes were frantic and the Dragons get another four pointer with Lomax kicking through and Matt Dufty picks it up and scores

Dragons lead Broncos 18 - 46 Dragons
78min

Nene McDonald gets a 90 second sin bin after a professional foul

75min

Penalty Goal: Dragons
Kicked by Zac Lomax.

Zac Lomax hits the penalty goal sweetly

Dragons lead Broncos 18 - 42 Dragons
72min

TACKLE 1 - Ben Hunt kicks from inside his own 30 towards the sideline and nails a 40/20

70min

Conversion: Dragons
Kicked by Zac Lomax.

Zac Lomax converts the try

Dragons lead Broncos 18 - 40 Dragons
70min

Try: Dragons
Scored by Luciano Leilua. Kick to come.

And that should seal the game, Leilua knew the kick was on from McInnes and he gets through to score

Dragons lead Broncos 18 - 38 Dragons
70min

BUNKER: Luciano Leilua claims a try off a kick out of dummy half - Grant Atkins says TRY

68min

Nikorima loses the ball as the Broncos try to expand in attack deep in their own end

65min

The Dragons get out of a high pressure situation with a booming kick from Hunt

61min

BOMBED IT - The Dragons get space on the outside but the pressure of Corey Oates charging in puts Dufty off and the pass goes into touch

58min

PENALTY BRONCOS: A very late call from Nene McDonald for an escort on a Broncos player

58min

The Broncos could be down to 15 now as Fifita comes off with an ankle injury

58min

Gareth Widdop OFF the field after looking like he dislocated his shoulder. The Dragons down to ONE on the bench with Widdop, Graham & De Belin gone

57min

Conversion: Broncos
Attempted by Jamayne Isaako.

Isaako misses the conversion across the face again

Dragons lead Broncos 18 - 34 Dragons
57min

Try: Broncos
Scored by Kodi Nikorima. Kick to come.

Momentum is shifting huge time - Nikorima strides through out wide after a Dragons defender rushes out, referees rule he's not held and the Broncos are in again

Dragons lead Broncos 18 - 34 Dragons
55min

80m set for the Broncos and they will get the ball back after Zac Lomax knocks down a pass on the last

54min

Conversion: Broncos
Attempted by Jamayne Isaako.

Isaako pushes the conversion across the face of the posts

Dragons lead Broncos 14 - 34 Dragons
54min

Try: Broncos
Scored by Darius Boyd. Kick to come.

Darius Boyd finds a gap and has too much speed and power for Widdop and Boyd gets the ball down after spinning out of the tackle

Dragons lead Broncos 14 - 34 Dragons
52min

PENALTY BRONCOS: Blake Lawrie penalised for a slow ruck and the Broncos go onto the attack

51min

Conversion: Dragons
Kicked by Gareth Widdop.

Widdop converts the try and extends the Dragons lead to a cool 24 points

Dragons lead Broncos 10 - 34 Dragons
47min

Try: Dragons
Scored by Timoteo Lafai. Kick to come.

Straight off the scrum the Dragons spin the ball left - Dufty runs across field gets Lafai on the outside of James Roberts and boom another four pointer for the Dragons

Dragons lead Broncos 10 - 32 Dragons
46min

The Broncos lose 20m on last tackle after Nikorima spots a free person to pass to.... only problem was it was referee Grant Atkins

43min

Hot potato football at the last tackle for the Dragons and it ends up with Nene McDonald who kicks it dead

40min

Second half underway and the Dragons get a penalty and get up to the 40

40min

Penalty Goal: Dragons
Kicked by Gareth Widdop.

Gareth Widdop adds the penalty goal and the Dragons take a 28-10 lead

Dragons lead Broncos 10 - 28 Dragons
39min

PENALTY BRONCOS: Matt Lodge and Korbin Sims called offside on their own line and Gareth Widdop will add the two to go 18 ahead

39min

Corey Oates with a lazy attempt at picking up the ball and knocks on

39min

And of course that lead is 16 not 18...

38min

Conversion: Dragons
Kicked by Gareth Widdop.

Gareth Widdop converts the try and pushes the Dragons lead out to 18

Dragons lead Broncos 10 - 26 Dragons
37min

Try: Dragons
Scored by Tariq Sims. Kick to come.

Tariq Sims barges through his brother's poor attempt at tackle and Tariq has a hattrick

Dragons lead Broncos 10 - 24 Dragons
36min

Widdop kicks towards touch and Isaako makes a play at it and then throws it over back in forward

35min

Conversion: Dragons
Kicked by Gareth Widdop.

Widdop converts from close range

Dragons lead Broncos 10 - 20 Dragons
32min

Try: Dragons
Scored by Tariq Sims. Kick to come.

Hunt dummies to kick, plays out the back to Widdop who finds Hunt who scores a try

Dragons lead Broncos 10 - 18 Dragons
32min

BUNKER: Tariq Sims has crossed the line and just making sure he didn't bobble the catch

32min

PENALTY DRAGONS: Korbin Sims gets under one of the Dragons players and puts him above the horizontal... Dragons well and truly on the attack

30min

PENALTY DRAGONS: Korbin Sims comes away from the tackle with the ball but Grant Atkins rules penalty for a strip saying there was still 2 in the tackle.

29min

Conversion: Dragons
Kicked by Gareth Widdop.

Gareth Widdop converts from right in front

Dragons lead Broncos 10 - 14 Dragons
28min

Try: Dragons
Scored by Leeson Ah Mau. Kick to come.

Jack De Belin goes close and gets a quick play the ball and Leeson Ah Mau gets down low and scores under the posts

Dragons lead Broncos 10 - 12 Dragons
23min

Some concern for James Graham who was out before he hit the ground

19min

Conversion: Dragons
Kicked by Gareth Widdop.

Widdop adds the two points after the try

Broncos lead Broncos 10 - 8 Dragons
19min

Try: Dragons
Scored by Tariq Sims. Kick to come.

Sims forced the error and got the try

Broncos lead Broncos 10 - 6 Dragons
18min

Conversion: Broncos
Kicked by Jamayne Isaako.

Jamayne Isaako sends the conversion straight ove the black dot

Broncos lead Broncos 10 - 2 Dragons
17min

Try: Broncos
Scored by David Fifita. Kick to come.

The Broncos create something out of nothing when Nikorima slices through a gap in the Dragons edge and goes upfield before finding Fifita back on the inside

Broncos lead Broncos 8 - 2 Dragons
15min

Penalty Goal: Broncos
Kicked by Jamayne Isaako.

Isaako adds the penalty goal from right in front

Broncos lead Broncos 4 - 2 Dragons
13min

PENALTY BRONCOS x 2: The Broncos get two penalties, the first for a slow ruck then McInnes is called offside - Broncos will take the 2 from 10m out

9min

Penalty Goal: Broncos
Kicked by Jamayne Isaako.

Touch judges unmoved as Isaako adds the penalty goal from 35m out

Tied up at Broncos 2 - 2 Dragons
8min

PENALTY BRONCOS: Tariq Sims gives away the penalty for a strip according to Grant Atkins and the Broncos will try and level things up

7min

Just a casual 60m on the fly from the Widdop dropout

7min

Good defence from the Dragons but the Broncos get the repeat set

6min

Joe Ofahengaue initially cleared by the trainer but the Broncos doctor has brought him off for a HIA

5min

Jack de Belin loses the ball after a head clash with Joe Ofahengaue

4min

Penalty Goal: Dragons
Kicked by Gareth Widdop.

Gareth Widdop adds the penalty goal from close range

Dragons lead Broncos 0 - 2 Dragons
3min

PENALTY DRAGONS: Grant Atkins blows a penalty against the Broncos after a high tackle and the Dragons will take the 2 from close range

2min

NO TRY - Jordan Pereira has his foot in touch and the bunker quickly puts up the red lights

2min

BUNKER: End to end start for the Dragons as Jordan Pereira gets over but Grant Atkins says NO TRY

Underway at Suncorp Stadium - The Winner takes on the Rabbitohs and the loser finishes their season

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Grant Atkins, Chris Sutton

Touch Judges: Nick Beashel, Jeff Younis

Video Referee: Ashley Klein, Luke Patten

BRISBANE BRONCOS (18)
Tries: David Fifita, Darius Boyd, Kodi Nikorima
Field Goals:
Conversions: Jamayne Isaako (1/3)
Penalty Goals: Jamayne Isaako (2/2)

ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS (48)
Tries: Tariq Sims (3), Leeson Ah Mau, Timoteo Lafai, Luciano Leilua, Matthew Dufty
Field Goals:
Conversions: Gareth Widdop (5/5), Zac Lomax (2/2)
Penalty Goals: Gareth Widdop (2/2), Zac Lomax (1/1)