Full Time
80:00
3:00pm Sat May 4, 2019
Round 8 - McDonalds Park - Crowd: 10079
79min

Penalty Goal: Raiders
Kicked by Jarrod Croker.

Croker kicks a penalty goal from in front to end the game

Raiders lead Raiders 30 - 12 Panthers
78min

PENALTY RAIDERS - SHort drop out doesn't travel 10 metres.

78min

Wighton with another good grubber and the Panthers force the ball dead. Panthers drop out.

78min

PENALTY RAIDERS - Panthers Try disallowed. Grant was in front of the kicker, never retreated far enough and then threw the final pass, illegally.

78min

Off to the tape so if Katoa has scored now.

77min

Conversion: Panthers
Kicked by James Maloney.

Maloney converts the try. He's bleeding a bit and is now wearing a new jumper, with number 22 on his back.

Raiders lead Raiders 28 - 12 Panthers
77min

Try: Panthers
Scored by James Tamou. Kick to come.

The restart is batted back, Leota cleans up the loose ball, passes to Tamou who runs to the right, straightens, breaks a tackle and then gets across out wide for a strong solo try.

Raiders lead Raiders 28 - 10 Panthers
75min

Maloney with a short kick off and the Panthers regain possession.

74min

Conversion: Raiders
Kicked by Jarrod Croker.

Croker from almost in front, adds the extras, as the music from Don Tuckwell's Audio blasts around the ground.

Raiders lead Raiders 28 - 6 Panthers
73min

Try: Raiders
Scored by Hudson Young. Kick to come.

The Raiders make a break through the middle thanks to a great offload by CNK to Croker. Young barged his way through some sloppy goal line defence on the next play to score on the left side.

Raiders lead Raiders 26 - 6 Panthers
72min

Katoa's grubber for no-one goes dead. 7 tackle set for the Raiders.

71min

PENALTY PANTHERS - What a mess. Egan dropped the ball in tackle, ruled to have been raked out by the Raiders, he regathered, tried to the play-the-ball, was impeded and got his side a penalty.

70min

SCRUM PANTHERS - 20m from their own line

69min

PENALTY RAIDERS - Hodgson seemed to have been deemed to have made a successful 1 on 1 strip. But the Panthers player took it back after the tackle was completed.

68min

Maloney with a short drop out and Penrith manage to get the ball back

66min

Wighton with a nice grubber into the Panthers in-goal. Cleary tries to navigate his way out of the in-goal, but he looked more confused than a traveller trying to get to Humula.

65min

SCRUM RAIDERS - Blake drops the ball, the pass was rubbish though.

64min

Cleary's kick is charged down, he runs back and cleans up the ball on his own 10m line. Tackle count restarted.

62min

Penalty Goal: Raiders
Kicked by Jarrod Croker.

Croker kicks a penalty goal

Raiders lead Raiders 22 - 6 Panthers
60min

PENALTY RAIDERS - Panthers with an illegal strip is the call. Raiders taking the shot at 2

59min

PENALTY RAIDERS - Panthers trying to work over the tackled player again. Raiders find touch 35m out from the Panthers line.

59min

Now they're arguing over whether the pies at 'Quinty are better than those at Holbrook.

55min

Conversion: Raiders
Kicked by Jarrod Croker.

Croker converts.

Raiders lead Raiders 20 - 6 Panthers
54min

Try: Raiders
Scored by Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad. Kick to come.

Raiders surge upfield off the back of the penalty, CNK dummies left from dummy half and then dives over for a good try.

Raiders lead Raiders 18 - 6 Panthers
53min

PENALTY RAIDERS - Maloney with a sort of spear tackle.

53min

Play stopped as both sides have an argument over whether the Farrer or the Union is the better pub.

53min

Cleary with a little chip which Martin knocks on. Hand over.

53min

Play back underway. Video ref looking at a potential penalty try

53min

Kikau being helped from the field. The physio looked to be working on his knee.

53min

Kikau yells out in pain in the tackle, his ankle and leg got twisted under Whitehead in the tackle. Time off.

52min

PENALTY PANTHERS - Obstruction by the Raiders attack. Cleary finds touch 5m shy of halfway

50min

SCRUM RAIDERS - First tackle from the Restart and Penrith drop the ball, 20m from their own line in a good tackle.

49min

Conversion: Panthers
Kicked by Nathan Cleary.

Cleary converts his own try.

Raiders lead Raiders 14 - 6 Panthers
49min

Try: Panthers
Scored by Nathan Cleary. Kick to come.

A Panthers kick fails to get past the Raiders defence, but deflects back out to the left side, Maloney cleans up and passes to Cleary who scores

Raiders lead Raiders 14 - 4 Panthers
48min

A pushed Panthers pass was knocked down by the Raiders and Penrith regather. tackle count restarts. They're still camped on the Raiders line.

47min

PENALTY PANTHERS - Egan's pass from dummy half is impeded by the marker. Panthers take the tap 10m out.

47min

PENALTY PANTHERS - Soliola offside when he received a pass. Panthers find touch 20m from the Raiders line.

45min

Panthers keeping the ball alive, run out of options on the right side, swing the ball back to the left where a Kikau offload goes to ground and the Raiders clean up.

44min

Raiders continuing where they left off form in the first half.

41min

CNK struggling after a good lamb shank at halftime, slow to his feet

40min

John Bateman off to Wagga Base Hospital to have a facial fracture assessed.

40min

Half time - Everyone will head to the Magpie's Nest for a quick nosebag and we'll be back shortly for the second stint.

39min

Croker makes a great 1-on-1 tackle.

39min

JFH gets an offload to Aekins who makes a good 30m before he gets tackled.

38min

Wighton's kick downtown just rolls dead in-goal. Panthers with a 7 tackle set.

35min

Penalty Goal: Raiders
Kicked by Jarrod Croker.

Croker adds another 2

Raiders lead Raiders 14 - 0 Panthers
34min

PENALTY RAIDERS. Maloney's drop out very nearly ends up in Marshalls Creek on the full.

34min

Hodgson grubbers into the Panthers in-goal and MWZ takes it dead.

33min

PENALTY RAIDERS - They take the quick tap 30m out.

33min

Panthers with a silly off-load and the Raiders defence intercepts. Raiders back on the attack now.

32min

SCRUM PANTHERS - Wighton grubbers on the short side and finds touch 20m from the Panthers line

32min

Maloney with a nice cut-out pass to Mansour, but the cover defence bundles him over the sideline, but not before Mansour flings it back in-field. Raiders clean up the ball.

29min

Panthers now letting bombs bounce. They're about as confident right now a visiting sailor trying to navigate the Murrumbidgee River.

28min

Bateman off getting an HIA

27min

Conversion: Raiders
Kicked by Jarrod Croker.

Croker with a tricky conversion attempt, but he nails it.

Raiders lead Raiders 12 - 0 Panthers
26min

Try: Raiders
Scored by Jack Wighton. Kick to come.

Raiders keep the ball alive, with some good offloads by Raiders big men on the left side before Wighton gets the ball, steps and gets himself over for a good try.

Raiders lead Raiders 10 - 0 Panthers
26min

SCRUM RAIDERS - Kikau knocks on. Scrum 10m from the Raiders line.

25min

Hodgson makes a try saving tackle on the immense Kikau

24min

PENALTY RAIDERS - Penrith giving away more stupid penalties

24min

Yeo reportedly suffered a dislocated shoulder.

24min

PENALTY PANTHERS - They find touch 10m inside the Raiders half.

24min

Canberra with a woefully slow play there and they turn it over.

23min

PENALTY RAIDERS - RCG runs the Raiders kick-chase off the ball. Raiders take the tap inside the Panthers 20m

22min

There's a been a bit of niggle in the game. Not as much as when the Roos play the Magpies in Group 9 though.

21min

Yeo storms onto the ball and gets hit hard in the tackle. He's injured his arm or elbow and is coming off with his arm in a makeshift sling made from his jumper. Put some electrical tape on it, she'll be right mate.

20min

PENALTY PANTHERS - Panthers attack breaks down because the Raiders defence is offside.

19min

CNK gets binned for a professional foul.

19min

PENALTY PANTHERS - First tackle after the tap and the Raiders commit the same penalty right on their own line.

18min

PENALTY PANTHERS - Holding down too long by the Raiders. Panthers with a quick tap.

18min

Williams with a woeful kick, has no depth and Blake takes it on the fly and runs up to halfway. Panthers right on the attack now.

17min

PENALTY RAIDERS - They start their set just their side of halfway

17min

Blake with a stunning flick to Mansour, who leaves it behind. Raiders clean it up.

15min

Maloney's bomb is dropped by the Raiders and CNK takes it dead. Raiders drop out.

14min

SCRUM PANTHERS - Bateman loses the ball in the tackle.

13min

Maloney grubbers into the Raiders in-goal and Cleary very nearly gets to the ball, but he has an air swing. 7 tackle set for the Raiders.

11min

PENALTY PANTHERS - Lui all over the ruck like the population of Wagga all over Lake Albert beach on a 45 degree day.

10min

Conversion: Raiders
Kicked by Jarrod Croker.

Croker converts

Raiders lead Raiders 6 - 0 Panthers
9min

Try: Raiders
Scored by Michael Oldfield. Kick to come.

Williams with a nice grubber on the right side and Oldfield runs between the two defenders, regathers and scores a good try.

Raiders lead Raiders 4 - 0 Panthers
8min

PENALTY RAIDERS - JFH runs the Raiders kick chase off the ball and now the Raiders gets a full set inside the Panthers 20m

7min

The 'Bidgee doctor picks up as the day goes on, so expect it to play a bigger role in the second half.

6min

SCRUM RAIDERS - Mansour busts through some weak defence and very nearly gets to the tryline but loses the ball as he hits the ground

5min

Egan with a nice grubber from dummy half forces a drop out.

4min

PENALTY PANTHERS - They find touch 20m from the Raiders line.

3min

CNK drops a simple enough pass in a sweeping play and Yeo cleans it up. If it were a Holbrook pie he wouldn't have dropped it.

2min

SCRUM RAIDERS - Hodgson with a strong tackle from dummy half on Egan and the young Panthers rake drops the ball.

The Raiders are defending the Murrumbidgee end as they kick off

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Grant Atkins, David Munro

Touch Judges: Drew Oultram, Rickey McFarlane

Video Referee: Jared Maxwell, Bryan Norrie

CANBERRA RAIDERS (30)
Tries: Michael Oldfield, Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad, Jack Wighton, Hudson Young
Field Goals:
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (4/4)
Penalty Goals: Jarrod Croker (3/3)

PENRITH PANTHERS (12)
Tries: Nathan Cleary, James Tamou
Field Goals:
Conversions: Nathan Cleary (1/1), James Maloney (1/1)
Penalty Goals: