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7:55pm Fri June 12, 2020
Round 5 - Bankwest Stadium - Crowd: 507

Panthers throw the ball around desperately on the last play and Josh Mansour puts it down! Eels win!


Dylan Brown is sent to the Sin Bin for a professional foul.


Matt Burton grubbers on the last and Clinton Gutherson grounds the ball. Dropout Eels.


Field Goal: Eels
Attempted by Mitchell Moses.

Mitchell Moses takes the shot from in front but he misses!

Eels lead Eels 16 - 10 Panthers

Caleb Aekins knocks on after another high kick from Mitchell Moses. Eels scrum centre field 15m out.


Dean Whare rolls the ball in goal on the last and Clinton Gutherson grounds the ball. Dropout Eels.


Penalty Panthers - Clinton Gutherson has charged through and collected Caleb Aekins about 10 minutes before the ball came down and Penrith find the line just short of halfway.


Conversion: Eels
Kicked by Mitchell Moses.

Mitchell Moses converts and the Eels have sprung to life!

Eels lead Eels 16 - 10 Panthers

Try: Eels
Scored by Ryan Matterson. Kick to come.

Ryan Matterson scores off a Mitchell Moses grubber which takes a horror bounce for Caleb Aekins and Matterson slides over to score!

Eels lead Eels 14 - 10 Panthers

Conversion: Eels
Kicked by Mitchell Moses.

Mitchell Moses converts and all of the sudden the scores are level!

Tied up at Eels 10 - 10 Panthers

Try: Eels
Scored by Clinton Gutherson. Kick to come.

Waqa Blake has stepped past Stephen Crichton and James Tamou. The former Panther then finds Clinton Gutherson who races away to score!

Panthers lead Eels 8 - 10 Panthers

Conversion: Eels
Attempted by Mitchell Moses.

Mitchell Moses misses the conversion out wide.

Panthers lead Eels 4 - 10 Panthers

Try: Eels
Scored by Waqa Blake. Kick to come.

Waqa Blake gets a one on one opportunity against Stephen Crichton and he fends him away with the left hand and scores to get the Eels back in it!

Panthers lead Eels 4 - 10 Panthers

Penalty Eels - Against James Fisher-Harris for taking out Nathan Brown after an attacking kick close to the line. Lucky it wasn't a Sin Bin.


Penalty Eels - Crusher tackle on Blake Ferguson from Stephen Crichton. Eels on the attack 30m out.


Dylan Brown kicks low towards the touchline and gives his forwards a breather. Panthers scrum 10m from their own line.


Mitchell Moses turns the screws and grubbers in goal. Stephen Crichton then spills the ball backwards but manages to knock the ball dead! Dropout Panthers.


Josh Mansour knocks on batting down a pass and Eels have an attacking scrum just 13m out.


Viliame Kikau gets in the way of a Panthers play close to the line and he knocks on. Eels of the hook big time!


Kane Evans with an unnecessary offload and Peni Terepo knocks on. Panthers over halfway now.


Good kick on the last by Mitchell Moses gets a repeat set after Stephen Crichton is trapped in goal.


Zane Tetevano now loses the ball following a strong tackle from Shaun Lane and Reed Mahoney.


Michael Jennings finds some space but then throws a terrible ball to Maika Sivo which goes over the sideline. Panthers scrum 30m from their own line.


Nathan Cleary kicks for Viliame Kikau to score but he lands on his back and Clinton Gutherson holds him up over the line. Eels off the hook.


CAPTAIN'S CHALLENGE - SUCCESSFUL - Clinton Gutherson was ruled to have knocked on but the ball hit his knee. Parramatta play the ball 30m out.


We are underway in the Second Half!


It is Halftime! The Panthers lead thanks to tries to both wingers and they lead 10-0 at the break. Stay tuned for all the Second Half action @LeagueUnlimited!


Michael Jennings loses the ball and knocks on.


Conversion: Panthers
Kicked by Nathan Cleary.

Nathan Cleary adds the extras.

Panthers lead Eels 0 - 10 Panthers

Try: Panthers
Scored by Josh Mansour. Kick to come.

Josh Mansour scores in the corner after Cleary and Luai combine to give Stephen Crichton a quick hands option to the big winger over to score!

Panthers lead Eels 0 - 8 Panthers

Penalty Panthers - Against Mitchell Moses for a high tackle on Stephen Crichton. Eels over halfway.


Apisai Koroisau kicks for Liam Martin close to the line but Dylan Brown is there. Brown is tackled in goal however and it is an Eels dropout.


Mitchell Moses puts up another towering bomb and Caleb Aekins makes no mistake and is tackled 22m out from his own line.


Blake Ferguson loses the ball and Josh Mansour picks up the ball and races downfield. Mansour is then tackled into touch 40m away and the referee has said no advantage! Terrible call and Panthers have the scrum feed.


Viliame Kikau makes an error in the play the ball and the Eels have the ball 30m out.


Conversion: Panthers
Attempted by Nathan Cleary.

Nathan Cleary misses from the sideline.

Panthers lead Eels 0 - 4 Panthers

Try: Panthers
Scored by Brian To'o. Kick to come.

Brian To'o collects a wayward pass from Caleb Aekins and manages to pick the ball off his ankles and carry three defenders over to score the first try of the match.

Panthers lead Eels 0 - 4 Panthers

Junior Paulo loses the ball trying to offload. Panthers ball through Nathan Cleary as the Panthers head over halfway.


INJURY UPDATE - Kurt Capewell had done a medial ligament injury and will not be back.


Nathan Cleary kicks for his wingmen on the last and Waqa Blake leaps above the pack and is then driven back in goal. Dropout Eels.


Nathan Cleary gets a monster bomb away on the last and Blake Ferguson is up to the task. Eels ball 13m from their own line.


Mitchell Moses bombs high on the last and Dean Whare collects the ball and is tackled just 10m from his own line.


VIDEO REF - NO TRY - Nathan Cleary kicks high for Dean Whare who looked to have scored, however the replay showed that Whare leaned against Michael Jennings and didn't allow him to contest the ball. Penalty Eels and they find the line just short of the 40m line.


Viliame Kikau tries to offloads in the tackle but has thrown a forward pass. Eels scrum just over halfway.


VIDEO REF - NO TRY - Ryan Matterson looked to have scored in the corner but replays show Blake Ferguson has pushed Stephen Crichton in the back before leaping for the ball in the lead up. Penalty Panthers.


INJURY UPDATE - Kurt Capewell looks to have injured himself in the first set and has left the field.


Mitchell Moses puts up a huge kick on the last and Josh Mansour is tackled in goal.

We are underway @Bankwest Stadium! Junior Paulo brings the ball back and is met by Viliame Kikau and James Fisher-Harris.

Welcome to Bankwest Stadium, where it is the Battle of the West with the Parramatta Eels hosting the Penrith Panthers in what promises to be an absolute blockbuster for our second match of Friday Night Football! Both sides are 1-17, so get ready for these fierce rivals to tear each other apart as they fight for top spot of the NRL ladder! Stay tuned for all the action @LeagueUnlimited Kickoff not far away.

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Gerard Sutton

Touch Judges: Chris Butler, Phil Henderson

Video Referee: Steve Chiddy, Bryan Norrie

Tries: Waqa Blake, Clinton Gutherson, Ryan Matterson
Field Goals: Mitchell Moses (0/1)
Conversions: Mitchell Moses (2/3)
Penalty Goals:

Tries: Brian To'o, Josh Mansour
Field Goals:
Conversions: Nathan Cleary (1/2)
Penalty Goals: