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80:00
3:00pm Sat July 18, 2020
Round 10 - WIN Stadium - Crowd: 1619
80min

It's full time at WIN Stadium and it turned out to be a riveting second half as the Dragons came from behind to win the game late courtesy of a Corey Norman try. A great finish to the opening fixture of Super Saturday. Stay-tuned on @LeagueUnlimited for the match report and coverage of both the Knights v Rabbitohs and the Eels v Sea Eagles later tonight.

80min

Conversion: Dragons
Kicked by Zac Lomax.

Lomax adds the two on full-time to give the Bulldogs a six-point victory

Dragons lead Dragons 28 - 22 Bulldogs
79min

Try: Dragons
Scored by Corey Norman. Kick to come.

A costly drop from Marcelo Montoya from 40 metres in front saw Corey Norman steam onto the loose ball as he continued to run the football home to score what will most likely be the winning try. What a finish!

Dragons lead Dragons 26 - 22 Bulldogs
77min

Field Goal: Dragons
Attempted by Corey Norman.

A Corey Norman field goal attempt from in front just skews to the left as scores stay level

Tied up at Dragons 22 - 22 Bulldogs
75min

In bizarre events, a Lachlan Lewis kick ricochet of Cameron McInnes head saw the Bulldogs have to scurry to recover the football who were then tackled just 20 metres out from their own line on the last tackle, giving the Dragons a good chance to take the lead.

74min

Conversion: Dragons
Kicked by Zac Lomax.

Zac Lomax converts the try from just left of the upright to bring the scores to level with just six minutes remaining in this contest.

Tied up at Dragons 22 - 22 Bulldogs
73min

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

Dufty gets his second of the afternoon thanks to a good line break from Adam Clune who took advantage of some weak defence from the Bulldogs. Clune then drew Meaney in and passed to the supporting Dufty who crossed over untouched.

Bulldogs lead Dragons 20 - 22 Bulldogs
69min

A poor chip kick from Lachlan Lewis was caught in the in goal by Corey Norman and just one tackle later Lewis gave away a penalty for a high tackle, not a great 30 seconds there for Lachlan Lewis.

66min

Conversion: Dragons
Kicked by Zac Lomax.

Lomax drilled it over from just left of the upright to bring the Dragons within a converted try of the Bulldogs lead.

Bulldogs lead Dragons 16 - 22 Bulldogs
66min

Try: Dragons
Scored by Jason Saab. Kick to come.

A bad attempt at a catch from a bomb there by Cristian Crichton who drops it onto his boot with the ball finding its way to Jason Saab who runs over pretty much untouched to potentially bring the Dragons back within a single try.

Bulldogs lead Dragons 14 - 22 Bulldogs
60min

Jackson Ford just falls short of the try line after taking on the Bulldogs defence himself on the last tackle. Great scramble defence from the Dogs.

59min

The Bulldogs have successfully challenged a decision that originally ruled a knock-on against Christian Crichton. Bulldogs retain the footy

54min

Penalty Goal: Bulldogs
Kicked by Nick Meaney.

An incorrect play the ball from Cameron McInnes rewarded Nick Meaney with a shot at goal from in front which he successfully kicked to extend the lead to 12 points

Bulldogs lead Dragons 10 - 22 Bulldogs
52min

An error at dummy-half from Ben Hunt saw Sauaso Sue pick up the ball and charge down towards the Dragons 40 metre line, the Bulldogs in a great position here.

49min

Great aerial contest between Dallin Watene-Zelezniak and Jason Saab which sees DWZ come down with the football and prevent Saab from another attempt at scoring a try.

47min

Oh no! Lachlan Lewis has failed to find touch after the Bulldogs received a penalty on the halfway line. A gift for the Dragons

47min

Jason Saab cost the Dragons a try by knocking on a grubber kick from Ben Hunt. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak did great defensively there to apply pressure to Saab as he was attempting to grab the football

43min

A nice little grubber from Adam Clune gives the Dragons a repeat set to cap off their first set of the half

41min

Kieran Foran has passed his HIA and will return to the field

41min

The second half is underway with the Dragons kicking off

40min

That's half-time and the Bulldogs enter the break leading by 10 points after a very poor start. The Dragons switched off after they took an early lead in the opening 10 minutes.

38min

Penalty Goal: Bulldogs
Kicked by Nick Meaney.

Meaney converts the penalty shot as the Bulldogs now lead by 10 points

Bulldogs lead Dragons 10 - 20 Bulldogs
35min

The game has been stopped as Kieran Foran has been taken from the field after a late shot from Tariq Sims made contact with Foran's head. Bulldogs are awarded a penalty and Sims is put on report.

35min

Conversion: Bulldogs
Kicked by Nick Meaney.

Meaney kicks his third of the match as he converts again from left of the upright to extend the lead to eight points.

Bulldogs lead Dragons 10 - 18 Bulldogs
34min

Try: Bulldogs
Scored by Raymond Faitala-Mariner. Kick to come.

Faitala-Mariner just crashes over the line busting tackles from Tyson Frizell and Corey Norman to extend the Bulldogs lead, they've caught the Dragons off guard again.

Bulldogs lead Dragons 10 - 16 Bulldogs
32min

A brilliant kick chase from the Bulldogs creates a repeat set as they drag Matt Dufty back into the Dragons in goal.

32min

Conversion: Bulldogs
Kicked by Nick Meaney.

Meaney converts his own try from left of the upright to give his side a two-point lead.

Bulldogs lead Dragons 10 - 12 Bulldogs
31min

Try: Bulldogs
Scored by Nick Meaney. Kick to come.

The Dogs take no time scoring a try there with the opening play of the scrum in which a pass held up from Kieran Foran saw Nick Meaney easily make his way over the try line

Tied up at Dragons 10 - 10 Bulldogs
30min

Plenty of errors at the moment as Matt Dufty puts a down a bomb kick right in front of his try line, inviting the Dogs in to their own 10 metres.

28min

Knock on from Jason Saab as he attempted to get the ball back in play after taking a brilliant catch from a bomb kick.

26min

A dropped ball from Tolman in great field position has cost his side a chance of attempting to level the scores.

24min

An error in the play the ball from Blake Lawrie has given the Bulldogs a scrum on their own 40. Good news though with Kieran Foran returning to the field for Canterbury.

22min

This doesn't look good for Bulldogs fans with Kieran Foran currently receiving treatment for a potential foot/toe injury, he has left the field for the meantime

22min

Conversion: Bulldogs
Kicked by Nick Meaney.

Nick Meaney drills a regulation conversion from right in front to get the Bulldogs to within four points of the Dragons.

Dragons lead Dragons 10 - 6 Bulldogs
22min

Try: Bulldogs
Scored by Jeremy Marshall-King. Kick to come.

Obstruction has been cleared as dummy-half Jeremy Marshall-King went himself from the play the ball to score under the posts. Much needed for the Bulldogs after a poor start.

Dragons lead Dragons 10 - 4 Bulldogs
19min

A nice kick from Kieran Foran was supported by a great kick chase which generated a forced drop out. Much needed for the Bulldogs

16min

Sims puts down a crash ball pass from halfback Adam Clune

15min

A line break from Zac Lomax has the Doggies on the back foot as the Dragons look to add to their two tries so far

10min

Conversion: Dragons
Attempted by Zac Lomax.

Lomax conversion unsuccessful as his kick from the sideline cannons into the right upright.

Dragons lead Dragons 10 - 0 Bulldogs
9min

Try: Dragons
Scored by Euan Aitken. Kick to come.

An easy try for the Dragons after a simple play through the hands on the left edge that saw Euan Aitken burst through the line in between the opposition centre and winger to score in the corner.

Dragons lead Dragons 10 - 0 Bulldogs
8min

Nice little kick into the in goal from Ben Hunt as he rewards his side with a repeat set.

2min

A penalty given away early in the set by the Dragons gives the Bulldogs a bit of relief after a slow start.

2min

Conversion: Dragons
Kicked by Zac Lomax.

Lomax converts the try that he created.

Dragons lead Dragons 6 - 0 Bulldogs
1min

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

A try in the opening set of the match for the Dragons. A brilliant catch from Zac Lomax off a bomb kick and provided a nice offload for Matt Dufty who was supporting up the middle

Dragons lead Dragons 4 - 0 Bulldogs

We are underway here in Wollongong!

Welcome to WIN Stadium for the first match of Super Saturday, with the St. George Illawarra Dragons hosting the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs. Both sides are unchanged and will run out 1-17. The Bulldogs will be hoping the respond to the resignation of Dean Pay by giving interim coach Steve Georgallis a win to remember

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Henry Perenara

Touch Judges: Kasey Badger, Liam Kennedy

Video Referee: Bryan Norrie

ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS (28)
Tries: Matthew Dufty (2), Euan Aitken, Jason Saab, Corey Norman
Field Goals: Corey Norman (0/1)
Conversions: Zac Lomax (4/5)
Penalty Goals:

CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS (22)
Tries: Jeremy Marshall-King, Nick Meaney, Raymond Faitala-Mariner
Field Goals:
Conversions: Nick Meaney (3/3)
Penalty Goals: Nick Meaney (2/2)