Full Time
80:00
3:00pm Sun May 4, 2014
Country v City 2014 - Caltex Park - Crowd: 9627
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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CITY ORIGIN
Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds successful.

Reynolds converts and it finishes a DRAW!

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TRY CITY ORIGIN
Scored by William Hopoate. Kick to come.

HOPOATE SCORES ON THE SIREN! They threw it around and eventually Hopoate finds a passage through! Now Reynolds will kick for a draw!

Country Origin 26-24

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Here we go City with it in the dying moments! Country scrambling!

Country Origin 26-20

79

UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CITY ORIGIN
Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds unsuccessful.

Reynolds misses - six the difference with a minute left.

Country Origin 26-20

79

TRY CITY ORIGIN
Scored by Daniel Tupou. Kick to come.

Tupou secures a double for the City boys in the dying minutes. Wonderful work to tiptoe inside the touchline and just get it down. We could see a final minute grandstand finish!

Country Origin 26-20

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VIDEO REFEREE possible City TRY to Daniel Tupou in the corner.

Country Origin 26-16

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CITY ORIGIN
Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds successful.

Reynolds converts from out wide to reduce the margin to ten points.

Country Origin 26-16

75

TRY CITY ORIGIN
Scored by Andrew Fifita. Kick to come.

A consolation try for the City boys with Fifita powering over off the end of a hot-potato style fifth tackle pass-around.

Country Origin 26-14

71

UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION COUNTRY ORIGIN
Conversion attempt by Tyrone Roberts unsuccessful.

Roberts doesn't convert but the margin is 16 now - Country almost home with under ten to go.

Country Origin 26-10

69

TRY COUNTRY ORIGIN
Scored by James McManus. Kick to come.

Idris lays it on after pushing away a few defenders, and McManus is the man who scores in the corner!

Country Origin 26-10

65

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION COUNTRY ORIGIN
Conversion attempt by Tyrone Roberts successful.

Roberts pushes the margin out to twelve.

Country Origin 22-10

63

TRY COUNTRY ORIGIN
Scored by Jamal Idris. Kick to come.

Ball goes up - the tall timber of JAMAL comes down with it! All that pressure and Country go up the other end and score.

Country Origin 20-10

60

From the scrum, Josh Reynolds kicks it long for Dylan Walker! David Mead runs it close and pushes it dead though. Line drop-out now. More ball for City.

Country Origin 16-10

59

UNFORCED ERROR COUNTRY ORIGIN
Mitch Rein makes an unforced error.

Rein spills his lollies just short of halfway, providing another City chance.

Country Origin 16-10

56

Country withstand all the pressure, and now have possession coming off their own line.

Country Origin 16-10

53

Six again for City here... Country defenders having real trouble containing David Klemmer. Now we have a penalty to the men in gold.

Country Origin 16-10

53

Country lose it and suddenly City are perched on the opposition line - David Klemmer held up on tackle 3. They threaten still...

Country Origin 16-10

51

Country with a valuable attacking chance here - a try would make things difficult for City... but Moylan cleans up a last tackle grubber.

Country Origin 16-10

48

Hoffman (City) penalised for tackling David Mead in the air on the Country 10m.

Country Origin 16-10

46

City with a long drive for touch and a scrum 10m now for Country. Steady opening to the second stanza so far.

Country Origin 16-10

43

Second half is underway in Dubbo. Country with the ascendency, will that change?

Country Origin 16-10

40

A late error from Josh Reynolds results in a Country scrum on their own 10m line but it fails to pack. That's it, HALFTIME.

Country Origin 16-10

40

Nearly hitting halftime here in Dubbo, chilly conditions and both sides just running it end to end. City penalty late on here.

Country Origin 16-10

34

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION COUNTRY ORIGIN
Conversion attempt by Tyrone Roberts successful.

Conversion is good, Country now lead 16-10.

Country Origin 16-10

33

TRY COUNTRY ORIGIN
Scored by David Mead. Kick to come.

Mead gets his second with quick play by Country on the back of Mullen's 40/20. A hint of obstruction but nothing to worry the men upstairs.

Country Origin 14-10

33

VIDEO REFEREE another possible Country TRY - David Mead the scorer.

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40/20 COUNTRY ORIGIN
Jarrod Mullen kicks a 40/20.

A Blue jersey moment perhaps? Mullo has smashed a long kick and it's a 40/20! Country tap and go!!!

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION COUNTRY ORIGIN
Conversion attempt by Tyrone Roberts unsuccessful.

Roberts' effort from out wide, like his City counterpart, isn't as accurate as the first. Scores remain level.

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30

TRY COUNTRY ORIGIN
Scored by Kevin Gordon. Kick to come.

Gordon gets the ball in the wide position and gets it down by edging his body just inside the touchline.

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VIDEO REFEREE possible Country TRY to Kevin Gordon.

City Origin 10-6

29

UNFORCED ERROR CITY ORIGIN
Daniel Tupou makes an unforced error.

Hero to villain... Tupou can't field a high ball and it's knocked on. Great chance for Country...

City Origin 10-6

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Country looking to slow things down a little with a kick into touch forcing a City scrum on their own 10m.

City Origin 10-6

24

UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CITY ORIGIN
Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds unsuccessful.

Reynolds' attempt goes away to the right.

City Origin 10-6

24

TRY CITY ORIGIN
Scored by Daniel Tupou. Kick to come.

Tupou has indeed leapt highest and was offside. Outstanding athleticism!

City Origin 10-6

24

VIDEO REFEREE possible try for Daniel Tupou - CITY. High cross-field kick & aerial contest under review.

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23

City force a line drop-out here. Pressure time for Country.

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18

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CITY ORIGIN
Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds successful.

The other Reynolds (Adam, that is), converts the Josh Reynolds try.

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TRY CITY ORIGIN
Scored by Josh Reynolds. Kick to come.

Moylan makes a line break... kicks inside and Josh Reynolds is there to collect!

Country Origin 6-4

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION COUNTRY ORIGIN
Conversion attempt by Tyrone Roberts successful.

Two points added onto the tally with Tyrone Roberts converting.

Country Origin 6-0

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TRY COUNTRY ORIGIN
Scored by David Mead. Kick to come.

First try goes to Mead for Country, scoring next to the posts off a handy Beau Scott offload.

Country Origin 4-0

9

End to end stuff so far nine minutes in - Country with arguably the better of the play but nothing threatening from either team yet.

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5

Now a penalty to Country but they lose it and City's Aaron Woods comes away with the ball.

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3

Penalty City - they'll get their first chance inside Country territory.

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1

Early on and we already have an error from City via Andrew Fifita. Country get the ball via a scrum.

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The two sides and the fans in Dubbo now hold a moment's silence in recognition of the passing back in February of Wayne 'Jock' Colley, former CRL chairman.

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The City and Country teams have made their way onto Caltex Park - great crowd packed in here. Kickoff moments away.

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Teams go in as per the most recent alterations on Wednesday. 18th men Shaun Fensom (Country) and Tyrone Peachey (City) drop off the respective benches.

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The yearly debates about it's relevance will rage as long as this fixture is played - but we've arrived at the Country v City Origin annual event. Welcome to Caltex Park in Dubbo where the old foes go toe to toe once more. Kickoff is at 3pm - we'll have team changes for you shortly.

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Referees & scorers:

Referees: Gerard Sutton, Gavin Badger

Touch Judges: Jason Walsh, Michael Wise

Video Referee: Steve Chiddy, Luke Phillips

COUNTRY ORIGIN (26)
Tries: David Mead (2), Kevin Gordon, Jamal Idris, James McManus
Field Goals:
Conversions: Tyrone Roberts (3/5)
Penalty Goals:

CITY ORIGIN (26)
Tries: Josh Reynolds, Daniel Tupou (2), Andrew Fifita, William Hopoate
Field Goals:
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (3/5)
Penalty Goals: