Full Time
80:00
7:50pm Thu July 21, 2022
Round 19 - CommBank Stadium, Parramatta - Crowd: 11017
80min

They try a kick to Simonsson which Oates gathers well. FULLTIME.

80min

Tesi Niu spills the catch. Eels will have one play.

79min

Broncos are everywhere tonight. Pereira whacked Gutherson hard. Eels went to the left again. Blake hasn't been able to get it down. RED LIGHTS.. NO TRY! Held up.

79min

Sivo spills it trying to charge at the ball. CHALLENGE. SUCCESSFUL. Penalty Eels.

77min

Will Penisini not having the best night. Tries to kick the ball and it just volleys over the sideline.

74min

Oh dear. Penisini throws a deliberate forward pass.

73min

PENALTY EELS! Offside.

72min

Shaun Lane tries to bat the short kick-off back but it goes forward.

70min

Conversion: Broncos
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds converts his own effort.

Broncos lead Eels 14 - 36 Broncos
69min

Try: Broncos
Scored by Adam Reynolds. Kick to come.

It just isn't the Eels night. They tried to spread it early in the count, in their own end. It is Staggs forces the error. Reynolds kicks it ahead for himself and scores.

Broncos lead Eels 14 - 34 Broncos
68min

Eels tried to go to their left side again. Blake can't create the pass to Sivo.

66min

Gutherson with another kick. This time it works. Dropout.

64min

PENALTY EELS! Too long Pat.

63min

Eels build through the right. Gutherson kicks for himself but Tesi Niu is there to gather and get back in the field.

61min

Blake dives over in the corner! Eels use their block shape to the left and the centre plants it down. Some concern for an obstruction. HANG ON. Review. RED LIGHTS.. NO TRY!

59min

Sivo gets trapped in the corner, throws a pass which rebounds off a few Broncos and back to the visitors.

58min

PENALTY EELS! High shot.

57min

Forward pass from the Broncos. Handing Eels another chance.

56min

Dylan Brown punches a kick that goes dead. Ref calls it a dropout? Nope. Corrected. Tap for the Broncos.

54min

PENALTY EELS! Offside.

53min

Conversion: Eels
Attempted by Mitchell Moses.

Moses from the left sideline. He needs to convert these. Misses.

Broncos lead Eels 14 - 30 Broncos
52min

Try: Eels
Scored by Maika Sivo. Kick to come.

Eels strike right away! Brown on the left to Sivo. Easy.

Broncos lead Eels 14 - 30 Broncos
51min

Mam spills the kick. Eels on the attack.

48min

That is some desperation from the Eels! Oregan Kaufusi charges the ball down and gets to it first!

45min

Eels playing catch up football put it on the ground.

42min

Conversion: Broncos
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds with his toughest kick of the night, sails it over.

Broncos lead Eels 10 - 30 Broncos
41min

Try: Broncos
Scored by Corey Oates. Kick to come.

Easy kick from Reynolds to the left side. A leaping Oates takes it and touches down.

Broncos lead Eels 10 - 28 Broncos
40min

That isn't the start the Eels needed. Waqa Blake going backwards loses it. Broncos scrum.

40min

We're back for the second half! Can the Eels produce a comeback? or will the Broncos trot to another big win.

40min

Eels storm up the field with the final set of the half, aided by a restart. They hoist one high but is smothered by the Broncos. HALFTIME.

38min

Conversion: Eels
Kicked by Mitchell Moses.

Moses with his second kick of the night. Nails it.

Broncos lead Eels 10 - 24 Broncos
37min

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

Eels keep it going through the hands on the left. Waqa Blake finishes off the move.

Broncos lead Eels 8 - 24 Broncos
35min

Pereira tries to be smart and step out. He gets it wrong. Eels ball ten out.

34min

Conversion: Broncos
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds pilots it through again.

Broncos lead Eels 4 - 24 Broncos
33min

Try: Broncos
Scored by Kurt Capewell. Kick to come.

Lovely slight of hand from Mam finds a charging Capewell to dive over.

Broncos lead Eels 4 - 22 Broncos
31min

Broncos slice through once again. Ezra Mam and Tesi Niu combining. Will Penisini holds the man down for ages and he is sent to the SIN BIN.

29min

PENALTY EELS! Offside at marker.

29min

Nope. Broncos tried a short side raid and the pass from Mam goes to ground. Oates can only throw a boot out at it. Eels scrum.

28min

Everything is coming up Broncos! Another kick looked to be taken in by the Eels but somehow back with the visitors. Can they add more points?

27min

Broncos strip the numbers on the right. Staggs tried to release the ball quickly and it goes over the sideline. Ruled an Eels touch. CHALLENGE from the hosts. INCONCLUSIVE. Eels retain their challenge BUT it will be the Broncos ball.

25min

Broncos have turned into the Globetrotters tonight! Kicks everywhere and they are coming off. Theya re attacking the Eels line again.

24min

Conversion: Broncos
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds from mid range on the right. Two more.

Broncos lead Eels 4 - 18 Broncos
23min

Try: Broncos
Scored by Jordan Riki. Kick to come.

Oh Rikki you're so fine! A low kick through from Reynolds sees the second rower touch down and point out someone in the crowd. Probably a friend.

Broncos lead Eels 4 - 16 Broncos
22min

Broncos have stepped on the gas here. A shift left gets a touch from Simonsson which restarts the count and they are galloping close to the line again.

21min

Conversion: Broncos
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds slots over another.

Broncos lead Eels 4 - 12 Broncos
19min

Try: Broncos
Scored by Payne Haas. Kick to come.

He is definitely a Payne in the Haas for the Eels defence. He got the ball, decided to take on the line and pushed through like tissue paper. Also shushed the crowd for good measure.

Broncos lead Eels 4 - 10 Broncos
18min

Adam Reynolds has pinched it. Cheeky from the veteran half.

17min

Eels get a restart on the fifth tackle. Brutal for the Broncos defence. Can they hold on?

12min

Conversion: Broncos
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds has a chance to hand the visitors the lead. He strides in and does so.

Broncos lead Eels 4 - 6 Broncos
11min

Try: Broncos
Scored by Corey Oates. Kick to come.

That was more akin to the Wanderers than the Broncos! Brenko Lee takes a cut-out pass, kicks it several times and it ricochets to Corey Oates who is able to fall on it.

Tied up at Eels 4 - 4 Broncos
9min

Broncos get their first chance to attack through a set restart. The kick hit the ground and Waqa Blake countered the other way, quickly followed by a Saivo charge over halfway.

6min

Conversion: Eels
Attempted by Mitchell Moses.

The Si-Vo chant is going up around the stadium. Mitch Moses strides in and it fades left.

Eels lead Eels 4 - 0 Broncos
5min

Try: Eels
Scored by Maika Sivo. Kick to come.

A simple move to the left and Maika Sivo adds another to his tally at Western Sydney stadium!

Eels lead Eels 4 - 0 Broncos
4min

It is starting to teem down in Parramatta. That doesn't matter for the Eels though..

4min

Another error from the Broncos out of their own end. Carrigan this time. CHALLENGE being used early in the piece for them. UNSUCCESSFUL.

3min

Tricky kick on last ends up with Matterson toeing through and being held up. Changeover.

2min

Forward pass from Jake Turpin quells the Broncos rucking forward.

1min

Both sides through their first sets without any incident.

KICK-OFF! Eels kick high into the Sydney sky and we're underway!

Here come the Broncos onto the turf at Western Sydney stadium. They are looking to keep their momentum going this season. Next out is the hosts, the Eels, looking to send the home fans away happy later tonight. Kick-off is coming up!

Happy Thursday! We kick off the round in Sydney's west. Top four chasing Parramatta and Brisbane clash for their chance to jump ahead! The Eels come off their big win against the Warriors while Broncos won the South-East Queensland derby against the Titans. Grab all your snacks and drinks and get ready for kick-off!

Referees & scorers:

Referee: Gerard Sutton

Touch Judges: Darian Furner, Drew Oultram

Video Referee: Chris Butler

PARRAMATTA EELS (14)
Tries: Maika Sivo (2), Waqa Blake
Conversions: Mitchell Moses (1/3)

BRISBANE BRONCOS (36)
Tries: Corey Oates (2), Adam Reynolds, Payne Haas, Jordan Riki, Kurt Capewell
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (6/6)