Full Time
80:00
4:00pm Sun November 9, 2014
Week 3 - WIN Stadium, Wollongong - Crowd: 18456
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FULL TIME at WIN Stadium in Wollongong has seen the Australian Kangaroos advance through to the Four Nations Final against the New Zealand Kiwis with victory over Samoa, 44-18.

Australia 44-18

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION AUSTRALIA
Conversion attempt by Daly Cherry-Evans successful.

Daly Cherry-Evans with the conversion from out wide on the sideline

Australia 44-18

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TRY AUSTRALIA
Scored by Josh Mansour. Kick to come.

Josh Mansour has cleaned up a Ben Roberts mistake after he bolted away. Josh Mansour took a dart from the half way line and Samoa failed to cover in defence

Australia 42-18

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION AUSTRALIA
Conversion attempt by Daly Cherry-Evans successful.

Daly Cherry-Evans with the conversion attempt in place of Cam Smith pushes the lead out to 20 points

Australia 38-18

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TRY AUSTRALIA
Scored by Josh Papalii. Kick to come.

Josh Papalii gets GREEN LIGHTS as he managed to ground the ball under the defence of three Samoans on the try line

Australia 36-18

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VIDEO REFEREE for Josh Papalii. Looking at grounding as he reached out through a tackle of three Samoans.

Australia 32-18

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UNFORCED ERROR TOA SAMOA
Frank Pritchard makes an unforced error.

Frank Pritchard unable to hold onto possession as he charged up. Scrum for Australia near half way

Australia 32-18

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UNFORCED ERROR AUSTRALIA
Dylan Walker makes an unforced error.

Dylan Walker has fumbled the ball in an attempt of clean up off a last tackle kick. Scrum for Samoa 20 metres out

Australia 32-18

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION TOA SAMOA
Conversion attempt by Timoteo Lafai successful.

Tim Lafai slots the conversion attempt and the points gap closes to 14

Australia 32-18

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TRY TOA SAMOA
Scored by David Fa'alogo. Kick to come.

David Fa'alogo gets GREEN LIGHTS as he took a bullet pass and dived through the despite copping a hit from Josh Jackson.

Australia 32-16

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David Fa’alogo has scored but we are off to the VIDEO REFEREE after a push and shove

Australia 32-12

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Penalty Samoa, Cam Smith with a hand on the ball in the ruck. Samoa attack 10m out now

Australia 32-12

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Tim-connection doesn’t come off as Simona’s passes see Lafai thrown over the sideline. Scrum for Australia at their 10 metre line

Australia 32-12

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UNFORCED ERROR AUSTRALIA
Boyd Cordner makes an unforced error.

Boyd Cordner has forgot how to catch, a drop ball from a short pass out of acting half.

Australia 32-12

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION AUSTRALIA
Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith unsuccessful.

Cameron Smith with the conversion fails to extends the lead over Samoa from out wide on the sideline

Australia 32-12

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TRY AUSTRALIA
Scored by Cooper Cronk. Kick to come.

Cooper Cronk gets the GREEN LIGHTS as he managed to dive is way under the Samoan defence.

Australia 32-12

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VIDEO REFEREE for Australia, Cooper Cronk may have scored. Possible double movement as he attempted to bounce over the line.

Australia 28-12

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ON REPORT: Mose Masoe penalised for taking out Cronk. Australia with possession inside Samoan red zone

Australia 28-12

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FORWARD PASS (by a good country mile) denies Sione Mata’utia. Daly Cherry-Evans attempting to provide the overlap pass but it doesn't stick for him

Australia 28-12

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Penalty comes for a hold down from Sam Thaiday on Josh McGuire. Kangaroos attack 10 metres out

Australia 28-12

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UNFORCED ERROR TOA SAMOA
Joseph Leilua makes an unforced error.

Joseph Leilua with a promising run is unable to come away with the good as he lost the ball attempting to fend. Scrum for Australia, 30 metre out

Australia 28-12

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UNFORCED ERROR TOA SAMOA
Isaac Liu makes an unforced error.

Issac Liu is unable hold onto possession and the Kangaroos have possession deep in the Samoan half.

Australia 28-12

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UNFORCED ERROR AUSTRALIA
Michael Jennings makes an unforced error.

Michael Jennings just managed to get a knock on of a Frank Pritchard shifting pass. Samoa with a scrum feed 10 metres short of half way

Australia 28-12

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION TOA SAMOA
Conversion attempt by Timoteo Lafai successful.

Tim Lafai slots the conversion attempt to close the gap to 16 points

Australia 28-12

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TRY TOA SAMOA
Scored by Ben Roberts. Kick to come.

Ben Roberts with some fancy footwork as darted over for Samoa, get play from the Samoans to open up the Australian try line

Australia 28-10

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ZERO TACKLE and penalty for Samoa. Count is now 7-all with Samoa on the Kangaroos' try line

Australia 28-6

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UNFORCED ERROR AUSTRALIA
Sione Mata'utia makes an unforced error.

Sione Mata'utia just unable to get hands on a bouncing kick as Tim Simona put pressure on him. Samoa with the 20 metre restart

Australia 28-6

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UNFORCED ERROR TOA SAMOA
Pita Godinet makes an unforced error.

Pita Godinet unable to hold onto possession from a late offload. Scrum for the Kangaroos just before the half way line.

Australia 28-6

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Samoa get the penalty, Tim Simona taken in the air by Greg Inglis. Samoa advance to 10 metre short of half way

Australia 28-6

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Second half is UNDERWAY as Samoa kick off

Australia 28-6

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HALF TIME sounds at WIN Stadium and the Australian Kangaroos are running over Samoa, 28-6

Australia 28-6

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UNFORCED ERROR AUSTRALIA
Michael Jennings makes an unforced error.

Michael Jennings has juggled the last tackle kick and Samoa has possession deep in their own half

Australia 28-6

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It was building for Samoa, but an awful pass sees the play ended. Change over Australia at the 20m line

Australia 28-6

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Tim Simona watches the long kick off the boot of Daly Cherry-Evans roll dead. 20 metre tap for the Samons

Australia 28-6

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION AUSTRALIA
Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

Cameron Smith adds the two points without issue from right in front of the posts

Australia 28-6

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TRY AUSTRALIA
Scored by David Klemmer. Kick to come.

David Klemmer has strolled under the posts untouched off a bullet pass from acting half. Incredible try

Australia 26-6

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Penalty to Kangaroos, Reni Maitua concedes for working over the ruck. Australia back on the attack 30 metres out from the Samoa try line

Australia 22-6

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION AUSTRALIA
Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

Cameron Smith with the conversion from the eastern sideline slots the extras

Australia 22-6

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TRY AUSTRALIA
Scored by Daly Cherry-Evans. Kick to come.

Daly Cherry-Evans has thrown the dummy and bolted away down the eastern sideline and run 70 mertes almost untouched!

Australia 20-6

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UNFORCED ERROR TOA SAMOA
David Fa'alogo makes an unforced error.

David Fa'alogo has come up with a mistake in the ruck. Kangaroos with the scrum feed 30 metres out from their own try line

Australia 16-6

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION AUSTRALIA
Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

Cameron Smith with the conversion attempt extends Australia's lead to 10 points from out wide on the western sideline

Australia 16-6

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TRY AUSTRALIA
Scored by Greg Inglis. Kick to come.

Greg Inglis gets GREEN LIGHTS as he bolted into a hole created by Sam Thaiday as Cooper Cronk threw the sweep ball. Samoa's defence got tangled in the attempt at shut down of the play

Australia 14-6

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Penalty to Australia… guess who… Joseph Leilua working over Jennings again. He is very lucky to be not in the sin bin

Australia 10-6

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Greg Bird defuses the last tackle kick, Kangaroos with it at the 30m line

Australia 10-6

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Penalty to Samoa, Dylan Walker taking out Winterstein. Samoa attack 20m out

Australia 10-6

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Time off here, it’s on here… Walker coming through and taking out Antonio Winterstein as he attempted a catch on the kick

Australia 10-6

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NO TRY for Pita Godinet and Samoa. Greg Inglis stopped the play, but back to 10m on last tackle

Australia 10-6

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VIDEO REFEREE, it’s NO TRY for Pita Godinet. Looking at grounding as he darted out

Australia 10-6

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Penalty to Samoa, Cameron Smith working over the arm in the ruck. Samoa advance to the 30 metre zone out from the Kangaroos try line

Australia 10-6

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION TOA SAMOA
Conversion attempt by Timoteo Lafai successful.

Tim Lafai slots the extras with the conversion from in front without issue

Australia 10-6

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TRY TOA SAMOA
Scored by Tim Simona. Kick to come.

Tim Simona has been given GREEN LIGHTS for his try as he opened up the Kangaroos line with a darting run through the defence. Australia concede from the penalty

Australia 10-4

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VIDEO REFEREE for Samoa, Tim Simona has darted over. Obstruction review needed as the hole just opened up for him

Australia 10-0

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Penalty to Samoa, Australia called offside. Samoa just 10m out now

Australia 10-0

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Penalty to Samoa, DCE misguided in attack. Strip is the call

Australia 10-0

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ZERO TACKLE for Australia. Samoa knock on at the try line. Kangaroos metres out

Australia 10-0

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Penalty to Australia, Sione Mata’utia tackled in the air by Pritchard. Count 5-1 against Samoa

Australia 10-0

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Daly Cherry-Evans fires a kick too long on last tackle, the ball ends up over the dead ball line. Samoa with a 20 metre tap

Australia 10-0

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Penalty to Australia, Joseph Leilua concedes his third penalty. Sin bin close for him as it's his third ruck incident

Australia 10-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION AUSTRALIA
Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

Cameron Smith slots the extras from beside the posts and the Kangaroos extend their lead

Australia 10-0

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TRY AUSTRALIA
Scored by Greg Inglis. Kick to come.

Greg Inglis has finished off an unbelievable four-pointer as the Kangaroos kept the ball alive on last tackle. Sam Thaiday basketballed over the top to Corey Parker who took a dive for the try line, but as he did managed to offload to Inglis who crashed over.

Australia 8-0

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Penalty to Australia, Frank Pritchard just hang the arm out on Josh Mansour. Australia kick to half way

Australia 4-0

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Penalty awarded to Samoa, follows a brilliant last tackle catch. Samoa kick up to the 30 metre line

Australia 4-0

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Back to back penalties, Joseph Leilua again the offender. Knees in the ruck the call. Australia advances up to the 20m line

Australia 4-0

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First penalty of the game against Joseph Leilua. Holding down in the ruck. The touch finder gives Australia possession at half way

Australia 4-0

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION AUSTRALIA
Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith unsuccessful.

Cameron Smith with the conversion from wide out on the western side of WIN Stadium fails to add the extras

Australia 4-0

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TRY AUSTRALIA
Scored by Cooper Cronk. Kick to come.

Cooper Cronk has opened the scoring as the Australian bolted away from half way through Sione Mata'utia. Broken play as already seen holes in Samoa open up.

Australia 4-0

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Kick on the end of the first set is too long, 20 metre tap for the Australians.

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First half is UNDERWAY at WIN Stadium as the Kangaroos kick off to give the Samoans first use of the ball

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Now for the Kanagroos, kick off to follow National Anthems of both countries.

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The Samoan Rugby League side is out onto WIN Stadium, massive support for them on the hill with a sea of red and blue flags.

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Welcome to LeagueUnlimited's live coverage from WIN Stadium in Wollongong as the Australian Kangaroos host Toa Samoa. This clash can see either team advance to next week's Four Nations Final against the New Zealand Kiwis. Australia require a victory by any margin, while Samoa need a 9 point win to secure a place against the Kiwis.

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TEAM NEWS: Samoa – Mose Masoe starts sending Pita Godinet to the interchange. Jesse Sene-Lefao and Tautau Moga not required off the extended bench.

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TEAM NEWS: Australian Kangaroos – Robbie Farah, Aidan Guerra, Matt Moylan and Ryan Hoffman drop out of the extended side. Josh Jackson comes onto the bench with Boyd Cordner, Ben Hunt and David Klemmer.

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Referees & scorers:

Referee: Gerard Sutton

Touch Judges: Jason Walsh, Grant Atkins

Video Referee: Ian Smith

AUSTRALIA (44)
Tries: Cooper Cronk (2), Greg Inglis (2), Daly Cherry-Evans, David Klemmer, Josh Papalii, Josh Mansour
Field Goals:
Conversions: Cameron Smith (4/6), Daly Cherry-Evans (2/2)
Penalty Goals:

TOA SAMOA (18)
Tries: Tim Simona, Ben Roberts, David Fa'alogo
Field Goals:
Conversions: Timoteo Lafai (3/3)
Penalty Goals: