Full Time
80:00
2:00pm Sun August 2, 2015
Round 21 - Netstrata Jubilee Stadium, Carlton - Crowd: 10236
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Full time at Kogarah with the Dragons running away with it at the end winning 46 points to 24.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 46-24

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Conversion attempt by Gareth Widdop successful.

9/9 for Widdop

St. George Illawarra Dragons 46-24

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TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Josh Dugan. Kick to come.

Marshall throws a short ball to Dugan who strolls through a gap to put the icing on the cake for the Dragons

St. George Illawarra Dragons 44-24

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Newcastle have a chance to attack and looked to score but Scott loses the ball in the tackle

St. George Illawarra Dragons 40-24

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Sims offloads a ball that goes straight to Ah Mau. He then gets it to Widdop who loses the ball.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 40-24

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Dugan gathers in a Marshall chip and can't get a pass away and is tackled on the last.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 40-24

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Conversion attempt by Gareth Widdop successful.

Widdop has 8/8 for today. His goal kicking has been exemplary

St. George Illawarra Dragons 40-24

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TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Will Matthews. Kick to come.

Widdop has a kick deflected and Matthews gets to it and just gets the ball down.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 38-24

69

Another trip to the video ref needed

St. George Illawarra Dragons 34-24

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Mamo has just been forced back into goal and the Dragons have a drop out.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 34-24

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Conversion attempt by Gareth Widdop successful.

Widdop converts

St. George Illawarra Dragons 34-24

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TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Benji Marshall. Kick to come.

Unbelievable. What a try. Benji Marshall regahers a ball which has been tapped back by Widdop he dummies to Nightingale passes to Widdop, Rein gets it and passes back behind him as he was going into touch and Benji jumps up to catch the ball and smashes the ball down. Try of the year contender right there.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 32-24

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Mamo is claiming a try and we are going upstairs.
NO TRY: Mamo has bounced the ball and not got enough pressure on it

St. George Illawarra Dragons 28-24

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Knights penalty with the Dragons not releasing.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 28-24

62

Nightingale decides to kick and it goes dead. 20m restart

St. George Illawarra Dragons 28-24

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Farrell gets a pass on the wing and kicks the ball which is smothered. Dragons ball

St. George Illawarra Dragons 28-24

58

UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Conversion attempt by Tyrone Roberts unsuccessful.

Roberts misses from the sideline

St. George Illawarra Dragons 28-24

57

TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by Tyler Randell. Kick to come.

That's a brilliant solo try from Randell who picks up the loose ball on halfway and he sprints past the defence and gets around Dugan to score in the corner

St. George Illawarra Dragons 28-24

56

Gidley does well to take a low kick aimed towards the posts and Newcastle work it away from their line

St. George Illawarra Dragons 28-20

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Dugan has been hit hard again by Smith this time and he stays down. The fullback looks to be playing injured.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 28-20

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Conversion attempt by Gareth Widdop successful.

Widdop goes to 6/6 for the afternoon

St. George Illawarra Dragons 28-20

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TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Tyson Frizell. Kick to come.

Ah Mau does well to break tackles as he is tackled just short of the line. Frizell then gets a lovely short ball from Widdop and he goes into score

St. George Illawarra Dragons 26-20

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Widdop kicks high to the wing and Mamo does well to take it.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 22-20

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Penalty goal attempt by Gareth Widdop successful.

Widdop puts his team in front

St. George Illawarra Dragons 22-20

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Marshall has made a break and Mata'utia has been tackled 10m out from the try line. Dragons penalty now after he was held down and there's a bit of push and shove

20 all

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Conversion attempt by Gareth Widdop successful.

Widdop converts his own try and we are tied at 20

20 all

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TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Gareth Widdop. Kick to come.

Widdop spots a gap and straightens up to score.

Newcastle Knights 20-18

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Mamo knocks down a pass with the Dragons spreading the ball.

Newcastle Knights 20-14

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Knights have lost the ball from the scrum base. Bad mistake. Dragons get a chance now

Newcastle Knights 20-14

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Dugan does well to get on the end of a second man play and he is tackled hard to the turf and he loses the ball

Newcastle Knights 20-14

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Dragons penalty and they can start a set on halfway

Newcastle Knights 20-14

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Back underway

Newcastle Knights 20-14

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Half time with the Knights leading by six points. It was all the Dragons for the first 10 minutes but the Knights got on top and they go to the sheds with the lead

Newcastle Knights 20-14

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Penalty goal attempt by Gareth Widdop successful.

It was an unpopular decision but Widdop adds an extra two to his team's score.

Newcastle Knights 20-14

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Dragons have made a line break with Garvey going through then it was Scott who caught a pass from an offside position

Newcastle Knights 20-12

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Gagai kicks for himself then gets it back via a ricochet but is put down on the last. Hand over

Newcastle Knights 20-12

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Not a good half for Marshall wih his kick smothered and the Knights diving on the loose ball

Newcastle Knights 20-12

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Roberts kicks into touch 10m out from the Dragons line

Newcastle Knights 20-12

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Widdop chips behind the defence and the bounce sits up and there is a pass called forward. Knights ball

Newcastle Knights 20-12

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Conversion attempt by Tyrone Roberts unsuccessful.

Roberts misses his sideline attempt

Newcastle Knights 20-12

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by Nathan Ross. Kick to come.

The debutant gets a try after Newtown offloaded with Tapine tapping back for Mata'utia who gets it to Ross who scores in the corner

Newcastle Knights 20-12

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Gagai loses the ball in the tackle but it's called as a penalty. Knights back on the attack

Newcastle Knights 16-12

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A set move for the Dragons doesn't go to plan with Marshall knocking on a Widdop reverse pass

Newcastle Knights 16-12

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Another penalty for the home side with the Knights inside the 10

Newcastle Knights 16-12

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Dugan spills a kick and luckily for him it is ruled backwards. Now Nightingale is tackled hard and has stayed down. There looks to be a crusher tackle and he's been dumped on his head. Penalty Dragons.

Newcastle Knights 16-12

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Conversion attempt by Tyrone Roberts unsuccessful.

Roberts attempt fades late and misses to the left

Newcastle Knights 16-12

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by Jake Mamo. Kick to come.

What a transformation this game has taken. Tuimavave intercepts a Benji pass and the Knights spread the ball with Gagai getting on the outside and offloading for Mamo who goes into score in the corner

Newcastle Knights 16-12

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Tuimavave has intercepted a ball and is tackled

12 all

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Great take from Dugan and to get his foot back in goal for a 20m tap

12 all

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Tuimavave goes to the air and the bomb is taken safely.

12 all

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Conversion attempt by Tyrone Roberts successful.

Roberts converts. Scores level at 12

12 all

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by Adam Clydsdale. Kick to come.

Clydsdale goes himself from dummy half and then goes for a 2nd effort to get the ball over the try line and the try is awarded.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-10

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Knights doing well to keep the Dragons inside their own half and Rein is forced into an error.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-6

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Conversion attempt by Tyrone Roberts successful.

Roberts sneaks his conversion inside the far post.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-6

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by Kurt Gidley. Kick to come.

Gidley has another in Knights colours after Smith found a gap and offloaded for Gidley who has a free run to the line.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-4

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Ah Mau collects Snowden high.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

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Knights penalty and they can start a set on halfway

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Conversion attempt by Gareth Widdop successful.

Widdop converts next to the posts

St. George Illawarra Dragons 12-0

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TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Mitch Rein. Kick to come.

Thompson gets a brilliant short ball and he gets through a gap and his attempted offload is touched backwards by Mamo and the bounce of the ball favours Rein and he puts his hand on the ball for a four pointer

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-0

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Dragons penalty wih the Knights hanging around the tackle for too long

St. George Illawarra Dragons 6-0

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Tuimavave's kick is too deep as it goes dead in goal after a great Knights set which had a disappointing ending.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 6-0

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Roberts grubber bounces well for Dugan and he's tackled a metre out from his own line

St. George Illawarra Dragons 6-0

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Marshall throws a ball which is intercepted. Knights ball 30m out from the Dragons line. Now a penalty for Newcastle. They're on the attack

St. George Illawarra Dragons 6-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Conversion attempt by Gareth Widdop successful.

Widdop converts from in front

St. George Illawarra Dragons 6-0

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TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Josh Dugan. Kick to come.

Benji goes to the air and Dugan plucks it out of the air and plants it down. Great start for the home side.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 4-0

UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Kade Snowden makes an unforced error.

Bad start for the Knights. Snowden loses the ball in the tackle

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We're underway on a sunny and warm Sunday afternoon

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Welcome to Kogarah where the St George Illawarra Dragons will look to break their seven game losing streak at home against the embattled Newcastle Knights who are also desperate for a win and two competitions points.

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Referees & scorers:

Referee: Grant Atkins, Gavin Reynolds

Touch Judges: Jason Walsh, Dave Ryan

Video Referee: Steve Chiddy, Steve Folkes

ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS (46)
Tries: Josh Dugan (2), Gareth Widdop, Mitch Rein, Tyson Frizell, Benji Marshall, Will Matthews
Field Goals:
Conversions: Gareth Widdop (7/7)
Penalty Goals: Gareth Widdop (2/2)

NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS (24)
Tries: Kurt Gidley, Adam Clydsdale, Jake Mamo, Nathan Ross, Tyler Randell
Field Goals:
Conversions: Tyrone Roberts (2/5)
Penalty Goals: