Full Time
80:00
7:00pm Mon August 10, 2015
Round 22 - GIO Stadium Canberra, Bruce - Crowd: 8704
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Tigers win 20-18.

Wests Tigers 20-18

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SENT OFF
David Shillington is sent off the field.

He won't forget his 200th game, Shillington has been sent off. The first player since Kade Snowden in Round 24, 2013.

Wests Tigers 20-18

80

Shillington has lost his head - he's tried to headbutt Aaron Woods.

Wests Tigers 20-18

79

David Shillington loses the ball on halfway and the Tigers will win.

Wests Tigers 20-18

79

The Raiders will need to travel 100 metres with a minute remaining.

Wests Tigers 20-18

78

Jarrad Kennedy puts a kick in on the last. That's a terrible play from the Raiders.

Wests Tigers 20-18

76

Josh Hodgson has had a terrific game tonight, but it's hard to comprehend why Kurt Baptiste hasn't received any game time tonight.

Wests Tigers 20-18

75

Williams dummies, but is caught by the Tigers defenders.

Wests Tigers 20-18

74

On the very next play, Tim Simona makes a mistake. Canberra scrum from 10 metres out.

Wests Tigers 20-18

74

Luke Brooks comes up with possession after Blake Austin offloaded close to the line.

Wests Tigers 20-18

73

Williams puts in a woeful kick, but the Raiders will get a repeat set.

Wests Tigers 20-18

72

Wighton makes a good take after Brooks put a high ball up in an attacking position.

Wests Tigers 20-18

71

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION WESTS TIGERS
Conversion attempt by Pat Richards successful.

The Tigers take back the lead.

Wests Tigers 20-18

70

TRY WESTS TIGERS
Scored by Luke Brooks. Kick to come.

This is insane! Tedesco makes a great run to put the Tigers over through Brooks.

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68

Fensom loses the ball with the line wide open.

Canberra Raiders 18-14

67

From the re-start, Jack Wighton makes a 50 metre break.

Canberra Raiders 18-14

66

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS
Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

From right in front, Croker puts the Raiders back in front.

Canberra Raiders 18-14

65

TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS
Scored by Jarrod Croker. Kick to come.

From their own in-goal, the Raiders score from a Mitchell Moses bomb.

Canberra Raiders 16-14

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION WESTS TIGERS
Conversion attempt by Pat Richards successful.

After missing his first two kicks, Richards coverts to give the Tigers the lead.

Wests Tigers 14-12

62

TRY WESTS TIGERS
Scored by Pat Richards. Kick to come.

Opting to run the ball on the last, the Tigers expose an overlap to level the scores at 12-all. KTC.

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60

For a side looking to make the finals, the Raiders execution hasn't been there tonight.

Canberra Raiders 12-8

60

Sam Williams puts a kick in that goes dead in-goal.

Canberra Raiders 12-8

59

Hodgson is pulled down by Dene Halatau close to the tryline.

Canberra Raiders 12-8

58

Canberra get a penalty inside their own half.

Canberra Raiders 12-8

58

Mitchell Moses can't hold onto the ball as the Tigers look to put on a sweep play to the right.

Canberra Raiders 12-8

56

Waqa knocks on and as Nofoaluma looks to capitalise on the loose ball, he also makes an error. Tigers scrum.

Canberra Raiders 12-8

55

The Tigers concede a 7-tackle set after Robbie Farah's kick rolls dead in-goal.

Canberra Raiders 12-8

54

Williams looks for a 40/20, but Tedesco is able to get to the ball first.

Canberra Raiders 12-8

52

Jarrad Kennedy is on for Mitchell Barnett.

Canberra Raiders 12-8

52

Aaron Wood draws a penalty for the Tigers.

Canberra Raiders 12-8

52

Waqa makes a great run, opting to kick ahead Blake Austin can't regather the ball.

Canberra Raiders 12-8

51

Nofoaluma does well to get out of his in-goal.

Canberra Raiders 12-8

50

Brooks puts a bomb up, but Wighton is able to leap above the Tigers chasers.

Canberra Raiders 12-8

49

UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION WESTS TIGERS
Conversion attempt by Pat Richards unsuccessful.

For the second time tonight, Pat Richard misses.

Canberra Raiders 12-8

48

Sisa Waqa and Jack Wighton did their best, but ultimately the Tigers were able to score out wide.

Canberra Raiders 12-8

47

TRY WESTS TIGERS
Scored by James Tedesco. Kick to come.

A poor kick by the Raiders has seen the Tigers run 100 metres to score.

Canberra Raiders 12-8

47

Nofoaluma makes a great kick return.

Canberra Raiders 12-4

47

Fensom is held up over the line by James Tedesco.

Canberra Raiders 12-4

45

Luke Brooks puts in a terrible kick as the ball goes dead.

Canberra Raiders 12-4

43

Shannon Boyd is taken by three Tigers just short of the line.

Canberra Raiders 12-4

42

Sam Williams finds touch from a penalty on halfway.

Canberra Raiders 12-4

42

Brooks puts a bomb up but Sisa Waqa comes up with great take.

Canberra Raiders 12-4

41

Kevin Naiqama is down injured again.

Canberra Raiders 12-4

40

Seumanufagai takes the first hit up of the second half.

Canberra Raiders 12-4

40

Canberra take a 12-4 lead into halftime.

Canberra Raiders 12-4

39

Kevin Naiqama finds some space, but the Raiders are able to halt his run.

Canberra Raiders 12-4

38

The Raiders probably don't deserve to be leading this game, but the Tigers poor discipline has cost them dearly.

Canberra Raiders 12-4

37

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS
Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

Canberra take a 12-4 lead into the break.

Canberra Raiders 12-4

37

Both Tedesco and Boyd get a talking to from Jarred Maxwell, but nothing comes of it.

Canberra Raiders 10-4

37

TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS
Scored by Shannon Boyd. Kick to come.

Commonsense prevails as the try is awarded.

Canberra Raiders 10-4

37

After scoring, Boyd threw the ball at Tedesco. If they overturn the try for that the referees dead-set don't have a clue.

Canberra Raiders 6-4

37

Shannon Boyd has crashed over for a try, but a major scuffle between both sides has seen the play referred to the video referee.

Canberra Raiders 6-4

37

Another Canberra penalty from 10 metres out.

Canberra Raiders 6-4

37

UNFORCED ERROR WESTS TIGERS
Luke Brooks makes an unforced error.

Aiming to kick a 40/20, Brooks puts the ball out on the full.

Canberra Raiders 6-4

36

Both sides have been willing to throw the ball around, but their inability to hold onto the ball has been a major pitfall.

Canberra Raiders 6-4

35

At the end of an attacking raid, Canberra come up with another error.

Canberra Raiders 6-4

34

Manaia Cherington is on for the Tigers relieving Robbie Farah.

Canberra Raiders 6-4

33

For such an important game for the Raiders there completions have been quite poor so far.

Canberra Raiders 6-4

33

Sam Williams knocks on close to the Tigers tryline.

Canberra Raiders 6-4

32

On halfway, the Tigers give away a penalty.

Canberra Raiders 6-4

32

Brooks kick almost yields a try for the Tigers, but Mitchell Barnett does a good job to clean up for the Green Machine.

Canberra Raiders 6-4

30

Seumanufagai earns a penalty for the Tigers, Richards finds touch just over halfway.

Canberra Raiders 6-4

27

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS
Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

From next to the posts, Croker has no trouble adding the extras. Raiders take the lead.

Canberra Raiders 6-4

26

TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS
Scored by Shannon Boyd. Kick to come.

He's only been on the field a matter of minutes, but the rampaging prop scores for the Raiders.

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25

After a string of penalties, Robbie Farah is being talked to re: Tigers poor discipline.

Wests Tigers 4-0

25

Luke Brooks goes for an intercept, but he knocks on. Raiders to get a scrum 10 metres out.

Wests Tigers 4-0

23

Canberra get a penalty 15 out from the Tigers line.

Wests Tigers 4-0

22

Jordan Rapana is able to watch a Tigers grubber kick roll dead, despite the best efforts of Tim Simona to score.

Wests Tigers 4-0

22

Seumanufagai and Vaughan on for the Tigers and Raiders respectively.

Wests Tigers 4-0

21

Kyle Lovett on for the Tigers.

Wests Tigers 4-0

21

Tigers find touch from a penalty 35 out from their own line.

Wests Tigers 4-0

21

Robbie Farah comes up with the ball after a Raiders kick out of dummy half in a try scoring position.

Wests Tigers 4-0

19

The video referee rules NO TRY. Big let off for the Raiders and Leilua.

Wests Tigers 4-0

19

Simona makes a break downfield, he decides to kick in-field for Tedesco but it appears as through the Tigers fullback has failed to ground the ball for a try.

Wests Tigers 4-0

19

From the scrum, Joey Leilua passes the ball straight to Tim Simona.

Wests Tigers 4-0

19

Naiqama is staying on the field.

Wests Tigers 4-0

19

Kevin Naiqama is down injured, Sauaso Sue is being assisted off - this may be catastrophic for the Tigers.

Wests Tigers 4-0

18

The Tigers pull off a try-saving tackle on Croker, subsequently they regain possession.

Wests Tigers 4-0

17

Jack Wighton toes the ball ahead, but James Tedesco does a good job to collect the ball.

Wests Tigers 4-0

16

Canberra will start a set 30 metres out from their own line after Kevin Naiqama loses the ball.

Wests Tigers 4-0

15

Sauaso Sue crossed for his first try since Round 14, 2014.

Wests Tigers 4-0

14

UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION WESTS TIGERS
Conversion attempt by Pat Richards unsuccessful.

Richards pushes the kick to the left, poor miss from such an experienced kicker.

Wests Tigers 4-0

13

TRY WESTS TIGERS
Scored by Sauaso Sue. Kick to come.

A phenomenal short pass from Luke Brooks sees Sue barge over Jack Wighton to score.

Wests Tigers 4-0

12

The Tigers elect to take a tap-restart from a penalty close to the posts.

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11

Joey Leilua manages to stop Tedesco 10 metres short of the Raiders line.

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10

Blake Austin can't hold onto a pass from Josh Hodgson, had the five-eighth been able to maintain possession the Raiders would've been in a position to score.

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9

Canberra draw a penalty and find touch 40 metres out.

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8

Blake Austin pulls off an important tackle on Luke Brooks close to the try-line.

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7

James Tedesco finds a bit of space but loses his footing.

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6

Dene Halatau loses the ball close to the Raiders line.

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4

Tim Simona takes Sam Williams' bomb in-goal, from the restart the Tigers get a penalty.

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4

Jarrod Croker goes within a metre of scoring.

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3

Great work by the Raiders to trap James Tedesco in-goal. A pin-point kick from Sam Williams followed by a great chase will give the Raiders a great chance to post first points.

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Jordan Rapana has little trouble defusing Mitchell Moses bomb.

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Nu'uausala takes the first run of the night.

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Manaia Cherington replaces Brendan Santi on the bench for the Tigers.

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Josh Hodgson comes back into the Raiders side at hooker, debutant Mitch Barnett will start in the second row. David Shillington plays his 200th NRL game.

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Welcome to League Unlimited's coverage of Monday Night Football between Canberra Raiders and Wests Tigers at GIO Stadium.

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Referees & scorers:

Referee: Jared Maxwell, Henry Perenara

Touch Judges: Belinda Sleeman, Peter Gough

Video Referee: Steve Chiddy, Luke Phillips

CANBERRA RAIDERS (18)
Tries: Shannon Boyd (2), Jarrod Croker
Field Goals:
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (3/3)
Penalty Goals:

WESTS TIGERS (20)
Tries: Sauaso Sue, Pat Richards, James Tedesco, Luke Brooks
Field Goals:
Conversions: Pat Richards (2/4)
Penalty Goals: