Full Time
80:00
5:30pm Sat July 29, 2017
Round 21 - ANZ Stadium - Crowd: 9112
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FULLTIME :: Raiders keep their hopes alive with a dominant victory at Stadium Australia.

Canberra Raiders 32-18

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS: Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds successful.

An academic kick for Reynolds here. He converts.

Canberra Raiders 32-18

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TRY SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS: Scored by Alex Johnston. Kick to come.

Souths finish off with a flourish! A beautiful pass down the left to Goodwin who chipped it back inside to Johnston who scored.

Canberra Raiders 32-16

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UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS: Blake Austin makes an unforced error.

Austin knocks on as Taylor kept the ball alive.

Canberra Raiders 32-12

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PENALTY RAIDERS! It was all happening there. It was stripped from the huge mits of Taylor then Crichton stole it.. thus a PENALTY.

Canberra Raiders 32-12

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UNFORCED ERROR SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS: Robbie Farah makes an unforced error.

Farah kept the legs pumping but also kept the ball, losing it.

Canberra Raiders 32-12

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Bryson Goodwin tries to replicate the Oldfield effort but he gets pushed out.

Canberra Raiders 32-12

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PENALTY RABBITOHS! They play on quickly.

Canberra Raiders 32-12

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Time off currently as Tapine is busted wide open. He gets attention and we're back on.

Canberra Raiders 32-12

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RED LIGHTS.. NO TRY! It was always up but a good range from Leilua with the kick there. Changeover it is.

Canberra Raiders 32-12

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Hey hey it's the bunker! Oldfield claiming a double. I am dubious.

Canberra Raiders 32-12

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Sutton tries to link up and throws it forward.

Canberra Raiders 32-12

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He is up thankfully. Baptiste is ON REPORT and PENALTY RABBITOHS!

Canberra Raiders 32-12

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Meanwhile Crichton is back on for South Sydney. He is also down, needing some attention after a lifting tackle.

Canberra Raiders 32-12

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS: Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

From the right touchline this time, Croker has this one.. stays perfect.

Canberra Raiders 32-12

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS: Scored by Michael Oldfield. Kick to come.

Oldfield with a classic wingers finish in 2017! Sezer with a rainbow ball and Oldfield just backed himself in.

Canberra Raiders 30-12

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PENALTY RAIDERS! Hand in the ruck, more defense coming for the home side.

Canberra Raiders 26-12

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PENALTY RAIDERS! Farah caught offside. Another set inside the twenty for the Raiders.

Canberra Raiders 26-12

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UNFORCED ERROR SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS: Kyle Turner makes an unforced error.

Turner spills it coming out of trouble.

Canberra Raiders 26-12

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PENALTY RABBITOHS! Good take from Goodwin and chasers were offside.

Canberra Raiders 26-12

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS: Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

Now it is fellow headgear twin, Croker, with his off to take the kick.. He walks in and nails two more.

Canberra Raiders 26-12

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS: Scored by Luke Bateman. Kick to come.

Dave Taylor has entered the field and bent the line in his first run. Next ruck, Bateman goes into a yawning gap for his first NRL try!

Canberra Raiders 24-12

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SIN BIN: Angus Crichton is sent to the sin bin.

He just kept walking after the penalty.

Canberra Raiders 20-12

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PENALTY RAIDERS! Cotric shows a clean pair of heels down the left, palms off Crichton once but the backrower comes again and makes the tackle. He just held him down too long and is shown ten in the bin.

Canberra Raiders 20-12

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Reynolds gets it snatched from his grasp! Hodgson with the big play.

Canberra Raiders 20-12

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UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS: Luke Bateman makes an unforced error.

Raiders just forcing passes there. Whitehead forced one to Bateman who wasn't ready.

Canberra Raiders 20-12

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PENALTY RAIDERS! John Sutton gets his hand stuck in the ruck.

Canberra Raiders 20-12

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UNFORCED ERROR SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS: Angus Crichton makes an unforced error.

Nevermind.. Crichton spills it on first. Let off for the Raiders.

Canberra Raiders 20-12

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PENALTY RABBITOHS! Tapine was offside at the kick.

Canberra Raiders 20-12

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS: Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds successful.

Reynolds from close range, slips and still kicks it.

Canberra Raiders 20-12

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TRY SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS: Scored by Tyrell Fuimaono. Kick to come.

GREEN LIGHTS.. TRY! No problems there, Fuimaono with his first in the NRL.

Canberra Raiders 20-10

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Once again, we're off to the bunker! Fuimaono with the fortunate last touch.

Canberra Raiders 20-6

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PENALTY RABBITOHS! They have been camped on the Raiders line for the first few minutes.

Canberra Raiders 20-6

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PENALTY RABBITOHS! Hodgson too long in the ruck.

Canberra Raiders 20-6

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UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS: Junior Paulo makes an unforced error.

Now Paulo has lost it.

Canberra Raiders 20-6

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UNFORCED ERROR SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS: Bryson Goodwin makes an unforced error.

Goodwin tried to ruck it forward with a nice run but it popped out.

Canberra Raiders 20-6

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UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS: Clay Priest makes an unforced error.

Priest had eyes for the tryline but couldn't grasp the ball.

Canberra Raiders 20-6

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Back underway here at Stadium Australia! Raiders put boot to ball.

Canberra Raiders 20-6

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The kick ricochets back into Wightons hands and the Raiders go into half-time with the lead.

Canberra Raiders 20-6

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Another whistle for the Rabbits. Burgii go close.. then Jennings is close!

Canberra Raiders 20-6

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PENALTY RABBITOHS! A final chance in the half for the hosts.

Canberra Raiders 20-6

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UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS: Junior Paulo makes an unforced error.

From the kick-off Paulo tries to shovel through the line but loses it. Ruled forward.

Canberra Raiders 20-6

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS: Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

The toughest kick of the evening for Croker. Headgear off, kick lined up and another two points.

Canberra Raiders 20-6

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS: Scored by Nick Cotric. Kick to come.

The Raiders just steamed through there. It was swift down the left to Tapine, he spun out of a tackle then it was academic for Cotric to finish.

Canberra Raiders 18-6

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Baptiste stabs one through and forces a repeat set. Souths right on the rack here.

Canberra Raiders 14-6

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PENALTY RAIDERS! Fuimaono catches a Raider high. Tap and go.

Canberra Raiders 14-6

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UNFORCED ERROR SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS: Damien Cook makes an unforced error.

Cook takes an offload and spills it.

Canberra Raiders 14-6

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UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS: Jack Wighton makes an unforced error.

The Souths backs are playing a dangerous game here. They haven't contested the ball in the air and fortunately Wighton knocked on.

Canberra Raiders 14-6

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS: Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds successful.

Reynolds adds the elementary two.

Canberra Raiders 14-6

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TRY SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS: Scored by Cody Walker. Kick to come.

This might be the spark the Rabbitohs need. GREEN LIGHTS.. TRY! Walker kicked through, chasing himself and took advantage of Wighton's dalliance to touch down.

Canberra Raiders 14-4

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I think we're in our fourth visit to the bunker for the first half. Cody Walker claiming it.

Canberra Raiders 14-0

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Oldfield dives on the ball to take it dead, as Souths threw some heavy traffic at the Raiders line.

Canberra Raiders 14-0

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UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS: Michael Oldfield makes an unforced error.

Oldfield tries to help his forwards out with a ruck early in the count but spills it.

Canberra Raiders 14-0

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Raiders looked certain to go in down the right but it was punched to Johnston who countered. Souths right on the attack now.

Canberra Raiders 14-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS: Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

Right next to the sticks, Croker makes it 14-nil.

Canberra Raiders 14-0

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS: Scored by Joseph Tapine. Kick to come.

GREEN LIGHTS.. TRY! A teasing kick landed in no man's land as Robert Jennings kicked it into the path of Tapine who finished it off.

Canberra Raiders 12-0

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The bunker is busy tonight! Joseph Tapine might be the recipient of a fortunate try!

Canberra Raiders 8-0

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL CANBERRA RAIDERS: Penalty goal attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

Croker adds a further two.

Canberra Raiders 8-0

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PENALTY RAIDERS! Another whistle against the home side. Offside. They take the two.

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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PENALTY RAIDERS! Burgess pinged right on last for holding on too long.

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS: Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

Croker converts his own effort.

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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

GREEN LIGHTS.. TRY! It's everyone's favourite friend, insufficient evidence, as Croker gets the opener.

Canberra Raiders 4-0

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BUNKER TIME again! Croker got it down, checking the obstruction.

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PENALTY RAIDERS! They start a set 30 out.

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Good pressure from Austin forced an air-swing from Reynolds and Whitehead scooped it up.

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PENALTY RABBITOHS! Souths get a breather there.. as Robert Jennings knocked it on but Shannon Boyd was offside at the kick.

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UNFORCED ERROR SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS: Hymel Hunt makes an unforced error.

Not been a happy start for Hunt. He drops one at the play-the-ball there.

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RED LIGHTS.. NO TRY! Hunt couldn't get it down in the first instance and slid over the sideline.

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BUNKER TIME! We're off to the bunker within the first minute. Checking if Hymel Hunt got it down.

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Not the best start for the Raiders! They let the kick-off bounce and are trapped in-goal.

KICK-OFF! Here we go in the geographical center of Sydney!

Here we go for the second game of Super Saturday! Raiders cling onto the slim chances of finals football while the Rabbitohs are looking towards 2018!

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Henry Perenara, Jon Stone

Touch Judges: Jason Walsh, Kasey Badger

Video Referee: Jared Maxwell, Ben Galea

SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS (18)
Tries: Cody Walker, Tyrell Fuimaono, Alex Johnston
Field Goals:
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (3/3)
Penalty Goals:

CANBERRA RAIDERS (32)
Tries: Jarrod Croker, Joseph Tapine, Nick Cotric, Luke Bateman, Michael Oldfield
Field Goals:
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (5/5)
Penalty Goals: Jarrod Croker (1/1)