NRL Match Review & Judiciary Charges: Grand Final Day
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A full wrap of NRL Round 14, with the full scoresheet, ladder, stats leaders, match review, player of the year points, injury news, crowd stats, TV ratings and upcoming fixtures.
All listed times are AEST (NSW/QLD/VIC/ACT).
Venue: Campbelltown Sports Stadium, Leumeah / Dharawal
Date: Friday 2 June 2023 at 8:00pm
WESTS TIGERS (19)
Tries: Jahream Bula, Brandon Wakeham, John Bateman
Field Goals: Luke Brooks (1/2)
Conversions: Brandon Wakeham (3/3)
CANBERRA RAIDERS (20)
Tries: Jamal Fogarty (2), Jordan Rapana
Field Goals: Jamal Fogarty (0/1)
Conversions: Jamal Fogarty (3/3)
Penalty Goals: Jamal Fogarty (1/1)
Wests Tigers: Bula, Nofoaluma, To'a, Talau, Tupou; Wakeham, Brooks; Utoikamanu, Simpkin, Klemmer, Papali'i, Bateman, Pole. Int: Koroisau (C), Seyfarth, Twal, Kepaoa.
Canberra: Smith-Shields, Cotric, Hopoate, Timoko, Rapana; Wighton, Fogarty; Papalii, Woolford, Saulo, Young, Horsburgh, Tapine (C). Int: Starling, Guler, Frawley, Mariota.
Venue: Go Media Stadium, Penrose / Aotearoa
Date: Saturday 3 June 2023 at 3:00pm
Tries: Shaun Johnson (2), Dallin Watene-Zelezniak (2), Luke Metcalf
Conversions: Shaun Johnson (5/5)
Tries: Tesi Niu, Jamayne Isaako
Conversions: Jamayne Isaako (0/2)
Warriors: Nicoll-Klokstad, Watene-Zelezniak, Berry, Pompey, Montoya; Metcalf, Johnson; Fonua-Blake, Egan, Afoa, Ford, Niukore, Harris (C). Int: Curran, Barnett, Sironen, Ale.
Dolphins: Nikorima, Isaako, Aitken, Lee, Niu; Milford, Katoa; Bromwich (C), Stone, Ese'ese, Bromwich, Lemuelu, Wallace. Int: Nicholls, Teague, Te Whare, Plath.
Venue: Cbus Super Stadium, Robina / Yugambeh
Date: Saturday 3 June 2023 at 5:30pm
GOLD COAST TITANS (28)
Tries: Iszac Fa'asumaleaui, Chris Randall, Alofiana Khan-Pereira, Jojo Fifita, Tino Fa'asuamaleaui
Conversions: Tanah Boyd (4/5)
SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS (46)
Tries: Keaon Koloamatangi, Alex Johnston (3), Campbell Graham, Cody Walker, Richard Kennar, Hame Sele
Conversions: Blake Taaffe (6/8)
Penalty Goals: Blake Taaffe (1/1)
Gold Coast: Kini, Khan-Pereira, Sami, Schoupp, Fifita; Campbell, Boyd; Fotuaika, Randall, Fa'asuamaleaui, Haas, Stimson, Liu. Int: Fa'asuamaleaui (C), Fifita, Verrills, Clark.
Souths: Taaffe, Johnston, Tass, Graham, Kennar; Walker, Ilias; Tatola, Cook, Sele, Koloamatangi, Host, Arrow. Int: Murray (C), Chee-Kam, Mitchell, Suluka-Fifita.
Venue: PointsBet Stadium, Woolooware / Dharawal
Date: Saturday 3 June 2023 at 7:35pm
CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS (12)
Tries: Siosifa Talakai, William Kennedy
Conversions: Nicho Hynes (2/2)
BRISBANE BRONCOS (20)
Tries: Kotoni Staggs, Ezra Mam, Jesse Arthars, Herbie Farnworth
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (2/4)
Cronulla: Kennedy, Katoa, Ramien, Talakai, Mulitalo; Moylan, Hynes; Kaufusi, Brailey, Hunt, Nikora, Wilton, Finucane (C). Int: Graham, Williams, Hazelton, Hamlin-Uele.
Brisbane: Walsh, Arthars, Staggs, Farnworth, Oates; Mam, Reynolds (C); Flegler, Walters, Haas, Capewell, Riki, Carrigan. Int: Paix, Hetherington, Taupau, Piakura.
Venue: Industree Group Stadium, Gosford / Darkinjung
Date: Sunday 4 June 2023 at 2:00pm
SYDNEY ROOSTERS (25)
Tries: James Tedesco (2), Joseph Suaalii, Junior Pauga
Field Goals: Luke Keary (1/1)
Conversions: Joseph Suaalii (4/4)
Penalty Goals: Joseph Suaalii (0/1)
CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS (24)
Tries: Tevita Pangai Junior, Reed Mahoney, Josh Addo-Carr (2)
Conversions: Matt Burton (4/4)
Sydney: Tedesco (C), Allan, Sua'ali'i, Smith, Pauga; Manu, Keary; Waerea-Hargreaves, Turpin, Collins, Butcher, Butcher, Tupouniua. Int: Brown, Crichton, Lodge, Smith.
Canterbury: Perham, Addo-Carr, Averillo, Alamoti, Wilson; Oloapu, Burton (C); King, Mahoney, Sutton, Okunbor, Preston, Pangai Junior. Int: Waddell, Morrin, Edwards, Rajab.
Venue: Queensland Country Bank Stadium, Townsville / Wulgurukaba
Date: Sunday 4 June 2023 at 4:05pm
NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS (45)
Tries: Semi Valemei (3), Valentine Holmes, Murray Taulagi (2), Jeremiah Nanai, Chad Townsend
Field Goals: Chad Townsend (1/1)
Conversions: Valentine Holmes (6/8)
MELBOURNE STORM (20)
Tries: Xavier Coates, Nick Meaney, Justin Olam
Conversions: Nick Meaney (3/3)
Penalty Goals: Nick Meaney (1/1)
North QLD: Drinkwater, Taulagi, Holmes, Hiku, Valemei; Dearden, Townsend (C); McLean, Robson, Hess, Leilua, Luki, Granville. Int: Nanai, Taunoa-Brown, Neame, Cotter.
Melbourne: Meaney, Warbrick, Smith, Olam, Coates; Munster, Hughes (C); Kamikamica, Grant, Welch, Loiero, Katoa, King. Int: Asofa-Solomona, Garlick, Pene, Anderson.
Venue: BlueBet Stadium, Penrith / Dharug
Date: Sunday 4 June 2023 at 6:15pm
PENRITH PANTHERS (26)
Tries: Brian To'o (2), Sunia Turuva, Moses Leota
Conversions: Nathan Cleary (1/1), Stephen Crichton (2/3)
Penalty Goals: Stephen Crichton (2/2)
ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS (18)
Tries: Zac Lomax, Mikaele Ravalawa (2)
Conversions: Zac Lomax (1/3)
Penalty Goals: Zac Lomax (2/2)
Penrith: Edwards, Turuva, Tago, Crichton, To'o; Luai, Cleary (C); Leota, Kenny, Fisher-Harris, Sorensen, Hosking, Yeo. Int: Smith, Martin, Cogger, Leniu.
St George Illawarra: Sloan, Feagai, Suli, Lomax, Ravalawa; Sullivan, Hunt (C); Molo, Liddle, Molo, Burns, Su'A, De Belin. Int: Murdoch-Masila, Hunt, Kerr, Mbye.
Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles, Newcastle Knights and Parramatta Eels had a bye this round.
|17||St Geo Illa||13||3||0||10||1||-67||8|
|Alofiana KHAN-PEREIRA||Gold Coast||11||13|
|5||Valentine HOLMES||North QLD||13||4||43||1||104|
Thanks to Rugby League Project.
Gold Coast hooker Chris Randall (1-2 games) and Dolphins pair Jarrod Wallace & Anthony Milford (3-4 games each) are facing suspension, with six others facing fines from the NRL Round 14 matches played. Two more were fined in Origin I, while the Women's Origin I match saw one suspension and one warning.
On Monday morning, Roosters centre Joseph Suaalii was hit with a Dangerous Contact charge, and with his record is facing 3-4 games out. Two others were issued fines from Sunday's matches.
By Tuesday, all players entered early pleas - Wallace, Milford and Suaalii all out for three matches, Randall one, and the remaining players accepting fines.
Here's who's in line to return to the field next weekend.
Canterbury forwards Raymond Faitala-Mariner and Samuel Hughes
North Queensland lock Jason Taumalolo (knee)
Dolphins pair Jack Bostock (nose) and Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow (rested)
St George Illawarra pair Jack Bird (rested) and Blake Lawrie (hand)
Parramatta's Andrew Davey (head)
Newcastle's Lachlan Fitzgibbon (calf)
Canberra's Jarrod Croker (rested) and Elliott Whitehead (suspension)
Manly forward Josh Aloiai (shoulder)
Melbourne's George Jennings (hamstring)
Warriors half Dylan Walker (toe)
Our writers issue points every game for who they judge as the best player on the field.
20 points - Shaun Johnson (Warriors)
18 points - Payne Haas (Broncos)
17 points - Mitchell Moses (Eels), Nicho Hynes (Sharks)
13 points - Ben Hunt (Dragons), Latrell Mitchell (Rabbitohs), Adam Reynolds (Broncos)
12 points - Reece Walsh (Broncos), James Tedesco (Roosters)
11 points - Dylan Edwards (Panthers), Cody Walker (Rabbitohs), Nathan Cleary (Panthers), Cameron Munster (Storm)
9 points - Corey Horsburgh (Raiders), Isaah Yeo (Panthers), Scott Drinkwater (Cowboys)
8 points - David Fifita (Titans), Addin Fonua-Blake (Warriors), William Kennedy (Sharks), Kodi Nikorima (Dolphins), AJ Brimson (Titans), Hudson Young (Raiders)
7 points - Briton Nikora (Sharks), Herbie Farnworth (Broncos), Harry Grant (Storm), Kalyn Ponga (Knights), Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow (Dolphins), Dylan Brown (Eels), Jamal Fogarty (Raiders), Jeremy Marshall-King (Dolphins), Jamayne Isaako (Dolphins), Campbell Graham (Rabbitohs)
6 points - Jared Waerea-Hargreaves (Roosters), Matt Burton (Bulldogs), Chad Townsend (Cowboys), Jacob Kiraz (Bulldogs), J'maine Hopgood (Eels), Luke Keary (Roosters), Daly Cherry-Evans (Sea Eagles), Valentine Holmes (Cowboys), Luke Brooks (Wests Tigers), Nick Meaney (Storm)
5 points - Josh Schuster (Sea Eagles), Jahream Bula (Wests Tigers), Haumole Olakau'atu (Sea Eagles), Cameron Murray (Rabbitohs), Greg Marzhew (Knights), Clinton Gutherson (Eels), Phillip Sami (Titans), Nelson Asofa-Solomona (Storm), Reuben Cotter (Cowboys/QLD)
4 points - Reed Mahoney (Bulldogs), Josh Papali'i (Raiders), Jack Wighton (Raiders), Brandon Wakeham (Wests Tigers), Jacob Preston (Bulldogs)
3 points - Lachlan Miller (Knights), Keaon Koloamatangi (Rabbitohs), Tohu Harris (Warriors), Jarome Luai (Panthers), Tanah Boyd (Titans), Kieran Foran (Titans), Brandon Smith (Roosters), Jake Averillo (Bulldogs), Brian To'o (Panthers), Sebastian Kris (Raiders), Tyson Frizell (Knights), Jackson Hastings (Knights), Heilum Luki (Cowboys), Taane Milne (Rabbitohs), Lachlan Croker (Sea Eagles), Dane Gagai (Knights), Stephen Crichton (Panthers), Damien Cook (Rabbitohs), Anthony Milford (Dolphins), Tino Fa'asuamaleaui (Titans), Tom Trbojevic (Sea Eagles), Eliesa Katoa (Storm), Sean O'Sullivan (Dolphins), Tyson Gamble (Knights), Lachlan Ilias (Rabbitohs), Sam Walker (Roosters), Daniel Saifiti (Knights), Junior Tupou (Wests Tigers), Jacob Liddle (Dragons), Jeremiah Nanai (Cowboys), Alofiana Khan-Pereira (Titans), Murray Taulagi (Cowboys/QLD)
2 points - Siosifa Talakai (Sharks), Connelly Lemuelu (Dolphins), Tom Gilbert (Dolphins), Bradman Best (Knights), Jack de Belin (Dragons), Blake Lawrie (Dragons), Scott Sorensen (Panthers), Tolutau Koula (Sea Eagles), Ezra Mam (Broncos), Thomas Flegler (Broncos), Starford To'a (Wests Tigers), Matthew Timoko (Raiders), Felise Kaufusi (Dolphins), Sitili Tupouniua (Roosters), Matt Moylan (Sharks), Braidon Burns (Bulldogs), Apisai Koroisau (Wests Tigers), Keenan Palasia (Broncos), Jordan Rapana (Raiders), Izack Tago (Panthers), Blayke Brailey (Sharks), Wayde Egan (Warriors), Joseph Tapine (Raiders), Connor Tracey (Sharks), Jonah Pezet (Storm), Dominic Young (Knights), Lindsay Collins (Roosters), Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad (Warriors), Jason Saab (Sea Eagles), Tevita Pangai Junior (Bulldogs), Thomas Burgess (Rabbitohs), Tesi Niu (Dolphins), Jackson Ford (Warriors)
1 point - Freddy Lussick (Warriors), Taniela Paseka (Sea Eagles), Jayden Sullivan (Dragons), Wiremu Greig (Eels), Junior Pauga (Roosters), Josh Curran (Warriors), John Bateman (Wests Tigers), William Warbrick (Storm), Semi Valemei (Raiders), Jahrome Hughes (Storm), Moses Leota (Panthers), Jaxson Paulo (Roosters), Mikaele Ravalawa (Dragons), Marcelo Montoya (Warriors), Cory Paix (Broncos), Braydon Trindall (Sharks), Leo Thompson (Knights), Hayze Perham (Bulldogs), Ethan Bullemor (Sea Eagles), Jayden Brailey (Knights), Adam Doueihi (Wests Tigers), Joseph Manu (Roosters), Mason Teague (Dolphins), Edward Kosi (Warriors), Jazz Tevaga (Warriors), Tautau Moga (Dragons), Kotoni Staggs (Broncos), Tevita Tatola (Rabbitohs), Josh Reynolds (Bulldogs), Valynce Te Whare (Dolphins), Brendan Hands (Eels), Josh Addo-Carr (Bulldogs), Xavier Coates (Storm), Jayden Campbell (Titans), Charlie Staines (Wests Tigers), Alex Johnston (Rabbitohs), Liam Martin (NSW/Panthers)
Each week we'll also do our best to keep you across the crowd figures and TV ratings which are often the most talked-about parts of the game.
|Fri 8:00pm||WST v CAN||C'town||11,201|
|Sat 5:00pm||WAR v DOL||Go Media||23,686|
|Sat 5:30pm||GLD v SOU||Cbus||18,736|
|Sat 7:35pm||CRO v BRI||Pointsbet||12,318|
|Sun 2:00pm||SYD v CBY||Gosford||18,338|
|Sun 4:05pm||NQL v MEL||QLD C.B.||18,867|
|Sun 6:15pm||PEN v SGI||Bluebet||16,912|
Round Total: 120,058 / Average per game 17,151
Season Total: 1,992, 607 / Average per match: 18,450
|Fri 8:00pm||WST v CAN||519||510||557|
|Sat 5:00pm||WAR v DOL||-||404||404|
|Sat 5:30pm||GLD v SOU||-||520||520|
|Sat 7:35pm||CRO v BRI||-||584||584|
|Sun 2:00pm||SYD v CBY||-||423||423|
|Sun 4:05pm||NQL v MEL||454||578||1032|
|Sun 6:15pm||PEN v SGI||-||582||582|
North Queensland Cowboys have a bye
Gold Coast Titans v Wests Tigers
Thu 8 Jun 7:50PM at Cbus Super Stadium, Robina / Yugambeh
Canberra Raiders v Warriors
Fri 9 Jun 6:00PM at GIO Stadium Canberra, Bruce / Ngunnawal
Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles v Dolphins
Fri 9 Jun 8:00PM at 4 Pines Park, Brookvale / Cammeraygal
St George Illawarra Dragons v South Sydney Rabbitohs
Sat 10 Jun 3:00PM at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium, Carlton / Bidjigal
Brisbane Broncos v Newcastle Knights
Sat 10 Jun 5:30PM at Suncorp Stadium, Milton / Yuggera-Turrbal
Sydney Roosters v Penrith Panthers
Sat 10 Jun 7:35PM at Allianz Stadium, Moore Park / Gadigal
Melbourne Storm v Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
Sun 11 Jun 4:05PM at AAMI Park, Melbourne / Wurundjeri
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs v Parramatta Eels
Mon 12 Jun 4:00PM at Accor Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park / Wanngal