Moon Of Liberty Rugby League – Super League Round 3 & NRL Round 1

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Rugby League

Super League Round 3

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Super League Round Up

Castleford Tigers shot to the top of Super League with a 12 try demolition of Leeds. Greg Eden and Greg Minkin both got hat tricks as the Tigers ran out 66-10 winners. After a mixed start Hull hit their stride running up a 48-8 win at Huddersfield. Marc Sneyd controlled the game as he got a hat trick of tries and scored a total of 28 points. Mason Caton-Brown got both of Wakefield’s tries as they scored their first win of the season in a 16-12 upset at Langtree Park against ST Helens.

Rock solid defense was the foundation for Champions Wigan. Anthony Gelling went over twice in a 20-0 shut out of Leigh. Salford came from behind to heap more misery on Warrington. The Wolves last years Grand Finalists sit at the bottom of the table as Junior Sa’u got two of four tries for Salford in their 24-14 win. Finally it was all square in Perpingnon as Catalan and Widnes drew 14-14. Rhys Hanbury’s late score capped Widnes comeback from 14-0 down.

Scores and match report links (Rugby-League.com)

NRL Round 1

australia

NRL Round Up

The NRL kicked off with Champions Cronulla going down to defeat against Brisbane. Jordan Kahu got a try and 12 points in the Broncos 26-18 win. Two tries n the firs six minutes from Cheyes Blair and Suniasi Vunivalu was enough for Melbourne despite not scoring again in the rest of the game to take a 12-6 win over Canterbury in the rain. Mitchell Moses was the general for Western Suburbs with a try and 14 points as the Tigers won a comfortable 34-18 victory over South Sydney. Joel Thompson got a hat trick and Gareth Widdop got two tries and a total of 22 points as St George/Illawarra thrashed Penrith scoring seven tries.

North Queensland scored a surprise 20-16 win in golden point overtime with Gavin Cooper getting the winning score. Latrell Mitchell got a hat trick for Sydney City as they eased past Gold Coast 32-18. The New Zealand Warriors got off to a winning start beating last years bottom side Newcastle in a tight game by 26-22. David Fusitu’a got a first half hat trick for the Warriors but two tries from Nathan Ross brought Newcastle level. The winning score seven minutes from time came from Ryan Hoffman. The round ended with Parramatta beating Manly 20-12. Clint Gutherson scored one of the Eels three tries and collected a total of 12 points.

Scores and match report links (NRL.com)

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MOON OF LIBERTY SCOREBOARD

Rugby League Results

Super League Round 3

Huddersfield Giants 8Hull 48At The John Smiths Stadium, Huddersfield

Castleford Tigers 66Leeds Rhinos 10At The Jungle, Castleford

ST Helens 12Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 16At Langtree Park, ST Helens

Wigan Warriors 20Leigh Centurions 0 At The DW Stadium, Wigan

Catalan Dragons 14Widnes Vikings 14At The Stade Gilbert Brutus, Perpignan, France

Salford Red Devils 24Warrington Wolves 14At AJ Bell Stadium, Salford

MOON OF LIBERTY STAR MANMarc Sneyd (Hull)

NRL Round 1

Cronulla Sharks 18Brisbane Broncos 26 – Southern Cross Group Stadium, Woolooware, New South Wales

Canterbury Bulldogs 6Melbourne Storm 12 Belmore Sports Ground, Belmore, New South Wales

South Sydney Rabbitohs 18Western Suburb Tigers 34 – ANZ Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales

ST George/Illawarra Dragons 42Penrith Panthers 10 WIN Jubilee Oval, Sydney, New South Wales

North Queensland Cowboys 20Canberra Raiders 16 – 13000 Smiles Stadium, Townsville, Queensland

Gold Coast Titans 18Sydney City Roosters 32 Cbus Super Stadium, Gold Coast, Queensland

New Zealand Warriors 26Newcastle Knights 22 – At The Mount Smart Stadium, Penrose, Auckland

Manly Sea Eagles 12Parramatta Eels 20 – Brookvale Oval, Brookvale, New South Wales

MOON OF LIBERTY STAR MAN – Joel Thompson (ST George/Illawarra Dragons)

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Moon Of Liberty Rugby League – NRL Round 22

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Rugby League

NRL Round 22

New Zealand Warriors scored an impressive victory over in form Gold Coast. Two tries in seven minutes from Solomone Kata opened New Zealand a cushion they would not relinquish going on to win 24-14. Two tries in each half ensured Western Suburbs earned a win over North Queensland with Mitchell Moses adding 10 points with the boot as the Tigers won 26-14. The final game of the round saw Penrith see off Sydney City with a seven try thrashing. Tyrone Peachy scored two tries and Nathan Cleary contributed 14 points including a try as he took total control of the game. The Panthers ran out 38-18 winners.

Gold Coast v NZ Warriors (Stuff.co.nz)  Western Suburbs v North Queensland (Sydney Morning Herald) Penrith v Sydney City (Sydney Morning Herald)

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RUGBY LEAGUE

NRL Round 22

Gold Coast Titans 14New Zealand Warriors 24At The Cbus Super Stadium, Gold Coast, Queensland

Western Suburbs Tigers 26North Queensland Cowboys 14At The Leichhardt Oval, Sydney, New South Wales

Penrith Panthers 38Sydney City Roosters 18At The Pepper Stadium, Penrith, New South Wales

Moon Of Liberty Rugby League – 2nd Challenge Cup Semi & NRL Round 21

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Rugby League

Challenge Cup Semi-Final

Warrington ended their run of three Semi-Final defeats in a row with a 10 try demolition of Wakefield at the Leigh Sports Village. Four first half tries including one for Kurt Gidley who contributed 18 points set up Warrington to go in with a comfortable 24-6 lead at half time. Six more tries in the second half including two for Toby King continued the total domination as the wolves cruised to a huge 56-12 win and a meeting with Hull at Wembley in the Final.

Full Report (Rugby-league.com)

NRL Round 21

The New Zealand Warriors ended up tied for the third game in a row but this time came out on top of the golden point extra time. Two tries from David Fusitua helped the Warriors establish a 16-7 lead with 18 minutes to go but two late tries from Josh Mansaur saw Penrith draw level but Nathan Cleary missed both conversions and the chance to give Penrith the win. Shaun Johnson was the hero for the Warriors with the deciding try in extra time.

Elsewhere on Saturday Mitchell Moses kicked a perfect 5 for 5 and a drop goal as Western Suburbs kept their play off hopes alive with a 23-8 win over Parramatta. Second place Melbourne kept the pressure on league leaders Cronulla with an impressive win in Townsville against North Queensland. Tries from Kevin Proctor, Marika Koroibete and Tim Glasbby saw Melbourne to a 16-8 win, North Queensland’s first home defeat of the season.

Full Reports

Warriors v Penrith (Fox Sports Australia)  Parramatta v Western Suburbs (Fox Sports Australia) North Queensland v Melbourne (ABC Australia)

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RUGBY LEAGUE

Challenge Cup Semi-Final

Warrington Wolves 56Wakefield Wildcats 12At The Leigh Sports Villiage, Leigh, Greater Manchester

MOON OF LIBERTY STAR MAN – Toby King (Warrington Wolves)

NRL Round 21

New Zealand Warriors 20Penrith Panthers 16 At The Mount Smart Stadium, Penrose, Auckland

Parramatta Eels 8Western Suburb Tigers 21 At the ANZ Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales

North Queensland Cowboys 8 Melbourne Storm 16At 13000 Smiles Stadium, Townsville, Queensland

MOON OF LIBERTY STAR MAN – Mitchell Moses (Western Suburb Tigers)