Moon Of Liberty Rugby League – NRL

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Rugby League

NRL Round 22 – ST Geoorge/Illawarra v Brisbane

Brisbane held on to take a victory in a tight game against St George/Illwarra to maintain their playoff hopes. It looked like it may be straight forward when with 20 minutes to go Lachlan Maranta went over for a try which gave Brisbane a 12-2 lead with St George having vary rarely threatening the Broncos line. However with four minutes to go Englishman Gareth Widdop went over and converted the try for ST George to bring them within four. Time ran out however and the defeat all but ends the Dragons play off hopes.

Full Report (Fox News Australia)

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RUGBY LEAGUE

NRL Round 22

St George/Illawarra Dragons 8Brisbane Broncos 12At The WIN Stadium, Wollongong, New South Wales

MOON OF LIBERTY STAR MAN – Lachlan Maranta (Brisbane Broncos)

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Moon Of Liberty Rugby League – NRL Canterbury v ST George/Illawarra

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Rugby League

NRL Round 21

It was a tale of two halves as Canterbury saw off a second half comeback from St George/Illawarra to take a narrow 13-10 victory at the ANZ Stadium. Josh Reynolds and Sam Kasiani went over for tries and Reynolds landed a drop goal on the stroke of half time to see Canterbury go in at the break with a 13-0 lead. Kurt Mann & Euan Aitken went over for ST George but could not break through in the final 10 minutes meaning they were to go down to their fourth defeat in a row. The win means Canterbury remain in the hunt for a top four finish to go into the play off. They are currently in 5th place.

Full Report (Sydney Morning Herald)

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MOON OF LIBERTY SCOREBOARD

NRL Round 21

Canterbury Bulldogs 13St George/Illawarra Dragons 10At The ANZ Stadum, Sydney, New South Wales

MOON OF LIBERTY STAR MAN – Josh Reynolds (Canterbury Bulldogs)

 

Moon of Liberty Rugby League – NRL Round 20

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Rugby League

NRL Round 20

Cronulla Sharks maintained their stronghold on the top of the NRL table with a crushing 36-4 win against Newcastle. Valentine Holmes went over for two of the home sides eight tries as the leaders demolished the Knights. Elsewhere four tries and eight points from the boot of Jordan Ranking helped Western Suburb sTigers come from behind to defeat St Geroge/Illawarra 25-12.

Match Centre (Fox Sports Australia) Cronulla v Newcastle ST George v Wests

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MOON OF LIBERTY SCOREBOARD

RUGBY LEAGUE

NRL Round 20

Croonulla Sharks 36Newcastle Knights 4 At The Southern Cross Group Stadium, Woolooware, New South Wales

ST George/Illawarra Dragons 12Western Suburbs Tigers 25At The ANZ Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales

MOON OF LIBERTY STAR MAN – Valentine Holmes (Cronulla Sharks)

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Moon Of Liberty Rugby League – Super League & NRL Round Up

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Rugby League

Super League Round 22

The round began with the Hull derby with 2 tries each from Mark Minichiello and Steve Michaels easing Hull FC to a straight forward 36-12 win over rival Hull KR. A tight first half saw Widnes and Salford head into the break level at 12-12. Mason Caton-Brown’s hat trick for Salford was the difference coming out 32-24 winners Leeds stopped Wigan heading to the top of super League holding off a late fight back from the Warriors to score a surprise 18-16 win with tries for Kallum Watkins, Brett Ferres and Adam Cuthbertson.

Saturday saw a tight contest in France. Wakefeild pulled back a 12 point deficit to take the lead with a try from Mikey Sio and conversion from Liam Finn to take a 30-24 lead. Fouad Yaha’s late try give the normally reliable Pat Richards the chance to save the game, but he missed to hand Wakefield the win. Warrington moved within one point of the league leaders with a comfortable 42-26 win at Castleford including 2 tries for Rhys Evans. Denny Solomona got 4 tries for Castleford to no avail, finally a 6 try hall ford ST Helens saw them move up to fifth with a 34-18 win over Huddersfield.

Full Reports below (Rugby-League.com)

Hull v Hull KR   Widnes v Salford Leeds v Wigan  Catalan v Wakesfield Castleford v Warrington  Huddersfield v ST Helens Super League Table

NRL Round 19

Two tries from Nene MacDonald helped Gold Coast to a comfortable 32-12 win against ST George/Illawarra to open round 19. The Manly Sea Eagles and New Zealand Warriors were tied at 14-14 as the game ended. Manly took the victory with a drop goal from Daly Cherry Evans in golden point extra time. Brisbane Broncos moved up to fifth place with an impressive 30-10 win at South Sydney with 2 tries for Corey Oates.

Marika Korobibete went over twice as second place Melbourne held off a late comeback by Newcastle to win 20-16. Penrith fought back from an 18-6 deficit at the break against Parramatta with Josh Mansour completing the comeback with the winning try to seal a 22-18 win scoring 16 unanswered points in the second half. The round ended with league leaders Cronulla extending their unbeaten run to 14 games with a 32-20 win over Sydney City with Sosaia Feki getting two tries for the Sharks.

Full Reports and match Info (Fox Sports Australia)

Gold Coast v ST Geroge Manly v NZ Warriors South Sydney v Brisbane Newcastle v Melbourne Penrith v Parramatta Sydney City v Cronulla

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Super League Round 22

Hull FC (18) 36  – Hull Kingston Rovers (0) 12At the KC Stadium, Kingston Upon Hull 

Widens Vikings (12) 24  – Salford City Reds (12) 32At The Select Security Stadium, Widens, Halton 

Leeds Rhinos (6) 18Wigan Warriors (4) 16At Headingley, Leeds

Catalan Dragons (18) 28Wakefield Wildcats (18) 30 At The Stade Gibert Burtus, Perpignan, France

Castleford Tigers (18) 26Warrington Wolves (16) 42At The Jungle, Castleford

Huddersfield Giants (12) 18ST Helens (22) 34At The John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield

MOON OF LIBERTY STAR MAN OF THE WEEK – Mason Caton-Brown (Salford City Reds)

NRL Round 19

ST George/Illawarra Dragons 12Gold Coast Titans 32 At The WIN Jubilee Oval, Sydney, New South Wales

Manly Sea Eagles 15New Zealand Warriors 14At The NIB Stadium, Pert, Western Australia

South Sydney Rabbotohs 10Brisbane Broncos 30At the ANZ Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales

Newcastle Knights 16Melbourne Storm 20At the Hunter Stadium, Newcastle, New South Wales

Penrith Panthers 22 Parramatta Eels 18At the Pepper Stadium, Penrith, New South Wales

Sydney City Roosters 20Cronulla Sharks 32 At The Allianz Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales

MOON OF LIBERTY STAR MAN OF THE WEEK – Sosaia Feki (Cronulla Sharks)

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