Manly Sea Eagles 24 – 22 Cronulla Sharks
Manly snapped a three-game losing streak thanks to doubles from Gordon Chan Kum Tong and Kaeo Weekes.

Manly 24 (G Chan Kum Tong 2, K Weekes 2 tries; J Humphreys 4 goals) def. Cronulla 22 (K Ball, N Lester, T Rodwell, J Samrani tries; R Rivett 3 goals) at PointsBet Stadium.

Stat sheet
Cronulla: Blake Hosking – 31 tackles; Jordan Samrani – 179 run metres; Kane Ball – 3 line breaks
Manly: Gordon Chan Kum Tong – 42 tackles, 2 line breaks; Kaeo Weekes – 237 run metres

Debuts: Toataua Porima (Cronulla), Fletcher MyersAshton Kolinisau (Manly)

St George Illawarra Dragons 24 – 12 Sydney Roosters
The Dragons continue on their winning run with a 12-point win over the league leaders.

St George Illawarra 24 (C Roberts 2, D Collins, M Roche tries; S Hooper 3, T Stewart goals) def. Sydney 12 (T Fakaosi, L Knight tries; R Volkman 2 goals) at Collegians Sports Centre.

Stat sheet
Sydney: Michael Coleman – 32 tackles; Jack Stringer – 203 run metres
St George Illawarra: Sam Hooper – 36 tackles; Callum Gromek – 189 run metres

Debuts: Jack Smith (Sydney)

Newcastle Knights 27 – 20 Parramatta Eels
The Knights overcame the Eels in a back-and-forth contest to record their third straight win.

Newcastle 27 (T Cant, T Johannssen, R Jones, H Neville, K Rugless tries; T Cant 3 goals; N Ryan field goal) def. Parramatta 20 (L Blackburn, E Sanders, N Wrathall tries; C Fenning goal) at Cessnock Sportsground.

Stat sheet
Newcastle: Jaron Purcell – 29 tackles;  Riley Jones – 168 run metres, 2 line breaks
Parramatta: Brock Parker – 30 tackles; Nikau Wrathall – 127 run metres; Ethan Sanders – 2 line breaks

Debuts: Harvey Neville (Newcastle)

Penrith Panthers 64 – 16 Canberra Raiders
Penrith put 11 tries past Canberra in a 48-point thrashing at home.

Penrith 64 (W Fakatoumafi 3, I Iongi 2, B Alexander, D Amituanai, B Fearnley, C Lawson, N Puru, D Sykes tries; N Puru 10 goals) def. Canberra 16 (E Kamuta, S Numambo, M Souter tries; M Souter 2 goals) at BlueBet Stadium.

Stat sheet
Penrith: Hohepa Puru – 28 tackles; Ativalu Lisati – 155 run metres; Isaiah Iongi – 2 line breaks
Canberra: Mitchel Souter – 39 tackles; Rayden Burns – 88 run metres

Debuts: Tane KirionaJed Stuart (Canberra)

Wests Tigers 22 – 12 South Sydney Rabbitohs
The Tigers snapped their two-game losing streak with a 10-point win over South Sydney.

Wests Tigers 22 (H O’Kane 2, C Ma’anaima, L Saukuru tries; K Hill 3 goals) def. South Sydney 12 (C Kaho, P Tohi tries; J Nohra 2 goals) at Lidcombe Oval.

Stat sheet
Wests Tigers: James Valevatu – 35 tackles; Sione Fainu – 122 run metres; Henry O’Kane – 2 line breaks
South Sydney: Tallis Duncan – 29 tackles; Carson Kaho – 169 run metres

Debuts: Sione VaihuFemi Sanya (Wests Tigers), Leon Te Hau, Joseph Nohra, Ky Hill, Cecil Lahood (South Sydney)

Due to COVID-19 impacting the Canterbury Bulldogs’ NRL squad last week, their Round 7 game against Victoria was postponed and rescheduled to May 14.

Round 7 Highlights:

Click HERE for the Jersey Flegg Cup ladder

Top Try Scorers Top Point Scorers
7 Isaiah Iongi (Penrith) 76 Ryan Rivett (Cronulla)
7 Ethan King (Sydney) 50 Niwhai Puru (Penrith)
7 Jack Mossman (Sydney) 44 Jonah Pezet (Victoria)
6 Cameron Brown (Manly) 42 Corey Fenning (Parramatta)
6 William Fakatoumafi (Penrith) 38 Sam Hooper (St George Illawarra)
6 Trey Peni (Wests Tigers) 34 Donovan Boney (Manly)
6 Jacob Preston (Sydney) 34 Hugo Savala (Sydney)
5 Thomas Casey (Canberra) 34 Ronald Volkman (Sydney)
5 Kade Dykes (Cronulla) 32 Jack Mossman (Sydney)
5 Sualauvi Faalogo (Victoria) 32 Mitchell Spencer (Canberra)

Round 8 fixtures
Saturday, April 30
Penrith Panthers v Cronulla Sharks
South Sydney Rabbitohs v Manly Sea Eagles
Canterbury Bulldogs v Sydney Roosters
Sunday, May 1
St George Illawarra Dragons v Wests Tigers
Newcastle Knights v Victoria Thunderbolts
Parramatta Eels v Canberra Raiders


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