Newcastle Knights 24 – 16 St George Illawarra Dragons
Newcastle moved past the Dragons into second place with an eight-point win at home.
Newcastle 24 (D Armstrong, E Ferguson, J Johnson, L Sutton, T Toloi tries; T Cant 2 goals) def. St George Illawarra 16 (B Johnson, C Roberts, H Sanchez tries; B Wallace 2 goals) at McDonald Jones Stadium.
Debuts: Carlin Pettet (Newcastle)
Canterbury Bulldogs 42 – 22 Canberra Raiders
The Bulldogs kept their finals hopes alive and recorded back-to-back wins for the first time since Round 2 with a big victory in Canberra.
Canterbury 42 (J Mazzone 2, W Afualo, B Clarke, B Cox, J Kalati, J O’Neill, J Su’A tries; B Hayward 5 goals) def. Canberra 22 (M Kaho 2, J Billing, K Williams tries; S Vuki goals) at GIO Stadium.
Sydney Roosters 26 – 6 Cronulla Sharks
The ladder leaders got back on track after their Round 18 loss with a strong 20-point win over the Sharks.
Sydney 26 (X Chatfield-Mooka, B Ioelu, C Ross, X Va’a tries; H Savala 5 goals) def. Cronulla 6 (K Parker try; T Petersen goal) at Ringrose Park.
Debuts: Cody Fuz (Cronulla)
Victoria Thunderbolts 24 – 20 South Sydney Rabbitohs
Victoria ended their five-game losing run with a hard fought four-point win over the Rabbitohs in Maroubra.
Victoria 24 (T Ua 2, C Geyer, J Neli tries; S Faalogo 4 goals) def. South Sydney 20 (M Chester, C Kaho, T Munro, C Tweedie tries; T Munro 2 goals) at Snape Park.
Debuts: Isaac Chapman (South Sydney)
Penrith Panthers 44 – 10 Manly Sea Eagles
Penrith snapped Manly’s four-game winning streak and moved into fourth spot with a dominant 34-point win.
Penrith 44 (W Fakatoumafi 2, I Iongi 2, H Puru, K Russell-Smith, A Warwick, A Williams tries; A Williams 6 goals) def. Manly 10 (S Aukusitino, K Weekes tries; K Weekes goal) at HE Laybutt Sporting Complex.
Round 19 Highlights: https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2022/07/25/jersey-flegg-cup-highlights-round-19/
|Top Try Scorers||Top Point Scorers|
|15 Jack Mossman (Sydney)||142 Ryan Rivett (Cronulla)|
|13 Sanele Aukusitino (Manly)||118 Hugo Savala (Sydney)|
|13 Isaiah Iongi (Penrith)||84 Niwhai Puru (Penrith)|
|12 William Fakatoumafi (Penrith)||82 Thomas Cant (Newcastle)|
|10 Jacob Preston (Sydney)||80 Sam Hooper (St George Illawarra)|
|10 Jordan Samrani (Cronulla)||78 Jack Mossman (Sydney)|
|10 Ethan Sanders (Parramatta)||76 Corey Fenning (Parramatta)|
|9 Sualauvi Faalogo (Victoria)||76 Jonah Pezet (Victoria)|
|9 James Johnson (Newcastle)||71 Jamie Humphreys (Manly)|
|9 Carson Kaho (South Sydney)||70 Eli Clark (Canterbury)|
Saturday, July 30
Parramatta Eels v Penrith Panthers – Kellyville Park, 1pm
Canberra Raiders v St George Illawarra Dragons – Raiders Belconnen, 1:20pm
Victoria Thunderbolts v Wests Tigers – Casey Fields, 2pm
Cronulla Sharks v South Sydney Rabbitohs – PointsBet Stadium, 3:15pm
Canterbury Bulldogs, Manly Sea Eagles, Newcastle Knights, Sydney Roosters – BYE