Penrith Panthers 28 – 12 Parramatta Eels
Penrith moved into third on the ladder and recorded their fourth-straight victory with a win over their arch-rivals.

Penrith 28 (H Puru 2, S Lane, K Russell-Smith, A Williams tries; A Williams 4 goals) def. Parramatta 12 (L Blackburn, S Pryke tries; C Fenning 2 goals) at Kellyville Park.

Stat sheet
Parramatta: Ryan Jones – 29 tackles; Larry Muagututia – 155 run metres
Penrith: Hohepa Puru – 35 tackles; Cody Lawson – 174 run metres; Addison Williams – 2 line breaks

Debuts: Harrison Hassett (Penrith)

Canberra Raiders 28 – 16 St George Illawarra Dragons
Canberra handed the Dragons their second consecutive loss and now sit just two points outside the Top 5.

Canberra 28 (J Billing 2, T Casey, J Church, K Williams tries; N Ryan 4 goals) def. St George Illawarra 16 (H Budd, C Roberts, L Skelton tries; B Wallace 2 goals) at Raiders Belconnen.

Stat sheet
Canberra: Eneseli Kamuta – 29 tackles; Kaden Williams – 137 run metres; Josh Billing – 2 line breaks
St George Illawarra: Toby Couchman – 23 tackles, 168 run metres

Wests Tigers 44 – 8 Victoria Thunderbolts
The Tigers remain in the Top 5 and all but ended Victoria’s faint finals hopes with a big win away from home.

Wests Tigers 44 (B Webster-Mansfield 3, J Kirk 2, K Kautoga, L Saukuru, M Tannous tries; L Saukuru 6 goals) def. Victoria 8 (P Manu, T Ua tries) at Casey Fields.

Stat sheet
Victoria: Cole Geyer – 32 tackles; Jerry Musu – 125 run metres
Wests Tigers: Michael Tannous – 25 tackles; Sione Fainu – 175 run metres; Jay Kirk – 2 line breaks

Debuts: Hawani Howe (Victoria)

Cronulla Sharks 40 – 16 South Sydney Rabbitohs
The Sharks remain in the hunt for the finals thanks to a big win over South Sydney and four tries from winger Tom Rodwell.

Cronulla 40 (T Rodwell 4, S Stonestreet 2, R Rivett tries; R Rivett 6 goals) def. South Sydney 16 (D Leugaimafa 2, J Rahme tries; J Nohra 2 goals) at PointsBet Stadium.

Stat sheet
Cronulla: Toby Boothroyd – 35 tackles; Thomas Rodwell – 173 run metres, 3 line breaks
South Sydney: Keahlan Bray – 19 tackles; Dion Teaupa – 130 run metres

Canterbury, Manly, Newcastle and Sydney all had Byes in Round 20.

Round 19 Highlights:

Click HERE for the Jersey Flegg Cup ladder

Top Try Scorers Top Point Scorers
15 Jack Mossman (Sydney) 158 Ryan Rivett (Cronulla)
13 Sanele Aukusitino (Manly) 118 Hugo Savala (Sydney)
13 Isaiah Iongi (Penrith) 84 Niwhai Puru (Penrith)
13 Thomas Rodwell (Cronulla) 82 Thomas Cant (Newcastle)
12 William Fakatoumafi (Penrith) 80 Corey Fenning (Parramatta)
10 Josh Billing (Canberra) 80 Sam Hooper (St George Illawarra)
10 Jacob Preston (Sydney) 78 Jack Mossman (Sydney)
10 Cooper Roberts (St George Illawarra) 76 Jonah Pezet (Victoria)
10 Jordan Samrani (Cronulla) 71 Jamie Humphreys (Manly)
10 Ethan Sanders (Parramatta) 70 Eli Clark (Canterbury)

Round 21
Friday, August 5
Manly Sea Eagles v Parramatta Eels – 4 Pines, 5:30pm
Saturday, August 6
Penrith Panthers v Wests Tigers – BlueBet – 11am
Victoria Thunderbolts v Newcastle Knights – Casey, 2pm
Canberra Raiders v South Sydney Rabbitohs – GIO, 3pm
Cronulla Sharks v St George Illawarra Dragons – PointsBet, 5:20pm
Sunday, August 7
Sydney Roosters v Canterbury Bulldogs – Waverley, 3pm



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