Full Time
7:30pm Sat August 11, 2018
Round 22 - ANZ Stadium - Crowd: 10541

FULL TIME at ANZ Stadium and the Parramatta Eels have taken themselves off the bottom of the NRL ladder following their 40-4 victory over the St George Illawarra Dragons


Conversion: Eels
Kicked by Mitchell Moses.

Mitch Moses sneaks the ball into the posts past the left upright

Eels lead Eels 40 - 4 Dragons

Try: Eels
Scored by Siosaia Vave. Kick to come.

A great ball from Vave to Salmon set up the space for Salmon to go close then next play he gets a much deserved try with plenty of hot potato football from the Eels

Eels lead Eels 38 - 4 Dragons

What a ball from Siosaia Vave


PENALTY DRAGONS - The Eels do too much in the tackle and the Dragons will go into the Parra half


NO TRY - Aitken bounces out of a tackle and gets over the line; Phil Henderson tips to Adam Gee he thought Aitken was held. Gee sends it to the bunker thinking he'd broken free of the tackle and the initial tip of Henderson was correct; Penalty to Parra


Matt Dufty can't clean up a low grubber kick and his knock on gives Parra a scrum 10m from the Dragons line


Desperation at the back for the Eels as the defence holds up Blake Lawrie and then Marata Niukore strips the ball in the act of scoring before the Eels earn a penalty.


Dragons are in all sorts out there at the moment, defence struggling to hold the Parra attack and the Dragons themselves have been struggling to make metres


Conversion: Eels
Kicked by Mitchell Moses.

Mitch Moses adds another conversion this time from the left hand side of the uprights

Eels lead Eels 34 - 4 Dragons

Try: Eels
Scored by Mitchell Moses. Kick to come.

PARTING THE SEAS - Mitch Moses feigns to kick chooses to run through a gap then he beats some flimsy defence and Moses scores with his

Eels lead Eels 32 - 4 Dragons

Conversion: Eels
Kicked by Mitchell Moses.

Mitch Moses converts from close to the posts

Eels lead Eels 28 - 4 Dragons

Mitch Moses slots the conversion from right in front


Try: Eels
Scored by Clint Gutherson. Kick to come.

Mitch Moses kicks through the middle; The Dragons should be able to cover it but don't and King Gutho chases through and beats both Dufty and Hunt to the ball

Eels lead Eels 26 - 4 Dragons

Ben Hunt's kick is a bad one as Corey Norman backtracks to the ingoal and takes it in-goal


Conversion: Dragons
Attempted by Ben Hunt.

DING... the noise of the posts as Ben Hunt's conversion comes off the left upright and bounces away

Eels lead Eels 22 - 4 Dragons

Try: Dragons
Scored by Luciano Leilua. Kick to come.

TRY TIME - Ben Hunt puts a pinpoint kick in and big Luciano Leilua beats Michael Jennings in the air and gets the ball down

Eels lead Eels 22 - 4 Dragons

Play back underway at ANZ Stadium - The Eels use the ball first and give away a penalty for being offside at the kick on the last tackle.


Conversion: Eels
Kicked by Mitchell Moses.

Mitchell Moses converts the Hayne try from right in front

Eels lead Eels 22 - 0 Dragons

Try: Eels
Scored by Jarryd Hayne. Kick to come.

Jarryd Hayne has a THIRD - Jaeman Salmon puts a kick up and the Dragons let it bounce and the Hayne Plane pounces

Eels lead Eels 20 - 0 Dragons

PENALTY DRAGONS: "YAY" cry the Dragons fans as they get their first penalty of the game with Brad Takairangi penalised by Phil Henderson for being slow


Parra have fun down the short side and make good metres - it almost comes off again with Salmon getting a toe to a loose ball but a bad bounce sees him not get a chance to get down and score


Conversion: Eels
Kicked by Mitchell Moses.

Mitch Moses converts from right in front of the posts

Eels lead Eels 16 - 0 Dragons

Try: Eels
Scored by George Jennings. Kick to come.

Jarryd Hayne runs a good decoy line as George Jennings stays central to the field off the scrum and he has enough strength to score

Eels lead Eels 14 - 0 Dragons

This really is not the night for the Dragons with an error in their own 10m - Parra are to attack


NO TRY - The NRL bunker rules a knock on from Gareth Widdop and then grounded it. More concern for the Dragons with Widdop dislocating his shoulder


Cam McInnes is off to the sin bin; Adam Gee rules a leg pull and after 7 straight penalties, McInnes is in the bin


Cam McInnes is off to the sin bin; Adam Gee rules a leg pull and after 7 penalties, McInnes is off to the sin bin


The Eels give up good position as a good tackle on Niukore forces an error from the Parra second rower


Nene McDonald sticks a hand out trying to get an intercept but it's knocked on


The Dragons not getting things right as McInnes offloads but Dufty can only get fingertips to the ball


A dumb last tackle option from the Eels as they try a barge over try on the last and the Dragons survive with a handover on their own 5


PENALTY EELS: The SIXTH penalty in a row to the Eels as Tim Lafai is penalised for an escort.


ANOTHER penalty now for the Dragons and the penalty comes up to 5-0


Time off as Kane Evans and James Graham clash heads; Graham look concussed initially but given the thumbs up, Graham staying on the field and Evans goes off.


Conversion: Eels
Kicked by Mitchell Moses.

Mitch Moses makes the adjustment from his first conversion attempt and puts this one over.

Eels lead Eels 10 - 0 Dragons

Try: Eels
Scored by Jarryd Hayne. Kick to come.

Hannibal Hayne as he's been nicknamed with plenty of face strapping; A good ball from Evans to Jennings himself space before some good work from Hayne makes a break cuts inside to give a ball to Moses and it goes back to Hayne

Eels lead Eels 8 - 0 Dragons

Into the 10th minute and Parra up to a 4-0 lead on both the scoreboard and Penalty count


Some concern from Jarryd Hayne as he is bleeding heavily from the chin after accidentally copping a stray boot from Jordan Pereira


Conversion: Eels
Attempted by Mitchell Moses.

Mitch Moses misses the conversion across the face of the posts from out wide

Eels lead Eels 4 - 0 Dragons

Try: Eels
Scored by Jarryd Hayne. Kick to come.

Mitch Moses throws an absolutely amazing long ball out to Jarryd Hayne who has space on the outside of his defender and the Eels are in first.

Eels lead Eels 4 - 0 Dragons

PENALTY EELS: The Dragons compound an error by giving away back to back tries.

UNDERWAY at ANZ Stadium - The Dragons using the ball first

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Adam Gee, Phil Henderson

Touch Judges: Jeff Younis, Liam Nicholls

Video Referee: Jared Maxwell, Ben Galea

Tries: Jarryd Hayne (3), Mitchell Moses, George Jennings, Clint Gutherson, Siosaia Vave
Field Goals:
Conversions: Mitchell Moses (6/7)
Penalty Goals:

Tries: Luciano Leilua
Field Goals:
Conversions: Ben Hunt (0/1)
Penalty Goals: