NRL Round Up – Round 12

Two tries from rookie halfback Daly Cherry-Evans ensured Manly a resounding 34-10 victory over Brisbane.

William Hopoate burst over for the Sea Eagles but a try from Ben Te’o and a penalty from Corey Parker saw the Broncos 10-4 in front at the interval.

Tony Williams and Jamie Lyon crossed before Cherry-Evans weighed in with two tries in eight minutes to complete the rout.

Canterbury put a poor Gold Coast Titans outfit to the sword 28-6.

The Bulldogs surged their way into a 16-0 lead at half time courtesy of a brace of tries from Frank Pritchard.

Wingers Steve Turner and Josh Morris crossed for Canterbury before Scott Prince’s late try.

Newcastle withstood a fightback from Newcastle to prevail 8-6 in a low-scoring encounter.

Wes Naiqama’s score midway through the first period was all that separated the teams at half time with the Knights leading 6-0.

Kurt Gidley’s penalty extended the home side’s lead before Casey McGuire’s try set up a tense finish.

North Queensland continued their excellent run of form with a 20-6 victory over Sydney.

Glenn Hall’s try helped the Cowboys into an 8-0 lead at the break.

James Tamou and Jonathan Thurston raced over for the home side before Frank-Paul Nuuausala’s late consolation score for the Roosters.

A polished performance from Melbourne helped them overcome Cronulla 14-8 at AAMI Park.

Neither team were able to register points during an error-strewn first half.

Tries from Danie Nielsen and Isaac Gordon meant the sides were locked at 8-8 going into the last ten minutes, but Sisa Waqa’s late score proved the difference.

St George survived a fightback from Wests Tigers to record their tenth victory of the season 24-18.

Dragons tries from Matt Cooper, Trent Merrin and Jason Nightingale saw them hold a commanding 20-6 lead at the interval.

Matt Utai and Tim Moltzen raced over for the Tigers either side of a Mark Gasnier score, but the Dragons held on for victory.

Penrith downed South Sydney 22-10 in appalling conditions at Centrebet Stadium.

Luke Lewis, Trent Waterhouse and Adrian Purtell all crossed during a dominant first half performance from the Panthers.

Issac Luke snuck his way over to give the Rabbitohs hope but Lachlan Coote extinguished those hopes with a fortuitous late try.

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