The Eels host the Bulldogs within the remaining sport of spherical seven, after the Raiders run out winners towards the Dragons. Observe our ScoreCentre for all of the stay scores and stats.
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Parramatta Eels vs Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Raiders shut out win over Dragons
Stress is constant to mount on under-fire St George Illawarra coach Anthony Griffin after the Dragons suffered a 20-14 NRL loss to Canberra.
Days earlier than an important board assembly that may form Griffin’s future on the membership, the Dragons took a 4-0 result in half-time however have been unable to cease the Raiders within the second half.
It was removed from fairly from the Raiders however an important victory nonetheless, successful consecutive video games for the primary time this season and transferring to 3-4 to maintain contact with the pack within the race for the highest eight.
The Dragons’ fourth loss in 5 outings could not have come at a worse time for Griffin, speedy outcomes trying essential together with his future prone to be determined within the subsequent month.
A tackle-busting effort from Canberra centre Matt Timoko gave the Raiders the lead on 64 minutes, earlier than Hudson Younger sealed the take care of a exceptional length-of-the-field strive after a one-on-one strip 5 minutes from full-time.
Tautau Moga lower the margin again for 20-14 two minutes from time after choosing off a poor Jack Wighton move and returning it 70m however the Dragons could not break via for an equalising strive regardless of attacking deep in Raiders’ territory.
The Dragons absorbed early strain after which camped themselves on the Raiders line, dominating territory via the primary half but failing to search out any creativity to crack their method via for a strive.
However their effort could not be questioned, digging deep defensively to not concede regardless of the Raiders forcing three consecutive line dropouts earlier than winger Moga lastly crossed quickly after half-time.
After a dour first half, the Raiders got here to life early within the second with Seb Kris crossing through a slick move from halfback Jamal Fogarty, though they have been compelled to play 10 minutes with out winger Nick Cotric after he was sin-binned for a cynical sort out.
The Dragons instantly exploited that gaping gap, Mat Feagai scoring on his wing to stage the rating at 8-8, earlier than they went forward through penalty purpose.
It was a forgettable return to motion for Cotric, re-aggravating a hamstring harm he suffered within the lead-up to spherical three and had sidelined him since.
Fogarty continued a few of his finest kind in inexperienced, pin-point kicking together with two compelled dropouts including to his slick help, whereas makeshift fullback Kris ran for a team-high 165m.
Dragons ahead Jack De Belin was placed on report for a tipping sort out that flipped Raider hooker Tom Starling onto his neck.