2018 R12 Sat - Panthers 28-2 Dragons @ Panthers

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Round 12: Panthers v Dragons

Poll closed May 26, 2018.
  1. Penrith Panthers

    53.3%
  2. St George Illawarra Dragons

    46.7%
  3. Draw after Golden Point

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  1. LeagueUnlimited News

    LeagueUnlimited News Administrator Staff Member

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    NRL 2018 - Round 12
    Penrith Panthers v St George Illawarra Dragons
    Panthers Stadium, Penrith (TICKETS)
    Saturday 26 May 2018

    Gates 3pm / Flegg 3:15pm / ISP 5:15pm / NRL 7:35pm


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    1. Dallin Watene Zelezniak 2. Christian Crichton 3. Tyrone Peachey 4. Dean Whare 5. Tyrone Phillips 6. James Maloney 7. Nathan Cleary 8. Trent Merrin 9. Sione Katoa 10. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 11. Corey Harawera Naera 12. Isaah Yeo 13. James Fisher-Harris
    Interchange: 14. Wayde Egan 15. Jack Hetherington 16. Viliame Kikau 17. James Tamou 18. Jarome Luai 19. Kaide Ellis 20. Tyrone May 21. Tom Eisenhuth

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    1. Matthew Dufty 2. Nene Macdonald 3. Euan Aitken 4. Timoteo Lafai 5. Jason Nightingale 6. Gareth Widdop 7. Ben Hunt 8. James Graham 9. Cameron McInnes 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Tariq Sims 13. Jack de Belin
    Interchange: 14. Jeremy Latimore 15. Kurt Mann 16. Leeson Ah Mau 17. Blake Lawrie 18. Reece Robson 19. Zac Lomax 20. Luciano Leilua 21. Hame Sele


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    Referees: Gerard Sutton, Chris Sutton
    Sideline Officials: Nick Beashel, Rickey McFarlane
    Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Ben Galea

    Feeder club matches
    PANTHERS & DRAGONS (NSWRL)
    SAT
    Knights v Dragons @ Cessnock SG, Flegg 3pm
    Panthers v Mounties (CAN) @ Panthers Stadium, Flegg 3:15pm / ISP 5:15pm
    SUN
    Knights v Dragons @ McDonald Jones Stadum, ISP 11:45am​
     
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  2. Rabbits20

    Rabbits20 Immortal

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    Penrith to get home by 4 and announce themselves as premiership favourites!
     
  3. PenrithPanther45

    PenrithPanther45 Juniors

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    Important we win this to silence the doubters. The absolute key is winning the battle up front. Not sure if we can but our big men have been going well lately. Also need to be better at taking our chances in attack against a defensively strong Dragons. Either team by 4 or less.
     
  4. Hutty1986

    Hutty1986 Referee

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    Unless we improve massively on today's shitshow, Panthers will roll us at home.
     
  5. Clifferd

    Clifferd Coach

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    Penriff by 8

    Theyโ€™re on a roll
     
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  6. BuddPanther

    BuddPanther Juniors

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    Panthers are just warming up. So much improvement left in this team its ridiculous
    They''ll win by 13+
     
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  7. TheFrog

    TheFrog First Grade

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    We are currently on the 4th line along with the Rabbitohs at $8.00, behind the Dragons, Roosters and Storm (all of whom have been favourites in recent weeks, it is like musical chairs). It would take quite a few weeks yet to assume favouritism, and it seems to be a poisoned chalice anyway.
     
  8. Vic Mackey

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    Possible GF preview?

    The NSW halves to guide Penrith to a cracking 2 point victory
     
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  9. SBD82

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    We need to improve a lot from the last 2 weeks' performances.

    Penrith are a very good side. With their current form I think they deserve to be favourites in this one. Can see them putting a score in us if we don't aim up in the middle and fix our right side defense.
     
  10. to_ddeath

    to_ddeath First Grade

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    Will stick solid with Saints in my tipping comp as usual, but the Riff should do us based on current form. Anywhere near our last couple of games & they'll flog us.
     
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  11. Rhino_NQ

    Rhino_NQ Immortal

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    Over 4.5 penalty goals
     
  12. Panfas

    Panfas Juniors

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    Going to be a sellout


     
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  13. isaiah

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    Do you think st George will get to the gf? What's their finals record the past decade apart from when Bennett coached?
     
  14. pantherz9103

    pantherz9103 First Grade

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    We've struggled against the Dragons in recent years, although both teams are stronger than past seasons. We've beaten fairly average to lower teams so far, we need to prove ourselves by beating a good team. If our pack is as good we like to think it is they can match a very good Dragons pack and give us a good chance to win this one.
     
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  15. Das Gupta

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    Should be a great match and I hope a nice tight one. Both sides have good forward packs and halves. Saints have the advantage in the backs with Penrith missing a few but hopefully a ripper of a game decided by brilliance, not the referees.
     
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  16. SBD82

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    Who is the panthers left winger? He'd have to be short odds for first try scorer.
     
  17. Whino

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    Tyrone Phillips.
     
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  18. FireFalcons1

    FireFalcons1 Juniors

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    Game of the year so far, I hope to see Penrith mark themselves are serious contenders after a good win.
    It'll be super close but the home ground advantage will bring us home.

    Penrith by 4
     
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  19. This Year?

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    I hope Saints can recapture their early season form as they will need it to beat a black-hot panthers side. If Saints play anything like their last few weeks we will get rolled 13+, but if they aim up I think they can get them up the middle.

    Panthers are going awesome to date and should be favourites to win this one. How good is it that it should sell out too? I'm hoping for no ref controversy and a great game for both sets of fans and neutrals alike with a great spectacle of rugby league.
     
  20. tumbidragon

    tumbidragon First Grade

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    We're well and truly off the boil atm. Play like we have the last cpl. weeks and it'll be Panthers 13+
     
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