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Game Call ***SPOILER***

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by fLIP, Aug 25, 2006.

  1. fLIP

    fLIP UFO Hunter

    +1,324 /37
    Sea Eagles vs Bulldogs
    Round 25 - FULL TIME
    Fri 7:30pm 25 Aug 2006
    Brookvale Oval
    Referee: Sean Hampstead

    Manly Sea Eagles: 21
    Tries: Shayne Dunley, Matt Orford, Michael Robertson
    Goals: Matt Orford 4/5
    Field Goals: Matt Orford
    Canterbury Bulldogs: 20
    Tries: Nate Myles, Andrew Ryan, Andrew Emelio
    Goals: Hazem El Masri 4/4

    Good evening from Brookvale Oval. Tonight we have the Sea Eagles hosting a depleted Bulldogs team.

    Last week Manly dealt to Souths 38-16, while the Bulldogs were hammered 30-0 by the Broncos.

    Earlier in the year the Sea Eagles destroyed the Dogs 40-14.

    The Bulldogs will play 1-17. Rose is on the bench for Manly.

    1 min: We're underway at Brookvale. There is the possibility of thunderstorms tonight.

    2 min: TRY Manly Sea Eagles
    The Sea Eagles put in a clearing kick, El Masri lets it bounce, Orford recovers the ball and darts away to score. Orford converts.
    Sea Eagles 6-0

    5 min: The Bulldogs have a kick partially blocked, it is ruled not to have been played at and Utai gets tackled on the last.

    7 min: Watmough and Miles have a bit of a push and shove in backplay.

    7 min: VIDEO REF - For a Manly try...

    7 min: TRY Manly Sea Eagles
    Orford puts up a cross field kick, Robertson outjumps El Masri and dots down out wide. Orford converts from touch.
    Sea Eagles 12-0

    9 min: Maitua penalised for a high tackle on the try scorer.

    10 min: Manly have the Bulldogs overawed at the moment.

    14 min: TRY Canterbury Bulldogs
    After a magnificent Patten kick return the Bulldogs get a penalty. Myles gets a short ball to crash over next to the posts. El Masri converts.
    Sea Eagles 12-6

    18 min: During a great hitup by Kite, Sonny Bill knocks the ball out of his grasp.

    20 min: The Bulldogs get a lucky six-again call off a non-existant charge down, the Bulldogs get a dud call on a knock on a play later. Orford makes a break from the scrum base.

    21 min: While Manly are hot on attack, Burns is penalised in possession for an improper play the ball despite Sherwin knocking him off his feet.

    22 min: The Bulldogs go very close on the last tackle.

    23 min: INJURY - Matai looking very groggy after being tackled. Manly are running through the Bulldogs like a good curry. The Manly defence isn't much better.

    25 min: TRY Canterbury Bulldogs
    Ryan gets across in similar fashion to Myles. This time it is a long pass from dummy half that had Ryan inside his defender and he crashed over. El Masri converts.
    12 all.

    30 min: Orford puts in a banana kick, Ryan takes it on the full and returns in with great strength.

    31 min: 40/20 - Sherwin kicks fromm just inside the 40, finds touch just inside the 10.

    32 min: Utai spills the ball with the line begging.

    33 min: Matai breaks and kicks ahead. Penalty Manly as he was taken out after kicking.

    34 min: Stewart attempts to dive over from dummy half, but he loses the ball in the process.

    36 min: PENALTY GOAL Manly Sea Eagles
    The Bulldogs are penalised for slowing down the play the ball. Orford nails the penalty goal.
    Sea Eagles 14-12

    37 min: Holdsworth penalised for a high tackle on Dunley.

    38 min: VIDEO REF - For a Manly try...

    38 min: TRY Manly Sea Eagles
    Dunley runs right through the Bulldogs defence and score. Very questionable call. Orford misses.
    Sea Eagles 18-12

    Halftime: The Bulldogs did well to recover from trailing by 12 very early, but faltered late in the half and trail 18-12.

    40 min: Back underway at Brookie, and the rain comes down.

    42 min: Another clearing kick bounces brilliantly for Manly, but they get penalised for being offside.

    43 min: TRY Canterbury Bulldogs
    With Orford down injured, the Bulldogs find a gap in the defensive line and Emelio strolls across the tryline. Yet again very similar to the first two Bulldogs tries. El Masri converts.
    18 all.

    45 min: Menzies forces a Bulldogs error right in front of the posts just after the restart.

    47 min: INJURY - Orford off the field after picking up a knee injury.

    49 min: INJURY - Brad Morrin (Bulldogs) out for the night with a partial dislocation of his kneecap.

    51 min: INJURY UPDATE - Orford getting his knee strapped. He may be able to return tonight.

    53 min: It is really hosing down at the moment.

    57 min: Plenty of errors in the game, not helped by the rain. McIlwain smashed by Matai.

    59 min: 40/20 - Monaghan picks up a 40/20 for Manly. Manly waste the attacking chance by knocking on on tackle two.

    60 min: NEWS - Orford back on the field.

    64 min: Bulldogs starting to play their normal game, trying to force the error.

    65 min: VIDEO REF - For a Bulldogs try...

    65 min: NO TRY - Bulldogs
    Ryan ruled to have knocked on over the goal line. Odd decision given the Dunley try earlier tonight.

    68 min: PENALTY GOAL Manly Sea Eagles
    Patten loses the ball and it is recovered by an offside player. Orford slots the two from 25 out, right in front.
    Sea Eagles 20-18

    70 min: CROWD - 20,163

    72 min: PENALTY GOAL Canterbury Bulldogs
    The Bulldogs catch the Sea Eagles offside. El Masri nails the penalty goal.
    20 all.

    74 min: Bulldogs lose the ball 40 out from their own line.

    76 min: Manly look to score a try instead of the field goal, the ball goes dead.

    78 min: FIELD GOAL Manly Sea Eagles
    Orford lands a field goal.
    Sea Eagles 21-20

    Full Time: Manly 21 - Bulldogs 20
  2. Jatz Crackers

    Jatz Crackers Moderator Staff Member

    +1,468 /8
    It might be after the fact Flip, but I thank you for your game report. you must have felt like a war correspondent in a spectator free zone.
  3. Downie

    Downie Active Member

    +3 /0
    That was taken from leagueunlimited, I believe :p
  4. Jatz Crackers

    Jatz Crackers Moderator Staff Member

    +1,468 /8
    Given some of the argumentative tryhards in there, thats akin to a war zone ! :lol2:

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