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Match Review: Raiders surge up ladder with shutout win over Eels

Posted By: Chase94
April 14, 2019, 09:00:03 PM
The Canberra Raiders have shown they are a team to be reckoned with this Telstra Premiership after earning their third win in a row, downing the Parramatta Eels 19-0 at GIO Stadium in front of 16,059 fans.

The win came at a cost for Canberra with Joe Tapine chaired from the field in the second half with a potentially serious ankle injury.

It's the latest blow for the Kiwi international who was playing in his return from injury, after being forced out for two weeks due to a thumb injury.

The loss for the Eels were further soured by the loss of Blake Ferguson, who left the field early in the second half with suspected broken ribs after early suffering a likely broken nose.

However, the win for the Raiders was set up by an exceptional effort in defence from the home side, who hunted as a pack and forced several turnovers by the Eels, who struggled to get out of their own half for much of the clash.

More: https://www.nrl.com/news/2019/04/14/raiders-continue-surge-up-ladder-with-shutout-win-over-eels/




 

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