NRL Round Nine The Winners and Losers
Brisbane 22-Canterbury 20
Souths 36-Newcastle 18
North Qld 26-Penrith 20
Canberra 32-Gold Coast 18
NZ Warriors 26-Wests Tigers 4
Cronulla 22-Parramatta 20
St. George-Illawarra 34-Melbourne 14
Sydney Roosters 22-Manly 20
BRISBANE = controversial win.
SOUTHS = redeemed themselves after the Brisbane loss.
NORTH QLD = hung on after leading 20-0.
CANBERRA = four wins from their last five.
NZ WARRIORS = still in second place.
CRONULLA = lucky to get away with a win after a late fadeout.
ST. GEORGE-ILLAWARRA = outright first after beating Melbourne.
SYDNEY ROOSTERS =keeping touch with the top four.
CANTERBURY = blew a 14-6 lead.
NEWCASTLE = still can’t find consistency, but still in the eight for now.
PENRITH = great second half comeback, but just fell short.
GOLD COAST = no miracle comeback against Canberra this time.
WESTS TIGERS = now lost three straight.
PARRAMATTA = nearly won three in a row.
MELBOURNE = still in top four.
MANLY = five straight losses.