AROUND THE GROUNDS | Jersey Flegg Cup Rd 6

All the action from Round 6 of the Jersey Flegg Cup. 

Panthers make statement with a commanding victory 

The Penrith Panthers have secured their third consecutive victory with a dominant 50-10 win over Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks. It come just one week after their 72-point haul and have well and truly made their mark as premiership heavyweights.  The Sharks were first to score, however, through halfback Angus Ernst before Panthers dominated with nine tries. Stephen Crichton starred with two tries although it was an impressive team display. 

Dragons shutout, Wishart makes a welcome return

The St George Illawarra Dragons have stunned Manly Sea Eagles with a 50-0 shutout to give them back-to-back victories. Wiinger Jason Saab’s scored a handy hat-trick while fullback Cody Ramsey crossed for a double in a dynamic individual performance.   Dragons five-eighth Tyran Wishart, the son of True Blue, Rod, made a welcome return from a shoulder injury as helped orchestrate the attacking masterclass. 

Hoy hat-trick inspires Knights to big win

A hat-trick to Knights centre text Hoy has helped his side claim a dominant 4-20 victory over North Sydney Bears on Saturday. His dazzling display was amtched by Knights’ winger Toby Marks who opened up scoring in just the first minute before recording three unanswered tries in the second-half to seal the victory. Newcastle will play the Parramatta Eels next week and will be hoping to maintain momentum and win their fourth consecutive game of the 2019 season.

Rabbitohs shine from start to finish

The South Sydney Rabbitohs have won their fourth game of the season after defeating the Canterbury Bankston Bulldogs 22-6 at ANZ Stadium. A defiant defensive performance was the cornerstone of the victory, although three tries within a relentless 15-minute period in the second-half proved the difference. They sit comfortably in third place on the competition ladder but will now travel to Penrith in the hope of cementing a spot in the top-four.