The Canberra Raiders claimed a valuable win in the S.G. Ball Cup but fell short in the other two grades.
S.G. Ball Cup
Canberra Raiders 30 (Tries: Jordan Williams 2, M Kaho, B Robertson, M Souter; Goals: B Robertson 5) d Penrith Panthers 28 (Tries: S Turuva 2, R Eisenhuth, B Hughes, S Sub Laban, J Stowers; Goals: B Hughes, C Mason)
The Canberra Raiders have climbed into seventh place as they claimed a vital win over their top eight rivals, the Penrith Panthers.
Halfback Jordan Williams led the way with two tries, while Brayden Robertson’s accuracy from the kicking tee saw the Raiders claim a valuable two-point win.
The Raiders will now take on the Western Suburb Magpies next weekend at Leichhardt Oval as they look to maintain their place in the top eight.
Tarsha Gale Cup
Penrith Panthers 32 (Tries: T Toa-Toa 4, H Tevaga, L Taiseni, L Tuifua; Goals: L Tuifua 2) d Canberra Raiders 0
Four tries to Teagan Toa-Toa saw the Penrith Panther claim a 32-0 over the Canberra Raiders at St Marys League Stadium on Saturday.
The Raiders were unable to get on the scoreboard during the match as they remained in seventh place on the ladder.
The Green Machine take on the Wests Tigers next weekend at Leichhardt Oval as they look to maintain their place in the top eight.
Harold Matthews Cup
Penrith Panthers 22 (Tries: J Hay, S Neiufi, J Buchan, R Smith; Goals: J Hay 3) d Canberra Raiders 20 (Tries: H Alesi 2, J Delle, E Kamuta; Goals: H Alesi 2)
The Canberra Raiders suffered a two point loss at the hands of the Penrith Panthers on Saturday afternoon at St Mary’s League Stadium.
The Panthers started brightly to claim a 20-0 lead before the Raiders stormed into contention to level the scores in the second half.
However, a Jake Hay penalty secured the result for Penrith as the Raiders dropped to 11th on the ladder.