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2023 NRL (TELSTRA PREMIERSHIP)

Preliminary Final: Melbourne at Accor Stadium

Friday 22nd September, 7:50pm

Premiership match #1358

 

Won 38-4

Half Time: Penrith 18-4

 

Match report

  

TRIES

 

Brian To'o (3)

Nathan Cleary (1)

Dylan Edwards (1)

Sunia Turuva (1)

 

GOALS

Nathan Cleary (7)

 

 

1.

FULLBACK

Dylan Edwards

2.

WING

Sunia Turuva

3.

CENTRE

Stephen Crichton

4.

CENTRE

Luke Garner

5.

WING

Brian To'o

6.

FIVE-EIGHTH

Jarome Luai

7.

HALFBACK

Nathan Cleary (captain)

8.

FRONT ROW

Moses Leota

9.

HOOKER

Mitch Kenny

10.

FRONT ROW

James Fisher-Harris

11.

SECOND ROW

Scott Sorensen

12.

SECOND ROW

Liam Martin

13.

LOCK

 

Isaah Yeo (captain)

14..

BENCH

Jack Cogger

15..

BENCH

Lindsay Smith

16.

BENCH

Spencer Leniu

17.

 

BENCH

 

Luke Garner

.

COACH

Ivan Cleary

 

 

MATCH NOTES

 

> Tyrone Peachey was the 18th man
> Qualified for seventh grand final (previously 1990, 1991, 2003, 2020, 2021 and 2022)
> Nathan Cleary's goal in the 54th minute surpassed Ryan Girdler's club record of 591 goals
> The winning margin (34 points) surpassed the 32-6 win in 2022 (26 points) to be Penrith's biggest ever win over Melbourne
> The winning margin (34 points) surpassed the 32-6 win over New Zealand Warriors in the 2023 qualifying final (26 points) to be Penrith's biggest ever win in a finals match

 

 

SCORING TIMELINE

 

3rd minute

TRY - Brian To'o Penrith 4-0  

10th minute

TRY - Melbourne Penrith and Melbourne 4-all  

17th minute

GOAL - Nathan Cleary Penrith 6-4  

20th minute

TRY - Brian To'o Penrith 10-4  

22nd minute

GOAL - Nathan Cleary Penrith 12-4  

27th minute

TRY - Sunia Turuva Penrith 16-4  

29th minute

GOAL - Nathan Cleary Penrith 18-4  

53rd minute

TRY - Nathan Cleary Penrith 22-4  

54th minute

GOAL - Nathan Cleary Penrith 24-4  

55th minute

TRY - Dylan Edwards Penrith 28-4  

56th minute

GOAL - Nathan Cleary Penrith 30-4  

69th minute

TRY - Brian To'o Penrith 34-4  

70th minute

GOAL - Nathan Cleary Penrith 36-4  

75th minute

GOAL - Nathan Cleary Penrith 38-4  

 

 

FURTHER READING: Rugby League Project

 

 

 

Page last updated 27 October 2023