2012 HM Rd 2 Bulldogs v Raiders (Report)

Bulldogs OLD

The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs Harold Matthews team made it two wins from as many matches after defeating the Canberra Raiders in Round 2 action at the Belmore Sports Ground on Saturday 18th February 2012.

The Raiders led 6-0 early on, but the Bulldogs bounced back with two tries to lead 12-6 at the break.

Canberra started the second half much stronger and caught the Bulldogs off-guard scoring two tries to push out to an 18-12 lead.

Four unanswered tries in the final 18 minutes saw the Bulldogs run out 32-18 victors.

Interchange forward Willie Soloa scored two tries whilst centre Patrick Kopu and front-rower Jordan Lotoaniu had strong games.

The Bulldogs next match is against Western Sydney Rugby League Academy at St Marys Leagues Club Stadium on Saturday 25th February 2012.


Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 32

Tries: Willie Soloa 2, Hakaraia Toi Toi, Vailima Teaupa, Nifo Seve, Patrick Kopu
Goals: Esau Taetuli 4 from 6

Canberra Raiders 18
Tries: Lachlan Croker, Tyrel Lomax, Daniel Dole
Goal: Chris Hart 2 from 2, Mun Mapiou 1 from 1

Bulldogs Team: 1 Esau Taetuli [c], 2 Marcelo Montoya, 3 Patrick Kopu, 4 Hakaraia Toi Toi, 5 Felix Moli, 6 Nifo Seve, 7 Christian Wakeham, 8 Jordan Lotuaniu, 9 Ali Allouche [c], 10 Lorima Sautu, 11 Avia Minute, 17 Vailima Teaupa, 13 Jordan Lemalu. Subs: 12 Joshua Abboud, 16 Willie Soloa, 22 Godfred Agyemang, 24 Simon Fonua.

At Belmore Sports Ground
Round 2 - 18/02/2012


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