St George Illawarra
Dragons
42
Penrith
Panthers
10
FULLTIME
2017-03-04T05:30:00Z
UOW Jubilee Oval

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Team Lists

Team Stats


Scoring Plays

Dragons   Panthers
7 Tries 2
7 Conversions 1
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Field Goals 0

Attack

Dragons   Panthers
212 All Runs 147
1,979 All Run Metres 1,307
6 Line Breaks 2
20 Offloads 7

Defense

Dragons   Panthers
384 Kick Metres 331
0 40/20 0
298 Tackles 366
13 Missed Tackles 47

Discipline

Dragons   Panthers
4 Penalties Conceded 7
12 Errors 14
0 Sin Bin 0
0 Send Offs 0

Player Stats


Top Run Metres

 PlayerTOT
Josh Dugan190
Paul Vaughan189
Russell Packer174
Nene Macdonald160
Jack de Belin155

Top Kick Metres

 PlayerTOT
Nathan Cleary213
Josh McCrone188
Gareth Widdop175
Peter Wallace101
Josh Dugan16

Summary

Three Things You Should Know

  • The Dragons pulled off the shock win of the round, thumping premiership favourites, Penrith Panthers.
  • After an offseason full of criticism for their attacking struggles, the Dragons scored 42 points, beating their season-high of 32 points in 2016.
  • Joel Thompson capped the memorable win with a hat-trick of tries for the red and whites.

Dragons 42 (Joel Thompson 3, Gareth Widdop 2, Jack de Belin, Cameron McInnes tries; Gareth Widdop 7 goals) def. Panthers 10 (Waqa Blake, Tyrone Peachey tries; Nathan Cleary 1 goal) at UOW Jubilee Oval. Half-time: 18-4 Crowd: 7,283.